Octavio Cortázar

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Octavio Cortázar
Born (1935-01-19)19 January 1935
Havana, Cuba
Died 27 February 2008(2008-02-27) (aged 73)
Madrid, Spain
Occupation Film director
Years active 1961–2005

Octavio Cortázar (19 January 1935 – 27 February 2008) was a Cuban film director and screenwriter. He directed twelve films between 1961 and 2005. His 1977 film The Teacher was entered into the 28th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear for an outstanding artistic contribution.[1] His 1981 film Guardafronteras was entered into the 12th Moscow International Film Festival.[2]

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  1. ^ "Berlinale 1978: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-08-07. 
  2. ^ "12th Moscow International Film Festival (1981)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-01-27. 

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