Carmen Maura


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Carmen Maura Nominations & Awards


 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
   (To Return)
 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED

César Award

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED

San Sebastián Film Festival

 - Silver Shell - Best Actress WINNER
Carmen Maura . He has won four Goya Awards, an César Awards and an San Sebastián International Film Festival. He's known for Gente que viene y bah (2019), To Return (2006) and La virgen negra (2008).

All Movies of Carmen Maura

  • Someone Has to Die (TV Miniseries)
    Miniseries. 3 Episodes. Spain, in the 50s. The story begins with a young boy being asked by his parents to return from Mexico to meet his fiance. He returns accompanied by Lazaro, a mysterious ballet dancer.
    Character:  Amparo 3 episodes, 2020
    Mexico  2020
  • Historias de nuestro cine
    On 11 May 1896, in the Price circus, owned by Englishman William Parish, the Hungarian Edwin Rousby, using an animatograph, screened the first moving images ever shown in Spain. Based on that event, our narrator, Antonio Resines, ...
    Character: Self
    Spain  2019
  • La vanité
    David Miller wants to die and chooses assisted euthanasia. He planned everything: the place, the time and the manner. However, nothing goes right. With Esperanza, member of the association, and Tréplev, young prostitute, David em...
    Switzerland  2015
  • Witching & Bitching
    An absurd, racy comedy starring a group of desperate thieves who rob a Cash-for-Gold shop in Madrid's Puerta del Sol and make a crazy dash for Disneyland with one of the heister's sons in tow. But on the border with France, they f...
    Character: Graciana
    Spain  2013
  • The Women on the 6th Floor
    Paris in 1960. Jean-Louis and Suzanne Joubert are no longer exactly youthful. This stockbroker and his wife live a quiet, middle-class existence in an elegant tenement building. You might even describe their lives as dull – espe...
    France  2010
  • Tetro
    Fresh faced and naive, 17-year-old Bennie arrives in Buenos Aires to search for his older brother who has been missing for more than a decade. The family had emigrated from Italy to Argentina, but with the great musical success of...
    Character: Alone
    United States  2009
  • The Lesser Evil
    Eduardo is a middle-aged politician, married, with children, who lives in Madrid. His sister Julia receives a visit from him. She still lives in the old family house. But Eduardo’s arrival will not just be a simple brother-siste...
    Spain  2007
  • To Return
    Three generations of women survive easterly wind, fire, madness, superstition and even death through goodness, lies and an unlimited vitality. They are: Raimunda, married to an unemployed worker, and her teenager daughter. Sole, h...
    Character: Abuela Irene
    Spain  2006
  • Free Zone
    Rebecca (Natalie Portman), an American who has been living in Jerusalem for a few months now, has just broken off her engagement. She gets into a cab driven by Hanna (Hanna Laslo), an Israeli. But Hanna is on her way to Jordan, to...
    Character: Mrs. Breitberg
    Israel  2005
  • 25 Degrees in Winter
    It is the 12th of January and it’s going to be a scorcher in the capital of Belgium. A vehicle, with the logo of a travel agency, is speeding along the highway. In the car are four people, a men and three women ; Miguel, his muc...
    Belgium  2004
  • Valentin
    Valentín, eight-years-old and wise beyond his years, is the narrator of this wry look into the absurd world of adults. All but abandoned by his temperamental playboy father (Alejandro Agresti) and his mysteriously absent mother, ...
    Argentina  2002
  • 800 Bullets
    Julián Torralba is a former film stuntman in Almeria, Spain. He and several of his colleagues, who once made a living in American Westerns shot in Spain, now are reduced to doing stunt shows for minuscule audiences on the decayin...
    Spain  2002
  • The Hold-Up
    Lola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to maintain appearances and give her daughter ...
    Character: Maite
    Spain  2001
  • La comunidad
    Julia finds 300 million pesetas hidden in a dead man's house while selling an apartment. She's a 40-ish real estate agent now forced to face the wrath of a very peculiar community (of neighbors), headed by an unscrupulous administ...
    Spain  2000
  • Lisboa
    Joao sells video tapes in road bars between Portugal and Spain. One day he finds a middle aged woman in the middle of nowhere. Somebody is looking for her and she has to escape to Lisboa. But what is the secret of this woman? Why ...
    Spain  1999
  • El entusiasmo
    After fourty years of dictatorship, everything seemed possible.
    Character: Maria
    Chile  1999
  • Alliance cherche doigt
    Genevieve Lechat, a very sexy fifty something woman, who is the director of "The Feast of Hearts", offers his son André, poet and ethnologist, to open a branch of the dating agency that is connected to the Internet.
    France  1997
  • Le bonheur est dans le pré
    Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where ...
    France  1995
  • The Lame Pigeon
    A ten years old child, sick, comes to his grandparents house for a summer. The visitors and neighbours will make his stay very amusing.
    Spain  1995
  • Louis, the Child King
    It's a fascinating fresco about the formative years of the young king Louis XIV, before he became the Sun-king at Versailles. It was a dark and violent period, when the Louvre, then still the somewhat gloomy royal palace, was the ...
    France  1993
  • How to Be a Woman and Not Die in the Attempt
    Carmen, a journalist with two children, is on her third marriage, to Antonio, a record producer. Over the course of a year, we follow her through her discontents: Antonio's lateness, his fatigue when she wants to make love, his in...
    Spain  1991
  • ¡Ay, Carmela!
    Paulino and Carmela are husband and wife, troubadours touring the countryside during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). They are Republicans, and with their mute assistant, Gustavete, they journey into rebel territory by mistake. ...
    Spain  1990
  • Bâton Rouge (Baton Rouge)
    Antonio (Antonio Banderas) is a gigolo who is taken in by a wealthy middle-aged woman in this sultry crime drama. He moves into the posh apartment of Isabel Harris (Carmen Maura) and satisfies her sexual urges. When Isabel has reo...
    Spain  1988
  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
    A woman's lover leaves her, and she tries to contact him to find out why he's left. She confronts his wife and son, who are as clueless as she. Meanwhile her girlfriend is afraid the police are looking for her because of her boyfr...
    Spain  1988
  • The Law of Desire
    Pablo and Tino are brothers. Their parents separated when both were boys. Tino became Tina, after he went to live with his father. He began a relationship with his father, changing his sex to become his wife. A few years later, th...
    Spain  1987
  • Matador
    This twisted, brave, funny film from Spanish director Pedro Almodovar takes an unflinching look at the link between sex, death, and religion. Antonio Banderas stars as Angel, a sensitive student of matador Diego (Nacho Martinez), ...
    Character: Julia
    Spain  1986
  • What Have I Done to Deserve This?
    Almodóvar has described his fourth film as a homage to Italian Neorealism, although this tribute also involves jokes about paedophilia, prostitution, and a telekenetic child. The film, set in the towerblocks around Madrid, depict...
    Character: Gloria
    Spain  1984
  • Dark Habits
    A singer at a low-end nightclub hides out at a convent after her lover dies of a bad dose of drugs, and she meets a group of off-the-wall nuns while in hiding.
    Character: Sor Perdida
    Spain  1983
  • Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom
    Pepi is raped by the policeman who catches her growing marijuana in her apartment. She seeks revenge by getting his masochist wife to leave him.
    Character: Pepi
    Spain  1980