Candela Peña

Candela Peña

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1973-07-14 (48 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Gavà, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

38 Movies · 7 TV shows

Also Known As: Candela Pena · María del Pilar Peña Sánchez

Biography

María del Pilar Peña Sánchez (born 14 July 1973), professionally known as Candela Peña, is a Spanish actress.She is the only child of a couple who had a bar in Barcelona. When she was four years old she started to learn dance in the city and after finishing high-school she went to Seville to begin theatre classes there and eventually in Madrid. Encouraged by Pedro Almodóvar, she published the novel Pérez Príncipe, María Dolores in 2001.She won the Goya Award in 2003 (for the movie Te doy mis ojos) after being nominated several times previously.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

2 TV shows
TV
Maricón perdido

Maricón perdido

2021
It shows the life trajectory of a gay village boy in search of his own identity.

2020.

3 Movies
Black Beach

Black Beach

2020
Carlos, a ruthless Spanish negotiation expert working in Brussels, is tasked with handling the kidnapping of a senior oil company executive in a troubled West African country, torn by ethnic tensions ...
So My Grandma's a Lesbian!

So My Grandma's a Lesbian!

2020
Eva, a young and promising Spanish lawyer based in Edinburgh, sees her wedding plans with the heir to an important and ultra-conservative Scottish family in jeopardy when she learns that her grandmoth...
Rosa's Wedding

Rosa's Wedding

2020
When she turns 45,Rosa realises that she's always lived her life to serve everyone else. She decided to take charge of her life and start her own business.

2019.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
El Hormiguero: Vacaciones en el Titanic

El Hormiguero: Vacaciones en el Titanic

2019
A parody of a Spanish TV show.
Enterrados

Enterrados

2019
Five miners buried in a gallery 600 meters deep.
TV
Hierro

Hierro

2019
A judge and a businessman investigate opposite sides of the law after a murder on the island of El Hierro.

2018.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Empowered

Empowered

5.44
2018
There seems to be a perfect life for Paz. She has a job, a partner and friends, but something is missing. There are things she is not happy about. She can't bring herself to express her feelings. She ...
Asesinato en el Hormiguero Express

Asesinato en el Hormiguero Express

2018
"Murder on the Orient Express" is a Parody.

2017.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Undetectables

Undetectables

2017
People with STDs are addressed in the web series. By rejecting the common dramas, the clichés and the stereotypical situations, a team of creators has met to approach with realism and sense of humor t...
Skins

Skins

5.38
2017
In a strange world where people share numerous deformities, the same problem we all face challenges each of them: to find someone who accepts you as you are. Sometimes, that means finding yourself fir...

2016.

2 Movies
Kiki, Love to Love

Kiki, Love to Love

6.67
2016
Through five stories, the movie addresses sex and love: Paco and Ana are a marriage looking for reactivate the passion of their sexual relations, long time unsatisfied; Jose Luis tries to recover the ...

2015.

3 Movies
Llevo cartas

Llevo cartas

2015
Short of tasty felix for the post film festival.
Latin Lover

Latin Lover

2015
The five daughters of a famous actor, all from different mothers and different nationalities, get together on the 10th anniversary of his death for a celebration of his career.
Sidetracked

Sidetracked

6
2015
A rural couple in crisis, who have a brother and sister with urban problems, and all of them trying to find a solution.

2014.

2 Movies
The Last Hammer Blow

The Last Hammer Blow

2014
Victor didn't know anything about music when he first entered the Opera House. Samuel Rovinski is there to conduct the 6th symphony. Victor decided to step out of the shadows to change the course of h...
The Change

The Change

2014
Luis and Elvira were in contact with a criminal organization in Eastern Europe. They received a call that required them to change their route. They need to stop in Hungary to make a collection. Everyt...

2013.

1 Movie
Yesterday Never Ends

Yesterday Never Ends

2013
Ten years after the death of their son, a couple meet at his grave for the first time. There is anger, hatred, and bitterness. A drama that goes far beyond the private grief of this couple and points ...

2012.

1 Movie
A Gun in Each Hand

A Gun in Each Hand

2012
J. is depressed. E. lives peacefully. S. tries to get back with his wife. G. resorts to anxiolytics. P. plays seduction games. María and Sara exchange their husbands. L. calls his lover in a peculiar ...

2009.

2 Movies
"9"

"9"

2009
Several men and women, one of them very pregnant, are sitting fully nude on two sofas talking and arguing about seemingly unrelated things, creating a visual and philosophical metaphor.
The Island Inside

The Island Inside

2009
The story of three siblings trying to fight off a curse each in their own way. The strict and moralistic upbringing they received from their mother is one of the reasons why their father's genetic leg...

2008.

3 Movies
My Prison Yard

My Prison Yard

6
2008
In Madrid, a petty thief who cannot adjust to life outside of jail puts together a theater troupe her friends -- a prostitute, a gypsy, and a Colombian immigrant -- in an attempt to make a go at a rel...
En el lado de la vida

En el lado de la vida

2008
Short film made to promote organ donation in Spain.
Rated R

Rated R

2008
Madrid, Spain, 1975. Sandra, Lina and Eva are three beautiful women who work as actresses in erotic movies. After meeting during a shoot, they become friends and begin to share experiences, concerns a...

2006.

1 TV show
TV
El hormiguero 3.0

El hormiguero 3.0

5
2006
The live audience of El Hormiguero is interested in comedy, science, and politics. It is hosted by a writer. The show was broadcasted on Spain's Cuatro channel. Luis Piedrahita, Marron, and "The Man i...

2005.

1 Movie
Princesses

Princesses

2005
Caye has no one in her family who knows about her profession. She met her neighbour after she found her badly beaten up. They formed a friendship with Caye's co-workers.

2004.

1 Movie
¡Hay motivo!

¡Hay motivo!

2004
A multi-part feature on the governing body of Spain, the Popular Party under Jose María Aznar. Themes include the bombing of Iraq, immigration, U.S. fire in Baghdad, and the manipulation of the media....

2003.

3 Movies
Torremolinos 73

Torremolinos 73

2003
A struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turned him into an international sex symbol.
Take My Eyes

Take My Eyes

2003
One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. She only takes a few things with her. Antonio is going to look for her. He says that she gave him her eyes, and that she is his sunshine.
Chill Out!

Chill Out!

2003
Just Santos, cabaret actor with a talent for imitation, receives the offer of a role in a movie that could change his life and his family.

2002.

2 Movies
Salad Days

Salad Days

2002
A mixed salad and a trout meet on death row: The cold storage of a restaurant. They decide to unite in a single dish that will lead them to eternal love.
God Is on Air

God Is on Air

2002
Two Spanish pan-handlers find themselves in over their heads when they discover an opportunity to redeem themselves. The world seems to suffer from rampant poverty, violence and spiritual desperation ...

2001.

1 Movie
No Shame

No Shame

2001
Isabel is presented with a movie script. She realized it was based on an old love affair she had with the author of the script.

1999.

2 Movies
Novios

Novios

1999
He told her that he would reveal the extent of their relationship to his wife. After Cristal starts dreaming of life as a housewife, their plans fall through. Arturito was the focus of revenge by Cris...
All About My Mother

All About My Mother

6.77
1999
A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he tries to get an autograph. The boy's father was told about his son's death.

1998.

1 Movie
Sleepless in Madrid

Sleepless in Madrid

1998
Eva, Alba y Juan are the protagonist of the story. Eva gives birth to Marina, Alba has just been left by her boyfriend. And Juan is happily married. Their paths intersect one night and their lifes wil...

1997.

1 Movie
What Makes Women Laugh?

What Makes Women Laugh?

1997
Three sisters who make a comedy trio go to their father's wedding with a woman who is 45 years younger than him. Luci's husband died in an accident. They have to fulfill their commitment in August des...

1996.

1 Movie
La Celestina

La Celestina

1996
Calisto fell in love with the daughter of a rich merchant. The sorceress is suggested by Calisto's servant. Parmeno is suspicious of Celestina because he knows about her tricks.

1995.

2 Movies
Hi, Are You Alone?

Hi, Are You Alone?

1995
A 20 years old girl from Valladolid is living with her divorced father and an autoritarian. Trini has lost her mother. For both Valladolid and their families have nothing to offer and therefore they g...
Mouth to Mouth

Mouth to Mouth

1995
An aspiring actor is working. The wife of a client called him.

1994.

1 Movie
Días contados

Días contados

1994
Antonio, a member of the terrorist group ETA, met Charo, a junkie of eighteen years, despite the sordid environment in which they grew up. He has devoted his life to a cause that he doesn't believe in...
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