Ulyses Petit de Murat

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Ulyses Petit de Murat
Born (1907-01-28)January 28, 1907
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died August 19, 1983(1983-08-19) (aged 76)
Buenos Aires

Ulyses Petit de Murat (28 January 1907 – 19 August 1983) was an Argentine poet and screenwriter.

He wrote the script for La Guerra Gaucha (1942) with Homero Manzi based on the 1905 novel by Leopoldo Lugones. At the 1943 Argentine Film Critics Association Awards, Murat and Manzi won the Silver Condor Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for their screenplay of the film which proved highly successful.[1]

He was a member of the jury at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival[2] and the 13th Moscow International Film Festival in 1983.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]


  • 1935 - Municipal Poetry Prize granting the Municipality of the City of Buenos Aires.
  • 1943 - Silver Condor Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, the Film Critics Association of Argentina, shared with Homero Manzi, for Gaucho War .
  • 1962 - Argentores Prize and the National Endowment for the Arts for theater, for his work A mirror to the saint.
  • 1967 - Argentores Trophy for Best Film by cinecomedia To hell with this cure.
  • 1971 - Grand Prize of the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • 1976 - Award "Sixto Pondal Rivers" to established authors.
  • 1977 - Municipal Poetry Prize awarded by the Municipality of the City of Buenos Aires.
  • 1981 - Grand Prize of Honor of the Argentina Society of Writers.


  1. ^ Oliveri, Ricardo García (1994). Lucas Demare (in Spanish). Centro Editor de América Latina. p. 60. 
  2. ^ "Juries 1960". Cannes. Retrieved 2013-01-29. 
  3. ^ "13th Moscow International Film Festival (1983)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 

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