The film narrates the real story of the Argentinean expresident's, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (Enrique Muiño), adopted son. Dominguito (Ángel Magaña), volunteered to fight in the War of the Triple Alliance, where he died.
Based on the book "Vida de Dominguito", by Domingo F. Sarmiento.
Argentinean Arts and Cinema Academy, 1944: Best film; Best director (Lucas Demare); Best story (Ulyses Petit de Murat y Homero Manzi); Best actor (Enrique Muiño); Best cinematography (Bob Roberts); Best film editing (Carlos Rinaldi); and, Best Sound (Ramón Ator).
Buenos Aires Municipality: Best film, and, Best actor (Enrique Muiño).
5 Silver Condor at the Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards, 1945: Best Film; Best Director (Lucas Demare); Best Actor (Enrique Muiño); Best Screenplay, Adapted (Ulises Petit de Murat and Homero Manzi); and, Best Camera Operator (Humberto Peruzzi)
National Committee of Culture (1944-1945): "A" Category: Best story (Ulyses Petit de Murat y Homero Manzi).