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Eloy de la Iglesia (1944–2006)

Spanish movies director. He studied cinema in Paris at the IDHEC. He began working in cinema in 1966, though he became famous in the years of the spanish transition to the democracy with provoking films. Drugs, delinquence, terrorism and generational problems are the common subjects in his films. See full bio »

Died:

(age 62) in Madrid, Spain

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Known For

(2003)
El diputado Writer
(1978)
The Priest Director
(1978)
Colegas Writer
(1982)

Filmography

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 2001 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Calígula (2001) ... (teleplay)
 1987 La estanquera de Vallecas (screenplay)
 1985 Otra vuelta de tuerca (adaptation)
 1984 El pico 2
 1983 El pico
 1982 Colegas
 1981 La mujer del ministro (story and screenplay)
 1980 Navajeros (screenplay)
 1978 El diputado (screenplay) / (story)
 1977 Hidden Pleasures (screenplay)
 1973 To Love, Perhaps to Die (story and screenplay)
 1972 The Cannibal Man (screenplay) / (story)
 1971 Glass Ceiling
 1969 Algo amargo en la boca (screenplay - as Eloy G. de la Iglesia) / (story - as Eloy G. de la Iglesia)
 1966 Fantasía... 3 (screenplay - as Eloy G. de la Iglesia)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Eloy G. de la Iglesia | Eloy Germán de la Iglesia
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Personal Quote:

Mi adiccion a la droga es poca cosa comparada con mi adiccion al cine. (My adiction to drugs is not much compared to my adiction to the cinema).

Trivia:

After directing 21 films in 20 years (1966/1986) he stopped due to drug adiction, a problem that he seems to have overcome (May 1996).

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Capricorn

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