Antonio SerranoJosé Antonio Serrano Argüelles (born 17 May 1955 in Mexico City) is a Mexican film director, actor, playwright and screenwriter. He graduated with a degree in Communications from the Universidad Iberoamericana. He also attended the ''Royal Weber Academy of Dramatic Art'' in England and the ''Odin Teatre'' of Denmark. He studied with the following directors: Polish Jerzy Grotowski, French Philippe Gaulier and Italian Carlos Bosso. Back in Mexico he worked in the telenovela (soap opera) industry for Televisa and TV Azteca, directing actors such as Gael García Bernal, Salma Hayek, Chayanne and Angélica Aragón.
He directed ten plays as well including ''Sexo, pudor y lágrimas'', which he also wrote. He made this play into a film in 1999 which became the highest grossing at the time (, or 12 million US dollars at the [https://web.archive.org/web/20050502021717/http://www.comsoc.udg.mx/gaceta/paginas/372/372-1819.pdf exchange rate of 1999]). The movie was seen exhibited for six months by millions and earned several Ariels awarded by the Mexican Academy of Film. His following films were ''Lucia, Lucia'' with ''All About My Mother'' Argentine actress Cecilia Roth and the segment ''El Torzón'' of the series of short-films about violence in Mexico City titled ''Cero y van cuatro''. Serrano was nominated for the Ariel Award in 2004 for his adaptation of the script of ''Lucía, Lucía''. Provided by Wikipedia
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