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Director  Lucas Demare
Music director  Lucio Demare
Language  Spanish
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Biography, Drama
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Country  Argentina
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Writer  Homero Manzi, Ulises Petit de Murat
Release date  22 May 1944 (1944-05-22) (Buenos Aires)
Based on  Vida de Dominguito  by Domingo F. Sarmiento
Initial release  May 22, 1944 (Buenos Aires)
Screenplay  Homero Manzi, Ulyses Petit de Murat
Cast  Enrique Muiño, Ángel Magaña, Orestes Caviglia, Norma Castillo, Guillermo Battaglia
Similar movies  Related Lucas Demare movies

His Best Student (Spanish:Su mejor alumno) is a 1944 Argentine biographical drama film directed by Lucas Demare and starring Enrique Muiño and Ángel Magaña. It was released in Buenos Aires on 22 May 1944. The film won many awards, including the award for best film of the year.

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Synopsis

The film is an emotional enactment of the life of Domingo Sarmiento, the son of a former president of Argentina and the father of public education in the country, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (Enrique Muiño). "Dominguito" volunteers to fight in the Paraguayan War, in which he dies. It is based on Vida de Dominguito, written by his father.

Cast

The cast included:

Awards

The Argentine Academy of Cinematography Arts and Sciences gave a number of awards for the film:

  • Best Picture: Artistas Argentinos Asociados
  • Best director: Lucas Demare
  • Best original story Ulyses Petit de Murat and Homero Manzi
  • Best Actor Enrique Muiño
  • Best scenography Ralph Pappier
  • Best cinematographer Bob Roberts
  • Best sound Ramón Ator
  • Best editing Carlos Rinaldi
  • At the 1945 Argentine Film Critics Association Awards the film won Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Enrique Muiño), Best Adapted Screenplay (Ulises Petit de Murat, Homero Manzi) and Best Camera Operator (Humberto Peruzzi).

    References

    His Best Student Wikipedia
    His Best Student IMDb His Best Student themoviedb.org


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