Fernando de Fuentes (Fernando De Fuentes Carrau)

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Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico
Director of two classic films of Mexican Cinema, Compadre Mendoza, El (1933) and ¡Vámonos con Pancho Villa! (1935), De Fuentes began his career as second assistant director in Santa (1931), the first "talkie" produced in Mexico. His technical abilities promoted him to direct Anónimo, El (1932). De Fuentes is considered a pioneer in Mexican movies and a truly gifted director who combined superb technical abilities with a extraordinary sense for visu al narrative. His best films are those made on the early years of Mexican film industry. Read more...