Antonio Mercero

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Mercero in 2007

Antonio Mercero Juldain (7 March 1936 – 12 May 2018) was a Spanish movie and television director and screenwriter. He was born in Lasarte-Oria, Spain.

Mercero was best known as the director of a 1972 surrealist short horror movie titled La cabina. He won an Emmy Award. His 1998 movie A Time for Defiance was entered into the 21st Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Special Silver St. George.[1]

In 2010 he was awarded a Honorary Goya Award (Goya de Honor).[2][3]

Mercero died of complications from Alzheimer's disease on 12 May 2018 in Madrid at the age of 82.[4]

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  1. "21st Moscow International Film Festival (1999)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-03-22. Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  2. Staff (2 December 2009). "Antonio Mercero recibirá en febrero el Goya de Honor de la Academia". ELPAÍS.com (in Spanish). Madrid: Edicíones El País. Retrieved 13 August 2010.
  3. "Antonio Mercero: Las películas de Antonio Mercero". Yahoo! Cine España (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 6 March 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2010.
  4. Antonio Mercero, cineasta y director de televisión, muere a los 82 años (Spanish)

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