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Luis Cuadrado (1934–1980)


Spanish cinematographer, the son of a stained glass restorer. Often associated with the films of Carlos Saura. He graduated from the EOC (Escuela Oficial de Cinematografia). See more trivia »


(age 46) in Madrid, Spain

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The Spirit of the Beehive
The Spirit of the Beehive Cinematographer
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Poachers Cinematographer
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 1978 Memoria
 1975 La regenta
 1975 Poachers
 1974 Las cosas bien hechas (Documentary short)
 1973 Yankee Dudler
 1973 Habla, mudita
 1972 Sonny and Jed
 1972 Far from the Trees (Documentary)
 1971 Consejos a los rumiantes (Short)
 1971 Pastel de sangre (director of photography)
 1970 Las sepulcrales (Short)
 1970 Permanencia del arabesco (Documentary short)
 1969 Deseoconsumo (Documentary short)
 1969 Jutrzenka
 1969 Honeycomb
 1969 Spain Again
 1968 Nocturne 29
 1968 Tierra madre (Documentary)
 1967 Catch (Documentary short)
 1967 La costa Brava (Documentary short)
 1967 No contéis con los dedos (Short)
 1967 Valencia de Blasco Ibáñez (TV Short documentary)
 1966 Maestros del duende (Documentary short)
 1966 Unos chicos, unas chicas (Documentary short)
 1966 Broken Toys
 1966 The Hunt
 1965 El Memorial del agua (Documentary short)
 1965 San Juan del Toro (Documentary short)
 1965 España insólita (Documentary)
 1964 Los seis días (Documentary short)
 1964 Potencia para el desarrollo (Documentary)
 1964 Vitoria Stop (Documentary short)
 1964 Vizcaya cuatro (Documentary short)
 1963 Turno de noche (Short)
 1963 Strange Beach (Short)
 1962 A través del fútbol (Documentary short)
 1962 Capital Madrid (Documentary short)
 1962 Felipe el Hermoso (Short)
 1962 Jueves Santo (Short)
 1962 Minas de Riotinto (Documentary short)
 1962 Un martes (Short)
 1962 El borracho (Short)
 1961 Cuartelazo
 1961 La lágrima del diablo (Short)
 1960 Día de paro (Short)
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Cuadrado was going blind at the time his greatest success was being made, The Secret of the Beehive. He eventually went completely blind and in 1980, when the tumor in his brain became too painful to bear, he committed suicide. See more »

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