Arturo Ripstein

About Arturo Ripstein

Who is it?: Director, Writer, Actor
Birth Place:  Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico, Mexico
Birth Sign: Capricorn
Occupation: Film director, producer and screenwriter
Years active: 1965 - present

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Arturo Ripstein was born in  Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico, Mexico, is Director, Writer, Actor. Arturo Ripstein began his career as assistant director (unbilled) of Luis Buñuel in Ángel exterminador, El (1962). His father, Alfredo Ripstein, Jr. produced his first film, a western written by Gabriel García Márquez titled Tiempo de morir (1965). Ripstein filmography is very praised in Mexico and Europe. He is considered the best Mexican director alive. Many of his films are related with an unique subject: the loneliness of souls. So, his style re flects his main concerns. Ripstein's films are somber, slow and depressive.
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Ripstein got his break into movies working as an uncredited assistant Director for Luis Buñuel. In 1965, he directed his first feature, Tiempo de morir. Written by Carlos Fuentes and Gabriel García Márquez, it began a tradition of making independent films written by high-profile Latin-American authors. His 1981 film Seduction was entered into the 12th Moscow International Film Festival. His 1989 film Love Lies was entered into the 16th Moscow International Film Festival.


In 1997, Ripstein won the National Prize of Arts and Sciences, the second filmmaker after Buñuel to do so.