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Directed byLuis Figueroa
Eulogio Nishiyama
Cesar Villanueva
Written byLuis Figueroa
Cesar Villanueva
StarringJudith Figueroa
Release date
  • 27 July 1961 (1961-07-27)
Running time
63 minutes

Kukuli (Quechua for white-winged dove)[1] is a 1961 Peruvian drama film directed by Luis Figueroa, Eulogio Nishiyama and Cesar Villanueva. It was entered into the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival.[2] It was the first film to be spoken in the Quechua language.[3]


  • Judith Figueroa as Kukuli
  • Victor Chambi as Alaku
  • Lizardo Pérez as Ukuku
  • Emilio Galli as Cura
  • Felix Valeriano as Machula (Grandpa)
  • Martina Mamani as Mamala (Grandma)
  • Simón Champi as Brujo
  • Mercedes Yupa as Mercedescha
  • Eduardo Navarro as Narrator


  1. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ "2nd Moscow International Film Festival (1961)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ "Film Kukuli (Cuzco-Peru)". Latinos in London. Retrieved 2012.

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