Person - Ayala, Fernando (1920-1997)

Ayala, Fernando (1920-1997)




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Ayala, Fernando (1920-1997)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Concepción del Uruguay (Entre Ríos, Argentina)  1920-07-02 - Buenos Aires (Argentina)  1997-09-11


Fernando Ayala was an Argentinian film director, scriptwriter and producer.

He is one of the members of the new generation that settled in Argentinian cinema in the middle of the fifties. He created a more social and realist cinema. His two first movies were "Yesterday was spring" (1955) and "The bitter stems" (1956). His master piece is "El jefe", where we can see a clear context of the Peronist values and Argentinian society. He founded with Héctor Olivera the most famous production company in Argentina: Aries Cinematográfica Argentina. He won some awards like the Konex in 1981.

He died in Buenos Aires the 11th September 1997 at the age of 77.


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Concepción del Uruguay (Entre Ríos, Argentina) in 1920-07-02

Lugar de Defunción:

Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 1997-09-11

Related Authorities

Cavallotti, Rubén W. (1924-1999)  ( He/She/It collaborated with )

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Biblioteca Nacional de España


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