Elías Querejeta

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Elías Querejeta
Born (1934-10-27)27 October 1934
Hermani, Spain
Died 9 June 2013(2013-06-09) (aged 78)
Madrid, Spain

Elías Querejeta (Spanish pronunciation: [eˈli.as keɾeˈxeta]); (27 October 1934 - 9 June 2013) was a Spanish screenwriter and film producer.[1] He is the father of Gracia Querejeta.[1]


Querejeta was born in Hernani, Spain, and played soccer for Real Sociedad.[1]

He produced some of the best-known Spanish films of the 1960s and 1970s and most notably worked with Carlos Saura (13 films), Víctor Erice (2 films), Montxo Armendáriz (4 times) and Fernando León de Aranoa (3 films).[1] He died in Madrid, aged 78.


  1. ^ a b c d Belinchón, Gregorio (9 June 2013). "Fallece Elías Querejeta, el gran productor del cine español" (in Spanish). El País. Retrieved 9 June 2013. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Whittaker, Tom. The Films of Elías Querejeta: A Producer of Landscapes. University of Wales Press. p. 2011. ISBN 9780708324387. 

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