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Benito Alazraki (1921–2007)


Mexican writer-director, best known internationally for his first film Roots (1954), depicting indigenous Indian life. Initially studied law at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. See more trivia »

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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Roots Director
Los amantes
Los amantes Director
Santo contra los zombies
El Rey De Los Taxistas


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Alternate Names:

Carlos Arconti | Benito Alazraki Franco

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