Spanish women directorsby elenamarzal | created - 21 Feb 2016 | updated - 29 Nov 2016 | Public
Mujeres directoras de largometrajes de ficción.
Director | The Secret Life of Words
Isabel Coixet was born on April 9, 1960 in Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Isabel Coixet Castillo. She is a director and writer, known for The Secret Life of Words (2005), My Life Without Me (2003) and Cosas que nunca te dije (1996).
Director | Flores de otro mundo
Born in Madrid, Iciar Bollain has worked as an actress in films such El Sur (1983), directed by Víctor Erice; Sublet (1991) directed by Chus Gutiérrez, Malaventura (1988) directed by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón; El Mejor de los Tiempos (1990) and Un Paraguas para Tres (1992) directed by Felipe Vega, ...
5. Pilar Miró
Director | El perro del hortelano
Born to a military family. Attends law studies before starting a newspaper career. In 1960 starts on TV. Joins the Socialist Party in 1976 and conducts the electoral campaign in 1982 and in the same year she is designated General Director of Cinema. Resigning in 1985, the next year she joins the ...
12. Mar Targarona
Producer | El orfanato
Mar Targarona (Barcelona March 30, 1953). She studied drama at the Theatre Institute of Barcelona and later in the National Theater of Strasbourg.
In 1976 he joined the company Dagoll Dagom. Mar worked with the company in the works "Will not talk in class" and the hit "Antaviana". In 1985 he left ...
15. Ana Mariscal
Actress | Una sombra en la ventana
Ana Mariscal was born on July 31, 1923 in Madrid, Spain as Ana María Rodríguez-Arroyo Mariscal. She was an actress and director, known for Una sombra en la ventana (1945), Segundo López, aventurero urbano (1953) and A Man on the Road (1949). She was married to Valentín Javier. She died on ...
16. Neus Ballús
Director | La plaga
Born in 1980 in Mollet del Vallès (Barcelona, Spain). She earned a degree in editing and filmmaking from Barcelona's Pompeu Fabra University. Her first short films, "The granddad with a movie camera" and "Immersion" earned several prizes around the world.
Her first feature-lenght film, "La Plaga" (...
22. Chus Gutiérrez
Director | Retorno a Hansala
Chus Gutierrez (Birth Name: María Jesús Gutiérrez) was born in Granada, Spain in 1962. In 1970, her family moved to Madrid. At the age of 17, she moved to London to learn English. At age 21, she moved to New York to study film-making at Global Village, under the tutelage of Fred Barney Taylor. Ms. ...
Director | Cristo
Margarita Alexandre was born on July 3, 1923 in León, Castilla y León, Spain as Margarita Aleixandre. She was an actress and producer, known for Cristo (1954), Terroristi a Madrid (1955) and El Vaquero and the Girl (1956). She died on December 23, 2015 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
30. Dunia Ayaso
Director | La isla interior
Dunia Ayaso was born in 1961 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain. She was a director and writer, known for The Island Inside (2009), El grito en el cielo (1998) and Chill Out! (2003). She died on February 28, 2014 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands.
Director | Pipas
Manuela Burló Moreno is an Director, Writer and Actress known for Dolores (2008), I Want To Spend The Rest of My Life with You (2009) Camas (2010), Cloe (2011), Pipas (2013 - Nominated for the Spanish ), Lo sé (2013), Como sobrevivir a una despedida (2015) and Rumbos (2016). See full bio »