Antonio Mercero

Antonio Mercero Juldain (7 March 1936 – 12 May 2018) was a Spanish director of the television series Verano azul and Farmacia de guardia. He is best known as the director of a 1972 surrealist short horror film titled La cabina, that won an Emmy Award. His 1998 film A Time for Defiance was entered into the 21st Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Special Silver St. George.[1] In 2010, he was awarded an Honorary Goya Award (Goya de Honor).[2][3] He died on 12 May 2018 in Madrid at the age of 82 after a battle against Alzheimer's.[4]

Antonio Mercero
Antonio Mercero (2007).jpg
Mercero in 2007
Antonio Mercero Juldain

(1936-03-07)7 March 1936
Died12 May 2018(2018-05-12) (aged 82)
Madrid, Spain
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active1962–2018

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  1. ^ "21st Moscow International Film Festival (1999)". Moscow International Film Festival. 1999. Archived from the original on 22 March 2013. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Antonio Mercero recibirá en febrero el Goya de Honor de la Academia". El País (in Spanish). Madrid: PRISA. 2 December 2009. Retrieved 13 August 2010.
  3. ^ "Antonio Mercero: Las películas de Antonio Mercero". Yahoo Movies (in Spanish). Yahoo!. 2007. Archived from the original on 6 March 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2010.
  4. ^ Caña, Javier (12 May 2018). "Muere el director de cine Antonio Mercero a los 82 años en Madrid". El País (in Spanish). Prisa. Retrieved 14 July 2020.

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