Josean Bengoetxea

Josean Bengoetxea was born on September 4, 1964 in Donostia-San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain. He is known for his work on Loreak (2014), Ilargi Guztiak (2020) and Adú (2020).

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Cell 211 (2009)

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The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Monzón
CAST:  Luis Tosar  •  Alberto Ammann  •  Antonio Resines  •  Carlos Bardem

The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Monzón
CAST:  Luis Tosar  •  Alberto Ammann  •  Antonio Resines  •  Carlos Bardem

People in Places (2013)

A fragmented view of contemporary Spain, drawing conclusions about the persistence of the human condition, strangeness, and the chaos within relationships.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Juan Cavestany
CAST:  Jorge Cabrera  •  Tusti de las Heras  •  Raquel Guerrero  •  David Luque

A fragmented view of contemporary Spain, drawing conclusions about the persistence of the human condition, strangeness, and the chaos within relationships.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Juan Cavestany
CAST:  Jorge Cabrera  •  Tusti de las Heras  •  Raquel Guerrero  •  David Luque

Camera obscura (2012)

It tells the story of Ane, who with a visual impairment and fully transition to adolescence, must face the peer rejection, overprotection of parents and, above all, the possibility of not seeing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maru Solores
CAST:  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Leire Berrocal  •  Jacqueline Duarte  •  Pello Madariaga

It tells the story of Ane, who with a visual impairment and fully transition to adolescence, must face the peer rejection, overprotection of parents and, above all, the possibility of not seeing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maru Solores
CAST:  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Leire Berrocal  •  Jacqueline Duarte  •  Pello Madariaga

Urte berri on, amona! (2011)

The misfortunes of a couple who have to take care of the wife’s elderly mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Telmo Esnal
CAST:  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Nagore Aranburu  •  Montserrat Carulla  •  Kontxu Odriozola

The misfortunes of a couple who have to take care of the wife’s elderly mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Telmo Esnal
CAST:  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Nagore Aranburu  •  Montserrat Carulla  •  Kontxu Odriozola

Mugaldekoak (2010)

Mugaldekoak is set in the early 40s, when, on this side of the border, the wounds of the Civil War were still open and, on the other, they were living under occupation by the German Army. The tale revolves around the Comète Network, an initiative developed during ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mireia Gabilondo  •  Fernando Bernués
CAST:  Klara Badiola  •  Iñaki Beraetxe  •  Alberto Berzal  •  Sara Cózar

Mugaldekoak is set in the early 40s, when, on this side of the border, the wounds of the Civil War were still open and, on the other, they were living under occupation by the German Army. The tale revolves around the Comète Network, an initiative developed during ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mireia Gabilondo  •  Fernando Bernués
CAST:  Klara Badiola  •  Iñaki Beraetxe  •  Alberto Berzal  •  Sara Cózar

The Last Circus (2010)

The journey of Javier, the obese Sad Clown, starts during his childhood in the midst of the Spanish civil war in 1937. His father, one of Spain’s most prominent jesters, is detained and tortured by the fascist regime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Álex de la Iglesia
CAST:  Santiago Segura  •  Antonio de la Torre  •  Raúl Arévalo  •  Fran Perea

The journey of Javier, the obese Sad Clown, starts during his childhood in the midst of the Spanish civil war in 1937. His father, one of Spain’s most prominent jesters, is detained and tortured by the fascist regime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Álex de la Iglesia
CAST:  Santiago Segura  •  Antonio de la Torre  •  Raúl Arévalo  •  Fran Perea

Ander (2009)

A love story between a Basque farmer and a Peruvian immigrant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Castón
CAST:  Eriz Alberdi  •  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Christian Esquivel  •  Jose Kruz Gurrutxaga

A love story between a Basque farmer and a Peruvian immigrant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Castón
CAST:  Eriz Alberdi  •  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Christian Esquivel  •  Jose Kruz Gurrutxaga

Todos los días son tuyos (2007)

While investigating the terrorist activities of a Basque nationalist group, Mexico City photographer Eliseo (Mario Oliver) becomes obsessed with his neighbor, a gorgeous young separatist named Maria (Bárbara Lennie). But when Maria is murdered, Eliseo is the prime ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Luis Gutiérrez
CAST:  Emma Suárez  •  Mario Oliver  •  Alejandro Camacho  •  Bárbara Lennie

While investigating the terrorist activities of a Basque nationalist group, Mexico City photographer Eliseo (Mario Oliver) becomes obsessed with his neighbor, a gorgeous young separatist named Maria (Bárbara Lennie). But when Maria is murdered, Eliseo is the prime ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Luis Gutiérrez
CAST:  Emma Suárez  •  Mario Oliver  •  Alejandro Camacho  •  Bárbara Lennie

Yoyes (2000)

Yoyes, the first woman to hold responsibility positions within ETA, returns from exile in Mexico and try to rebuild her life. But her return is not easy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helena Taberna
CAST:  Ana Torrent  •  Ernesto Alterio  •  Florence Pernel  •  Ramón Langa

Yoyes, the first woman to hold responsibility positions within ETA, returns from exile in Mexico and try to rebuild her life. But her return is not easy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helena Taberna
CAST:  Ana Torrent  •  Ernesto Alterio  •  Florence Pernel  •  Ramón Langa

The Longest Penalty Shot in the World (2005)

Fernando (Fernando Tejero) is a loser. A gray type, without ambition, that works like bookcases distributor in a supermarket of the quarter. In his free short whiles, he is a substitute keeper of a football team, a third regional one. In all the season he has not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Santiago
CAST:  Fernando Tejero  •  María Botto  •  Marta Larralde  •  Carlos Kaniowsky

Fernando (Fernando Tejero) is a loser. A gray type, without ambition, that works like bookcases distributor in a supermarket of the quarter. In his free short whiles, he is a substitute keeper of a football team, a third regional one. In all the season he has not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Santiago
CAST:  Fernando Tejero  •  María Botto  •  Marta Larralde  •  Carlos Kaniowsky

Negociador (2014)

Manu Aranguren is a Basque politician who acts as a mediator for the Spanish government in its negotiations with ETA. Far from being a solemn, calculated occasion, unexpected occurrences, slip-ups or misunderstandings soon kick in to influence the dialogue. And the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Borja Cobeaga
CAST:  Ramón Barea  •  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Carlos Areces  •  Melina Matthews

Manu Aranguren is a Basque politician who acts as a mediator for the Spanish government in its negotiations with ETA. Far from being a solemn, calculated occasion, unexpected occurrences, slip-ups or misunderstandings soon kick in to influence the dialogue. And the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Borja Cobeaga
CAST:  Ramón Barea  •  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Carlos Areces  •  Melina Matthews

The Silly Ones and the Stupid Ones (2014)

A group of movie professionals go into a studio to, over a single day, read / test/ count / live the story of 'The Silly Ones and The Stupid Ones'. Sitting around a table and following the directions of the director, the actors show us the evolution of the creating ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Castón
CAST:  Aitor Beltrán  •  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Nausicaa Bonnín  •  Gregory Brossard

A group of movie professionals go into a studio to, over a single day, read / test/ count / live the story of 'The Silly Ones and The Stupid Ones'. Sitting around a table and following the directions of the director, the actors show us the evolution of the creating ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Castón
CAST:  Aitor Beltrán  •  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Nausicaa Bonnín  •  Gregory Brossard

Flowers (2014)

Ane is in her mid-forties and delighted when a stunning bouquet of flowers is delivered to her home. But the site manager has no idea who to thank – one thing is for sure; her jealous husband, Ander, is not the unknown cavalier. As these gallantries increase, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Garaño  •  Jose Mari Goenaga
CAST:  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Itziar Aizpuru  •  Itziar Ituño  •  Nagore Aranburu

Ane is in her mid-forties and delighted when a stunning bouquet of flowers is delivered to her home. But the site manager has no idea who to thank – one thing is for sure; her jealous husband, Ander, is not the unknown cavalier. As these gallantries increase, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Garaño  •  Jose Mari Goenaga
CAST:  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Itziar Aizpuru  •  Itziar Ituño  •  Nagore Aranburu

Lasa & Zabala (2014)

In October 1983, members of ETA Lasa and Zabala disappear in Bayonne. Twelve years later, their bodies, tortured and buried in quicklime by the GAL (Anti-Terrorist Liberation Groups) are identified. Then begins a process in which the lawyer for the two families ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pablo Malo
CAST:  Unax Ugalde  •  Ricard Sales  •  Francesc Orella  •  Oriol Vila

In October 1983, members of ETA Lasa and Zabala disappear in Bayonne. Twelve years later, their bodies, tortured and buried in quicklime by the GAL (Anti-Terrorist Liberation Groups) are identified. Then begins a process in which the lawyer for the two families ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pablo Malo
CAST:  Unax Ugalde  •  Ricard Sales  •  Francesc Orella  •  Oriol Vila

May God Save Us (2016)

Madrid, summer 2011. Economic crisis. 15-M movement and 1.5 million pilgrims waiting for the Pope’s arrival live side by side in a Madrid that’s hotter and more chaotic than ever. In this context, detectives Velarde and Alfaro must find what seems to be a serial ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo Sorogoyen
CAST:  Antonio de la Torre  •  Roberto Álamo  •  Javier Pereira  •  Luis Zahera

Madrid, summer 2011. Economic crisis. 15-M movement and 1.5 million pilgrims waiting for the Pope’s arrival live side by side in a Madrid that’s hotter and more chaotic than ever. In this context, detectives Velarde and Alfaro must find what seems to be a serial ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo Sorogoyen
CAST:  Antonio de la Torre  •  Roberto Álamo  •  Javier Pereira  •  Luis Zahera

The Cliff (2016)

A mass suicide involving members of a cult takes place in the Canary Islands. Gabriel's younger sister, Cordelia, who he hasn't seen for years, was one of the cult followers. Gabriel decides to travel there and find out what happened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helena Taberna
CAST:  Daniel Grao  •  Juana Acosta  •  Ingrid García Jonsson  •  Jon Kortajarena

A mass suicide involving members of a cult takes place in the Canary Islands. Gabriel's younger sister, Cordelia, who he hasn't seen for years, was one of the cult followers. Gabriel decides to travel there and find out what happened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helena Taberna
CAST:  Daniel Grao  •  Juana Acosta  •  Ingrid García Jonsson  •  Jon Kortajarena

Sanctuary (2015)

In the mid-1980s, the GAL, a Spanish paramilitary group, pursues and assassinates members of the terrorist group ETA who have taken refuge in the sanctuary they have created in the south of France. Grégoire Fortin, advisor to the French Minister of Justice, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Masset-Depasse
CAST:  Rubén Ochandiano  •  Vincent Ozanon  •  Alex Brendemühl  •  Juana Acosta

In the mid-1980s, the GAL, a Spanish paramilitary group, pursues and assassinates members of the terrorist group ETA who have taken refuge in the sanctuary they have created in the south of France. Grégoire Fortin, advisor to the French Minister of Justice, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Masset-Depasse
CAST:  Rubén Ochandiano  •  Vincent Ozanon  •  Alex Brendemühl  •  Juana Acosta

Dark Impulse (2012)

Eva, an honest and rigorous examining magistrate, investigates the murder of a young stripper in which a powerful businessman is apparently involved, but she is unable to find enough evidence to implicate him… until a mysterious witness appears who makes her an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mariano Barroso
CAST:  Leonor Watling  •  Miguel Ángel Silvestre  •  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Nathalie Poza

Eva, an honest and rigorous examining magistrate, investigates the murder of a young stripper in which a powerful businessman is apparently involved, but she is unable to find enough evidence to implicate him… until a mysterious witness appears who makes her an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mariano Barroso
CAST:  Leonor Watling  •  Miguel Ángel Silvestre  •  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Nathalie Poza

Zósimo (2012)

Zosimo is the best at his trade. But if he can not work, his life holds no meaning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesus Prieto
CAST:  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Javier Merino  •  Dayana Contreras  •  Eduardo del Olmo

Zosimo is the best at his trade. But if he can not work, his life holds no meaning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesus Prieto
CAST:  Josean Bengoetxea  •  Javier Merino  •  Dayana Contreras  •  Eduardo del Olmo
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