Jaime Chávarri

  • Born: (Madrid, Spain)

Jaime Chávarri de la Mora is a Spanish film director and screenwriter.

Chavarri comes from a prominent family. His mother María de la Mora y Maura was a maternal granddaughter of Antonio Maura.

He had already graduated as a lawyer, when he entered the Escuela Oficial de Cine (EOC) in 1968. He abandoned his formal film studies in his second year, moving into film criticism. He wrote for Film Ideal magazine. Over the next several years, he worked on the technical crew of a number of films and collaborated with Spanish cult film director Jesús Franco.

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