Monday, April 21, 2014

RIP Javier Ibarretxe

RIP Javier Ibarretxe


He died at age 52 the film producer Javier Ibarretxe in Bilbao
El Correo
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Basque cinema has been shocked after learning Tuesday the death of Javier Ibarretxe , died at age 52 at the Hospital de Basurto victim of complications from liver cancer . He was a pioneer who wanted at all costs from his native Bilbao stable producer, Ibarretxe & Co , with his brothers , with whom he had since the late 80s struggling to shoot short and long mostly in the genre of comedy. The company supplies water inherited from his father served as a theater for these wonderful crazy even reached Hollywood.
So , Javi Ibarretxe was the producer of '7 : 35 AM ' . , The short film Oscar nominee Vigalondo in 2005 Together with his brothers signed ' Only Dies Twice ' , a delirious comedy filmed in 1997 with Álex Angulo Santiago Segura and starring a zombie actor. Three years later, faced Ibarretxe the most ambitious project of his career, ' Sabotage ' , an expensive period comedy set in the Battle of Waterloo and Stephen Fry as Wellington. Its failure at the box office prompted took four years to return as a producer with thriller Norberto Ramos ' common Muertos ' .
Javier Ibarretxe again Vigalondo produce his first feature, ' Timecrimes ' title already become cult among international cinephilia restless. The Comedy ' A nearly perfect world ' , directed by his brothers Esteban and José Miguel , and the Argentine film " Las acacias " are his latest works . "It was a great producer who dreamed Bilbollywood make Bilbao ," he cried yesterday Eduarno partner Carneros . "A man who always showed his modesty, humility and humanity ."

Born: 1961, Bilbao, Vizcaya, Pais Vasco, Spain
Died: 4/15/2014, Bilbao, Vizcaya, Pais Vasco, Spain

Javier Ibarretxe's western - producer:
Six Shooters - 2010

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