The Island (1979 film)

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La isla
Directed by Alejandro Doria
Produced by Lita Stantic
Written by Aída Bortnik
Alejandro Doria
Starring Selva Alemán
Hugo Arana
Cinematography Miguel Rodríguez
Release date
  • 9 August 1979 (1979-08-09)
Running time
106 minutes
Country Argentina
Language Spanish

The Island (Spanish: La isla) is an 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]


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  1. ^ "The Women's Companion to International Film". Google Books. Retrieved 2013-06-08. 
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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