María Ripoll

María Ripoll is a Spanish film director from Barcelona, with an international background and eight feature films to her credit. The success of her film It's Now or Never has placed her as the highest-grossing female film director in Spanish history.

Don't Blame Karma on What Happens to You for Being an Asshole (2016)

The lives of a Madrid-based feather-fashion designer and her whole family's completely tumbles after the appearance of a musician long-lost high school crush who is involved with her model sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Verónica Echegui  •  Álex García  •  David Verdaguer  •  Alba Galocha

The lives of a Madrid-based feather-fashion designer and her whole family's completely tumbles after the appearance of a musician long-lost high school crush who is involved with her model sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Verónica Echegui  •  Álex García  •  David Verdaguer  •  Alba Galocha

Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)

Victor Bukowski is an out-of-work actor with problems. He's got a lousy agent, he has a habit of falling out with directors and he's still in love with his ex-girlfriend. However, Victor is about to embark on an unexpected emotional journey which will make him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Lena Headey  •  Douglas Henshall  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Charlotte Coleman

Victor Bukowski is an out-of-work actor with problems. He's got a lousy agent, he has a habit of falling out with directors and he's still in love with his ex-girlfriend. However, Victor is about to embark on an unexpected emotional journey which will make him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Lena Headey  •  Douglas Henshall  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Charlotte Coleman

Tortilla Soup (2001)

EnjoyableFunLightheartedThought provoking

A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Jacqueline Obradors  •  Tamara Mello  •  Judy Herrera  •  Nikolai Kinski

A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Jacqueline Obradors  •  Tamara Mello  •  Judy Herrera  •  Nikolai Kinski

Traces of Sandalwood (2014)

Despite her fame and fortune, Mina, a successful Indian actress in Mumbai, can't forget her little sister Sita, from whom she was forced to separate after their mother's death in a village. Thirty years later she will finally find out that Sita is alive and well in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Nandita Das  •  Aina Clotet  •  Naby Dakhli  •  Godeliv Van den Brandt

Despite her fame and fortune, Mina, a successful Indian actress in Mumbai, can't forget her little sister Sita, from whom she was forced to separate after their mother's death in a village. Thirty years later she will finally find out that Sita is alive and well in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Nandita Das  •  Aina Clotet  •  Naby Dakhli  •  Godeliv Van den Brandt

It's Now or Never (2015)

Narrates the preparation for a wedding of a Spanish couple in which everything goes wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Dani Rovira  •  María Valverde  •  Clara Lago  •  Alicia Rubio

Narrates the preparation for a wedding of a Spanish couple in which everything goes wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Dani Rovira  •  María Valverde  •  Clara Lago  •  Alicia Rubio

Cromosoma Cinco (2013)

This story begins with Andrea being born. She is premature, beautiful and different. Her parents start a search that lasts more than a year, trying to get a response and a diagnosis. Lisa Pram, her mother, writes the Little Black Book, a very personal book with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll  •  Lisa Pram
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This story begins with Andrea being born. She is premature, beautiful and different. Her parents start a search that lasts more than a year, trying to get a response and a diagnosis. Lisa Pram, her mother, writes the Little Black Book, a very personal book with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll  •  Lisa Pram
CAST: 

Utopia (2003)

Adrian (Leonardo Sbaraglia) is a young man who has spent years running away from himself, constantly changing city and work, looking for people to relate to the least possible and all for one reason: he has the ability to see things that have not yet occurred, is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Leonardo Sbaraglia  •  Najwa Nimri  •  Tchéky Karyo  •  Fele Martínez

Adrian (Leonardo Sbaraglia) is a young man who has spent years running away from himself, constantly changing city and work, looking for people to relate to the least possible and all for one reason: he has the ability to see things that have not yet occurred, is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Leonardo Sbaraglia  •  Najwa Nimri  •  Tchéky Karyo  •  Fele Martínez

Live Twice, Love Once (2019)

A retired academic teacher tries to find the love of his youth after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Inma Cuesta  •  Oscar Martínez  •  Mafalda Carbonell  •  Nacho López

A retired academic teacher tries to find the love of his youth after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Inma Cuesta  •  Oscar Martínez  •  Mafalda Carbonell  •  Nacho López

Good Riddance!

An influencer comes to the conclusion that her success is a mere illusion so she decides to change her habits through her social media.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Ludwika Paleta  •  Regina Blandón  •  Manolo Cardona  •  Michelle Rodríguez

An influencer comes to the conclusion that her success is a mere illusion so she decides to change her habits through her social media.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Ludwika Paleta  •  Regina Blandón  •  Manolo Cardona  •  Michelle Rodríguez

Tequila Re-Pasado

A workaholic must outwit his multiplying clones after a magical tequila travels him back in time – again and again – in order to make things right with his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Omar Chaparro

A workaholic must outwit his multiplying clones after a magical tequila travels him back in time – again and again – in order to make things right with his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Omar Chaparro