Vanilla Sky
Rachel Weisz
(Movies & TV)
Tom Cruise
(Movies & TV)
Cameron Crowe
(Movies & TV)
Paula Wagner
Ana Torrent
(Movies & TV)

See also

Alejandro Amenábar

Knowledge Identifier: +Alejandro_Amenabar


Alejandro Amenabar

Chilean-Spanish writer, composer and director add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1972.

Countries: United States (42%), Spain (33%), United Kingdom (17%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Vanilla Sky, Rachel Weisz, Open Your Eyes (1997 film)

Linked to: Complutense University, Category:Complutense University of Madrid alumni




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Alejandro Amenabar was born in 1972 add something


In August 1973, Alejandro was only one year old when his family moved to Spain add something


Between 1991 and 1994, Amenábar made four short films which in a very significant way influence his first full-length films, La Cabeza , Himenóptero and Luna add something


Ana Torrent - In 1996 she received numerous *awards and nominations, including a Goya *award nomination for her lead actress role in Alejandro Amenábar's film "Tesis"


In 1997 Alejandro made Abre Los Ojos, a science fiction movie that had notable success at international festivals such as Berlin and Tokyo add something


Vanilla Sky - After the American debut of Alejandro Amenábar's 1997 Spanish film "Abre los ojos " at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, Tom Cruise and his producing partner Paula Wagner optioned the remake rights


Vanilla Sky - It is an English-language remake of Alejandro Amenábar's 1997 Spanish film "Open Your Eyes", which was written by Amenábar and Mateo Gil, with Penélope Cruz reprising her role from the original movie


Cameron Crowe - " Vanilla Sky is a remake of the 1997 Spanish movie "Abre Los Ojos" by Alejandro Amenabar


The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2001, won 8 Goyas, including the Best Picture and Best Director, and was nominated for best European Film Movie add something


In 2004 Amenábar released The Sea Inside, a real life-story about a quadriplegic Ramón Sampedro , which addressed issues such as euthanasia, abortion, or the right to a dignified life add something


The movie won 14 Goyas, including best movie and best director, and an Academy award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2004 add something


In 2008 Amenábar released his next film, called "Mists of Time"; however he later changed the name to Agora add something


Max Minghella - In March 2008, it was announced that Minghella would star opposite Rachel Weisz in Alejandro Amenábar's second English-language film entitled "Agora"


Agora premiered on October 9, 2009, and with a budget of 50 million euros, it is the most expensive Spanish film in history add something


Rachel Weisz - In 2009 she played the lead role of Hypatia of Alexandria in the historical drama film "Agora", a Spanish production directed by Alejandro Amenábar


Shooting was reported to begin in Spring 2014 add something


On 18 July 2015, he married David Blanco add something


The film had its world premiere at the San Sebastián International Film Festival in September 2015 add something