Nel 1939, durante la guerra civile spagnola, si trasferì in Sud America con la sua famiglia. Qui iniziò la sua carriera di attrice di teatro, che proseguì in Spagna nelle compagnie di Mercedes Prendes, Mary Carrillo e Guillermo Marín. Il suo debutto cinematografico risale al 1949, quello televisivo al 1957, mentre sul palcoscenico si cimentò in classici del teatro moderno comeGli spettri di Ibsen e Woyzeck di Büchner, giungendo a formare una propria compagnia. Relegata a causa del suo fisico ossuto e del suo tono di voce rauco e profondo a ruoli di caratterista, interpretò spesso figure sinistre (streghe, ruffiane, serve), cimentatandosi anche nel genere horror. La sua fama internazionale si deve ai due film girati con Luis Buñuel, che le affidò il ruolo della mendicante in Viridiana e quello di Saturna, la vecchia nutrice inacidita, in Tristana. Oltre che con Buñuel, ha lavorato con numerosi autori, in Spagna e in Francia, ... Show more...
A group of fishermen embark on a new adventure to capture the best pieces on the high seas. They leave from the port of Ondárroa, Vizcaya, to depart towards the Atlantic bottom where they usually fish. After several days of fishing, problems begin to emerge.
Runtime: 102 min.
Directed by: Ferran Llagostera
Cesar and Isabel just got married for the Jewish rite, their religion. He is a director of a banking company. She works in a bookstore owned by her mother-in-law. The couple sees their happiness truncated when César discovers financial anomalies in the entity where he works. What were initially charges against some managers, becomes an accusation of embezzlement against César, who is in France to prevent ...
Runtime: 115 min.
Directed by: Juan Caño Arecha
Paul Marnac and his infirm wife Geneviève move to his childhood estate in the French countryside. The estate is also the site of the castle inhabited by Paul's ancestor Alaric de Marnac, who was known for brutally slaughtering anyone whom he suspected of infidelity. There is a legend that Alaric rises from the grave to continue his deeds. The estate is currently inhabited by Paul's aunt Maville and cousin ...
Runtime: 94 min.
Directed by: Paul Naschy
As: The virgins' mother
A man discovers an island covered in treasure. But when he attempts to fully explore island and collect the treasure, he ends up discovering some mysterious nymphs who seduce him.
Directed by: Jesús Franco
Furtivos (Poachers) is a 1975 Spanish film directed by José Luis Borau. It stars Lola Gaos, Ovidi Montllor and Alicia Sánchez. The script was written by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón and José Luis Borau. The film is a stark drama that portraits an oedipal relationship and its dire consequences. A great critical and commercial success, it won best picture at the San Sebastián International Film Festival ...
Runtime: 82 min.
Directed by: José Luis Borau
Paco, a frustrated office worker, goes to the office of a psychologist, to whom he tells his most delirious sexual fantasies in the hope that he will apply a curative therapy. Unfortunately, the doctor will end up confessing that he can not help, because he lives with a doll that has become his companion sentimental.
Runtime: 94 min.
Directed by: Julio Diamante
A woman living in a small town discovers after fifty years that she is actually a man. Will she change her sex and suffer the reaction of a narrow-minded society?
Runtime: 80 min.
Directed by: Jaime de Armiñán
As: Adele Rudigiani
Following the mysterious decapitation of an insurance investigator, Police Inspector Peretti is put onto the case, but all the clues lead to an unsolved case of kidnapping and murder.
Runtime: 96 min.
Directed by: Tonino Valerii
Adaptation of the text of Azorin theater play. In 1808, Napoleon's troops invaded a village in the Sierra de Madrid. Love triangle between a girl, guerrilla leader and French officer who falls in love with the girl.
Runtime: 89 min.
Directed by: Rafael Gil
Tristana is a young Spanish woman left to the care of Don Lope, a protective but impoverished aristocrat. Don sells his possessions to avoid manual labor and champions the causes of the dispossessed and downtrodden of society. He takes advantage of the vulnerable Tristana, who leaves him when she falls in love with Horacio. Unable to commit to him, she returns to Don Lope when she falls ill. He ...
Runtime: 99 min.
Directed by: Luis Buñuel
The musical group "Los Bravos" is enjoying a short vholidays. It's in a mountain hut, near a girls' school, eager to see and hear.
Runtime: 81 min.
Directed by: Javier Aguirre
As: Calliope, the housekeeper
When a group of isolated people in the Greek mountains set off a cave explosion, they are menaced by an invisible shrieking dinosaur that had been buried for eons
Runtime: 91 min.
Directed by: José Antonio Nieves Conde
As: Mujer visitante de la obra nº 3
An undertaker gets married to an old executioner's daughter and, although he doesn't like it, must continue the profession of his father-in-law after his retirement.
Runtime: 87 min.
Directed by: Luis García Berlanga
Adaptation of the eponymous play of Jardiel Poncela. A husband dominated by his overbearing wife dies victim of a heart attack the day she forces him to shave his beloved beard to go to a costume ball dressed as a bullfighter. Its spectrum then begins to walk around the house and the most unexpected cause tangles. When she finally decides to settle definitely get materialize and get his wife, who has ...
Runtime: 94 min.
Directed by: Luis Lucia