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Lo que le pasó a Santiago, written and directed by Puerto Rican filmmaker Jacobo Morales, earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film, making it the first Puerto Rican production in history to be nominated in the category. The movie tells the story of a recently retired widower who meets a mysterious young lady in his life, disrupting his daily routines. Despite losing the Oscar, Morales did win a Premio ACE award for Best Director – Cinema.

Best Foreign Language Film, Lo que le pasó a Santiago, 62nd Academy Awards, Nominated

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