Carlos F. Borcosque

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Carlos F. Borcosque
Borcosque as a young director

Carlos Francisco Borcosque Sánchez (9 September 1894 in Valparaíso, Chile - 5 September 1965 in Buenos Aires) was a Chilean film director and screenwriter involved in the production of the Cinema of Argentina.[1]

He established Estudios Cinematográficos Borcosque in Santiago in 1922 and directed several Chilean silent movies before he moved to Hollywood in 1926 where he worked as a consultant on Latin-based movies, and had a spell working for Paramount Pictures.[2] Between 1922 and his death in 1965 Borcosque was responsible for directing and screenwriting mostly simultaneously some 45 different feature films including the 1951 film El alma de los niños.[3]

Filmography as director[edit]


  1. ^ Gubern, Román; Hammond, Paul (4 January 2012). Luis Buñuel: The Red Years, 1929–1939. University of Wisconsin Pres. p. 351. ISBN 978-0-299-28474-9. 
  2. ^ Plazaola, Luis Trelles (1 January 1989). South American Cinema/ Cine De America Del Sur: Dictionary of Film Makers/ Diccionario De Los Productores De Peliculas. La Editorial, UPR. p. 36. ISBN 978-0-8477-2011-8. 
  3. ^ Aguilar, Gonzalo Moisés; Manetti, Ricardo (2005). Cine argentino: modernidad y vanguardias, 1957/1983 (in Spanish). Fondo Nacional de las Artes. p. 765. 

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