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José Luis Borau

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José Luis Borau, Spanish director of feature films and television movies, began his entertainment career in the early '60s. After studying law in his native Zaragoza, Spain, Borau worked at Madrid's Ministry of Housing in 1957. In 1960, Borau began studying film direction at the Instituto de Investigaciones y Experiencias de Cinematografia in Madrid. Three years later, Borau released his feature directorial debut, Brandy (1963), a low-budget Western. In 1966, Borau launched his television career for the Spanish TVE network working on episodes of Dichoso Mundo/What a World, which starred stage actress Conchita Montes. Borau moved to the United States and remained there until the mid-'80s while making a movie about Mexican immigrants, Rio Abajo/On the Line. Borau also occasionally appeared in the films of others as an actor; his acting credits include El Juego de la Oca/Snakes and Ladders (1965), Mi Querida Señorita (1971), and Todos a la Cárcel/Everybody to Jail (1993). He won a prestigious Goya award for the drama Leo in 2000. Borau died of throat cancer in November 2012.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Crimen de doble filo (Double Edged Crime)
  • Director
2013
No Score Yet Tata mía (Dear Nanny)
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2013
No Score Yet Camada negra (Black Litter)
  • Screenwriter
2013
No Score Yet El monosabio (The Wise Monkey)
  • Screenwriter
2013
No Score Yet Hay que matar a B.
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
2013
No Score Yet Un, dos, tres, al escondite inglés
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Anna's Summer (El Verano de Anna)
  • Producer
2001
No Score Yet Leo
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2000
No Score Yet Ilona Arrives with the Rain
  • Actor
1996
No Score Yet On the Line
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
1983
No Score Yet La Sabina
  • Director
1979
No Score Yet Poachers (Furtivos)
  • Governor
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Producer
1978
No Score Yet In memoriam
  • Producer
1976
No Score Yet Mi Querida Señorita (My Dearest Senorita)
  • Screenwriter
  • Physician
1972
No Score Yet The Producer
  • Actor

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