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17 Ratings

The Realm of Fortune

El imperio de la fortuna

Directed by Arturo Ripstein
Mexico, 1986


A poor and handicaped man receives a cockerel in the worst conditions after a fight. He takes care of the animal and puts it to fight again, hoping that it will pay off.

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The Realm of Fortune Directed by Arturo Ripstein

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1986 | Winner: Best Actor



Ariel Awards (Mexico)

1987 | 8 wins including: Golden Ariel

1987 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

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