The Seven Madmen

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The Seven Madmen
Directed by Leopoldo Torre Nilsson
Produced by Leopoldo Torre Nilsson
Screenplay by Mirta Arlt
Beatriz Guido
Luis Pico Estrada
Leopoldo Torre Nilsson
Based on Los siete locos and Los lanzallamas
by Roberto Arlt
Starring Alfredo Alcón
Norma Aleandro
Héctor Alterio
Thelma Biral
Sergio Renán
Osvaldo Terranova
Music by Mariano Etkin
Osvaldo Requena
Cinematography Aníbal Di Salvo
Edited by Armando Blanco
Antonio Ripoll
Producciones Cinematográficas Litoral S.A.C.I.F.I.
Distributed by Contracuadro
Release date
  • 1973 (1973)
Running time
118 minutes
Country Argentina
Language Spanish

The Seven Madmen (Spanish: Los siete locos, also known as The Revolution of the Seven Madmen) is a 1973 Argentine drama film directed by Leopoldo Torre Nilsson and starring Alfredo Alcón, Norma Aleandro and Héctor Alterio. It was based on the novels Los siete locos (The Seven Madmen) and Los lanzallamas (The Flamethowers), by Roberto Arlt.

The film was entered into the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear Award.[1]



  1. ^ "Berlinale 1973: Prize Winners". Retrieved 2010-06-29. 

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