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The Important Man

Ánimas Trujano (El hombre importante)

Directed by Ismael Rodríguez
Mexico, 1962


Ánimas Trujano (The Important Man) is a 1962 Mexican film based on a novel by Rogelio Barriga Rivas. It stars Toshirō Mifune as a boisterous, irresponsible Amerindian who aspires to become mayordomo of his village.

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The Important Man Directed by Ismael Rodríguez

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1962 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Golden Globes (USA)

1962 | Winner: Best Foreign-Language Film (Silver Globe)

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