Mr. Jaime Rosales

Film Director

Born on 30 November 1970, Jaime Rosales is a Graduate in Business Sciences. He studied cinema for three years at the International Cinema and Television School of San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV) in Havana, Cuba, and later went on to study at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS) of Sydney, Australia.

After making several successful short films, Jaime Rosales filmed his first feature-length motion picture, Las horas del día, which won the International Critics Prize at the Directors’ Fortnight of the Cannes Film Festival in 2003. In 2007 he presented his second feature-length film, La soledad, which was declared the Best Film and won him the award for the Best Director at the 22nd holding of the Goya Prizes. In this film he introduced a new form of narrative and a new visual approach, called polyvision, allowing the action of several characters to be seen at one time. His film Tiro en la cabeza was shown at the San Sebastián Film Festival in 2008, where it won the Frispeci Prize for the Best Film, granted by the critics.


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