Jacobo Morales

Jacobo Morales

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1934-11-12 (86 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Lajas, Puerto Rico

30 Movies

Also Known As: Jacobo Morales Ramírez

Biography

Jacobo Morales (born 12 November 1934) is a Puerto Rican actor, poet, writer, playwright, filmmaker, and auteur. Many consider him the most influential film director in Puerto Rico's history.

Early Life

Morales was born in the town of Lajas, Puerto Rico, to parents of Sephardic roots.

Movies & TV shows

2017.

1 Movie
Broche de oro: Comienzos

Broche de oro: Comienzos

2017
A group of people meet at a home. Their friendship grows because of their sense of humor. Life at home can be sad. Three ladies nicknamed the Greeks are recruited by them with their typical wit. They ...

2016.

1 Movie
Andrea y Lorenzo

Andrea y Lorenzo

2016
The personal and professional life of a young journalist has come to a halt. Lorenzo's return will give her a new perspective on life, love, and being true to herself.

2014.

1 Movie
Cinema Puerto Rico: una antropología visual

Cinema Puerto Rico: una antropología visual

2014
A look at Puerto Rico and its cinema through films, documentaries, and commercials from the early twentieth century to the emerging cinema of today. Visual and narrative strategies portray fragments o...

2013.

1 Movie
I Am a Director

I Am a Director

2013
After spending 5 years in Hollywood, California, Carlos has go back to his home in Puerto Rico to make his first feature film.

2012.

2 Movies
Medio minuto

Medio minuto

2012
In the night of her fifty-four wedding anniversary, Rafaela finds out that Angel, her husband, has recently visit his ex-lover. This incident awakes old emotions, but at the same time brings a big sur...
Broche de Oro

Broche de Oro

2012
Rafael, Elmo, and Pablo run away from the strict Catholic retirement home where they live with Carlos, Rafael's grandson, to embark on an adventure and prove life does not stop because of age.

2010.

2 Movies
Il Viaggio

Il Viaggio

2010
Interconnects the life of four Puerto Rican actors and a Colombian director while they participate in a Theater Improvisation Festival. They will be forced to reflect on their future in art amid econo...
El viaje de Tortuga

El viaje de Tortuga

2010
Tortuga is a young man who runs away from home seeking to escape reality. On the journey, he discovers that the solution to his problems is not leaving his community, but changing his views on his sur...

2008.

1 Movie
La recompensa

La recompensa

2008
A young woman flees just before her wedding day and disappears to avoid facing the consequences of her actions.

2007.

1 Movie
Angel

Angel

2007
The film follows the actions of a corrupt police captain, the title-character Ángel Lugo. Lugo is responsible for the wrongful imprisonment of Mariano Farías and the murder of his pregnant wife. After...

2005.

1 Movie
El cuerpo del delito

El cuerpo del delito

2005
The shocking and compelling true story of two women; one savagely raped, tortured and burned; the other, a detective that makes this case her mission. United by destiny and tragedy, they find strength...

2004.

2 Movies
And God Created Them 2

And God Created Them 2

2004
There are three stories about issues such as human solidarity, infidelity, and social conflicts in contemporary Puerto Rico.
Amores

Amores

2004
Amores explores the world of acting from its most basic and solitary form: the monologue. If only an actor, a text, and someone who hears it are needed to make an acting exercise, then Amores offers f...

2003.

1 Movie
Desandando la vida

Desandando la vida

2003
The story of a man who after the death of his wife begins to show signs of Alzheimer's disease. The film illustrates how each family member reacts to this event and how this man feels that his life is...

2002.

1 Movie
Julia, toda en mí

Julia, toda en mí

2002
A poetic journey about a Puerto Rican poet.

1998.

5 Movies
Angelito mío

Angelito mío

1998
Heaven is in chaos. God left for Earth to seek faith and hope in humanity. San Wichón stays in charge of the Celestial Senate and, in his campaign for the governorship, things get out of control. Dis...
Enredando sombras

Enredando sombras

1998
Documentary that celebrates 100 years of cinema in Latin America and talks about the origins and the development of cinema in this subcontinent. Its structure is based in 12 short films directed by va...
Cuentos para despertar

Cuentos para despertar

1998
Recreates aspects of the life of Abelardo Díaz Alfaro as a rural teacher in Puerto Rico during 1940's, integrating three of his stories "El josco", "Santa Cló va a la cuchilla", and "Don Fruto Torres...
Jugando en serio

Jugando en serio

1998
A group of filmmakers analyze the situation of their country's cinema while some children record them.

1995.

1 Movie
Linda Sara

Linda Sara

1995
Facing financial ruin, four siblings decide to sell the valuables within their mother's house, without telling her and by embellishing their history.

1991.

1 Movie
San Juan Story

San Juan Story

1991
A professional rum-taster must negotiate the paths of love, superstition, and magic to regain his lost powers.

1990.

1 Movie
Cuentos de Abelardo

Cuentos de Abelardo

1990
A selection of three short stories by a Puerto Rican writer called "Don Procopio", "Peyo Merce ensea inglés", and "Bagazo" portray typical characters of the Puerto Rican social and economic classes in...

1989.

1 Movie
Lo que le pasó a Santiago

Lo que le pasó a Santiago

1989
Santiago, a retired accountant, is walking in Old San Juan. Even though she doesn't give out any personal information, they become friends.

1986.

1 Movie
Nicolás y los demás

Nicolás y los demás

1986
Returning to Puerto Rico after living abroad for a long time, Paco, out of work, meets successful Nicolás, an old friend from his college years. Nicolás invites him to his house, where Paco meets a wo...

1979.

1 Movie
Dios los cría...

Dios los cría...

1979
Film consisting of five stories: "Dios los cría...", dealing with brothers' rivalry for an inheritance; "Negocio redondo", about a lawyer selling a property to the Catholic church with guilty feelings...

1972.

1 Movie
Up the Sandbox

Up the Sandbox

1972
A young wife and mother, bored with day-to-day life in New York City and neglected by her husband, slips into increasingly outrageous fantasies: her mother breaking into the apartment, an explorer's d...

1971.

1 Movie
Bananas

Bananas

3.5
1971
When a New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.

1970.

1 Movie
Arocho y Clemente: los que murieron en la horca

Arocho y Clemente: los que murieron en la horca

1970
Based on a real-life death penalty case in Puerto Rico. The execution of Arocho and Clemente was one of the last ones to take place in the island.

1965.

1 Movie
La criada malcriada

La criada malcriada

1965
Azucena is a maid who causes many comical situations. When a recently widowed millionaire returns to Puerto Rico after many years, these will increase.
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