Anchia, Juan Ruiz 1949–

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ANCHIA, Juan Ruiz 1949–

(Juan Ruiz Antonio Ruiz, Juan Ruiz–Anchia)


Born 1949, in Bilbao, Basque Province, Spain. Education: Graduated from the Escuela Oficial de Cinematografia, 1972, and the American Film Institute, 1981.

Addresses: Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Cinematographer.

Member: American Society of Cinematographers, AEC.

Awards, Honors: Goya Award, best cinematography, 1999, for Mararia; Cannes Film Festival Award, for Miss Lonelyhearts.


Film Cinematographer:

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) Noche oscura del alma (short film), 1971.

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) Una estoreta velleta (documentary), 1971.

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) Concierto en llamas (documentary), 1971.

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) Una escultura (documentary), 1972.

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) Dos setenta setenta cincuenta y tres, ultimo trabajo (short film), 1972.

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) Desde el paisaje (short film), 1972.

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) Biotopo (documentary), 1973.

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) Modulo '74' (short film), 1974.

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) El agua en la vida (documentary), 1974.

Un informe para una academia (short film), 1975.

Ciencias naturales (short film), 1975.

El viaje a Mannheim (short film), 1976.

El increible aumento del coste de la vida, 1976.

Eh? (short film), 1976.

El desencanto (documentary; also known as The Disenchantment), 1976.

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) La historia y la vida extraterrestre, 1978.

Chillida, 1978.

Reborn (also known as Renacer), 1981.

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) Valentina (also known as 1919 and Valentine), 1982.

The Woman in the Room (short film; also known as Stephen King's Night Shift Collection and Stephen King's Nightshift Collection Volume One: The Woman in the Room), 1983.

1919, cronica del alba, 1983.

Pares y nones, 1983.

Tin Soldiers (also known as Lead Soldiers and Soldados de plomo), 1983.

The Stone Boy, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1984.

Maria's Lovers, 1984.

That Was Then ... This Is Now, Paramount, 1985.

George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey, Rosebud Communications Releasing, 1985.

In 'n' Out (also known as Gringo mojado), 1985.

At Close Range, Orion, 1986.

Where the River Runs Black, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1986.

Surrender, Warner Bros., 1987.

House of Games, Orion, 1987.

Things Change, Columbia, 1988.

The Seventh Sign, TriStar, 1988.

Lost Angels (also known as The Road Home), 1989.

Naked Tango, 1990.

The Last of the Finest (also known as Blue Heat and Street Legal), Orion, 1990.

Liebestraum, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/Pathe, 1991.

Dying Young, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1991.

Glengarry Glen Ross, New Line Cinema, 1992.

Mr. Jones, TriStar, 1993.

(As Juan Ruiz–Anchia) A Far Off Place, Buena Vista, 1993.

Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book (also known as The Jungle Book and El libro de la selva), Buena Vista, 1994.

Two Bits (also known as A Day to Remember), Miramax, 1995.

The Adventures of Pinocchio (also known as Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio, Die Legende von Pinocchio, and Pinocchio), 1996.

Lorca (also known as Death in Granada, La desaparicion de Garcia Lorca, Muerte en Granada, and The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca), Sony, 1997.

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) Mararia, 1998.

The Corruptor, New Line Cinema, 1999.

The Crew, Buena Vista, 2000.

New Port South, Buena Vista, 2001.

Focus, Paramount, 2001.

He Walks in Beauty: The George Stevens Production "The Greatest Story Every Told," Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists Home Entertainment, 2001.

The House on Turk Street (also known as No Good Deed), Mac Releasing LLC, 2002.

Confidence (also known as Confidence: After Dark), Lions Gate Films, 2003.

(Engine room, prologue, and end titles) Darkness Falls, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2003.

Off the Map, Manhattan Pictures International, 2003.

Spartan, Warner Bros., 2004.

Casas de carton, 2004.

Film Work; Other:

(As Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchia) Second assistant camera, Estado de sitio, 1970.

Television Cinematographer; Movies:

Single Bars, Single Women, ABC, 1984.

Television Cinematographer; Specials:

Miss Lonelyhearts, PBS, 1983.

(As Juan Ruiz–Anchia) Noon Wine, PBS, 1985.



American Cinematographer, March, 1999, pp. 78–86.

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