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Writer (feature film)

1.
Blind Sunflowers, The (2008)
Carnal priest pursues Civil War widow in 1940's tragedy.
2.
Siempre Hay un Camino a la Derecha (2005) as Screenwriter
Two men in love with the same woman are on the verge of suicide when a talk show host comes on the scene and offers them a spot on his program "There is Always a Right Way."
3.
Sound of the Sea (2004) as Screenplay (Adaptation)
When Martina learns her husband Ulises has died, she remarries, only to find out years later that Ulises is still alive.
4.
Maria Querida (2004)
Exiled Spanish poet and philosopher Maria Zambrano was a key personality in the '30s Spanish Republican movement. She was exiled when Franco came to power in 1939. Following an interview with the aging woman, journalist Lola is offered the chance to make her biopic, a project to which Zambrano agree
5.
Adios con el corazon (2000) as Screenwriter
Juan lives alone, earning a living through gambling and by blackmailing his previous lovers. One day Cuban emigre Caty arrives at his doorstep, claiming to be his daughter from a fling 20 years earlier. Caty is looking for Spanish residence and Juan may be able to help, with the aid of his shady fri
6.
Butterfly (1999) as Screenwriter
It's the Spring of 1936 and 8-year-old Moncho is going to school for the first time to learn reading, poetry and arithmetic -- until the Spanish Civil War breaks out and teaches him harsh lessons about the violence and inhumanity of war. This brutal world that emerges is in stark contrast to the idy
7.
Girl of My Dreams, The (1999) as Screenwriter
Based on an allegedly true story of how during the fascist era of the 1930s the Nazi Party's head of propaganda, Josef Goebbels, fell head-over-heels in love with the reigning Spanish cinema queen when the latter visited the Ufa studios in Germany. Singer Macarena Granada is shooting a cheesy musica
8.
In Praise of Older Women (1997) as Screenwriter
A coming-of-age story set during the Spainish Civil War about a boy who is led into manhood by beautiful and older women.
9.
La Celestina (1997) as Screenwriter
The impossible love between two adolescents in medieval Spain provides the link among several stories of passion and greed.
10.
Trenvia a la Malvarrosa (1996)
Based on the semi-fictional memoires of writer Manuel Vincent, the story is set in the 1950's during Franco's reign. The author has just returned to the city of his birth in 1957 after attending boarding school and his father insists that he become a lawyer or a priest. Its off to law school where
11.
Suspiros de Espana (y Portugal) (1995)
Brother Clemente, who's peaceful world at the abbey is turned upside down by the death of the Abbot, decides to set off with his pal Brother Liborio to find his recently discovered inheritance.
12.
King of the River, The (1995) as Screenwriter
The shifting dynamics of family life are explored in the green and foggy landscapes of northern Spain, where the "King of the River" is a gigantic and mythically elusive salmon--as well as the title to be earned by the man who finally hooks the legendary fish. The characters of two brothers, one ado
13.
Belle Epoque (1993) as From Story
Spain, 1931. After deserting the army, an idealistic young soldier finds shelter in an isolated country house where a free-spirited painter lives with his four beautiful daughters.
14.
Belle Epoque (1993) as Screenwriter
Spain, 1931. After deserting the army, an idealistic young soldier finds shelter in an isolated country house where a free-spirited painter lives with his four beautiful daughters.
15.
Tirano Banderas (1993)
A sweeping epic about a bizarre Latin American tyrant in the 1920s.
16.
Chechu y Familia (1992) as Screenwriter
A seemingly blissful couple attend a wedding and are forced to leave behind granpa, an uncle and a 14-year-old son.
17.
Ay, Carmela! (1990) as Screenwriter
Two travelling performers, both Republican supporters, inadvertently cross enemy lines and enter territory controlled by Franco's fascist forces during the last days of the Spanish Civil War.
18.
El Vuelo de la Paloma (1989) as Screenwriter
The comedic events unfolding in the neighborhood where a film shoot is set to roll.
19.
Blood and Sand (1989) as Screenwriter
20.
Pasodoble (1988) as Screenwriter
21.
Y'a bon les blancs (1988) as Screenwriter
A failed expedition of Europeans bringing food to black Africans.
22.
Moros y Cristianos (1987) as Screenwriter
23.
Year Of Awakening, The (1987) as Screenwriter
Set in 1942 in a sanitorium on the Spanish-Portuguese border, a place where everyone, behind their straight-laced exteriors, is secretly harboring wild sexual obsessions.
24.
Bosque Animado, El (1987) as Screenwriter
The enchanted lives of both vegetables and humans who inhabit a forest.
25.
Hay Que Deshacer la Casa (1986) as Screenwriter
26.
Corte de Faraon, La (1985) as Screenwriter
27.
La Vaquilla (1984) as Screenwriter
28.
Don Chisciotte (1983) as Screenwriter
29.
Nacional III (1982) as Screenwriter
30.
Patrimonio Nacional (1980) as Screenwriter
31.
Familia, Bien, Gracias, La (1979) as Screenwriter
32.
Miel, La (1979) as Screenwriter
33.
La Escopeta Nacional (1978) as Screenwriter
34.
Un Hombre Llamado Flor de OtoƱo (1978) as Screenwriter
35.
Bye Bye Monkey (1978) as Screenwriter
A look at childish young manhood and older people who have lost touch...
36.
Mi Hija Hildegart (1977) as Screenwriter
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38.
Anacoreta, El (1976) as Screenwriter
39.
Grandeur Nature (1975) as Screenwriter
40.
Pim, Pam, Pum... Puego! (1975) as Screenwriter
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43.
Don't Touch the White Woman! (1973) as Screenwriter
A western following Custer, Buffalo Bill, Custer's boss, General Terry and a white woman-exploiting Indian scout.
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45.
La Grande Bouffe (1973) as Screenwriter
Four successful middle-aged men Marcello, a pilot; Michel, a television executive; Ugo, a chef; and, Philippe, a judge go to Philippe's villa to eat themselves to death. After the first night, Marcello insists that women should join them. Three prostitutes make it through a day or two; Andrea, a local school teacher, stays to the end. The villa, the food, and a Bugati roadster are essential props.
46.
Anna and the Wolves (1972)
Young nanny Anna works for a dysfunctional family in Spain.
47.
Udienza, L' (1971) as Screenwriter
A young provincial attempts to deliver a personal message to the Pope but his efforts are constantly frustrated by Vatican officials.
48.
Long Live the Bride and Groom (1970)
In 1960s New Zealand, a teen couple in a Maori tribe are caught in the middle of a power struggle between rival patriarchs.
49.
The Man With the Balloons (1968) as Story & scr
50.
La Boutique (1967)
In 1960s New Zealand, a teen couple in a Maori tribe are caught in the middle of a power struggle between rival patriarchs.
51.
Run for Your Wife (1966) as Screenwriter
52.
Not on Your Life (1965) as Screenwriter
An undertaker's assistant marries an executioner's daughter, and the new groom takes on his father-in-law's job but grows real squeamish when the time comes to execute someone.
53.
Mafioso (1964) as Screenwriter
A factory worker returns home to Sicily, where he gets mixed up with the Mob.
54.
The Ape Woman (1964) as Screenwriter
A man meets a woman covered with hair, decides to exploit her as a sideshow attraction, and ends up falling in love with her.
55.
The Conjugal Bed (1963) as Screenwriter
A middle-aged car salesman, married to a nymphomaniacal wife, finally succeeds in getting her pregnant but suffers a fatal heart attack in the process.
56.
Placido (1961)
A poor truck driver tries to make due with the payments he owes on his vehicle, all the while trying out to help his fellow poor folk through charity.
57.
Wheelchair, The (1959) as Screenwriter
A wacky old man, living with his lawyer son's family, spends his days hanging around with some cronies in motorized wheelchairs, and then decides he wants one for himself.

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