Juan Ruiz Anchía

Juan Ruiz Anchía (born June 12, 1949) is a Spanish cinematographer. His work includes James Foley's adaptation of David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross[1] and At Close Range.

Juan Ruiz Anchía
Born (1949-06-12) June 12, 1949 (age 72)
Other namesJuan Ruiz Anchia
Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchía
Juan Ruiz-Anchia
Juan Ruiz-Anchía
Juan Ruiz.Anchia
Years active1971–present

Early careerEdit

Anchía attended the Escuela Official de Cinematografia in Madrid, graduating in 1972, followed by a graduate in the AFI Conservatory with a Master in Visual Arts as a Director of Photography in 1981. His AFI television movie, Miss Lonelyhearts (1983), won the Cannes Film Festival for Best Foreign Film.



Year Title Director Notes
1984 The Stone Boy Christopher Cain
1984 Maria's Lovers Andrei Konchalovsky
1985 That Was Then... This Is Now Christopher Cain
1986 At Close Range James Foley
1986 Where the River Runs Black Christopher Cain
1987 House of Games David Mamet
1987 Surrender Jerry Belson
1988 The Seventh Sign Carl Schultz
1988 Things Change David Mamet
1989 Lost Angels Hugh Hudson Alternate title: The Road Home
1990 The Last of the Finest John Mackenzie Alternate title: Blue Heat
1991 Dying Young Joel Schumacher
1991 Naked Tango Leonard Schrader
1991 Liebestraum Mike Figgis
1992 Glengarry Glen Ross James Foley
1993 A Far Off Place Mikael Salomon Alternate titles: Far Off Place, Kalahari
1993 Mr. Jones Mike Figgis
1994 The Jungle Book Stephen Sommers
1995 Two Bits James Foley
1996 The Adventures of Pinocchio Steve Barron
1997 The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca Marcos Zurinaga
1999 The Corruptor James Foley
2000 The Crew Michael Dinner
2001 New Port South Kyle Cooper
2001 Focus Neal Slavin
2002 No Good Deed Bob Rafelson
2003 Confidence James Foley
2003 Off the Map Campbell Scott
2004 Spartan David Mamet
2004 Innocent Voices Luis Mandoki
2007 Sleepwalking William Maher
2007 September Dawn Christopher Cain
2009 I Come with the Rain Tran Anh Hung
2009 Bunraku Guy Moshe
2010 Pure Country 2: The Gift Christopher Cain
2011 Blackthorn Mateo Gil
2013 Phil Spector David Mamet

Music videosEdit

Year Title Artist Director
1986 "Live to Tell" Madonna James Foley
1987 "What's Going On" Cyndi Lauper Andy Morahan
1993 "Bad Girl" Madonna David Fincher


  1. ^ Canby, Vincent (September 30, 1992). "Mamet's Real Estate Sharks and Their Prey". The New York Times. Retrieved 2007-04-17.

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