Cruz Control:The Films of Penélope Cruz

Equally at home on the cover of Vogue or Cinemanía, Spanish star Penélope Cruz looks set to join her Oscar co-presenter Antonio Banderas in a conquest of America. As a prelude to the no less than seven starring roles in Hollywood films such as CAPTAIN CORELLI’S MANDOLIN, Cornerhouse offers this selected CV.With thanks to ICAA (Spanish Ministry of Culture), Fernando Colomo P.C., and LolaFilms.

Previously in this season

Belle Epoque

Trueba's oscar winning comedy

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The Hi-Lo Country

Cruz's first Hollywood role in Stephen Frears' elegaic cowboy film

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Jamón, Jamón

A fantastically surreal combination of Spanish stereotypes and deliberately vulgar starring Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem – anyone for sex, drama, ham and naked bullfighting?

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Woman on Top

Romantic Comedy

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If Only

Romantic comedy, boasting magic realism in the midst of London

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Alegre ma non troppo

Urban comedy from renowned director Colomo

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La niña de tus ojos

Trueba's hit comic drama follows a group of Spanish actors to Germany

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