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3.2
252 Ratings

El Cid

Directed by Anthony Mann
United States, 1961
Adventure, Biography, Drama

Synopsis

Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz (El Cid to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.

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El Cid Directed by Anthony Mann

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1962 | 3 nominations including: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color

Directors Guild of America

1962 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Golden Globes (USA)

1962 | Winner: Special Merit Award

1962 | 3 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1963 | 2 nominations including: Best Production Design

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