In tough times, Spaniards turn to family, which is just what thesp-turned-helmer Paco Leon has done with his distinctive, enjoyable debut, "Carmina or Blow Up."
Spanish pics selected for Cannes or being moved on the Riviera
Powerful Spanish film-TV businessman Enrique Cerezo has taken a minority co-production stake in Italian horror maestro Dario Argento's stereoscopic 3D adaptation of Bram Stoker's "Dracula."
Vicente Aranda continues to mine his themes of passion and politics, but with diminished results.
Spanish pubcaster Radio Television Espanola (RTVE) will match 2007's e34 million ($53 million) film investment this year -- but will back fewer fiction pics.
Selección de proyectos y películas en producción. El agente de ventas, si figura, aparece en negrita.
Pilar Lopez de Ayala might be Spain's most reluctant star. Since entering the Spanish filmgoing public's consciousness in 2000 with "Hand in Glove," she has appeared in only six films -- an act of…
A 15th-century Valencian literary classic is given an English-language makeover by Spanish vet Vicente Aranda in "Tirant lo Blanc: The Maidens' Conspiracy." Series of epic medieval adventures become…
DeAPlaneta topper Alvaro Zapata has exited the Spanish independent distributor-producer after it announced plans to downscale its aggressive buys and production plans. The departure of Zapata…
Sales house Kevin Williams Associates has taken international sales rights to "Hay motivo" (There's Good Cause), a composite agitprop pic made by 33 helmers that criticized contempo Spain under Jose…
Marie BonnevieOnly 30, it seems that Swede Maria Bonnevie has been around Scandi cinema for decades. Fluent in Norwegian and Swedish, she effortlessly moves among the Nordic countries, constantly…