Compétition internationale
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1910 (Buenos Aires)

Born in 1910 in Buenos Aires, Lucas Demare abandoned music for the cinema. In 1938, he directed his first feature film Two Friends and a Love. He had great success as a screenwriter with Chingolo (1940). He was also one of the founders of the production company Artistas Argentinos Asociados, which focused on national history. Demare directed Pampa Barbara (1945) and His Best Student (1944) in the same spirit. In 1956, he had a great success with After the silence. In cold with the authorities of his country, he then left to shoot abroad until 1975. Lucas Demare directed more than forty feature films and remains one of the greatest names in Argentine cinema.

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