Rosa Baches is a Spanish film director and screenwriter. She was born in Madrid in 1976 and studied film at the Complutense University of Madrid. After graduating, she worked as a film editor and assistant director in various projects.
In 2008, she wrote and directed her first short film, “La Pertenencia,” which was awarded a Goya Award for Best Short Film. This success led to her feature debut in 2011, the drama “The Lucky Star.” The film was well received by critics and garnered Baches several accolades, including a nomination for a Goya Award for Best New Director.
In 2013, Baches wrote and directed her second feature film, “The Return.” The film was a critical and commercial success, winning multiple awards and earning Baches a nomination for Best Director at the Goya Awards.
In 2017, Baches wrote and directed her third feature film, “The Captain’s Daughter.” The film tells the story of a young woman who is sent to a remote island to care for her ailing father. The film was another critical and commercial success, earning Baches a Goya Award for Best Director.
Baches has also directed several television series, including the crime drama “The Homecoming” and the comedy “Las Chicas de La Cruz.” She is currently in post-production on her fourth feature film, “Open Waters,” which tells the story of a young man who is stranded in the Mediterranean Sea.
Rosa Baches is an acclaimed filmmaker who has received numerous awards for her work. Her films are celebrated for their strong characters and complex themes, and she is considered one of Spain’s most prolific filmmakers.