The 1980s really ended for me in 1992 with the film Kika.
Being a film director in Spain is like being a bullfighter in Japan.
I was born at a bad time for Spain, but a really good one for cinema.
I think that the consciousness of passion makes you act very differently.
Cukor is one of my favorite directors. He was a master at directing women.
I used this line to demonstrate how important colors are in movies: It's not a caprice.
All my movies are difficult to classify because they are very eclectic in mixing genres.
The Flower of My Secret is definitely more based in true emotions. I also wanted to make something more realistic, but not naturalistic or simple.
With this silent film, I wanted to hide what was going on in the clinic. I wanted to cover it up in the best cinematic way and in an entertaining manner.
In fact, it was the women in our house who were in the saddle. If men are the gods, women are not only the presidents but all the ministers of the government.