World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 18 – 27 Augustus 2016

Isaki Lacuesta

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Biography

Isaki Lacuesta(1975, Girona, Spain), often described as one of the most promising young Spanish filmmakers, has released the films Cravan vs cravan (2002), La leyenda del tiempo (2006), Los condenodos (2009) and La noche que no acaba (2010), as well as numerous short films, art installations and exhibitions. Several of these films proved to be award winning at numerous international film festivals, like San Sebastian and Rotterdam. Out of his work with Miquel Barcel on the feature film Los pasos dobles, the documentary El cuaderno de barro (2011) was born.

Awards& festivals
Special Jury Award (Guadalajara International Film Festival, Mexico, 2012)
Golden Sea Shell Best Film (San Sebastian International Film Festival, Spain, 2011)
San Francisco International Film Festival, USA, 2012
International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2012
International FIlm Festival Prague, Czech Republic, 2012
Buenos Aires International Film Festival of Independent Cinema, Argentina, 2012
Chicago International Film Festival, USA, 2011
Pusan International Film Festival, Korea, 2011

Filmography
Features
2011 El cuaderno de barro (The Clay Diaries)
2011 Los pasos dobles (The Double Steps)
2010 La noche que no acaba (All Night Long)
2009 Los condenados (The Condemned)
2006 La leyenda del tiempo (The Legend of Time)
2002 Cravan vs.Cravan

Shorts
2004 Teora de los cossos
2000 Caras vs. Caras