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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 from Paradise (1997) and Wild Horses (1995). She died on April 27, 2013 in Buenos Aires. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 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)
 1989 Old Gringo (screenplay - as Aida Bortnik)
 1985 The Official Story (written by)
 1984 Los gringos (TV Mini-Series) (creator)
 1983 Ruggero (TV Series) (writer)
 1982 To Return
 1980 Hombres en pugna (TV Movie)
 1979 The Island (writer)
 1975 A Woman
 1974 The Truce
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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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