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Bigas Luna (1946–2013)

Bigas Luna was born on March 19, 1946 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Josep Joan Bigas Luna. He was a writer and director, known for Jamón, Jamón (1992), Golden Balls (1993) and Anguish (1987). He was married to Celia Orós. He died on April 6, 2013 in La Riera de Gaià, Tarragona, Catalonia. See full bio »

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 2006 My Name Is Juani (screenplay)
 1999 Volavérunt
 1996 Bámbola
 1993 Golden Balls
 1990 The Ages of Lulu (screenplay)
 1987 Anguish
 1986 Lola (story)
 1985 Kiu i els seus amics (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (creator)
 1981 Reborn (story)
 1979 Caniche
 1978 Bilbao (story)
 1978 Tatuaje
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Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

Josep Joan Bigas Luna | José Juan Bigas Luna | Juan José Bigas Luna

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At the moment of his death he was working on a Second Origin (2015), a science fiction film based on a novel by Manuel de Pedrolo. See more »


Almost all of his movies have references to food and sex, often on the same scene

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