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J.A. Bayona

J.A. Bayona was born in 1975 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Juan Antonio García Bayona. He is a director, known for The Impossible (2012), The Orphanage (2007) and Deconstruyendo 'Déjame entrar' (2009). See full bio »
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 2015 9 Días en Haití (Documentary short)
 2014 Penny Dreadful (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Séance (2014)
- Night Work (2014)
 2008 La Desgracia en 3D (Short)
 2007 The Orphanage
 2005 Tierra de Hevia (Video) (as Juan Antonio Bayona, music video)
 2005 Lo echamos a suertes (Video short) (segment "Cómo repartimos los amigos", as Juan Antonio Bayona)
 2004 10 años con Camela (Video) (as Juan Antonio Bayona)
 2004 Sonorama (Video)
 2002 El hombre Esponja (Short) (as Juan Antonio Bayona)
 2001 Diminutos del calvario (Short) (segment "Muerte", as Juan Antonio Bayona)
 1999 Mis vacaciones (Short) (as Juan Antonio Bayona)
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Music video "Disconnected" for the band Keane - Director

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J. A. Bayona | Juan Antonio Bayona | J Bayona

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As of 2013, has directed 1 actress to an Academy Award-nominated performance: Naomi Watts (Best Actress, The Impossible (2012)). See more »

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