Osvaldo Civirani

Osvaldo Civirani

Director, Writer


Osvaldo Civirani is an Argentinian film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his work in the genres of horror, drama, and comedy.

Born in the mid-1950s in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Osvaldo Civirani was the only child of a middle-class family. From an early age, he had a great passion for films. He attended the University of Buenos Aires, where he studied film and television.

Civirani began his career in the early 1980s directing and producing short films and commercials. His first feature-length film, ‘La Leyenda de los Lobos’ (The Legend of the Wolves), was released in 1987. It was well-received and won several awards.

In the 1990s, Civirani made a name for himself with films such as ‘La Roca’ (The Rock), ‘La Casa de los Muertos’ (The House of the Dead), and ‘La Muerte de un Hombre’ (The Death of a Man). These films were mostly horror and drama, but he also ventured into comedy with ‘El Día de la Bestia’ (The Day of the Beast).

The 2000s brought forth more success for Civirani. He directed the critically acclaimed ‘La Vida de los Muertos’ (The Life of the Dead), which won several awards, including the Goya Award for Best Film. He also directed ‘El Laberinto de la Muerte’ (The Labyrinth of Death) and ‘El Libro de los Muertos’ (The Book of the Dead).

Civirani’s most recent film is ‘La Muerte de una Mujer’ (The Death of a Woman), which was released in 2020. The film is an intense psychological thriller and has been praised for its unique take on the genre.

Throughout his career, Civirani has received numerous awards and has been nominated for numerous prestigious awards, including the Goya. He has established himself as one of the most respected directors in the horror, drama, and comedy genres.

Osvaldo Civirani is an acclaimed director whose works have captivated audiences around the world. His films are renowned for their suspense, psychological intrigue, and thought-provoking themes. His influence on the horror, drama,


May 19, 1917

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