Thursday, September 21, 2017

RIP José Salcedo

The editor José Salcedo, Almodóvar's collaborator and winner of three Goya awards dies

El Mundo
September 19,2017

José Salcedo, filmmaker Pedro Almodovar and winner of three Goyas for Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown , No one will talk about us when we are dead and Everything about my mother , has died on Tuesday in Madrid at 68 years, according to informed the Film Academy.

 "The Film Academy deeply regrets the loss of José Salcedo, one of the most powerful Spanish assemblers," said the institution, which this year awarded him the Gold Medal for his career.

 Formed as an auxiliary and assistant to Pablo del Amo and Pedro del Rey, Salcedo "was one of the few proper names that, in an office as determinant for the cinema as the assembly, was always synonymous with excellence, " said the president of the Academy, Yvonne Blake.

 Blake has advanced that what should be the ceremony of delivery of the Gold Medal will become "a tribute for him and his."

 Almodóvar counted on him in all his films, from Pepi, Luci, Bom and other girls from the heap (1980) to Julieta (2016), and among his more than 150 credits, he also featured films for other directors such as Eloy de la Iglesia, Agustín Díaz Yanes, José Luis Borau, Jaime Chávarri, Pedro Olea and Gonzalo Suárez.

 He also worked for Manuel Gómez Pereira, Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón, Santiago Tabernero, Juan Luis Iborra, Yolanda García Serrano, Josetxo San Mateo, Daniel Calparsoro and Luis Buñue , with whom he began as an assistant in Tristana .

 José Salcedo (Ciudad Real, 1949) mounted his first film at age 23.  It leaves two earrings of premiere: Oro , of Díaz Yanes and No one dies in Ambrosia , of Héctor Valdez.

 "I ride from the heart," said this technician who did not stop reinventing the medium from his desk and to which the Academy dedicates this month a cycle with some of the films in which he worked.

Salcedo José (José Salcedo Palomeque)
Born: 1949, Mestanza, Ciudad Real, Castille-La Mancha, Spain
Died: 9/19/2017, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

José Salcedo’s western – film editor:
A Night in Old Mexico - 2013

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