The Realm of Fortune

The Realm of Fortune
Directed by Arturo Ripstein
Written by Juan Rulfo
Paz Alicia Garciadiego
Starring Ernesto Gómez Cruz
Release dates
  • 28 November 1986 (1986-11-28) (US)
Running time
130 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

The Realm of Fortune (Spanish: El imperio de la fortuna) is a 1986 Mexican drama film directed by Arturo Ripstein.[1] The film was selected as the Mexican entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 59th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


See also


  1. "The Realm of Fortune". New York Times. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  2. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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