Francisco RoviraBeleta

Francisco RoviraBeleta, born in Barcelona (Spain) on September 25, 1912 and died on 23 June 1999, was a film director, producer and screenwriter Spanish.

Although he had graduated in law in 1942 by the University of Barcelona, from 1948 onwards he decided devote fully to the world of cinema.

His success took place in 1962 with the film Los Tarantos, set in Barcelona and by the best interpreters of the moment of flamenco as Antonio Gades, Carmen Amaya, Sara lezama, or Peret. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best non-English speaking film. He repeated the same nomination with the film El amor brujo in 1967.

Filmography

As director

* 1948: Twelve hours of life.

* 1949: 39 love letters.

* 1952: Blood Moon.

* 1953: There is a road to the right.

* 1954: Eleven pairs of boots.

* 1956: The express of Andalusia.

* 1958: Stories of the fair.

* 1958: Provisional family.

* 1960: High varieties.

* 1962: Robbers.

* 1962: The Tarantos (nominated for an Academy Award for best non-English speaking film).

* 1966: The Lady of the dawn.

* 1967: El amor brujo (nominated for the Academy Award for best non-English speaking film).

* 1970: The long agony of fish out of water.

* 1972: I found no roses for my mother.

* 1976: The Black Sword.

* 1986: Crónica sentimental in red.

As a producer

* 1962: The Tarantos.

* 1966: The Lady of the dawn.

* 1967: El amor brujo.

As a writer

* 1952: Blood Moon.

* 1953: There is a road to the right.

* 1958 – Temporary family.

* 1962: Robbers.

* 1962: The Tarantos.

* 1966: The Lady of the dawn.

* 1970 – The long agony of fish out of water. co-writer alongside Joaquim jordà.

Awards

* 1962: Nominated for an Academy Award for best non-English speaking film with Los Tarantos.

* 1967: Academy Award for best film of non-English speaking with El amor brujo.

* 1996: Gold Medal for the fine arts of the Ministry of culture.

* 1996 – Gold Medal of the Academy of Arts and the film of Spain.

* 1999: Premio Carlo last film.

* The Generalitat posthumously Award cross of St. George.