Kukuli

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For the archaeological site in the Arequipa Region, Peru, see Kukuli, Arequipa.
Kukuli
Directed by Luis Figueroa
Eulogio Nishiyama
Cesar Villanueva
Written by Luis Figueroa
Cesar Villanueva
Starring Judith Figueroa
Release date(s)
  • 27 July 1961 (1961-07-27)
Running time 63 minutes
Country Peru
Language Quechua, Spanish

Kukuli (Quechua for White-winged Dove)[1] is a 1961 Peruvian drama film directed by Luis Figueroa, Eulogio Nishiyama and Cesar Villanueva. It was entered into the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival.[2] It was the first film to be spoken in the Quechua language.[3]

Cast[edit]

  • Judith Figueroa as Kukuli
  • Victor Chambi as Alaku
  • Lizardo Pérez as Ukuku
  • Emilio Galli as Cura
  • Felix Valeriano as Machula (Grandpa)
  • Martina Mamani as Mamala (Grandma)
  • Simón Champi as Brujo
  • Mercedes Yupa as Mercedescha
  • Eduardo Navarro as Narrator

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ "2nd Moscow International Film Festival (1961)". MIFF. Retrieved 2012-11-10. 
  3. ^ "Film Kukuli (Cuzco-Peru)". Latinos in London. Retrieved 2012-11-10. 

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