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Gil Parrondo

Gil Parrondo



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Cast (feature film)

Orson Welles en el pais de Don Quijote (2000)
A look at the relationship of Orson Welles to Spain and Spanish culture. Welles' active interest in Spain began with his pro-Republican documentary work during the Spanish Civil War and continued through the co-production "Mr. Arkadin" (Spain/United Kingdom/France/Switzerland/1955), culminating in h

Art Director (feature film)

Grandfather, The (1999) as Art Director
Rodrigo de Arista is an aging aristocrat who has been hidden away for many years in a monastery by his widowed daughter-in-law Lucretia. Now he is older, penniless and half-blind -- but when he finds a letter hidden in his deceased son's belongings alluding to an adulturous affair conducted by Lucre
Vuelta de El Coyote, La (1998) as Art Director
In the 1850s the mysterious masked man known as 'El Coyote' fought for good in Mexican California. He subsequently disappeared though and returned to his ordinary life as Cesar de Echague. Soon to be married, Cesar must return to his heroic persona to foil the dastardly real estate schemes of Genera
Tu Nombre Envenena Mis Suenos (1996) as Art Director
A retelling of a love-and-revenge tale set between the Spanish Civil War and postwar Madrid.
Bearn (1988) as Art Direction
Werther (1986) as Art Direction
Sphinx (1981) as Art Direction
An archaeologist travels to Egypt to find the lost tomb of a king, which has a curse on it. After a local expert on the tomb murdred, she becomes the next target for assassins.
Volver a Empezar (1981) as Art Direction
Robin And Marian (1976) as Art Direction
An aging Robin Hood comes home to resume his relationship with Maid Marian and his battles against the Sheriff of Nottingham.
Open Season (1974) as Art Direction
Three Vietnam vets have become so conditioned to violence that they have developed psychotic tendencies. They kidnap people, brutalize them, then turn them loose and hunt them like animals. However the father of one of their earlier victims is plotting a vicious revenge against them.
Travels with My Aunt (1972) as Art Director
A stodgy young man gets caught up in his free-living aunt's shady schemes.
The Horsemen (1971) as Art Director
Afghan nomads compete in a brutal riding game.
Cauldron of Blood (1971) as Art Director
A sadistic sculptor who tortures his wife, gets revenge on her after she tries to turn the tables on him by killing people and giving him the bones for his work.
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) as Art Director
Story of Russia''s last czar, Nicolas II, and his ill-fated family.
Patton (1970) as Art Director
The legendary general's rebellious behavior almost costs him his command during World War II.
The Valley of Gwangi (1969) as Art Director
Cowboys discover a lost world populated by dinosaurs.
Battle of Britain (1969) as Art Director
England defends itself against the Nazi Blitz.
Dr. Coppelius (1968) as Art Director
A mysterious inventor passes off an animated doll as his daughter.
Savage Pampas (1967) as Art Director
An army captain tries to tame the Argentine frontier by importing women.
Sound of Horror (1966) as Art Director
(Hor ''64,BW). Auturo Fernandez, Soledad Miranda, Antonio Casas, James Philbrook, Ingrid Pitt, Jose Badalo. An excavation team working in Greece is menaced by a prehistoric monster that''s not only noisy but invisible.
The Truth About Spring (1965) as Art Director
Tommy Tyler a lazy Caribbean sailor and his tom-boy daughter, Spring are out to search for a buried treasure. Tommy brings aboard William Ashton, a young lawyer to help with the search. Ashton turns out to be handy when they encounter dangerous rivals. Tommy also tries to play match maker between Ashton and Spring-a difficult task indeed.
The Pride and the Passion (1957) as Assoc art dir
A British naval officer helps Spanish peasants haul a large cannon cross-country to battle Napoleon.

Art Department (feature film)

Bicicletas Son Para el Verano, Las (1983) as Set Designer
Los Adolescentes (1975) as Set Decorator
Doctor Zhivago (1965) as Assoc art dir
Illicit lovers fight to stay together during the turbulent years of the Russian Revolution.
Mr. Arkadin (1955) as Set Decoration
A private eye investigates a millionaire's mysterious past before a murderer can get to the witnesses.

Production Designer (feature film)

Cold Skin (2018)
On the edge of the Antarctic Circle, a ship approaches a desolate island, far from all shipping lanes. On board is a young man on his way to assume the post of weather observer, to live in solitude at the end of the earth. But on shore he finds no trace of the man whom he has been sent to replace, j
Bridge Of San Luis Rey, The (2005) as Production Designer
Five seemingly unrelated voyagers find themselves united by the same tragic destiny. Five people, on separate journeys for very different reasons, happen to be crossing the bridge at San Luis Rey at noon on the fateful day of July 20th, 1714. The bridge breaks and all five plummet to their deaths in
Dama de Porto Pim (2001)
In 1944, on the island of Porto Pim, in the Azores, whale hunter Lucas is engaged to marry his sweetheart Maria. Then sophisticated Parisian Lucia arrives, on her way to America, and Lucas falls in love. Though Lucia's time there is short, the two embark on an ill-fated affair.
Old Man Who Read Love Stories, The (2001) as Production Designer
The peaceful life of a reclusive man, living in South America on the edge of the Amazon jungle, is shaken when he must battle a grief-stricken jaguar, whose cubs have been killed by poachers.
You're the One (2000) as Production Designer
In 1947, after the Spanish Civil War, writer Julia rejects her bourgeois family and moves to the north of Spain. Settling in the Austurian village she visited as a child, Julia is befriended by a woman named Aunt Gala and becomes involved in a local production of a religous play. As Julia gets more
Divertimento (2000) as Production Designer
Over the course of one night two accomplished actors spar, as theater veteran Bernardo Gabler intensively auditions soap opera star Daniel Osantos for a role in his play "Divertimento".
Hora de los Valientes, La (1998) as Production Designer
Manuel is an idealistic anarchist in the Spanish Civil War. During a Fascist air raid, he saves a Goya painting from destruction and in a shelter, meets Carmen. She has lost her family, and comes to live with Manuel, his aunt and cousin. But when it comes to choosing between selling the painting to
Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (1997) as Production Designer
During the year 1936 as civil war is beginning to brew in Spain, teenagers Ricardo Fernandez and Jorge Aquirre have come to idolize the poet Federico Garcia Lorca. They attend the premiere of his play "Yerma" and actually go back stage to meet the man. Soon after their meeting, Lorca is arrested by the fascists and subsequently disappears. Fifteen years after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, Ricardo returns to his native Granada as an established journalist to ponder what really happened to the famed, murdered Spanish poet. Knowing that he will never be able to find peace until he finds Lorca''s killer, Ricardo returns to Franco''s Spain, a country still rife with enemies of the poet and dangers waiting for one who would discover the murderer.
Marie de Nazareth (1995) as Production Designer
In this version of the New Testament story, Mary, mother of Jesus Christ is the center of critical attention.
Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992) as Production Designer
The story of Christopher Columbus' discovery of America.
Return of the Musketeers, The (1989) as Production Designer
The reunion of the four Musketeers twenty years later.
Farewell to the King (1989) as Production Designer
In the last days of World War II, a British captain is parachuted into Borneo to organize resistance against the Japanese. In order to accomplish his mission, he must deal with an American who has made himself almost a God in the eyes of the local inhabitants.
Lionheart (1987) as Production Designer
Based on actual historical events that took place in 1189. Story centers around a group of children who band together in search of England's King Richard the Lionhearted, fighting in the Crusades.
Casanova (1987)
A movie about Casanova, the great Italian lover. The film traces Casanova's life from his teenage years, as he struggles with the attempt to find a career that suits him, and his early romantic scrapes, to the older and more experienced Casanova, as he lives through adventure after adventure, especi
Rustler's Rhapsody (1985) as Production Designer
The narrator of a black and white cowboy movie decides to see what it would be like taking place in modern day.
Cuba (1979) as Production Designer
A British mercenary meets an old love while training anti-Castro forces in Cuba.
The Boys From Brazil (1978) as Production Designer
A Nazi hunter tracks a mad scientist out to bring back Hitler.
March Or Die (1977) as Production Design
Foreign Legion Major Foster (Hackman), an American haunted by his memories of the recently-ended Great War, is assigned to protect a group of archaeologists at their dig. Foster's unit includes the charming, thieving rascal Marco (Hill), who joined the Legion only to avoid prison. After long stretches portraying the boredom and hardship of day-to-day life in the Legion, Foster's command occupies a small village where the archaeologists believe they've found a burial site sacred to the Arabs. An Arab leader (Holm) uses this affront to unite the tribes in Jihad, and attacks the tiny Legion garrison at the dig. An epic battle follows, very reminiscent of the film "Zulu". Costumes, firearms, and props are all very authentic-looking, and show great attention to detail.

Misc. Crew (feature film)


Production Designer (TV Mini-Series)

Richest Man in the World: The Story of Aristotle Onassis, The (1988)
A two-part miniseries focusing on the flamboyant life of the charismatic Greek shipping magnate.

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