Film

El gran campeón

(The Great Champion)

Retrospettiva

Mexico  ·  1949  ·  35 mm  ·  Black and White  ·  102'  ·  o.v. Spanish

Screening

Wednesday 02 | 08 | 2023, 19:15  ·  Teatro Kursaal  ·  Sub. English

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On September 1th, 1929, at age sixteen, Luis Villanueva Páramo entered a boxing ring for the first time to fight, losing on points. When he knocked out Alfonso Malacara on February 3 1961 in his 255th and final fight, he was a boxing legend known as Kid Azteca. See the Kid play himself here!

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Director

Chano Urueta

Screenplay

Eduardo Galindo, Joaquín Pita Cabrera, Chano Urueta

Cast

Luis Villanueva "Kid Azteca", María Luisa Zea, Tito Junco, Amalia Aguilar

Producer

Pedro Galindo

Cinematography

Víctor Herrera

Editing

Jorge Bustos

Production

Filmadora Chapultepec

International sales

Athos Overseas Limited Corp.
lortigosa@cinemarts.mx


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