Currently Browsing: Isabel Coixet
Five years ago today, The Bookshop (or La Librería) was released in theaters. A visually stunning and perfectly-acted historical drama, this film was written and directed by Isabel Coixet, who we will be celebrating today.
Isabel Coixet is a Spanish filmmaker whose work has reached great success both in Spain and in the USA.… read more.
Today marks the twelfth anniversary of the release of Lone Scherfig’s popular film One Day.
Though perhaps most well-known for her British dramas, Lone Scherfig is Danish; she was born on May 2, 1959 in Copenhagen. Originally working in advertising, Lone actually won the Lion d’Argent prize at the Cannes International Advertising Film Festival.… read more.
Isabel Coixet Castillo is a prolific film director of contemporary Spain, with The New York Times describing her work as “unclassifiable.”
She has directed seven feature-length films since the beginning of her film career in 1988, in addition to documentary films, shorts and commercials. After a BA degree in History at Barcelona University, Major in 18th and 19th centuries, she worked in advertising and spot writing.… read more.