Alsino and the Condor

Alsino and the Condor (Spanish: Alsino y el cóndor) is a 1982 Nicaraguan film directed by Chilean filmmaker Miguel Littín. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[1] It won the Golden Prize at the 13th Moscow International Film Festival.[2] The film was a co-production between Nicaragua, Mexico and Cuba. The film is loosely based on the novel Alsino by Chilean writer Pedro Prado, and is set during the Nicaraguan Revolution.

Alsino and the Condor
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Cuban theatrical release poster
Directed byMiguel Littín
Written byMiguel Littín
Tomas Perez Turrent
Isadora Aguirre
Based onAlsino
by Pedro Prado
Produced byRamiro Lacayo
Hernan Littin
StarringDean Stockwell
Alan Esquivel
Alejandro Parodi
CinematographyJorge Herrera
Pablo Martinez
Music byLeo Brouwer
Instituto Nicaraguense de Cine (INCINE)
Productora Cinematográfica Latinoamericana de México
Cooperativa Cinematográfica Costarricense
Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industrias Cinematográficos (ICAIC)
Latin-American Film Releasing Corp.
Distributed byMédiathèque des Trois Mondes
Libra Cinema 5
Release date
Running time
89 minutes

It was the comeback film of actor Dean Stockwell. Notable Cuban director of photography Jorge Herrera died during the production due to a brain hemorrhage.


  • Dean Stockwell as Frank
  • Alan Esquivel as Alsino
  • Carmen Bunster as Alsino's Grandmother
  • Alejandro Parodi as The Major
  • Delia Casanova as Rosaria
  • Marta Lorena Pérez as Lucia
  • Reynaldo Miravalles as Don Nazario, the Birdman
  • Marcelo Gaete as Lucia's Grandfather
  • Jan Kees De Roy as Dutch Adviser




See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "The 55th Academy Awards (1983) Nominees and Winners". Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  2. ^ "13th Moscow International Film Festival (1983)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-11-07. Retrieved 2013-01-28.

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