Carlos Enrique Taboada

Carlos Enrique Taboada Walker (July 18, 1929 - April 15, 1997) was a Mexican screenwriter and director. He is best known for his supernatural Terror and suspense films including Hasta el viento tiene miedo, Más negro que la noche, Veneno para las hadas, and El Libro de piedra.[1][2][3] He won two Ariel Awards (Mexican film academy awards) for Best Picture and Best Director for his 1984 film Poison for the Fairies.[4]

CareerEdit

Carlos Enrique Taboada was the son of the actors Julio Taboada and Aurora Walker. He began his career in 1950 as an scriptwriter and director on Mexican television. In 1954, disappointed by reception of his first screenplay, Taboada retired from screenwriting for five years. This would happen again towards the end of his career, during which time his work began to receive international critical acclaim.

FilmographyEdit

As screenwriterEdit

  • Kid Tabaco (1954)
  • El pandillero (1959)
  • Chucho el Roto
  • Aventuras de Chucho el Roto
  • La captura de Chucho el Roto(1959)
  • La maldición de Nostradamus(1959)
  • Nostradamus y el destructor de monstruos(1959)
  • Nostradamus, el genio de las tinieblas (1959)
  • La sangre de Nostradamus [serie de tres episodios] (1959)
  • El testamento del vampiro [serie de tres episodios] (1959)
  • Los inocentes (1960)
  • Tirando a matar (1960)
  • Que me maten en tus brazos (1960)
  • Orlak, el infierno de Frankestein (1960)
  • El malvado Carabel (1960)
  • Alma llanera (1965)
  • Rubí (1970)

As directorEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Carlos Enrique Taboada: hasta la pantalla tenía miedo". Tomatazos. Retrieved 11 September 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "FilmAffinity". FilmAffinity. Retrieved 11 September 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ ""Hasta el viento tiene miedo", la pureza del terror de Carlos Enrique Taboada - Cine O'culto". 3 September 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Female Specters: the Gothic Horror Films of Carlos Enrique Taboada Kerry Hegarty/ University of Miami Ohio – Flow". www.flowjournal.org. Retrieved 11 September 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)