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Raoul Ruiz (1941–2011)

Chilean director Raúl, or Raoul, Ruiz (1941-2011) was one of the most exciting and innovative filmmakers to emerge from 1960s World Cinema, providing more intellectual fun and artistic experimentation, shot for shot, than any filmmaker since Jean-Luc Godard. A guerrilla who uncompromisingly assaulted the preconceptions of film art, this ... See full bio »

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 2012 Epistolar (Short)
 2012 Night Across the Street (as Raúl Ruiz)
 2011 Ballet aquatique (Documentary)
 2011 Mysteries of Lisbon (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- A Vingança da Duquesa de Cliton (2011) ... (as Raúl Ruiz)
- Blanche de Monfort (2011) ... (as Raúl Ruiz)
- Os Crimes de Anacleta dos Remédios (2011) ... (as Raúl Ruiz)
- O Enigma do Padre Dinis (2011) ... (as Raúl Ruiz)
- O Conde de Santa Bárbara (2011) ... (as Raúl Ruiz)
 2010 Mysteries of Lisbon (as Raúl Ruiz)
 2010 L'estate breve (Documentary)
 2009 Blind Revenge
 2008 Agathopedia
 2008 Litoral (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (as Raúl Ruiz)
 2007 La Recta Provincia (TV Series) (as Raúl Ruiz)
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Le Don")
 2006 Klimt (as Raúl Ruiz)
 2004 Edipo (Documentary)
 2004 Responso
 2003 A Place Among the Living (TV Movie)
 2003 That Day
 2003 Médée (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Cofralandes, Chilean Rhapsody (Documentary) (as Raúl Ruiz)
 2002 Miotte vu par Raúl Ruiz (Documentary)
 2002 Cofralandes, Part Four: Memories and Waltzes (Documentary) (as Raúl Ruiz)
 2002 Cofralandes, Part Two: Faces and Places (Documentary) (as Raúl Ruiz)
 2001 Savage Souls
 1998 Shattered Image (as Raul Ruiz)
 1997 The Film to Come (Short)
 1996 The Suicide Club (Video short)
 1995 À propos de Nice, la suite (segment "Promenade")
 1995 Wind Water (Short)
 1993 Capítulo 66 (Short)
 1992 Las soledades (Short)
 1992 Dark at Noon
 1991 Basta la palabra (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1991 L'exote (Short)
 1991 A TV Dante (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Canto 14 (1991) ... (Cantos IX-XIV)
- Canto 13 (1991) ... (Cantos IX-XIV)
- Canto 12 (1991) ... (Cantos IX-XIV)
- Canto 11 (1991) ... (Cantos IX-XIV)
- Canto 10 (1991) ... (Cantos IX-XIV)
 1990 La novela errante (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1990 The Golden Boat (as Raul Ruiz)
 1989 Il pozzo dei pazzi (Short)
 1989 L'Autel de l'amitié (Documentary)
 1988 Allegoria (Documentary)
 1988 Paya e tala, une visite chez Farid Belkahia (Documentary short)
 1988 Brise-glace (Documentary)
 1987 The Blind Owl
 1986 Richard III
 1986 Mammame
 1985 Treasure Island (as Raul Ruiz)
 1985 Screen Pioneers No:3 Raul Ruiz (TV Short documentary) (as Raul Ruiz)
 1983-1984 Cinéma cinémas (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- 7 faux raccords (1984)
 1984 Voyage of a Hand (Short)
 1984 Vanishing Point (as Raul Ruiz)
 1983 Bérénice
 1982 Le petit théâtre (Documentary short)
 1982 Ombres chinoises (Short)
 1982 Querelle de jardins (Short)
 1981 The Territory
 1981 Les divisions de la nature (TV Short)
 1981 Image de sable (Documentary short)
 1980 Fahlstrom (Short)
 1980 Le borgne
 1980 Musée Dali
 1980 Teletests
 1980 Snakes and Ladders (TV Short)
 1980 L'image en silence (Documentary)
 1980 La ville nouvelle (Short)
 1979 Jeux
 1979 Petit manuel d'histoire de France (TV Movie documentary)
 1978 The Suspended Vocation (as Raul Ruiz)
 1977 Dog's Dialogue (Short)
 1976 Sotelo (Documentary short)
 1975 Dialogues of Exiles (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1974 The Expropriation (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1973 Abastecimiento (Short) (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1973 Little White Dove (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1973 Nueva Canción Chilena (Documentary short) (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1973 Palomilla brava (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1973 Socialist Realism (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1972 Los minuteros (Short) (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1972 Poesía popular: La teoría y la práctica (Short) (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1972 ¡Qué hacer! (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1971 Ahora te vamos a llamar hermano (Documentary short) (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1971 Nobody Said Anything (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1970 The Penal Colony (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1969 La catenaria (Short) (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1969 Militarismo y tortura (Short) (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1968 Three Sad Tigers (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1967 El tango del viudo (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1964 El regreso (Short) (as Raúl Ruiz)
 1963 La maleta (Short) (as Raúl Ruiz)
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Other Works:

Book: "Poetics of Cinema: Miscellanies". Paris, France: Dis Voir. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Raúl Ruis | Raul Ruiz | Raúl Ruiz | Raul Ruíz | Eiryo Waga

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Personal Quote:

On his film, Three Sad Tigers (1968) (aka "Three Sad Tigers"); a film without a story. All elements of a story are there but they are used like a landscape and the landscape is used like a story.


Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 2002. See more »

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