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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 Thesis (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 53 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 Thesis
 1996 The Making of 'Tesis' (TV Movie documentary) (original score, uncredited)
 1995 Luna (Short)
 1992 Himenóptero (Short)
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Music Video for the band Nancys Rubias, song 'Me encanta (I love it)' - Director See more »

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My movies are not movies of answers but of questions. See more »

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After his film The Sea Inside (2004), he received a congratulation's letter from Steven Spielberg, one of Amenabar's favorites directors. See more »

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Aries

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