oscars_41_Luis Garcia Berianga

Spanish director Luis García Berlanga, considered to be one of the most noted Spanish film renovators after the Spanish civil war, earned his only Academy Award nomination for the 1961 Spanish black comedy Plácido. In addition, Berlanga’s film received the Gold Medal for Fine Art (Medalla de Oro de las Bellas Artes) in 1981, the Spanish National Cinematography Prize (Premio Nacional de Cinematografía) in 1980, and has been granted with the Italian Commendatore Order.

Best Foreign Language Film, Plácido, 34thAcademy Awards, Nominated

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