Josep Maria Forn Life story


Josep Maria Forn i Costa was a Spanish actor, film producer and film director. He was born in Barcelona, and began making movies in the 1950s with the short-film Gaudí and some commercial movies.

Josep Maria Forn i Costa (Catalan pronunciation: [ʒuˈzɛb məˈɾi.ə ˈfoɾn]; April 4, 1928 – October 3, 2021) was a Spanish actor, film producer and film director.

He was born in Barcelona, and began making movies in the 1950s with the short-film Gaudí (1954) and some commercial movies. His film, La piel quemada (Burnt Skin) (1967), dealt with the migration to Catalonia from other parts of Spain, and was very successful besides the Franco's censorship.In 1975, he became the founder and president of Institut de Cinema Català. From 1987 to 1991, he was the director of the cinematography department in the Generalitat de Catalunya, and in 1994, president of Catalan Film Directors College.

He received the Creu de Sant Jordi Award by the Catalan Government in 2001.

Filmography


Director


1957: Yo maté

1959: Muerte al amanecer

1960: La vida privada de Fulano de Tal

1960: La rana verde

1961: ¿Pena de muerte?

1962: La ruta de los narcóticos

1962: Los culpables

1963: José María

1964: La barca sin pescador

1967: La piel quemada

1975: La respuesta

1979: Companys, procés a Catalunya

1991: Ho sap el ministre?

1998: Subjúdice

2006: El coronel Macià

Actor


1978: La ràbia

1978: Serenata a la claror de la lluna

1979: Alicia en la España de las maravillas

1980: La campanada

1981: Un drac, Sant Jordi i el cavaller Kaskarlata

1982: Puny clos

1983: Como un adiós

1985: Un, dos, tres... ensaïmades i res més

External links


Josep Maria Forn at IMDb

Josep Maria Forn Photos

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