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10 Ratings

The Servant's Dream

El sueño del pongo

Directed by Santiago Álvarez
Cuba, 1970
Short, Documentary


An ordinary man goes to work in a rich household of Peru and has a dream in which he sees his boss and himself appearing as equal in front of the Archangel before going to heaven… Based on a tale by Jose Maria Arguedas.

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The Servant's Dream Directed by Santiago Álvarez

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1971 | Winner: Best Short Film (Golden Seashell)

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