Gracia Querejeta (Madrid, August 13, 1962) has a degree in Geography and History from the Complutense University of Madrid. In 1987 she co-wrote and directed her first film, “Tres en la marca” winner of the Teatro Arriaga short film award at the Bilbao Festival. In 1990 she co-wrote and directed “El viaje del agua”, winner of a Spanish Goya award for the best documentary of that same year. And in 1992 she directed her first feature film, “Una estación de paso” which received numerous awards. After writing and directing the documentary “El trabajo de rodar” (1993) she returned to fiction with “El último viaje de Robert Rylands” (1995) shot entirely in Oxford (UK). In 1997 she directed the first chapter (Di Stefano) in the series “El partido del siglo” released by Canal +. Her third feature film, “Cuando vuelvas a mi lado” (1999) received a special jury mention at the San Sebastian Festival for the quality of its acting direction. She received eight nominations for the Goya Awards: best film, bnest director, editing, photography and music. She co-wrote and filmed “Héctor” (2004) which received the Biznaga de Oro for the best film at the Festival de Málaga and 4 nomitations for Goya Awards among other prizes. Throughout 2006 she received three distinctions for her career. With “Siete mesas de billar francés” (2006) she received major awards including the award for Best Screenplay at the San Sebastian Film Festival, 10 nominations for the Goya Awards 2007 and the CEC Award for Best Picture of 2007. Also, between 2000 and 2008 she made advertising films.
Nephilim Producciones S.L.
Antonio Mercero and Gracia Querejeta
Juan Carlos Gómez
Adriana Ozores and Aron Piper
Nacho Ruiz Capillas
A mother and her son wait for the bus, but as usua,l they miss it.
Best Actress Award at the XVII National Audiovisual Creation Competition of Cabra (Spain)
Best Short Film at the II International Festival Dona i Cinema (Italy)
|Tres en la marca||1987||26´||35mm||Fiction||Drama|
|El hombre y la industria: la adolescencia||1990||55´||16mm||Documentary film|
|El viaje del agua||1990||45´||35mm||Documentary film|
|Una estación de paso||1992||91´||35mm||Fiction||Drama|
|El último viaje de Robert Rylands||1995||98´||35mm||Fiction||Comedy|
|Cuando vuelvas a mi lado||1999||97´||35mm||Fiction||Drama|
|Siete mesas de billar francés||2006||116´||HD||Fiction||Tragicomedy|
|15 años y un día||2013||96´||35mm||Fiction||Drama|