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Ignacio Villarreal

Ignacio Villarreal



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Director (feature film)

The Exterminating Angel (1967) as Assistant Director
High society guests find themselves unable to leave the dining room after a posh dinner party.
Simon of the Desert (1965) as Assistant Director
A religious sage fights temptation from Satan himself.
Nazarin (1962) as Assistant Director
A priest leaves the clergy to go on a pilgrimage and learn about life.
The Young One (1961) as Assistant Director
Game warden Miller lives on an isolated island off the Carolina coast. The only other inhabitant is Evvie, an innocent and naive thirteen-year-old girl. Miller is sexually attracted to the girl. When Traver, a black musician on the run from a lynch mob after being falsely accused of rape, arrives on the island Miller wants to turn him in and get him out of his way. But Evvie likes Traver and protects him. When a preacher arrives from the mainland to "rescue" Evvie from her situation, Traver's presence is discovered. Miller is now forced to decide whether to turn Traver over to the mob and in so doing lose his standing in the girl's eyes.
From the Earth to the Moon (1958) as Assistant Director
Lifelong rivals collaborate on a 19th-century moon rocket.
Enchanted Island (1958) as Assistant Director
Two 19th-century sailors jump ship only to discover their tropical paradise is a cannibal stronghold.
The River's Edge (1957) as Assistant Director
A thief with a million dollars on him wrangles a Texas couple, the husband being an expert outdoorsman, to guide him across the Texas border and make his escape into Mexico.
Comanche (1956) as Assistant Director
A frontier scout tries to protect an Indian tribe from a bigoted Cavalry officer.
Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1954) as Assistant Director
A shipwrecked Englishman fights to survive on a desert island.
One Big Affair (1952) as Asst to dir
An American schoolteacher on tour in Mexico is assumed to be kidnapped when she separates from her tour group to join a stateside lawyer on his trip to Acapulco.
My Outlaw Brother (1951) as Asst to the dir
A ranger tries to pry his brother from the Mexican bandit gang he's joined.
The Pearl (1948) as Assistant Director
A Mexican fisherman thinks he''''s struck it rich when he discovers a valuable pearl.
A la sombra del puente (1948) as Asistente de Director [Asst dir]

Assistant Direction (feature film)

Republic of Sin (1988) as Assistant Director
A small island of the coast of a Latin American country is used as a dumping ground for political prisoners and other criminals. Soon, a power struggle ensues after the island's governor is assassinated and an idealistic replacement eventually finds that he must compromise his principles.
River of Death, The (1955) as Assistant Director
Illusion Travels by Streetcar (1954) as Assistant Director
Confronted with the unfortunate news that their favorite Streetcar, no. 133, is going to be decommissioned, two Municipal Transit workers get drunk and decide to "take 'er for one last spin," as it were. Unfortunately, the "one last spin" ends up being an all-night and all-day scramble to stay out of trouble, as they are confronted with situation after sometimes bizarre situation that prevents them from returning the "borrowed" Streetcar!
El (1953) as Assistant Director
Francisco is rich, rather strict on principles, and still a bachelor. After meeting Gloria by accident, he is suddenly intent on her becoming his wife and courts her until she agrees to marry him. Francisco is a dedicated husband, but little by little his passion starts to exhibit disturbing traits. Nevertheless, Gloria meets with scepticism as she expresses her worries to their acquaintances.
Wuthering Heights (1953) as Assistant Director
Adaptation of Emily Bronte's classic novel.
El Bruto (1952) as Assistant Director
The Brute is a slaughterhouse worker who more than makes up in muscle what he lacks in brain power. He's hired by a landlord to intimidate his unwanted tenants, but ends up seducing the daughter of one of them, much to the annoyance of the landlord's wife, with whom he's also having an affair...

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