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5 Ratings

Blessed by Fire

Iluminados por el fuego

Directed by Tristán Bauer
Argentina, Spain, 2005
War, Drama, Adventure


When his friend and former infantry mate attempts to commit suicide, a veteran of the Falklands-Malvinas War recalls his harrowing experiences some 20 years earlier as a virtually untrained Argentinean soldier, fighting against British troops.

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Blessed by Fire Directed by Tristán Bauer

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2004 | 2 wins including: Films in Progress Award

2005 | Winner: Special Prize of the Jury

Tribeca Film Festival

2006 | Winner: Best Narrative Feature

Goya Awards

2006 | Winner: Best Spanish Language Foreign Film

Havana Film Festival

2005 | 4 wins including: Best Sound

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