Ana Torrent

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Ana Torrent
Born (1966-07-12) 12 July 1966 (age 54)
Madrid, Spain
Occupation Actress
Years active 1973–present

Ana Torrent Bertrán de Lis (born 12 July 1966) is a Spanish film actress. Her debut came in 1973 with the starring role as "Ana" in the film El espíritu de la colmena (The Spirit of the Beehive) directed by Víctor Erice, when she was seven years old. This was followed by another memorable role in which she played another character with the same name in Cría cuervos (Raise Ravens) (1976) by director Carlos Saura.

In 1989 Torrent performed with Sharon Stone in the film Blood and Sand directed by Javier Elorrieta. In 1996 Torrent received numerous awards and nominations, including a Goya Award nomination for her lead actress role in Alejandro Amenábar's film Tesis (Thesis). By the end of the 1990s, she received critical acclaim when she played a Basque nationalist murdered for quitting ETA, in the film Yoyes (1999) directed by Helena Taberna. In 2008 Torrent portrayed Catherine of Aragon in the film The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), starring Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson.


Year Film Role Director
2009 The Haunting Fransesca Elio Quiroga
2008 The Other Boleyn Girl Catherine of Aragon Justin Chadwick
2004 Iris Rosa Vergés
2003 Una preciosa puesta de sol Álvaro del Amo
2001 Juego de luna Mónica Laguna
2001 Sagitario Vicente Molina Foix
1999 Yoyes Yoyes Helena Taberna
1998 El grito en el cielo Félix Sabroso y Dunia Ayaso
1996 Tesis Angela Alejandro Amenábar
1995 El palomo cojo Jaime de Armiñán
1995 Puede ser divertido Azucena Rodriguez
1994 Entre rojas Azucena Rodriguez
1992 Vacas Julio Médem
1989 Sangre y arena Javier Elorrieta
1985 Los paraísos perdidos Basilio Martín Patino
1980 The Nest Jaime de Armiñan
1979 Ogro Gillo Pontecorvo
1977 Elisa, vida mía Carlos Saura
1976 Cría cuervos Ana Carlos Saura
1973 El espíritu de la colmena Ana Víctor Erice


Fotogramas de Plata

  • 1974 Won Fotogramas de Plata Award Best Spanish Movie Performer

Goya Awards

  • 1997 Nominated Goya Best Lead Actress (Mejor Actriz Principal) for: Tesis (1996)

Gramado Film Festival

  • 1996 Won Golden Kikito Award Latin Competition: Best Actress for: Tesis (1996)

Montréal World Film Festival

  • 1980 Won Best Actress for: El Nido (1980)

Premios ACE

Toulouse Cinespaña

  • 2000 Won Best Actress for: Yoyes (2000)


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