Eloy de la Iglesia

Eloy de la Iglesia

writer, director, actor

Eloy de la Iglesia was born on Jan 01, 1944 in Spain. Eloy de la Iglesia's big-screen debut came with Algo amargo en la boca directed by Eloy de la Iglesia in 1969.

Spanish movies director. He studied cinema in Paris at the IDHEC. He began working in cinema in 1966, though he became famous in the years of the spanish transition to the democracy with provoking films. Drugs, delinquence, terrorism and generational problems are the common subjects in his films.

  • Birthday

    Jan 01, 1944
  • Place of Birth

    Zaráuz, Guipúscoa, Basque Provinces, Spain


3 wins & 5 nominations

Sant Jordi Awards
Winner - Career Award
Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Best Feature - Gay Male
Winner - Jury Prize
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