JosÃ© Luis Garci Biography
JosÃ© Luis Garci (born as JosÃ© Luis GarcÃa MuÃ±oz; 20 January 1944) is a Spanish director, producer, critic, TV presenter, screenwriter and author. He earned worldwide acclaim and his country's first Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award for Begin the Beguine (1982). Four of his films, including also SesiÃ³n continua (1984), Asignatura aprobada (1987) and El abuelo (1998), have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, more than any other Spanish director.
His films are characterized for his classical style and the underlying sentimentality of their plots.