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You are in: Home > 2007. 55th Edition  > Awards and Jury Members > Official Selection Jury Members > SUSÚ PECORARO

Susú Pecoraro studied at the Conservatorio Nacional de Arte Dramático in Argentina and soon started working for theatre, cinema and television, developing an extraordinary career in all three areas of performance.

Her cinema debut came in 1977 with Miguel Antín’s Allá lejos y hace tiempo. This was followed by Mis días con Verónica (Néstor Lescovich, 1979), Señora de nadie (María Luisa Bemberg, 1981), El arreglo (Fernando Ayala, 1982), and Camila (María Luisa Bemberg, 1981), her first big hit on landing an Academy Award nomination for Best Film in a Foreign Language.

After Tacos altos, directed by Sergio Renán (1985), came another acclaimed movie, Pino Solanas’ Sur (1987), winner of the Golden Lion at Venice in 1988. Her next performances were in Los amores de Kafka (Beda Docampo, 1988), ¿Dónde estás amor de mi vida que no te puedo encontrar? (Juan José Jusid, 1992), Las cosas del querer II (Jaime Chávarri, 1994), Historias clandestinas de La Habana (Diego Musiak, 1997), Roma (Adolfo Aristarain, 2003), competitor in the Official Selection at San Sebastian Festival, the short 18-J (Alejandro Doria, 2004) and Cara de queso (Ariel Winograd, 2005).

Susú Pecoraro is one of the most important stage actresses in Argentina, with a long career starting in 1975 marked with outstanding recent landmarks in the shape of Tennessee Williams’ La noche de la iguana (The Night of the Iguana, 1995), directed by Carlos Rivas, Patrick Marber’s Closer, directed by Mick Gordon (1999-2000), Monólogos de la vagina, directed by Lía Jelín (2002), Porteñas, directed by Manuel González Gil (2003), and La duda, under the direction of Carlos Rivas (2006).

She has also starred in big TV hits making her one of the most popular actresses in Argentina.

Susú Pecoraro has received many awards for her professional work, the most recent of which are those received in 2004 and 2005 for her part in Roma (Havana New Latin American Film Festival, Clarin Award, Silver Condor from the Argentine Film Critics Association, Tandil Festival, Spanish Film Festival in France) and the Premio a la Honorable Trayectoria in 2007 from the Argentine Actors’ Association and the Argentine Senate.


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