Pilar Miro

Director
Pilar Miro worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. In 1966, she was the first woman to direct dramas for Spanish TV. In 1979, she directed "El Crimen de Cuenca," which was censored in Spain for ... Read more »
Born: 04/20/1940 in Madrid, ES

Filmography

Director (9)

El Perro del Hortelano 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

Tu Nombre Envenena Mis Suenos 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

The Bird of Happiness 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

Prince of Shadows 1991 (Movie)

(Director)

Werther 1985 (Movie)

(Director)

Hablamos Esta Noche 1981 (Movie)

(Director)

Gary Cooper, Que Estas en los Cielos 1980 (Movie)

(Director)

The Crime of Cuenca 1978 (Movie)

(Director)

La Peticion 1975 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (7)

El Perro del Hortelano 1996 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Prince of Shadows 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Werther 1985 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hablamos Esta Noche 1981 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Gary Cooper, Que Estas en los Cielos 1980 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Crime of Cuenca 1978 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Peticion 1975 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (1)

Werther 1985 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Pilar Miro worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. In 1966, she was the first woman to direct dramas for Spanish TV. In 1979, she directed "El Crimen de Cuenca," which was censored in Spain for two years for depicting torture scene by Spanish government police. In 1975, she directed her first feature-length film. Miro began her entertainment career directing independent films, including early work on the drama "La Peticion" (1976) with Ana Belen, "The Crime of Cuenca" (1979) and "Gary Cooper, Que Estas en los Cielos" (1981). She continued to work in film in the eighties and the nineties, directing motion pictures like "Hablamos Esta Noche" (1982), the drama "Werther" (1986) with Eusebio Poncela and "Prince of Shadows" (1991) with Terence Stamp. She also appeared in the Mercedes Sampietro drama "The Bird of Happiness" (1993) and the comedic adaptation "El Perro del Hortelano" (1996) with Emma Suarez. Miro last directed "Tu Nombre Envenena Mis Suenos" (1996). Miro passed away in October 1997 at the age of 57.

Relationships

Gonzalo Romero

Son
survived her

Carlos Romero

Brother
survived her

EDUCATION

University of Madrid

Madrid
attended along with King Juan Carlos

University of Madrid

Madrid
attended along with King Juan Carlos

Milestones

1989

Resignation as director general of state over the controversy of her using $30,000 of government funds on her personal wardrobe; paid back money and was cleared of all charges by a court in 1992

1985

Became director general of state TV and radio

1985

Heart valves were replaced

1982

Served as director of cinema for the Culture Ministry

1982

Media advisor for Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez

1979

Directed "El Crimen de Cuenca," which was censored in Spain for two years for depicting torture scene by Spanish government police

1975

Underwent surgery to be outfitted with two heart valves

1975

Directed her first feature-length film

1966

Was the first woman to direct dramas for Spanish TV

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