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  • Leonardo Favio – Gatica, el mono AKA Gatica, the Monkey (1993)

    Drama1991-2000ArgentinaLeonardo Favio

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    The story of Jose Maria Gatica, better known as Gatica el Mono, Argentina’s main boxing star during the 1940s and 50s.

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    It won the Silver Condor for Best Film. The film was selected as the Argentine entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 66th Academy Awards, but Leonardo Favio asked the Instituto Nacional de Cinematografía (INC) to remove it as a nominee in order to protest in delays of the Congress’ approval of the Foreign Films taxes.Read More »

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