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The Island (1979 film)

La isla
Directed byAlejandro Doria
Written byAída Bortnik
Alejandro Doria
Produced byLita Stantic
StarringSelva Alemán
Hugo Arana
CinematographyMiguel Rodríguez
Release date
  • 9 August 1979 (1979-08-09)
Running time
106 minutes

The Island (Spanish: La isla) is a 1979 Argentine drama film written and directed by Alejandro Doria. It was the first Argentine film to be a box office success during the military dictatorship.[1] The film was also selected as the Argentine entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 52nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


See also


  1. ^ Kuhn, Annette; Radstone, Susannah (January 1994). The Women's Companion to International Film. ISBN 9780520088795. Retrieved 2013-06-08.
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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