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Aída Bortnik (1938–2013)

Aída Bortnik was born on January 7, 1938 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was a writer, known for The Official Story (1985), Ashes of Paradise (1997) and Wild Horses (1995). She died on April 27, 2013 in Buenos Aires. See full bio »

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Known For

The Official Story
Ashes of Paradise
Wild Horses
Wild Horses Writer
Wild Tango
Wild Tango Writer


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 2013 Homenaje a Teatro Abierto (TV Mini-Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Papá querido (2013)
 2006 Vientos de agua (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- XIII (2006) ... (writer)
- II (2006) ... (writer)
- I (2006) ... (writer)
 1995 Wild Horses
 1993 Wild Tango (writer)
 1990 Atreverse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- No estamos solos (1990)
 1989 Old Gringo (screenplay - as Aida Bortnik)
 1985 The Official Story (written by)
 1984 Los gringos (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... (creator)
 1983 Pero estoy vivo (TV Movie)
 1983 Ruggero (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... (writer)
 1982 To Return
 1981 Los especiales de ATC (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Hombres en pugna (1981)
 1980 Hombres en pugna (TV Movie)
 1979 The Island (writer)
 1979 El mundo del espectáculo (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975 A Woman
 1974 The Truce
 1972 Las grandes novelas (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La tregua (1972)
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Aida Bortnik

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One screenplay she wrote was the first Argentine film to be 'nominated' for an Academy Award (The Truce, 1974). Another was the first Argentine film to 'win' an Academy Award (La historia official, 1985).

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