Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Sebastian del Amo|
|Produced by||Vidal Cantu|
Adolfo K. Franco
|Written by||Edui Tijerina|
Sebastian del Amo
|Music by||Roque Baños|
|Edited by||Nacho Ruiz Capillas|
|Distributed by||Pantelion Films|
|Box office||$17.8 million|
Cantinflas is a 2014 Mexican biographical comedy drama film directed by Sebastián del Amo. Based on the life of actor and comedian Cantinflas, the film stars Óscar Jaenada as the title character, Michael Imperioli, Ilse Salas, Bárbara Mori, Ana Layevska and Adal Ramones. It premiered on September 18, 2014 in Mexico. In the United States it was released on August 29, 2014. It was selected as the Mexican entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.
On December 12, 2014, José Miguel Insulza, Secretary General of the Organization of American States, gave a recognition to Producer Vidal Cantu and Director Sebastian del Amo in a special screening of Cantinflas in the Hall of the Americas in Washington, D.C. Ambassadors from the 34 countries members of the OAS were present in the event.
Mike Todd has new ideas that will shake the staid world of Hollywood. Mario Moreno is a Mexican comedian who wants to gain international recognition. By chance they become partners, but they never imagine that their project, Around the World in 80 Days, will become a touchstone of world film history .
|Michael Imperioli||Mike Todd|
|Ilse Salas||Valentina Ivanova|
|Bárbara Mori||Elizabeth Taylor|
|Ana Layevska||Miroslava Stern|
|Luis Gerardo Méndez||Estanislao Shilinsky|
|Joaquín Cosío||Indio Fernández|
|Andrés Montiel||Agustín Isunza|
|Cassandra Ciangherotti||Estela Pagola|
|Eduardo España||Alejandro Galindo|
|Ximena Gonzalez-Rubio||María Félix|
|Flor Payán||Lupita Tovar|
|José Sefami||Diego Rivera|
|Otto Sirgo||Andrés Soler|
|Giovanna Zacarías||Gloria Marín|
Cantinflas received mixed reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film currently has a rating of 45%, based on 20 reviews, with an average rating of 5.6/10. On Metacritic, the film currently has a rating of 45 out of 100, based on 5 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews."
|Year||Nominee / work||Award||Result|
|2015||Óscar Jaenada||Best Actor||Nominated|
|Christofer Lagunes||Best Art Direction||Won|
|Maripaz Robles||Best Makeup||Won|
|Gabriela Fernández||Best Costume Design||Won|
|Marco Rodríguez||Best Visual Effects||Nominated|
|2014||Guadalajara Mexican Film Festival |
|Best Costume Design||Gabriela Fernandez
|Huelva Hispanic American Film Festival |
|Best actor||Óscar Jaenada||Won|
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