Pilar Miro
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1940

Biography

The former head of Spanish state television, Pilar Miró ranked among Spain's foremost directors. Outside of Spain, Miró remains best-known for her internationally acclaimed sophomore feature, The Cuenca Crime (1971). A graphically violent look at how the Civil Guard tortured victims earlier in the century, the film generated great controversy and was initially banned in a recently democratized...