Vicente Peñarrocha

by 2 September 21, 2015

Vicente Peñarrocha was born in Spain and studied at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Psychology at Santa Monica College in California. He served as a screenwriter in the film Nomads, directed by Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego which obtained in 2001 the Special Jury Prize at the Festival de Málaga Spanish Film and the Best Foreign Film at the Film Festival NY. After writing several scripts, he made his directorial debut with Fuera del Cuerpo (2004), which got him critical acclaim, he also received recognition as Best Screenplay and Best Director at the Malaga Film Festival. The movie also was nominated for Best New Director for the Academy Awards (BAFTA). After that, he enrolled in more international projects such as Arritmia (2007), shot in English, and starring Sir Derek Jacobi, Rupert Evans and Natalia Verbeke. He was the Director of the film María Montez (2014). He is also known for writing and directing television series, such as Hay Alguien Ahí (2009-2010), Angel o Demonio (2011) and La Fuga (2012).


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