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Veronico Cruz

La deuda interna

Directed by Miguel Pereira
United Kingdom, Argentina, 1988


Originally titled La Deuda Interna, the Argentine/British Veronico Cruz is set during the 1982 war in the Falkland Islands. The title character, played by Gonzalos Morales, is a dirt-poor shepherd boy who idolizes his spiritual mentor, schoolteacher Juan Jose Camero.

Veronico Cruz Directed by Miguel Pereira

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1988 | Winner: Silver Berlin Bear

1988 | 2 honorable mentions including: Interfilm Award

Chicago International Film Festival

1988 | Winner: Best Feature Film (Silver Hugo)

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