Christian Molina

Christian Molina is a Spanish director, producer, writer and actor. He raised to popularity by the 2008 Spanish erotic drama Diario de una Ninfómana—better known as Diary of a Sex Addict.

Christian Molina
Born1979 (age 40–41)
CitizenshipSpain
Occupationdirector, producer, writer
Years active1994–present

Early life and trainingEdit

He was born in 1979 at Barcelona, Spain. His training as a filmmaker was conducted in both Spanish top film schools, the ECAM Madrid and Barcelona ESCAC.

He has extensive professional career he has supplemented his training in dozens of movies like "Airbag", "What women laugh" or "Memories of fallen angel." In which he has participated as a Focus Puller and operator, which has given a wide experience in the use of the image and the light, having worked with leading directors of photography, such as Fernando Arribas, José Luis Alcaine or Paco Femenía.

CareerEdit

In 2004 he directed his first feature film, "Red Blood", narrated a story of losers swiftly and surprisingly reminiscent of the Spanish horror film of the 1970s. In 2006 and 2007 participating as associate producer on the films "Triumph" and "Chuecatown".

In 2008, Christian Molina faces his second challenge as director, Diary of a Nymphomaniac, producing higher economic level and based on the acclaimed best-selling novel by Valérie Tasso, played by actors of the caliber of Belén Fabra, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Geraldine Chaplin, Ángela Molina and Llum Barrera. This film tells the story of Val, a young attractive and intellectual curiosity about sex which will turn it into their lifestyle.[1]

In 2009, his next film. L'Estacio de l'oblit (Station of the Forgotten), was co-directed with Sandra Serna, starring Nilo Mur, and Fermí Reixach Katia Klein, among others. The film is centered on the generation gap between an old sailor (Domingo) and a teenager (Pau).[2]

In 2010, Molina received Marc'Aurelio Alice Nella Citta Under 12 Award for his movie I Want to Be a Soldier at International Rome Film Festival held at the Auditorium Parco Della Musica in Rome, Italy.[3]

In 2011, he made a short movie – Intereses Mundanos Bar Mut. It is about four independent situations of life that by chance come together the same night in the same restaurant, four stories seen from the perspective of the restaurant's soul.

FilmographyEdit

In Camera & Electrical Department [4]

Title Role Year
Cásate conmigo, Maribel (second assistant camera) 2002
¡Ja me maaten...! (second assistant camera) 2000
Camino de Santiago (assistant camera) 1999
Memorias del ángel caído (TV mini-series) (first assistant camera) 1998
La duquesa roja (assistant camera) 1997
Airbag (first assistant camera:second unit, second assistant camera) 1997
¿De qué se ríen las mujeres? (second assistant camera) 1997
Como un relámpago 1996
Gimlet (first assistant camera) 1995
Tiempos mejores (second assistant camera) 1994

As a director

Title Year
Intereses Mundanos Bar Mut 2011
I Want to Be a Soldier 2010
Station of the Forgotten 2009
Diary of a Nymphomaniac 2008
Rojo sangre 2004

As a producer or associate producer

Title Year
11 – 11 – 11 2011
Boys town 2007
El triunfo 2006

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ www.amazon.com
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20120408075238/http://www.stationoftheforgotten.com/. Archived from the original on 2012-04-08. Retrieved 2012-11-17. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ https://archive.is/20130219012002/http://www.romacinemafest.it/ecm/web/fcr/en/219/awards. Archived from the original on 2013-02-19. Retrieved 2012-10-20. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ http://www.fandango.com

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