Juan Piquer Simón

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Juan Piquer Simón (16 February 1935, Valencia, Spain - January 8, 2011, Valencia) was a Spanish film director most well known for directing two cult classic horror exploitation films, Pieces (1982) and Slugs: The Movie (1988).

Pieces is one among the many cult classic horror films that have recently been restored and digitally remastered by Bob Murawski of Box Office Spectaculars and Grindhouse Releasing.[1] Juan Piquer Simón owned his own independent studio in Madrid, Spain, and designed many of his own special effects sequences for his films. He also was the co-director of the Mediterranean Film Festival in Valencia, Spain.

Juan Piquer Simón's movie The Pod People got featured on an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Filmography[edit]

As film director:

References[edit]

  1. ^ elpais retrieved 12th Jan 2011 (Spanish)

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