Kubala (film)

Kubala or Aces Looking for Peace (Spanish: Los ases buscan la paz) is a 1955 Spanish sports film directed by Arturo Ruiz Castillo. It portrays the life of the Hungarian footballer Ladislao Kubala who plays himself. Kubala moved to Spain where he played for FC Barcelona and the Spanish national football team. The film has a Cold War anti-communist theme which was in line with the policy of General Franco's regime.[1] A film about and starring the Argentine-born Real Madrid player Alfredo Di Stéfano was released the following year.

Directed byArturo Ruiz Castillo
Produced byAntonio Bofarull
Written byLadislao Kubala
Clemente Pamplona
Alfredo Rueda
Arturo Ruiz Castillo
Jesús Vasallo
StarringLadislao Kubala
CinematographySalvador Torres Garriga
Edited byRosa G. Salgado
Titán Films
Release date
4 January 1955



  1. Bentley p.128


  • Bentley, Bernard. A Companion to Spanish Cinema. Boydell & Brewer 2008.
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