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El Amateur

Argentina, 1999


This Argentinean sports drama sees Alberto “Pajaro” Romero (Mauricio Dayub), a young man who hails from the outer limits of society, being given a shot at glory after being picked to try for the Guinness Book of Word Records’ longest continuous cycling.

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El Amateur Directed by Juan Bautista Stagnaro

Awards & Festivals

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

2000 | Winner: Best Music

2000 | 5 nominations including: Best Actor