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Carlos Atanes

Carlos Atanes was born on November 8, 1971 in Barcelona. He is a director and writer, known for FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions (2004), Codex Atanicus (2007) and Próxima (2007). See full bio »

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Codex Atanicus
Codex Atanicus Director
Próxima Director
Maximum Shame
Maximum Shame Director


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 2010 Maximum Shame
 2009 Scream Queen (Short)
 2008 Made in Próxima (Video documentary)
 2007 Codex Atanicus (Video)
 2007 Próxima
 2003 Perdurabo (Short)
 2000 Cyberspace Under Control (Documentary short)
 1999 Die sieben Hügel Roms (Short)
 1999 Welcome to Spain (Short)
 1997 Borneo (Short)
 1996 Morfing (Short)
 1995 Metaminds & Metabodies (Short)
 1994 Triptico
 1993 El tenor mental (Short)
 1992 El parc (Short)
 1991 Morir de calor (Short)
 1989 La ira
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Other Works:

"El Hombre de la Pistola de Nata" (drama) See more »

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Personal Quote:

I do not make films to cause your like or dislike. What I want is to call your taste into question. This bewilderment will enrich you. See more »


Dystopian and apocalyptic references: all his movies since 2000 reflect some kind of totalitarian power structure, whether in small scale (sectarian society) or large (government). The allusions to the end of the world are also repeated, usually from outer space: giant asteroid, a black hole, an alien invasion... See more »

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