|Occupation Film Director|
Name Jaime Rosales
|Years active 1998 - present|
Role Film director
|Born 1970 (age 44–45)Barcelona, Spain|
Awards Goya Award for Best Film, Goya Award for Best Director
Nominations Goya Award for Best New Director
Movies Beautiful Youth, Solitary Fragments, Dream and Silence, Bullet in the Head, The Hours of the Day
Similar People Ingrid Garcia Jonsson, Enric Rufas, Jose Luis Torrijo, Alex Brendemuhl, Jose Maria Morales
Jaime Rosales (Barcelona, 1970) is a Spanish film director, screenwriter and film producer.
He spent three years in Cuba studying cinema at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television in San Antonio de los Banos (EICTV) in La Habana, and later at Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) in Sydney, (Australia).
He did several successful short films before his long film debut with Las horas del dia that received the FIPRESCI Award at Cannes film festival. In 2007 filmed his second film, La soledad.
His cinema is influenced by Robert Bresson or Yasujiro Ozu, he shows fragments of lives with ascetic forms and still shots. He won the Goya Award for Best Director for La soledad, film that received the Goya for Best Film too.
His 2012 film Dream and Silence has been selected to be screened in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, and also appeared at the 56th London Film Festival. His upcoming film Beautiful Youth has been selected to compete in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
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