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Fernando Solanas

'''Fernando Ezequiel 'Pino' Solanas'is an Argentine film director, screenwriter and politician.

Solanas studied theatre, music and law. In 1962, he directed his first short feature Seguir andandoand in 1968 he covertly produced and directed his first long feature film La Hora de los Hornos'', a documentary on neo-colonialism and violence in Latin America. The film won several international awards and was screened around the world.

Solanas has won the Special Jury Award and the Critics Award at the Venice Film Festival and the Best Director Palme at the Cannes Film Festival. He was awarded a special Golden Bear at the 2004 Berlin Film Festival. He collaborated with the great tango composer and musician Astor Piazzolla on the soundtracks for various movies .

Related websites


Official website

Pino Solanas in the Internet Movie Database

Towards a Third Cinema Manifesto

Interview. Universidad Internacional Menendez Pelayo 2009, Santander, Spain

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