Jose Luis Alcaine

Director of photography
Prolific Spanish cinematographer who has worked with directors Vicente Aranda ("El Lute" 1987) and Manuel Gutierrez Aragon ("Malaventura" 1988); best known in the US for the crisp color of Pedro Almodovar's "Women on ... Read more »
Born: 12/25/1938 in Algeria

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (92)

El Caballero Don Quijote 2014 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

I'm So Excited 2013 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Passion 2011 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Skin I Live In 2011 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

My Life in Ruins 2009 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Rivales 2008 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Lolita's Club 2007 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Teresa: El Cuerpo De Cristo 2007 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Thirteen Roses 2007 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Volver 2006 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

We all Love Gloria Cole 2006 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Life in Color 2005 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Tirante El Blanco 2005 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bad Education 2004 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La vida perra de Juanita Narboni 2004 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Roma 2004 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Al Sur de Granada 2003 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Dancer Upstairs 2003 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Whore and the Whale 2003 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Girl From Rio 2001 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sound of the Sea 2001 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Lost Lover 2000 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Blast From the Past 1999 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Celos 1999 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Don Juan 1998 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Il Mio West 1998 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Se Quien Eres 1998 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

In Praise of Older Women 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Mas Alla del Jardin 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Tit and the Moon 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Pistola de mi Hermano 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Libertarias 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Two Much 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Trenvia a la Malvarrosa 1995 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Belle Epoque 1994 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Golden Balls 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Intruder 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Jamón, jamón 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Amantes 1992 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sevillanas 1992 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Bird of Happiness 1992 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ay, Carmela! 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

El Sur 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hay Que Zurrar a los Pobres 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Semana Santa 1991 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Solo o en Compania de Otros 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Dancing Machine 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Mad Monkey 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

El Lute II 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

El Mar y el Tiempo 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Half of Heaven 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Malaventura 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The South 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Casanova 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Barbablu Barbablu 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

El Caballero del Dragon 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

El Lute I 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Jarrapellejos 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hay Que Deshacer la Casa 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Mambru Se Fue a la Guerra 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Rustler's Rhapsody 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Via je a Ninguna Parte 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Demons in the Garden 1984 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Corte de Faraon 1984 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Reina del Mate 1984 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Los Paraises Perdidos 1984 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Akelarre 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

El Caso Almeria 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Tasio 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Asesinato en el Comite Central 1981 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Muchacha de las Bragas de Oro 1979 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Campanada 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Triple mort du troisieme personnage 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Marian 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Quien Puede Matar a un Nino? 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Cosi' come sei 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Oro Rojo 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Soldados 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Vamonos, Barbara 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Dios Bendiga Cada rincon de Esta Casa 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

El Puente 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Pepita Jimenez 1975 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Retrato de Familia 1975 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Pais S.A. 1974 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ya Soy Mujer 1974 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Yo la Vi Primero 1973 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Corazon Solitario 1972 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Vera 1972 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

El Nino Es Nuestro 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Rivals (TV Show)

Cinematographer

Biography

Prolific Spanish cinematographer who has worked with directors Vicente Aranda ("El Lute" 1987) and Manuel Gutierrez Aragon ("Malaventura" 1988); best known in the US for the crisp color of Pedro Almodovar's "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" (1988).

EDUCATION

Escuela Oficial de Cinematografia

Madrid 1966
studied with Victor Erice, Manuel Gutierrez Aragon and Josefina Molina

Milestones

1985

First US film as director of photography, "Rustler's Rhapsody"

1963

Shot his first film, "The Bone" for director Antonio Gimenez Rico

After graduation joined Studio Moro in Madrid as a director of commercials

As an teenager, built a color film laboratory in Tangier

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