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Living Is What Matters

Lo que importa es vivir

Directed by Luis Alcoriza
Mexico, 1987
Drama, Romance


Gonzalo Vega plays Candelario, a wanderer. At the beginning of the film he walks into a sleepy little town in the middle of nowhere. He asks for shelter at a ranch, intending to stay for one night, and he ends up staying for years.

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Living Is What Matters Directed by Luis Alcoriza

Awards & Festivals

Goya Awards

1988 | Winner: Best Spanish Language Foreign Film

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

1988 | Winner: Best Actor

1988 | 4 nominations including: Golden Ariel

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