Rodrigo García (director)

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is García and the second or maternal family name is Barcha.
Rodrigo García Barcha
Rodrigo García Barcha.jpg
Born (1959-08-24) 24 August 1959 (age 55)
Bogotá, DC, Colombia
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, television director
Years active 2000–present

Rodrigo García Barcha (born 24 August 1959) is a Colombian television and film director and screenwriter.[1]

Life and career[edit]

García was born in Bogotá, Colombia, the son of Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez and Mercedes Barcha Pardo. Because of his father, he grew up in the presence of Carlos Fuentes, Julio Cortázar, Pablo Neruda and Luis Buñuel.[2]

García has directed a variety of independent films, such as the award-winning Nine Lives and Albert Nobbs, and episodes of several HBO series, Six Feet Under, Carnivàle, and Big Love. He produced and developed the HBO series In Treatment. As of 1987, García lives in the United States.

He has also worked as a camera operator and a cinematographer for several films such as Gia, The Birdcage and Great Expectations.

His film Nine Lives was nominated for the William Shatner Golden Groundhog Award for Best Underground Movie,[3] the other nominated films were Green Street Hooligans, MirrorMask, Up for Grabs and Opie Gets Laid.[4]



  1. ^ "Variety". Variety. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s son on the art of storytelling". Inquirer. 15 October 2011.
  3. ^ von Busack, Richard (8 March 2006). "Sunnyvale". Metroactive. Retrieved 10 September 2009. 
  4. ^ Tyler, Joshua (10 January 2006). "Shatner Gets His Own Award". Cinema Blend. Retrieved 10 September 2009. 
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