Gatica, the monkey

Gatica, the monkey
Original title: Gatica, el mono
Production: Choila
Country: Argentina
Director: Leonardo Favio
Script: Leonardo Favio; Jorge Zuhair Jury
Photography: Alberto Basail; Carlos Torlaschi
Music: Dámaso Pérez Prado; Iván Wyszogrod
Cast: Edgardo Nieva; Horacio Taicher; Martín Andrade; Virginia Innocenti; Juan Costa; Eva Gatica; Cristina Child; Adolfo Yanelli; Cecilia Cenci; Armando Capó; Erasmo Olivera; Jorge Bazá de Candia; Manuel Rosón; Mario Lozano; Silvia Parotti
Year: 1991
Duration: 136
Genre: Biopic
Color: Color
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish
Subtitles: No
Keywords: Sport, deporte, boxeo, boxing


Synopsis:

 A vision of Argentina during Perón's first government presented through the story of a popular idol, the boxer José María Gatica.


Awards:

 Winner of 6 Silver Condor at the Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards 1994:

- Best Film
- Best Actor (Edgardo Nieva)
- Best New Actor (Horacio Taicher) 
- Best Director (Leonardo Favio)
- Best Editing (Darío Tedesco)
- Best Screenplay, Original (Jorge Zuhair Jury, Leonardo Favio)

Nominated for 6 Silver Condor, 1994: 

- Best Cinematography (Alberto Basail )
- Best Supporting Actor (Horacio Taicher)
- Best New Actor (Edgardo Nieva)
- Best Music (Iván Wyszogrod )
- Best Production Design (Miguel Ángel Lumaldo)
- Best Supporting Actress (Virginia Innocenti)

Winner of 1 Goya Award, 1994: Best Spanish Language Foreign Film

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