José Corbacho


José Corbacho (L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, December 12, 1965)

Corbacho worked as a director for TV and in theatre. Occasionally he had small roles in TV series and films. He co-directed and co-wrote the screenplay for his first feature film Tapas (2005) with Juan Cruz. This film is a tribute to the neighborhood in which both Corbacho and Cruz grew up: L’Hospitalet de Llobregat in Barcelona. Corbacho was a host, co-director and co-screenwriter of this year’s Goya award ceremony. Currently, again with Cruz, he is making the film Cobardes (2007).

Juan Cruz

Cruz is a Spanish screenwriter, director and producer. He has written screenplays for TV series and directed the short film El olor de las manzanas (1999). He made his feature film debut Tapas (2005) in collaboration with José Corbacho. They are currently working together on Cobardes (2007).


Films by this director



Directed by: José Corbacho
PHOTOGRAPHY: Guillermo Granillo

We follow five different stories connected by the place where the main characters live and work: a suburban neighborhood of Barcelona called L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. Lolo is the owner of a local bar whose wife and the bar’s cook have just left him. César and Opo work in a supermarket and make plans for vacation. There are other characters as well: Mariano, Conchi, Raquel...

DVD, color, 94 min
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