Spanish and Portuguese Directorsby mrc-meneghin | created - 31 Mar 2014 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
1. J.A. Bayona
Director | El orfanato
Writer | Hable con ella
The most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel was born in a small town (Calzada de Calatrava) in the impoverished Spanish region of La Mancha. He arrived in Madrid in 1968, and survived by selling used items in the flea-market called El Rastro. Almodóvar couldn't study ...
La Mala Educación
3. Miguel Gomes
Director | Aquele Querido Mês de Agosto
Tabu As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 1, O Inquieto As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 2, O Desolado As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 3, O Encantado
4. Luis Buñuel
Writer | Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie
The father of cinematic Surrealism and one of the most original directors in the history of the film medium, Luis Buñuel was given a strict Jesuit education (which sowed the seeds of his obsession with both religion and subversive behavior), and subsequently moved to Madrid to study at the ...
Un Chien Andalou L'âge d'or Los olvidados La mort en ce jardin Viridiana Le journal d'une femme de chambre Belle de jour
5. Oliver Laxe
Director | O que arde
Todos vós sodes capitáns Mimosas
6. Filipa César
Director | Spell Reel
Director | Die Stille vor Bach
Cuadecuc, vampir El sopar Informe general sobre unas questiones de interés para una proyección pública Informe general II: El nuevo rapto de Europa
8. Mauro Herce
Cinematographer | Dead Slow Ahead
Dead Slow Ahead
9. Salomé Lamas
Director | Terra de ninguém
Terra de ninguém Extinção
10. Carlos Saura
Writer | Peppermint Frappé
Spanish director, writer, producer (2 films) and actor (2 films). His interest on cinema started when he was very young. His mother, who was a pianist, instilled in him the liking for music, and his brother, Antonio, who was a painter, the passion for art. When he was an teenager he started to ...
Ana y los lobos Carmen Marathon
11. Pedro Pinho
Producer | A Fábrica de Nada
Pedro Pinho studied at the Cinema and Theatre School of Lisbon and at the ENS - Louis Lumière in Paris. In 2005/2006 he completed the post-graduate courses of Directing and Screenwriting of the London Film School at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. In 2008 he co-directed with Frederico Lobo the ...
A Fábrica de Nada
Director | Morrer Como Um Homem
13. João Salaviza
Director | Chuva É Cantoria Na Aldeia Dos Mortos
João Salaviza was born on February 19, 1984 in Lisbon, Portugal as João Salaviza Manso Feldman da Silva. He is a director and writer, known for The Dead and the Others (2018), Montanha (2015) and Russa (2018).
Chuva é Cantoria na Aldeia dos Mortos
14. Fernando Arrabal
Writer | Viva la muerte
Fernando Arrabal was born on August 11, 1932 in Melilla, Spanish Protectorate of Morocco, Spain. He is a writer and actor, known for Long Live Death (1971), The Tree of Guernica (1975) and I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse (1973). He has been married to Luce Moreau since February 1, 1958.
J'irai comme un cheval fou
15. Adrián Orr
Director | Niñato
Editor | El mar nos mira de lejos
El mar nos mira de lejos
17. Jorge Jácome
Director | Flores
18. Gabriel Abrantes
Director | A History of Mutual Respect
Gabriel Abrantes studied at The Cooper Union in New York, ENSBA in Paris and at Le Fresnoy in Tourcoing. His films confront historical, social and political themes through an investigation of post-colonial, gender and identity questions. They layer improbable readings, twisting traditional ...
19. Víctor Erice
Director | El sur
Víctor Erice was born on June 30, 1940 in Karrantza, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain as Víctor Erice Aras. He is a director and writer, known for El Sur (1983), The Spirit of the Beehive (1973) and The Quince Tree Sun (1992).
21. Rodrigo Cortés
Editor | Buried
22. Albert Serra
Director | La mort de Louis XIV
23. Pedro Costa
Director | Vitalina Varela