Luis Alcoriza

Luis Alcoriza de la Vega (September 5, 1918 – December 3, 1992) was a respected Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor.

Luis Alcoriza
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Born(1918-09-05)September 5, 1918
DiedDecember 3, 1992(1992-12-03) (aged 74)
Years active1940–1989
SpouseJanet Alcoriza

Alcoriza was born in Spain and, exiled because of the Spanish Civil War, established himself in Mexico from 1940. His 1962 film Tlayucan was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[1] His 1987 film Life Is Most Important was entered into the 15th Moscow International Film Festival.[2]






  1. ^ "The 35th Academy Awards (1963) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-11-01.
  2. ^ "15th Moscow International Film Festival (1987)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-02-21.

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