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97 Ratings

Man Facing Southeast

Hombre mirando al sudeste

Directed by Eliseo Subiela
Argentina, 1986


Set in a mental hospital where world-weary Doctor Dennis is confronted by a man who claims he has come to Earth from another planet. He is a brilliant musician, and a natural leader of men. The doctor is unwilling to pronouce him insane as he finds himself believing in the alien.

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Man Facing Southeast Directed by Eliseo Subiela

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

1986 | Winner: International Critics' Award

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1986 | Winner: OCIC Award

São Paulo International Film Festival

1987 | Winner: Best Feature (Audience Award)

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