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María Novaro

The most successful woman director of Mexican cinema studied Sociology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and Film Production at the University Center of Film Studies (CUEC) in Mexico City. She began her career as assistant director of Alberto Cortés in Amor a la vuelta de la esquina (1984). After some live-action shorts made ... See full bio »

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13 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Danzón Director
Leaving No Trace
Leaving No Trace Director
The Good Herbs
The Good Herbs Director
El jardín del Edén


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 2006/I La morena (Short)
 2006 Traducción simultánea (Short)
 1998 Entangling Shadows (Documentary) (episode "Cuando comenzamos a hablar")
 1993 Autumn (Short)
 1991 Danzón
 1989 Lola
 1988 Azul celeste (Short)
 1986 Una isla rodeada de agua (Short)
 1985 Pervertida (Documentary short)
 1983 Querida Carmen (Short)
 1982 7 A.M. (Short)
Show Show Editor (15 credits)
Show Show Writer (9 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (8 credits)
Show Show Actress (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

NOVARO, Maria and Beatriz Novaro. Danzon: the screenplay. Mexico: Ediciones El Milagro, 1994.

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She's presently working on a novel about chicano women.

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