Olallo Rubio

Olallo Rubio

Actor, Director, Writer


Olallo Rubio is a Mexican filmmaker, musician, and actor who was born in Mexico City in 1981. He is best known for his work as a director, which includes his award-winning feature films "The Chambermaid" (2018) and "Everest" (2019).

Rubio has been making films since his teens, and his first feature film, "The Chambermaid" (2018), won the Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival. The film tells the story of a young woman who works as a chambermaid in a luxury hotel in Mexico City. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2019.

He then went on to direct the documentary feature “Everest” (2019). This film follows a group of climbers as they attempt to summit the world's highest peak, Mount Everest. It was nominated for Best Documentary at the 2020 Goya Awards.

Rubio has also been involved in music, including being the founder of the band El Conjunto Nueva Ola (ECNO) which he formed with his brother in 2006. The band has released four albums and has toured extensively in Mexico, the United States, and Europe.

In addition to his work as a filmmaker and musician, Rubio has also had roles in several Mexican films, including "The Perfect Dictatorship" (2014), "Miss Bala" (2011), and "Cantinflas" (2015).

Rubio is a passionate advocate for Mexico's culture and has expressed his commitment to using his work to celebrate and honor Mexico's heritage. He has also called for more diversity in the Mexican film industry.

Olallo Rubio is a multi-talented filmmaker who has made a significant impact on the Mexican film industry. He is a creative and passionate filmmaker who continues to push the boundaries of film-making through his work.

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