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Luis García Berlanga (1921–2010)


Berlanga commenced his studies in Valencia in1928, although in 1929 his family sent him and his brother Fernando (due to a lung disease) to the Beau-soleil hospital school in Switzerland. In 1930, he returned to the San José School in Valencia where he stayed until 1931, the year in which the Jesuits were expelled from Spain. In 1936, while he was ... See full bio »

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Known For

Welcome Mr. Marshall!
(1953)
Plácido
Plácido Writer
(1961)
The Executioner
(1963)

Filmography

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 2012 El aprovechamiento industrial de los cadáveres (Short) (original idea)
 2002 El sueño de la maestra (Short) (written by - as Luis G. Berlanga)
 1999 París Tombuctú (writer)
 1997 Blasco Ibáñez (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.1 (1997)
- Episode #1.2 (1997)
  Villarriba y Villabajo (TV Series) (24 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (idea - 1 episode, 1994)
- Villarriba - Tombuctú (1995) ... (as Luis García-Berlanga)
- Los padres de Paulina (1995) ... (as Luis García-Berlanga)
- Doble o nada (1995) ... (as Luis García-Berlanga)
- Paulina (1995) ... (as Luis García-Berlanga)
- La carrera (1995) ... (as Luis García-Berlanga)
 1993 Todos a la cárcel (story)
 1987 Moros y cristianos (screenplay) / (story)
 1985 La vaquilla (screenplay) / (story)
 1982 Nacional III (screenplay) / (story)
 1981 Patrimonio nacional (as Luis Gª Berlanga)
 1978 La escopeta nacional (screenplay) / (story)
 1974 Grandeur nature (adaptation - as Luis Berlanga) / (screenplay - as Luis Berlanga)
 1970 ¡Vivan los novios! (screenplay - as Luis G. Berlanga) / (story - as Luis G. Berlanga)
 1969 El extraño viaje (idea)
 1967 Las pirañas (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 Les fables de La Fontaine (TV Series) (co-writer - 1 episode)
- La Mort et le Bûcheron (1966) ... (co-writer)
 1963 The Executioner (screenplay - as Luis Gª Berlanga) / (story - as Luis Gª Berlanga)
 1961 Plácido (screenplay - as Luis G. Berlanga) / (story - as Luis G. Berlanga)
 1959 Se vende un tranvía (Short) (written by - as Luis G. Berlanga)
 1958 Familia provisional (screenplay) / (story)
 1957 Los jueves, milagro (screenplay) / (story)
 1956 The Rocket from Calabuch (screenplay - as Luis G. Berlanga)
 1954 Beauty and the Bullfighter (adaptation - unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1954 Novio a la vista (screenplay - as Luis G. Berlanga)
 1953 Esa pareja feliz (written by - as L.G. Berlanga)
 1953 Welcome Mr. Marshall! (screenplay - as L.G. Berlanga) / (story - as L.G. Berlanga)
 1949 El circo (Short)
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Alternate Names:

L.G. Berlanga | Luis G. Berlanga | Luis Garcia Berlanga | Luis Gª. Berlanga | Luis Gª Berlanga | Luis Berlanga | Berlanga | Luis García-Berlanga
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Trivia:

Honorary president of the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since its inception in 1986. See more »

Trademark:

Sequence-shots, with a lot of paralel actions happening at the same time

Star Sign:

Gemini

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