Life Is Most Important

Life Is Most Important
Directed by Luis Alcoriza
Produced by Héctor López
Written by Janet Alcoriza
Luis Alcoriza
Starring Gonzalo Vega
Music by Pedro Plascencia
Cinematography Miguel Garzón
Edited by Federico Landeros
Release dates
  • July 1987 (1987-07) (Moscow)
  • 22 October 1987 (1987-10-22) (Mexico)
Running time
113 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

Life Is Most Important (Spanish: Lo que importa es vivir) is a 1987 Mexican drama film directed by Luis Alcoriza. It was entered into the 15th Moscow International Film Festival.[1] The film was selected as the Mexican entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 60th Academy Awards, but did not garner a nomination.[2]



Award / Film Festival Date of ceremony Category Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Result Ref(s)
Ariel Awards November 14, 1988 Best Picture Luis Alcoriza Nominated [3]
Best Director Luis Alcoriza Nominated
Best Actor Gonzalo Vega Won
Best Actress María Rojo Won
Best Original Screenplay Luis Alcoriza Nominated
Goya Awards March 22, 1988 Best Spanish Language Foreign Film Luis Alcoriza Won [4]

See also


  1. "15th Moscow International Film Festival (1987)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-02-21.
  2. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  3. "XXX 1988 — Ganadores y nominados" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas. 1988. Retrieved May 24, 2016.
  4. "Estas son las nominaciones de los Premios Goya 1988". Premios Goya (in Spanish). Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España. Retrieved October 11, 2016.

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