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Cuca Canals - Nómade, arte y pensamiento

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Barcelona, Spain - 1962


Graduated in Communication Sciences at the Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona. Until 1992, she worked in publicity, winning important national and international awards at the Cannes, New York and San Sebastián Festivals.

In 1988 she met the film director Bigas Luna and started to work with him as a scriptwriter for the following films: Jamón Jamón (Golden Lion at the Venice Festival), Huevos de Oro (Special Jury Award at the San Sebastián Festival), La Teta y la Luna (Golden Osella for the best script at the Venice Festival) and La Camarera del Titanic (Goya Award for the best script).

She has published four novels: Berta la Larga (1996), La hescritora (1998), Llora, Alegría (1999) and 500.000 Historias de Amor (2005), reaching a great success among the public and the critics. They have been translated to English, Dutch, Portuguese, Hebrew, German, Polish and Italian.

Besides, she has shown her art work in Madrid and Barcelona. Recently, she has published some children books. She likes walking barefoot, Fernando Pessoa, watching the see, Spanish jam, Munch and Miró's works and any movie by Francis Ford Coppola.