Alias Gardelito

Alias Gardelito

90 mins | Drama | Jan. 2, 1961

The title of this story is taken from the name of the great Argentine singer Carlos Gardel, the idol of the antihero Toribio portrayed by Alberto Argibay. Toribio's goal in life is to emulate the famous singer and making his own way successfully in the music business. Yet at the same time, he does not stop his illegal means of making ends meet, stealing and petty thievery. Discouraged when his big break never quite materializes, Toribio heads for disaster when he joins up with a large smuggling scheme.

Alias Gardelito

90 mins | Drama | Jan. 2, 1961

Alias Gardelito
The title of this story is taken from the name of the great Argentine singer Carlos Gardel, the idol of the antihero Toribio portrayed by Alberto Argibay. Toribio's goal in life is to emulate the famous singer and making his own way successfully in the music business. Yet at the same time, he does not stop his illegal means of making ends meet, stealing and petty thievery. Discouraged when his big break never quite materializes, Toribio heads for disaster when he joins up with a large smuggling scheme.
Producers Rio Negro Productions
Original title Alias Gardelito
Directors Lautaro Murúa
Writers Augusto Roa Bastos, Bernardo Kordon

Cast

Alberto Argibay

as Toribio Torres, alias "Gardelito"

Walter Vidarte

as Picayo

Tônia Carrero

as Pilar

Lautaro Murúa

as Ingeniero

Nora Palmer

as Margot

Raúl Parini

as Feasini

Virginia Lago

as Vecina de Toribio

Raúl del Valle

as Julián

Orlando Sacha

as Leoncio