Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Happy 75th Birthday Mario Camus

Mario Camus Garcia was born on April 20, 1935 in Santander, Spain. He studied law and then cinema at Escuela Oficial de Cinematografía in 1956 graduating in 1962. He belongs to the Golden Age of Spanish directors including Carlos Saura, José Borau and Manuel Summers. He is recognized for his talent of bringing literary works to the screen. He's most famous for two of his films “La Colmena” (The Beehive) (1982) and “Los Santos Inocentes” (The Holy Innocents) (1983). Carlos has also lead a busy life in television. Mario Camus has been involved in three Euro-westerns: “Lament for a Bandit” (1963) as a screenwriter. “Trinity Sees Red” (1970) and “The Return of the Coyote” (1997) as both director and screenwriter. Today we celebrate Mario Camus' 75th birthday.

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