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Carlos Fuentes (I) (1928–2012)

Carlos Fuentes was born on November 11, 1928 in Panama City, Panama. He was a writer and director, known for Las cautivas (1973), Pedro Páramo (1967) and Queen Doll (1972). He was married to Silvia Lemus and Rita Macedo. He died on May 15, 2012 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. See full bio »
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Las cautivas Writer
Pedro Páramo Writer
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 2016 Aura (Short) (story by)
 2001 Las dos Elenas (TV Movie) (story)
 1996 Mexico (Documentary short)
 1994 La raya del olvido (TV Movie)
 1994 The Buried Mirror (TV Mini-Series) (book "El espejo enterrado" - 5 episodes)
- Unfinished Business (1994) ... (book "El espejo enterrado")
- The Price of Freedom (1994) ... (book "El espejo enterrado")
- Conflict of the Gods (1994) ... (book "El espejo enterrado")
- The Age of Gold (1994) ... (book "El espejo enterrado")
- The Virgin and the Bull (1994) ... (book "El espejo enterrado")
 1991 Inspiration (Short) (original story - story "Fortuna lo que ha querido")
 1989 Old Gringo (novel "Gringo Viejo")
 1988 Vieja moralidad (story)
 1985 Memorandum: Original y copia (Short) (story)
 1985 Tiempo de morir (dialogue)
 1984 Tiempo de morir (TV Series) (story)
 1973 Aquellos años (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1973 Las cautivas (story)
 1972 Queen Doll (story)
 1968 Mexico-Mexico (Documentary) (writer)
 1967 The Outsiders (uncredited)
 1967 Pedro Páramo (screenplay)
 1966 The Witch (based on the novel "Aura" by)
 1966 Time to Die (adaptation - dialogue)
 1965 Leonora Carrington o el sortilegio ironico (Documentary short)
 1965 Las dos Elenas (Short) (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1965 Un alma pura (adaptation) / (screenplay) / (story from "Cantar de ciegos")
 1964 The Golden Cockerel (screenplay)
 1953 Cine verdad (TV Series) (writer)
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Other Works:

Review (an extremely favorable one) of Edith Grossman's 2003 translation of Cervantes' "Don Quixote". See more »

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4 Biographical Movies | 1 Article | See more »

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Member of 'Official Competition' jury at the 28th Venice International Film Festival in 1967. See more »

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