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Eloy de la Iglesia (1944–2006)

Spanish movies director. He studied cinema in Paris at the IDHEC. He began working in cinema in 1966, though he became famous in the years of the spanish transition to the democracy with provoking films. Drugs, delinquence, terrorism and generational problems are the common subjects in his films. See full bio »

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(age 62) in Madrid, Spain

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Filmography

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 2001 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Calígula (2001)
 1984 El pico 2
 1983 El pico
 1982 Colegas
 1980 Navajeros
 1979 El diputado
 1978 The Priest
 1977 The Creature
 1971 Glass Ceiling
 1970 Cuadrilátero (as Eloy G. de la Iglesia)
 1966 Fantasía... 3 (as Eloy G. de la Iglesia)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Eloy G. de la Iglesia | Eloy Germán de la Iglesia
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Personal Quote:

Mi adiccion a la droga es poca cosa comparada con mi adiccion al cine. (My adiction to drugs is not much compared to my adiction to the cinema).

Trivia:

After directing 21 films in 20 years (1966/1986) he stopped due to drug adiction, a problem that he seems to have overcome (May 1996).

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