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5 Ratings


París Tombuctú

Directed by Luis García Berlanga
Spain, 1999


A French plastic surgeon decides to commit suicide on discovering he is impotent. At the last minute, he steals a bicycle and decides to ride south, intent on killing himself in Africa at the time of the Millennium. However, things do not go quite according to plan when he is stranded in Spain.

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Awards & Festivals

Mar del Plata International Film Festival

1999 | 3 wins including: Best Latin-American Film (FIPRESCI Prize)

Goya Awards

2000 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

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