Three Men of the River

Three Men of the River (Spanish: Tres hombres del río) is a 1943 Argentine crime drama film directed by Mario Soffici and starring Elisa Galvé and José Olarra.[1] The film is based on an old Argentine legend about an Aztec girl who is raped and murdered by vandals and dumped in a river. A flower blossoms at the place in which she was killed and misfortune falls upon the culprits.[2]

Three Men of the River
Directed byMario Soffici
Written byRodolfo González Pacheco, Hugo Mac Dougall, Eliseo Montaine
Produced byLuis Giudici
CinematographyFrancis Boeniger
Edited byCarlos Rinaldi
Music byGilardo Gilardi
Release date
  • April 22, 1943 (Buenos Aires)
Running time
93 minutes

Three Men of the River was one of the most critically acclaimed films of 1943 in Argentina, winning five Silver Condor awards at the 1944 Argentine Film Critics Association Awards, with cinematographers Leo Fleider and Francis Boeniger winning the Silver Condor Awards for Best Camera Operator and Best Cinematography respectively, and Leticia Scuri winning the Silver Condor Award for Best Supporting Actress. The film also won Best Original Screenplay and Best Music. At the Argentine Academy of Cinematography Arts and Sciences awards it also won Best Director for Soffici, Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress for Scuri, and Best Cinematography and Best Camera Operator for Boeniger and Fleider.[3]



  1. ^ "Tres hombres del río" (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  2. ^ Hal Erickson (2014). "Tres Hombres del Rio (1943)" . Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on 30 May 2014. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Premios anuales (1941-1954)" (in Spanish). Academia de las Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas de la Argentina. Retrieved 28 May 2014.

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