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Directed by Carlos Velo
Mexico, 1956
Documentary, Drama


The life of the famed Mexican bullfighter Luis Procuna, from his boyhood through his training and the triumphs that followed as Procuna rose to the peak of his profession.

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Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1956 | Special Mention

Academy Awards

1958 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

National Board of Review

1957 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

1958 | Winner: Special Ariel

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