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Álex de la Iglesia


A spanish cult director, author of Day of the Beast (El día de la bestia (1995)) and Acción mutante (1993) have their own very strong but small followings, and Dance With the Devil (Perdita Durango (1997)) will go down in history as probably the weirdest Javier Bardem film ever made (it was released in the US only a few years before ... See full bio »

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28 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

El día de la bestia
(1995)
La comunidad
La comunidad Director
(2000)
The Last Circus
The Last Circus Director
(2010)
Witching and Bitching
(2013)

Filmography

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 2017 El bar
 2015 Mi gran noche
 2014 Messi (Documentary)
 2014 Words with Gods (segment "The Confession")
 2011 La chispa de la vida (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2008 The Oxford Murders (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2006 Películas para no dormir: La habitación del niño (TV Movie) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2006 El código (Short) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2006 Hitler está vivo (Short) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2004 El Crimen Perfecto (The Perfect Crime) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2002 800 balas (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2000 La comunidad (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 1999 Muertos de risa (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 1995 El día de la bestia (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 1994 Marbella antivicio (Video Game)
 1991 Mirindas asesinas (Short) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel "Payasos en la lavadora" Ed. Planeta 1997 See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tallafé y Alex | Alejandro de la Iglesia | Alex de la Iglesia
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I wouldn't want the kind of movies I do to become trendy. I've always hated trends and I would feel quite uncomfortable creating one.

Trivia:

In the late nineties he was under consideration to direct a film version of Doom (1993). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently wrote his screenplays with Jorge Guerricaechevarría See more »

Nickname:

Alex

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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