Torero! (film)

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¡Torero!
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Directed by Carlos Velo
Produced by Manuel Barbachano Ponce
George P. Werker
Written by Hugo Butler
Carlos Velo
Starring Luis Procuna
CinematographyRamón Muñoz
Edited byMiguel Campos
Luis Sobreyra
Release date
  • September 1956 (1956-09)
Running time
75 minutes
CountryMexico
LanguageSpanish

¡Torero! (Bullfighter! or Torero!) is a 1956 Mexican documentary film directed by Carlos Velo about Mexican bullfighter Luis Procuna. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. [1] [2] The film was also selected as the Mexican entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 30th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee. [3]

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A torero is the central bullfighter who must kill the bull.

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  1. "The 30th Academy Awards (1958) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 25 October 2011.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "NY Times: Torero". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times . Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2011. Archived from the original on 21 May 2011. Retrieved 8 November 2008.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences