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.
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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!
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...
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.
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2 Movies · 1 TV show
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
"Murder on the Orient Express" is a Parody.
1 Movie · 1 TV show
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...
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...
Short of tasty felix for the post film festival.
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.
A rural couple in crisis, who have a brother and sister with urban problems, and all of them trying to find a solution.
The Last Hammer Blow
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...
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...
Yesterday Never Ends
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 ...
A Gun in Each Hand
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 ...
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 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...
My Prison Yard
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
Short film made to promote organ donation in Spain.
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...
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El hormiguero 3.0
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...
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....
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
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.
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.
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
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 ...
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
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.
Sleepless in Madrid
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...
What Makes Women Laugh?
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...
Hi, Are You Alone?
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
An aspiring actor is working. The wife of a client called him.
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...