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Rafael Portillo

Rafael Portillo


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Director (feature film)

Devil's Rain, The (1975) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
The Preston family has been cursed for generations because one of their ancestors betrayed the satanic priest John Corbis. Corbis has been following the family for decades in order to retrieve a book that would give him great power. Good and evil do battle and in the process, some of the Prestons are melted or converted to the dark side.
Shark! (1969) as Director
When gunrunner Caine finds himself broke and hunted in the Sudan, he signs up as a deckhand to ichthyologists looking for rare fish. What he doesn't know is that they're really treasure hunters ready to dive into waters teeming with blood-crazed sharks.
The Curse of the Aztec Mummy (1965) as Director
The Robot vs. the Aztec Mummy (1958) as Director
A mad scientist creates a murderous robot to steal an ancient Aztec treasure.
From the Earth to the Moon (1958) as Stand-by dir
Lifelong rivals collaborate on a 19th-century moon rocket.
La Momia azteca (1957)
Experimenting in hypnotic regression to past lives, Dr. Almada discovers that his fiancée, Flor, is the reincarnation of an Aztec maiden who was put to death for loving an Aztec warrior, her body placed at the entrance to a hidden chamber in the Great Pyramid of Yucatan where the treasures of the Aztecs were hidden, and her lover mummified but cursed to remain alive and guard the treasure. With her recovered memories, Flor is able to lead Almada, his wimpish assistant Pincate, and her father to the now-skeletal remains of the maiden. Attached to them is a golden breastplate with a map detailing the route to the treasure. But to their horror, the party is intercepted by the mummified warrior, Popoca, and flee with the breastplate back to Mexico city. Popoca follows. In the meantime, Prof. Krup, an unscrupulous colleague of Almada's, recruits a gang of thugs, whom he leads from behind a mask and known only as "The Bat". Both Krup and his gang, and the mummy, converge on Flor's house to retrieve the sacred breastplate, which is in her possession...
A Life in the Balance (1955) as Co-dir

Editing (feature film)

Subida Al Cielo (1952) as Editor

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