17th Ariel Awards

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17th Ariel Awards
Highlights
Best Picture La Choca and La Otra Virginidad
Most awards La Choca (6)
Most nominations La Choca, La Otra Virginidad, and Presagio (7)

The 17th Ariel Awards ceremony, organized by the Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences (AMACC) took place in 1975, in Mexico City. During the ceremony, AMACC presented the Ariel Award in 13 categories honoring films released in 1974. La Choca, La Otra Virginidad, and Presagio were the most nominated films, and La Choca and La Otra Virginidad tied for Best Picture.[1] Emilio "El Indio" Fernández won for Best Director for La Choca, it was his fourth win in the category, becoming the most awarded director in the category; he held the record for 35 years, until Carlos Carrera tied with four wins in 2010 with the film Backyard: El Traspatio.[2] La Choca was the most awarded film with six accolades; La venida del Rey Olmos and Presagio followed with two wins each.[1]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted with boldface.[1]

Best Screenplay
Best Original Story
Best Original Score
Best Cinematography
Best Film Editing
Best Set Decoration
Best Documentary Short Subject
  • Contra la razón y por la fuerza – Carlos Ortíz Tejada
    • Drenaje Profundo – Carlos Prieto and Ingenieros Civiles Asociados

Multiple nominations and awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "XVII 1975 — Ganadores y nominados" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas. 1975. Retrieved March 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ Pérez, Javier (May 28, 2013). "20 Curiosidades del Ariel". Chilango (in Spanish). Grupo Expansión. Retrieved May 24, 2016.