The Distinguished Citizen
The Distinguished Citizen (Spanish: El ciudadano ilustre) is a 2016 Argentine-Spanish drama film directed by Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn. It was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival. At Venice Oscar Martínez won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor. It was selected as the Argentine entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards but it was not nominated. It won Best Ibero-American Film at the 4th Platino Awards.
|The Distinguished Citizen|
|Directed by||Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn|
|Written by||Andrés Duprat|
|Music by||Toni M. Mir|
|Box office||$3.6 million|
A recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, who has been living in Europe for decades, accepts an invitation from his hometown in Argentina to receive a prize. In his country, the protagonist finds both similarities and irreconcilable differences with the people of his hometown.
|Award||Date of ceremony||Category||Recipients and nominees||Result|
|Venice Film Festival||10 September 2016||Volpi Cup for Best Actor||Oscar Martínez||Won|
|Golden Lion||Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn||Nominated|
|Haifa International Film Festival||October 2016||Best Film in International Competition||Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn||Won|
|Havana Film Festival||18 December 2016||Best Screenplay||Andrés Duprat||Won|
|Goya Awards||4 February 2017||Best Spanish Language Foreign Film||Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn||Won|
|Platino Awards||22 July 2017||Best Ibero-American Film||Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn||Won|
|Best Director||Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn||Nominated|
|Best Actor||Oscar Martínez||Won|
|Best Screenplay||Andrés Duprat||Won|
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