J. Antonio Bardem | J.A. Bardem | Juan Bardem | Juan Antonio Barden
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An outspoken critic of the Franco regime, his political views prevented him from gaining a diploma from the Spanish cinema institute in 1947. Thereafter, he worked as a critic and finally broke into films as writer/director of the much acclaimed
Death of a Cyclist
, which won the 1956 Cannes International Critics Award.