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Jaque a la dama / Check to the Queen
Official Selection

After Paula's suicide, her best friend, Ana, remembers the circumstances that united them and how they lived a relationship that could have become something more than a friendship.

After Paula's suicide, her best friend, Ana, remembers the circumstances that united them and how they lived a relationship that could have become something more than a friendship
BIOGRAPHY

FRANCISCO RODRÍGUEZ  

Francisco Rodríguez (Madrid, 1945) is a Spanish film director and screenwriter. He studied Fine Arts at the Royal Academy of San Fernando. He collaborated in production work and as an assistant director in the blockbusters that Samuel Bronston filmed in Spain (55 Days at PekingThe Fall of the Roman EmpireCircus WorldDoctor Zhivago) and worked as an assistant director with different directors Internationals such as Joshua Logan, Ken Annakin, Samuel Fuller, Richard Lester, Michael Apted or Burt Kennedy. His first film, La casa grande (1975), participated in the Berlin International Film Festival, and Gusanos de seda (1976), his second one, in the San Sebastián Film Festival. Jaque a la dama is his latest film up to date. 

CAST & CREW
Director
Francisco Rodríguez
Screenplay
Francisco Rodríguez, René Palacios, Julio Monstserrat
Photography
Andrés Berenguer
Edition
Eduardo Biurrun
Cast
Concha Velasco, Ana Belén, Pedro Díez del Corral, Henry Gregor
Running Time
88 m.
Country
Spain
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