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Luis Llosa Urquidi (born 1951) is a Peruvian film director. He is best known for Sniper, The Specialist, and Anaconda.

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1 Career 2 Personal life 3 Filmography 4 References 5 External links

Career[edit] Luis Llosa was originally a film critic.[1] He is known for his early Peruvian work, English-language exploitation films made for producer Roger Corman, and bigger-budget American films.[2] His most well-known film, Anaconda, stars Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, and Eric Stoltz. Anaconda was nominated for multiple Razzie Awards, including worst director,[3] but it grossed $136 million worldwide[4] and became a cult film.[5] He founded Iguana Productions, which produces Peruvian films and telenovelas such as Escándalo, Torbellino and Latin Lover.[6] Personal life[edit] Llosa was born in 1951 in Lima, Peru.[7] He is the cousin of the Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa,[8] and his niece is film director Claudia Llosa.[9] Filmography[edit]

Hour of the Assassin (1987) Crime Zone
Crime Zone
(1989) Sniper (1993) Eight Hundred Leagues Down the Amazon (1993) Fire on the Amazon
Fire on the Amazon
(1993) The Specialist
The Specialist
(1994) Anaconda (1997) The Feast of the Goat
The Feast of the Goat
(2005)

References[edit]

^ Kellner, Elena (1993-01-28). "ENTERTAINMENT: Singer Guerra Back in Groove After Surgery". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2014-02-14.  ^ Middents, Jeffrey (2009). " Roger Corman
Roger Corman
Dis/covers Peru". In Ruétalo, Victoria; Tierney, Dolores. Latsploitation, Latin America, and Exploitation Cinema. Routledge. pp. 55–69. ISBN 9781135848774.  ^ "1997 Archive". Razzies.com. Retrieved 2014-02-13.  ^ "Anaconda". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2014-02-13.  ^ Tobias, Scott (2011-11-10). "Anaconda". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2014-02-13.  ^ Chauvin, Lucien (2001-03-21). "Llosa fast becoming Peruvian go-to guy". Variety. Retrieved 2014-02-13.  ^ Estrada, Javier (2006-03-03). "La dictadura de Trujillo se metía hasta en las alcobas". El Mundo (in Spanish). Retrieved 2014-02-13.  ^ "Llosas in town to feast on the 'Goat'". Variety. 2006-02-11. Retrieved 2014-02-13.  ^ "Foreign pics play Oscar-nom bingo". Variety. 2009-10-05. Retrieved 2014-02-13. 

External links[edit]

Luis Llosa on IMDb Iguana Producciones (in Spanish) Iguana Producciones (Peru) on IMDbPro (subscription required)

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Films directed by Luis Llosa

Hour of the Assassin (1987) Crime Zone
Crime Zone
(1989) Sniper (1993) Eight Hundred Leagues Down the Amazon (1993) Fire on the Amazon
Fire on the Amazon
(1993) The Specialist
The Specialist
(1994) Anaconda (1997) The Feast of the Goat
The Feast of the Goat
(2005)

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 76514583 LCCN: no98091016 ISNI: 0000 0001 1936 4195 GND: 133420280 BNF: cb14029663v (data)

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