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Juan Antonio Bardem Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in Madrid, Spain
Died in Madrid, Spain  (complications from liver illness)
Birth NameJuan Antonio Bardem Muñoz

Mini Bio (1)

Juan Antonio Bardem was born on June 2, 1922 in Madrid, Spain as Juan Antonio Bardem Muñoz. He was a writer and director, known for Main Street (1956), La venganza (1958) and Death of a Cyclist (1955). He was married to María Aguado Barbado. He died on October 30, 2002 in Madrid.

Spouse (1)

María Aguado Barbado (? - 30 October 2002) ( his death) ( 4 children)

Trivia (9)

Older brother of Pilar Bardem.
Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1955
Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1993
Father of Miguel Bardem Agudo.
Agricultural Engineer.
First worked for the film department of the Ministry of Agriculture.
An outspoken critic of the Franco regime, his political views prevented him from gaining a diploma from the Spanish cinema institute in 1947. Thereafter, he worked as a critic and finally broke into films as writer/director of the much acclaimed Death of a Cyclist (1955), which won the 1956 Cannes International Critics Award.

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