Biography

Trueba studied Cinematography at the Facultad de Ciencias de la Información, was cinema critic for the newspaper 'El País' and for 'La Guía del Ocio' and also founded the journal "Casablanca". At the movies his first success was 'Opera Prima' (1980) following the style of the "comedia madrileña". He had major success with 'Sé infiel y no mires con quién' (1985) starting a longer colaboration with the producer Andrés Vicente Gómez.

He won the second Foreign Film Academy Award for Spain in 1993 with 'Belle Epoque'.

Trueba studied Cinematography at the Facultad de Ciencias de la Información, was cinema critic for the newspaper 'El País' and for 'La Guía del Ocio' and also founded the journal "Casablanca". At the movies his first success was 'Opera Prima' (1980) following the style of the "comedia madrileña". He had major success with 'Sé infiel y no mires con quién' (1985) starting a longer colaboration with the producer Andrés Vicente Gómez.

He won the second Foreign Film Academy Award for Spain in 1993 with 'Belle Epoque'.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender -

Known Credits 31

Birthday 1955-01-18

Place of Birth Madrid, Spain

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2016 The Queen of Spain Director
2012 The Artist and the Model Director
2010 Chico & Rita Director
2009 The Dancer and the Thief Director
2004 El milagro de Candeal Director
2003 Blanco y negro Director
2002 The Shanghai Spell Director
2000 Calle 54 Director
1998 The Girl of Your Dreams Director
1995 Two Much Director
1995 Lumière and Company Director
1992 Belle Époque Director
1989 Twisted Obsession Director
1986 Year of Enlightment Director
1985 Be Wanton and Tread No Shame Director
1984 Sal gorda Director
1982 Mientras el cuerpo aguante Director
1980 Opera Prima Director
1979 El león enamorado Director

Writing

2016 The Queen of Spain Writer
2012 The Artist and the Model Screenplay
2010 Chico & Rita Writer
2009 The Dancer and the Thief Screenplay
2002 The Shanghai Spell Screenplay
2000 Calle 54 Writer
1995 Two Much Screenplay
1992 Belle Époque Story
1989 Twisted Obsession Screenplay
1986 Year of Enlightment Writer
1985 Be Wanton and Tread No Shame Screenplay
1985 De tripas corazón Writer
1984 Sal gorda Screenplay
1982 Mientras el cuerpo aguante Writer
1982 A contratiempo Writer
1980 Opera Prima Screenplay
1980 Erotic Stories Writer
1980 The Black Hand Writer

Acting

2018 ¡Ay, Carmen!
2018 Madame Cinéma as Himself
2010 Rafael Azcona as Himself
2008 El último truco
1953 The Academy Awards (1 episode)

Production

1990 La mujer de tu vida (13 episodes)Producer
1988 El juego más divertido Executive Producer
1985 De tripas corazón Executive Producer

Crew

2006 Hecuba, un sueño de pasión Thanks

Creator

1990 La mujer de tu vida Creator

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