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Eloy de la Iglesia


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Spanish film director who explored  hidden sexuality in such films as "Los Placeres Ocultos" (1977), "The Priest" (1978), and "The Deputy" (1979).   He also had a real eye for young masculine beauty in such movies as "Navajeros"(1980) and "Colegas" (1982)  He directed everything from melodramas to horror films.

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Spanish film director who explored  hidden sexuality in such films as "Los Placeres Ocultos" (1977), "The Priest" (1978), and "The Deputy" (1979).   He also had a real eye for young masculine beauty in such movies as "Navajeros"(1980) and "Colegas" (1982)  He directed everything from melodramas to horror films.

You know, I could count the films of his that I have managed to see - on one hand.

 

They were poorly distributed in the United States.

 

But I did love "The Deputy" and "Hidden Pleasures".

 

Maybe I can track his films down on ebay or amazon.

 

Used DVD's, I would imagine.

 

One film that has always eluded me - "Colegas" or "Friends", right? -

 

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You know, I could count the films of his that I have managed to see - on one hand.

 

They were poorly distributed in the United States.

 

But I did love "The Deputy" and "Hidden Pleasures".

 

Maybe I can track his films down on ebay or amazon.

 

Used DVD's, I would imagine.

 

One film that has always eluded me - "Colegas" or "Friends", right? -

 

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"Colegas" is worth a look for more than one obvious reason ;)

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Eloy De La Iglesia broke through in cinema toward the end of the Franco regime.

 

It really is amazing that an openly gay filmmaker could have achieved such prominence in his own country.

 

Do we have a similar example?

 

Maybe Gus Van Sant?

 

Of course, there was John Schlesinger, but he was never openly gay.

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