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

La niña de tus ojos

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

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Alegre ma non troppo

Urban comedy from renowned director Colomo

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If Only

Romantic comedy, boasting magic realism in the midst of London

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Woman on Top

Romantic Comedy

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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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The Hi-Lo Country

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

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Belle Epoque

Trueba's oscar winning comedy

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