Ricardo Íscar is a Spanish film director born in Madrid in 1978. He studied filmmaking at Complutense University of Madrid and film studies at New York University.
He has directed several short films and documentaries, such as La línea del horizonte (2005), La tierra de los padres (2008), and Aquí hay que vivir (2009). He has also directed the feature films Las horas del día (2013), El verano de los peces voladores (2015), and El invierno de la duda (2017).
In 2012, his short film La tierra de los padres won the Goya Award for Best Short Film. In 2014, he won the Goya Award for Best New Director for his film Las horas del día. His film El verano de los peces voladores was nominated for 15 Goya Awards and won 3, including Best Film.
In addition to his work as a director, Íscar has also worked as a producer on several films and television series, such as the documentary series Cuerpos del 2015 (2015) and the feature film Días de cine (2020).
Íscar has also lectured at various film festivals, including the San Sebastian International Film Festival, the Seville European Film Festival, and the International Film Festival of Gijón.
His latest film, El invierno de la duda, was released in 2017. The film tells the story of a young man who is struggling to make sense of his life, as he grapples with his doubts and fears. The film was widely praised for its visual style and its exploration of themes of identity and self-discovery.
Ricardo Íscar is an award-winning director whose films have been recognized for their visual style and exploration of themes of identity and self-discovery. His work has made him one of the most acclaimed and respected Spanish directors of his generation.