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Jose Luis Alcaine has the theory that a Frank Borzage movie "Farewell to Arms" (1932) from a story by Ernest Hemingway, was the main and total inspiration for Pablo Picasso in the creation of the "GUERNICA", one of the most important painting of the XX century. He believes that several images of a sequence of 5 minutes long showing the exodus of ... See full bio »

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 2017 Rutas de Andalucía (TV Series documentary) (post-production)
 2016 Wild Oats
 2013 No hubo manera (Short)
 2013 I'm So Excited! (as Jose Luis Alcaine)
 2012 Passion (director of photography)
 2009 My Life in Ruins (director of photography)
 2008 Martes de carnaval (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
 2008 Rivales
 2007 Lolita's Club
 2007 13 Roses
 2007 Always Yours
 2006 Pedro entrevista a las actrices (Video short)
 2006/I Volver (director of photography)
 2005 Vida y color
 2004 Roma
 2004 Bad Education
 2002 Nobody's Life
 2002 Ruy Blas (TV Movie)
 2002 The Dancer Upstairs (director of photography)
 2001 Girl from Rio (director of photography - as Jose Luis Alcaine)
 1999 Celos
 1999 Blast from the Past (director of photography - as Jose Luis Alcaine)
 1998 Il mio West
 1998 Don Juan
 1996 Libertarias
 1996 Two Much (director of photography - as Jose Luis Alcaine)
 1994 La mujer de tu vida 2 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1993 Golden Balls
 1993 Intruso
 1992 Cuentos de Borges (TV Series) (1 episode)
- El sur
 1992 Belle Epoque
 1992 Sevillanas
 1991 Lovers: A True Story (as Jose Luis Alcaine)
 1990 ¡Ay, Carmela! (as Jose Luis Alcaine)
 1988 El Lute II: Tomorrow I'll Be Free (as Jose Luis Alcaine)
 1988 Jarrapellejos
 1987 Casanova (TV Movie)
 1986 Hay que deshacer la casa (as Jose Luis Alcaine)
 1986 Mambrú se fue a la guerra (as José Luís Alcaine)
 1985 Rustlers' Rhapsody (director of photography - as Jose Luis Alcaine)
 1984 Tasio
 1984 Akelarre
 1983 El Sur
 1980 Ayutaya, el fin de una ciudad (Documentary short)
 1980 La fiesta de los elefantes (Documentary short)
 1980 La lucha Thai (Documentary short)
 1980 Thais, hombres libres (Documentary short)
 1980 La campanada
 1980 Girl with the Golden Panties (as José Luís Alcaine)
 1979 Gulliver
 1979 The Old Memory (Documentary)
 1978 Red Gold
 1978 Soldiers
 1977 Marián
 1977 Obsesión
 1977 Foul Play (as J.L. Alcaine)
 1976 Canciones para después de una guerra (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1975 Bride to Be
 1975 Country, S.A.
 1975 Sensualidad
 1975 Vía libre al tráfico (Short documentary)
 1974 De purificatione automobilis (Short documentary)
 1974 Vera, un cuento cruel (director of photography)
 1973 Encinares (Documentary short)
 1971 Loco por Machín (Short)
 1971 Plinio (TV Series)
 1970 El mejillón gallego (Documentary short)
 1970 Labelecialalacio (Short)
 1970 El cronicón
 1968 Crónicas levantinas (Documentary short)
 1968 Un pequeño colonizador verde (Documentary short)
 1967 El hueso
 1966 Los Buenos samaritanos (Short)
 1966 Nueve tierras (Documentary short)
 1965 Carmen de Carabanchel (Short)
 1965 El estrangulador (Short)
 1965 Querida Julia (Short)
 1965 Su dulce compañía (Short)
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Alternate Names:

J. Luis Alcaine | J.L. Alcaine | Jose Luis Alcaine | José Luís Alcaine

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