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A dramatized approach to the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) through the recreation of some of his works and the staging of various aspects of his thought and his life.

  1. Tristán Bauer

    Director, Writer

  2. Carolina Scaglione


Top Billed Cast

  1. Walter Santa Ana

    Jorge Luis Borges

  2. Lorenzo Quinteros

    Lorenzo Quinteros

    Bible Seller

  3. Héctor Alterio

    Héctor Alterio

    Man from the Future

  4. Leonardo Sbaraglia

    Leonardo Sbaraglia

    Young Borges

  5. Lucas de Diego

    Younger Borges

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The Books and the Night
The Books and the Night


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Original Title Los libros y la noche

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 1, 1999


Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Runtime 1h 22m

Budget -

Revenue -



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