Top 50 Argentinian Directors (Directores Argentinos)by joaquindruetta_789 | created - 21 Oct 2011 | updated - 27 Aug 2014 | Public
Writer | Martín (Hache)
Adolfo Aristarain began working on a regular basis in the film industry in 1965, as second assistant director. Before shooting his first film in 1978, he worked as an assistant director in more than thirty feature films, in different parts of the world, such as Sergio Leone's _Erase un vez en el ...
Writer | Nueve reinas
He graduated from ENERC (Escuela Nacional de Experimentación y Realización Cinematográfica), the most prestigious film school in Argentina, including Lucrecia Martel among its alumni and Anahí Berneri among its lecturers. He worked in several films as Assistant Director or co-writer, until his ...
Director | Los siete locos
After ten years as assistant director to his father 'Leopoldo Torre Rios' he co-directed two films with him. His first personal work was "Graciela (1956)", an adoption from the novel 'Nada' of 'Carmen Laforet' which was made out of reach of the censorship of 'General Perón'. Later on Torre Nilsson ...
Writer | De eso no se habla
María Luisa Bemberg was born on April 14, 1922 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was a writer and director, known for I Don't Want to Talk About It (1993), I, the Worst of All (1990) and Miss Mary (1986). She was married to Carlos Maria Miguens y Zumarán. She died on May 7, 1995 in Buenos Aires.
Producer | El exilio de Gardel: Tangos
Fernando E. Solanas was born on February 16, 1936 in Olivos, Vicente López, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Fernando Ezequiel Solanas. He is a producer and director, known for Tangos, the Exile of Gardel (1985), The Journey (1992) and Clouds (1998). He is married to Ángela Correa.
13. Sergio Renán
Director | El sueño de los héroes
Sergio Renán was born on January 30, 1933 in Paraná, Entre Ríos, Argentina as Samuel Kohan. He is known for his work on El sueño de los héroes (1996), La soledad era esto (2002) and Sentimental (1981). He died on June 13, 2015 in Buenos Aires City, Distrito Federal, Argentina.
14. Leonardo Favio
Director | Aniceto
Leonardo Favio was born on May 28, 1938 in Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina as Fuad Jorge Jury. He was an actor and director, known for Aniceto (2008), Gatica, el mono (1993) and Crónica de un niño solo (1965). He was married to María Vaner. He died on November 5, 2012 in Buenos ...
17. Eliseo Subiela
Director | El lado oscuro del corazón
Eliseo Subiela was born on December 27, 1944 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Eliseo Subiela de la Fuente. He was a director and writer, known for The Dark Side of the Heart (1992), Man Facing Southeast (1986) and Last Images of the Shipwreck (1989). He was married to Mora Moglia. He...
22. Hugo del Carril
Actor | Las aguas bajan turbias
Born in Buenos Aires, Hugo del Carril entered the film industry in a roundabout way--he was originally a popular personality on Argentine radio, and parlayed that into a film career that began in 1936. He was an immediate hit, and developed into one of Argentina's major film stars. He turned to ...
23. Pablo Trapero
Director | El Clan
Pablo Trapero was born in San justo, Argentina in 1971. In 1999 he directed his first feature, Mundo Grua, which won the Critics Prize at Venice. In 2002, he opened his production company, Matanza Cine, that produces films for fellow filmmakers, as well as his own. His second feature, El Bonaerense...
Director | A Intrusa
Born in Santiago del Estero, Argentina in 1914, Carlos Hugo Christensen is considered one of the most prolific filmmakers in Latin American history.
A pioneer in the film industry, his love of literature combined with a forward-thinking attitude towards sexuality, resulted in a unique point of view ...
31. Lucrecia Martel
Director | La mujer sin cabeza
Born in 1966 in Salta in the North of Argentina,Lucrecia Martel settled down in Buenos Aires where she attended the ENERC (National Film School). She started by directing a few shorts among which Historias Breves I: Rey muerto (1995), which garnered several awards in the international film festival...
38. Fernando Ayala
Producer | El jefe
He was one of the most important Argentinian filmmakers; he was the first of them who dared to talk about political issues in his films, back in the fifties, and during his whole career he criticized the military repression in Argentina, both in the films he directed, and the ones he produced, ...
42. Hugo Fregonese
Director | Apenas un delincuente
Hugo Fregonese was born on April 8, 1908 in Mendoza, Argentina as Hugo Geronimo Fregonese. He was a director and writer, known for Apenas un delincuente (1949), My Six Convicts (1952) and Savage Pampas (1966). He was married to Faith Domergue. He died on January 17, 1987 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.