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Álex de la Iglesia


A spanish cult director, author of Day of the Beast (El día de la bestia (1995)) and Acción mutante (1993) have their own very strong but small followings, and Dance With the Devil (Perdita Durango (1997)) will go down in history as probably the weirdest Javier Bardem film ever made (it was released in the US only a few years before ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Oxford Murders
(2008)
Witching and Bitching
(2013)
El día de la bestia
(1995)
The Last Circus
The Last Circus Director
(2010)

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 2018 Una vez en la vida (Short)
 2017 El bar
 2015 Mi gran noche
 2014 Messi (Documentary)
 2014 Words with Gods (segment "The Confession")
 2011 La chispa de la vida (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2008 The Oxford Murders (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2006 El código (Short) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2006 Hitler está vivo (Short) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2006 The Baby's Room (TV Movie) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2004 El Crimen Perfecto (The Perfect Crime) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2002 800 balas (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 2000 La comunidad (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 1999 Muertos de risa (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 1995 El día de la bestia (as Alex de la Iglesia)
 1994 Marbella antivicio (Video Game)
 1991 Mirindas asesinas (Short) (as Alex de la Iglesia)
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Other Works:

Dubbed John Ratzenberg ("The Underminer") for the Spanish-dubbed version of The Incredibles (2004) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Tallafé y Alex | Pichi | Alejandro de la Iglesia | Alex de la Iglesia
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Personal Quote:

I wouldn't want the kind of movies I do to become trendy. I've always hated trends and I would feel quite uncomfortable creating one.

Trivia:

Worked in a film about Sax Rohmer's character Fu Manchu with screenwriters Jorge Guerricaechevarría and David Newman but the project was canceled due budgetary problems. See more »

Trademark:

The climatic scenes of his films frequently take place in a very high place or landmark. See more »

Nickname:

Alex

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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