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301 Ratings

Viva Zapata!

Directed by Elia Kazan
United States, 1952
Biography, Drama, History


The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.

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Viva Zapata! Directed by Elia Kazan

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1952 | Winner: Best Actor

Academy Awards

1953 | Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

1953 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

BAFTA Awards

1953 | Winner: Best Foreign Actor

1953 | Nominee: Best Film from any Source

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