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Luis García Berlanga (1921–2010)


Berlanga commenced his studies in Valencia in1928, although in 1929 his family sent him and his brother Fernando (due to a lung disease) to the Beau-soleil hospital school in Switzerland. In 1930, he returned to the San José School in Valencia where he stayed until 1931, the year in which the Jesuits were expelled from Spain. In 1936, while he was ... See full bio »

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Placido Writer
(1961)
(1953)
(1963)

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 2012 El aprovechamiento industrial de los cadáveres (Short) (original idea)
 2002 El sueño de la maestra (Short) (written by - as Luis G. Berlanga)
 1999 Paris-Timbuktu (writer)
 1997 Blasco Ibáñez (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.1 (1997)
- Episode #1.2 (1997)
  Villarriba y Villabajo (TV Series) (24 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (idea - 1 episode, 1994)
- Villarriba - Tombuctú (1995) ... (as Luis García-Berlanga)
- Los padres de Paulina (1995) ... (as Luis García-Berlanga)
- Doble o nada (1995) ... (as Luis García-Berlanga)
- Paulina (1995) ... (as Luis García-Berlanga)
- La carrera (1995) ... (as Luis García-Berlanga)
 1993 Todos a la cárcel (story)
 1987 Moors and Christians (screenplay) / (story)
 1985 The Heifer (screenplay) / (story)
 1982 National III (screenplay) / (story)
 1981 National Heritage (as Luis Gª Berlanga)
 1978 La escopeta nacional (screenplay) / (story)
 1974 Alla mia cara mamma nel giorno del suo compleanno (play - as Luis Berlanga)
 1974 Lifesize (adaptation - as Luis Berlanga) / (screenplay - as Luis Berlanga)
 1970 Long Live the Bride and Groom (screenplay - as Luis G. Berlanga) / (story - as Luis G. Berlanga)
 1967 Las pirañas (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 Les fables de La Fontaine (TV Series) (co-writer - 1 episode)
- La Mort et le Bûcheron (1966) ... (co-writer)
 1964 Strange Voyage (idea)
 1963 The Executioner (screenplay - as Luis Gª Berlanga) / (story - as Luis Gª Berlanga)
 1961 Placido (screenplay - as Luis G. Berlanga) / (story - as Luis G. Berlanga)
 1959 Se vende un tranvía (Short) (written by - as Luis G. Berlanga)
 1958 Familia provisional (screenplay) / (story)
 1957 Miracles of Thursday (screenplay) / (story)
 1956 The Rocket from Calabuch (screenplay - as Luis G. Berlanga)
 1954 Beauty and the Bullfighter (adaptation - unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1954 Boyfriend in Sight (screenplay - as Luis G. Berlanga)
 1953 That Happy Couple (written by - as L.G. Berlanga)
 1953 Welcome Mr. Marshall! (screenplay - as L.G. Berlanga) / (story - as L.G. Berlanga)
 1949 El circo (Short)
 1948 Paseo por una guerra antigua (Documentary short) (writer)
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3 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

L.G. Berlanga | Luis G. Berlanga | Luis Garcia Berlanga | Luis Gª. Berlanga | Luis Gª Berlanga | Luis Berlanga | Berlanga | Luis García-Berlanga

Spouse:

María Jesús Manrique de Aragón  (his death)  (4 children)

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Trivia:

*1980: Premio Nacional de Cinematografía (National Cinematography Award) *1981: Medalla de Oro de las Artes (Gold Medal of Arts) *1986: Premio Príncipe de Asturias de las Artes (Príncipe de Asturias of Arts Award) *1987: Honorific Goya Award *1999: SGAE's Gold Medal *22 May 2002: Premio Especial Homenaje de la ADIRCAE (ADIRCAE's Special Honourable Award) *4 October 2002: Nominated Doctor Honoris ... See more »

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One character says the word "Austrohúngaro". See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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