Isabel Coixet / 87’ / 2011 / España

Direction: Isabel Coixet
Production: Miss Wasabi Lab
Editing: Isabel Coixet, Jordi Azategui
Cinematography: Jordi Azategui
Sound: Andrei Estudi, Marc Artis

The documentary, structured as an interview, has a duration of an hour and a half. It was made by writer Manuel Rivas, with judge Baltasar Garzón being the interviewed. He makes a first impression of his personal and professional life without avoiding any of the controversial subjects in which he was involved.

Isabel Coixet started making films when she received an 8mm camera as a first communion present. After graduating with a degree in 18th and 19th century history from the University of Barcelona, she worked in advertising and produced advertising copy. She won several accolades for her spot ads, and eventually founded her own production company, Miss Wasabi Films, in 2000. In 1988, Coixet made her debut as a scriptwriter and director in Demasiado viejo para morir joven (Too Old to Die Young), for which she was nominated at the Goya Awards for Best New Director…. [more info]