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.
Morales was born in the town of Lajas, Puerto Rico, to parents of Sephardic roots.
Movies & TV shows
Broche de oro: Comienzos
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 ...
Cinema Puerto Rico: una antropología visual
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...
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
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.
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
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...
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...
El cuerpo del delito
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...
And God Created Them 2
There are three stories about issues such as human solidarity, infidelity, and social conflicts in contemporary Puerto Rico.
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...
Desandando la vida
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...
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...
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
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
A group of filmmakers analyze the situation of their country's cinema while some children record them.
Cuentos de Abelardo
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...
Nicolás y los demás
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...
Dios los cría...
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...
Up the Sandbox
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...