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131 Ratings


Directed by Roberto Gavaldón
Mexico, 1960
Drama, Fantasy


Poor, hungry peasant Macario longs for just one good meal on the Day of the Dead.

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Directed by Roberto Gavaldón

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1960 | Competition

Academy Awards

1961 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

San Francisco International Film Festival

1960 | Winner: Best Actor (Golden Gate Award)

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