About José Luis Garci

José Luis Garci

José Luis

January 20, 1944

Place of Birth    :   Madrid, España
Also Known As    :   José Luis García Muñoz
Homepage    :   http://www.nickel-odeon.com
Imdb Profile    :   IMDB Profile

José Luis Garci (born as José Luis García Muñoz; 20 January 1944) is a Spanish director, producer, critic, TV presenter, screenwriter and author. He earned worldwide acclaim and his country's first Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award for Begin the Beguine (1982). Four of his films, including also Sesión continua (1984), Asignatura aprobada (1987) and El abuelo (1998), have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, more than any other Spanish director. His films are characterized for his classical style and the underlying sentimentality of their plots.