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Leopoldo Torre Nilsson (1924–1978)


After ten years as assistant director to his father 'Leopoldo Torre Rios' he co-directed two films with him. His first personal work was "Graciela (1956)", an adoption from the novel 'Nada' of 'Carmen Laforet' which was made out of reach of the censorship of 'General Perón'. Later on Torre Nilsson filmed a lot of productions based on stories of ... See full bio »

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Known For

La maffia
La maffia Writer
(1972)
Setenta veces siete
(1962)
Los siete locos
(1973)
La caída
La caída Writer
(1959)

Filmography

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 2011 El derrotado (original book)
 1983 Fiebre amarilla (written by)
 1976 Piedra libre
 1973 Los siete locos (writer)
 1972 La maffia
 1968 Martín Fierro (writer)
 1965 Once Upon a Tractor (Short)
 1963 The Terrace (writer)
 1962 Homenaje a la hora de la siesta (adaptation and screenplay)
 1962 Setenta veces siete (U.S. version - U.S. version, as Leo Towers)
 1961 Summerskin
 1960 Fin de fiesta
 1959 La caída (screenplay)
 1958 El secuestrador (writer)
 1957 La casa del ángel (screenplay)
 1956 El protegido
 1956 Graciela (shooting script)
 1954 Days of Hate
 1953 El hijo del crack (writer)
 1949 El hijo de la calle (writer)
 1949 El nieto de Congreve (writer)
 1949 Pantalones cortos (writer)
 1949 El hombre de las sorpresas (writer)
 1948 Pelota de trapo (writer)
 1948 Romance sin palabras (writer)
 1947 El muro (Short) (story "El muerto")
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Leo Towers
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Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1961 See more »

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Babsy

Star Sign:

Taurus

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