Three Men of the River

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Three Men of the River
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Directed by Mario Soffici
Produced by Luis Giudici
Written by Rodolfo González Pacheco, Hugo Mac Dougall, Eliseo Montaine
Music by Gilardo Gilardi
Cinematography Francis Boeniger
Edited by Carlos Rinaldi
Production
company
Release date
  • April 22, 1943 (1943-04-22)(Buenos Aires)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryArgentina
LanguageSpanish

Three Men of the River (Spanish : Tres hombres del río) is a 1943 Argentine crime drama film directed by Mario Soffici and starring Elisa Galvé and José Olarra. [1] The film is based on an old Argentine legend about an Aztec girl who is raped and murdered by vandals and dumped in a river. A flower blossoms at the place in which she was killed and misfortune falls upon the culprits. [2]

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Three Men of the River was one of the most critically acclaimed films of 1943 in Argentina, winning five Silver Condor awards at the 1944 Argentine Film Critics Association Awards, with cinematographers Leo Fleider and Francis Boeniger winning the Silver Condor Awards for Best Camera Operator and Best Cinematography respectively, and Leticia Scuri winning the Silver Condor Award for Best Supporting Actress. The film also won Best Original Screenplay and Best Music. At the Argentine Academy of Cinematography Arts and Sciences awards it also won Best Director for Soffici, Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress for Scuri, and Best Cinematography and Best Camera Operator for Boeniger and Fleider. [3]

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  1. "Tres hombres del río" (in Spanish). Cinenacional.com . Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  2. "Tres Hombres del Rio (1943)". The New York Times. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  3. "Premios anuales (1941-1954)" (in Spanish). Academia de las Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas de la Argentina. Retrieved 28 May 2014.