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1,573 Ratings

Los olvidados

Directed by Luis Buñuel
Mexico, 1950
Drama, Crime


Full of offbeat images and symbolism, Buñuel mixes realism and surrealism in what is not only one of his most powerful films but also one of the greatest and most heart-wrenching films about poverty and childhood.

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Los olvidados Directed by Luis Buñuel

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1951 | Winner: Best Director

BAFTA Awards

1953 | 2 nominations including: Best Film from any Source

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

1951 | 11 wins including: Golden Ariel

1951 | 2 nominations including: Best Child Actor/Actress

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