oscars_44_Luis Alcoriza

Mexican filmmaker Luis Alcoriza’s 1962 Mexican comedy Tlayucan earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. The film, based on a novel by Jesús Murciélago Velázquez, starred the biggest names in Mexican cinema including Andrés Soler, Noé Murayama and Anita Blanch.

Best Foreign Language Film, Tlayucan, 35th Academy Awards, Nominated

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