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Alejandro Amenábar


Is the son of a Spanish mother and a Chilean father. His family moved back to Spain when he was 1 year old, and he grew up and studied in Madrid. He wrote, produced and directed his first short film La cabeza at the age of 19, and he was 23 when he directed his feature debut Tesis (1996). His film Open Your Eyes (1997) was a huge success in Spain ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 51 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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 2005 Un viaje mar adentro (TV Movie documentary)
 2004/I The Sea Inside
 2001 The Others
 1999 Butterfly
 1998 Allanamiento de morada (Short)
 1996 Tesis
 1996 The Making of 'Tesis' (TV Movie documentary) (original score, uncredited)
 1995 Luna (Short)
 1992 Himenóptero (Short)
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2002: Directed an advertisement for El Corte Inglés starring Nicole Kidman. See more »

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Personal Quote:

In Hollywood you always feel a bit like a hake. The publicists march people up and down in front of you and they interview you ... You feel like the turbot and the sea-bream go by, and you're the hake. See more »

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His name appears in Tesis (1996), on a computer screen. When the main character checks the names of the buyers of the cameras, Amenábar is one of them. See more »

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