Peruvian & Latinamerican Biography in spanish
(born October 19, 1943 in Buenos Aires in the neighborhood of Parque Chas) is a director and screenwriter Argentina. He has been assistant director on over 30 films. His films combine the strength of American cinema classic narrative and some social concern of political cinema of Argentina. In the 80 Aristarain stated that their teachers were John Ford, Howard Hawks, Raoul Walsh, Nicholas Ray and John Huston.
From his childhood he has been a voracious reader and avid movie buff. Studied English language to make that a second language. With regard to film and literature, chose to be self-taught. He tried to be storyteller in his teens and became a national radio program, which read Dylan Thomas's own translations. He had some approaches to film as an editor and sound designer in Rio de Janeiro, and as a production assistant in Buenos Aires. Finally, in the early seventies began working as an assistant director in a systematic and professional. In 1967 he settled in Madrid and returned to Buenos Aires in 1974. He continued learning the craft of cinema working as an assistant until after thirty films assisting directors like Mario Camus, Vicente Aranda, Sergio Leone, Lewis Gilbert, Gordon Flemyng, Peter Collinson, Daniel Tinayre and Sergio Renan wrote a script and managed to make his first film in 1978.
He developed his work as director, producer and screenwriter between Argentina and Spain, and sporadically in the United States. He is a member of the Spanish Academy and was vice president of the Argentinian Film Directors (CAD) during the two years since that entity is promoted the current Law on Cinema. In 2003 he was granted Spanish nationality by Royal Decree, in recognition of his contribution to Latin American culture.
Throughout his films is a certain repetition in the cast, appearing in more than one occasion players like Juan Diego Botto, Cecilia Roth, Joseph Sexton and, most notably, Federico Luppi, who has often been regarded as the Aristarain fetish player, although he always denied.
In interviews, Aristarain has spoken of his last three works, Martin (Hache), Common Places and Rome, as three parts of the same set of fears.
Common Places The movie has the distinction of being based on his cousin's book writer Lawrence F. Aristarain.
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