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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 55 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Others
The Others Writer
(2001)
The Sea Inside
(2004)
Thesis
Thesis Writer
(1996)
Open Your Eyes
(1997)

Filmography

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 2015/I Regression
 2015/I Vale (Short)
 2009 Agora (written by)
 2004/I The Sea Inside (screenplay)
 2004 El soñador (Short) (idea)
 2001 Vanilla Sky (film "Abre Los Ojos")
 2001 The Others (written by)
 1996 Thesis (screenplay) / (story)
 1995 Luna (Short)
 1992 Himenóptero (Short)
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Show Show Director (10 credits)
Show Show Actor (6 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
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Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (68 credits)
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Other Works:

Short / TV commercial for Estrella Damm - Director See more »

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Alternate Names:

Alejandro Amenabar
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Personal Quote:

[on Open Your Eyes (1997)] I started developing the idea in the middle of a fever. I had a cold and spent a few days in bed and it was there that I started developing the idea. See more »

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Aries

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