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Thirst (1960 film)

Thirst (Spanish: La sed) aka Hijo de Hombre, aka Choferes del Chaco is a 1960 Argentine-Spanish war film directed by Lucas Demare.[1] It is set during the Chaco War (1932-35) between Bolivia and Paraguay, sometimes known as the "War of the Thirst". The script is based on a chapter of Augusto Roa Bastos novel Hijo de Hombre. It was made as a co-production between Argentina Sono Film and the Spanish company Suevia Films.

Thirst
Directed byLucas Demare
Produced byAdolfo Cabrera
Written byEmilio Canda
Antonio Cuevas
Lucas Demare
Augusto Roa Bastos (novel)
Music byLucio Demare
Manuel Parada
CinematographyManuel Merino
Alberto Etchebehere
Edited byJorge Gárate
Gori Muñoz
Production
company
Distributed byArgentina Sono Film
Iris Films
Release date
27 April 1961
Running time
91 minutes
CountryArgentina
Spain
LanguageSpanish

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Weldt-Basson p.8

BibliographyEdit

  • Helene C. Weldt-Basson. Postmodernism's Role in Latin American Literature: The Life and Work of Augusto Roa Bastos. Springer, 2010.

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