Luis Mandoki

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter | * 08/17/1954 (66) | Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Luis Mandoki (born August 17, 1954 in Mexico City) is a Mexican film director working in Mexico and Hollywood. Luis Mandoki studied Fine Arts in Mexico and at the San Francisco Art Institute, the London College of Printing, and the London International Film School. While attending this last institution he directed his first short film Silent Music which won an award at the International Amateur Film Festival of Cannes Film Festival in 1976. Back in Mexico he directed short films and documentaries for the Instituto Nacional Indigenista (the National Institute for the Indigenous), Conacine (National Commission of Film) and the Centro de Produccion de Cortometraje (Center for the Production of Short Films). In 1980 he received an Ariel Award of the Mexican Academy of Film for his short film El secreto. Four years later, his film Motel was selected to represent Mexico in film festivals around the globe. At the age of 30 he developed, wrote, produced and directed Gaby: A True Story, a movie about the struggles of handicapped Gaby Brimer. This film was nominated for both the Academy and Golden Globe Awards. For the next 15 years ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Thriller

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Movies with Luis Mandoki as Crew(19)

Directing/Director2007 Fraude: México 2006
Directing/Director2006 ¿Quién es el Señor López?
Directing/Director2004 Innocent Voices
Writing/Writer2004 Innocent Voices
Production/Producer2004 Innocent Voices
Directing/Director2002 Trapped
Production/Producer2002 Trapped
Directing/Director2001 Angel Eyes
Crew/Thanks2000 Amores Perros
Directing/Director1999 Message in a Bottle
Directing/Director1994 When a Man Loves a Woman
Directing/Director1993 Born Yesterday
Directing/Director1990 White Palace
Directing/Director1989 The Edge
Production/Producer1987 Gaby: A True Story
Directing/Director1987 Gaby: A True Story
Directing/Director1984 Motel
Directing/Director1983 Mundo Mágico

Citizenship: Mexico
Born: Tuesday, 08/17 1954 (August) in Mexico City (current age: 66 years + 70 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: Spanish (ES)
Educated at: San Francisco Art Institute, London College of Communication, London Film School
Luis Mandoki frequently works together with these people:
Lajos Koltai (4x, Crew)
Ronald Bass (3x, Crew)
Al Franken (3x, Actor)
Mark Canton (2x, Crew)
Piotr Sobocinski (2x, Crew)
Dagoberto Gama (2x, Actor)
Amanda Mackey (2x, Crew)
Greg Iles (2x, Crew)
Benito Alazraki (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:125562, Added: 06/28/2018, Last updated: 10/08/2020