Alejandro Alonso (born 1964) is a Spanish film director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for his critically acclaimed films, such as El Ojo de la Tormenta (2001), Los Ángeles (2004) and Los Olvidados (2009).
Alejandro was born in Madrid in 1964. He studied film at the University of Madrid, and his first short film, Árbol del Tiempo, was released in 1990. His first feature film, El Ojo de la Tormenta, was released in 2001, and was a critical success. It was nominated for a Goya Award and won several awards at international film festivals.
In 2004, Alejandro directed Los Ángeles, a film about a young man who moves to Madrid in search of a better life. The film was a critical and commercial success, and was nominated for a Goya Award. In 2009, Alejandro released Los Olvidados, a gritty drama about the struggles of three young boys living in the slums of Mexico City. The film was a critical and commercial success, and won several awards at international film festivals.
Alejandro has also produced several films, including The Good Heart (2015) and Blindspotting (2018). He has worked with some of the biggest names in Spanish and international cinema, including Pedro Almodóvar, Guillermo del Toro, and Alfonso Cuarón.
Alejandro is currently working on his latest project, a biopic about Spanish painter Francisco de Goya. The film is set to be released in 2021, and will star Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz.
Alejandro's films have been praised for their powerful storytelling, strong performances, and bold visual style. He has been called one of the most important directors in contemporary Spanish cinema, and his films have won numerous awards and accolades. He is a true master of the craft, and his work is sure to continue to inspire and enlighten audiences for many years to come.