Antonio Mercero

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Antonio Mercero
Antonio Mercero (2007).jpg
Born (1936-03-07) 7 March 1936 (age 81)
Lasarte-Oria, Spain
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active 1962-present

Antonio Mercero (born 7 March 1936) is a Spanish director of the series Verano azul and later Farmacia de guardia. He is best known as the director of a 1972 surrealist short horror film titled La cabina, that won an Emmy Award. His 1998 film A Time for Defiance was entered into the 21st Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Special Silver St. George.[1] In 2010 he was awarded a Honorary Goya Award (Goya de Honor).[2][3]

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  1. ^ "21st Moscow International Film Festival (1999)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-03-22. Retrieved 2013-03-23. 
  2. ^ Staff (2 December 2009). "Antonio Mercero recibirá en febrero el Goya de Honor de la Academia". ELPAÍ (in Spanish). Madrid: Edicíones El País. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Antonio Mercero: Las películas de Antonio Mercero". Yahoo! Cine España (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 August 2010. 

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