Carlos Atanes

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Carlos Atanes
Born (1971-11-08) November 8, 1971 (age 43)
Barcelona,
Spain
Occupation Film director, producer, screenwriter, playwright
Years active 1987–present
Website carlosatanes.com

Carlos Atanes (born November 8, 1971 in Barcelona, Spain) is a Spanish film director, writer and playwright.[1][2] His first finished feature-length movie is FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions, which he released in 2004. The movie won the Best Feature Film Award at the Athens Panorama of Independent Filmmakers in 2005 and was also nominated for the Méliès d'Argent at Fantasporto that same year.

Amateur films as director (1987-1989)[edit]

  • San Tropez
  • La Casa Acoquinante
  • El Hombre de las Gafas Oscuras
  • Viaje Alucinante a Través de la Mierda

Filmography as director[edit]

  • La ira (1989)
  • Le Descente à l’enfer d’un poète (1990)
  • Romanzio in el sècolo ventuno (1991)
  • Els Peixos argentats a la peixera (1991)
  • Morir de calor (1991)
  • The Marvellous World of the Cucu Bird (1991)
  • Els Peixos Argentats a la Peixera (1991, co-directed with Hermann Bonnin)
  • El Parc (1992, co-directed with Hermann Bonnin)
  • The Mental Tenor (1993)
  • The Metamorphosis of Franz Kafka (1993)
  • Morfing (1996)
  • Borneo (1997)
  • The Seven Hills of Rome (1998)
  • Metaminds & Metabodies (1999)
  • Welcome to Spain (1999)
  • Cyberspace Under Control (1999)
  • Perdurabo (2003)
  • FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions (2004)[3]
  • Proxima (2007)[4]
  • Made in Proxima (2007)
  • Codex Atanicus (2008)
  • Scream Queen (2008)
  • Maximum Shame (2010)[5]
  • Gallino, the Chicken System (2013)[6]

Released plays[edit]

  • 2015 – Un genio olvidado (Un rato en la vida de Charles Howard Hinton) (Madrid)
  • 2015 – Santos varones (Madrid)
  • 2015 – Porno emocional (Madrid)
  • 2014 – La quinta estación del puto Vivaldi (Madrid)
  • 2014 – El grifo de 5.000.000 euros (Madrid)
  • 2014 – El vello público (Madrid)
  • 2014 – Los ciclos atánicos (Madrid)
  • 2013 – El triunfo de la mediocridad (Madrid)
  • 2013 – Necrofilia fina (Madrid)
  • 2013 – Secretitos (Madrid)
  • 2013 – Romance bizarro (Madrid)
  • 2012 – La lluvia (Madrid)
  • 2012 – La depredadora (Madrid)
  • 2011 – El hombre de la pistola de nata (Madrid)
  • 2011 – La cobra en la cesta de mimbre (Madrid)

Music Video[edit]

  • 2013 – Meat Market - Esa Linna

Bibliography[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "The Complete Exile: The Films of Carlos Atanes". Bright Lights Film Journal. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ "The 2012 Weirdcademy Awards". 366 Weird Movies. Retrieved August 14, 2013. 
  3. ^ "FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions". Film Threat. Retrieved August 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Proxima: The Last Sci-Fi". Film Threat. Retrieved August 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Maximum Shame". Film Threat. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Gallino, the Chicken System". Film Threat. Retrieved September 8, 2013. 

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