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Jacobo Morales

Considered by many to be the most influential filmmaker in Puerto Rico. Jacobo Morales' Lo que le pasó a Santiago (1989) reached an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film in 1990. Being the only Academy Award recognition a Puerto Rican film has yet to reach. Morales burst onto the entertainment industry at the age of ... See full bio »

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Bananas Esposito
Lo que le pasó a Santiago
Lo que le pasó a Santiago Arístides Esquilín
Linda Sara
Linda Sara Pablo
An Ordinary Day
An Ordinary Day Nicolás


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 2016 Andrea y Lorenzo
 2012 Medio minuto (Short)
 2012 Broche de Oro
Rafael Medina
 2011 Il Viaggio
 2010 El Viaje de Tortuga (Short)
Maestro Bueno
 2008 La recompensa (TV Movie)
 2007 Ángel
Mariano Farías
 2005 El cuerpo del delito (TV Movie)
 2004 Amores (TV Mini-Series) (monólogo: No tuve la culpa)
 2004 Dios los cría 2
Alfonso (segment "Lo mismo de otra manera")
 1998 Cuentos para despertar
Peyo Mercé
 1998 The Effects of Magic
 1994 Linda Sara
 1991 San Juan Story (Short)
Victor Torres
 1989 Lo que le pasó a Santiago
Arístides Esquilín
 1986 An Ordinary Day
 1979 ...And God Created Them
Alberto Palacios (segment "Entre Doce Y Una"), Fernando Sepúlveda (segment "La Otra")
 1971 Bananas
 1965 La criada malcriada
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Music video for Calle 13: "La Vida (Respira El Momento)"

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During filming and production of Linda Sara (1994) he carried a diary which was later on published in 1998 as Linda Sara el guión y su historia. See more »

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