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8 Ratings

The Grandfather

El abuelo

Directed by José Luis Garci
Spain, 1999


On learning that his son has died, an elderly Spanish man returns home from California, having failed to strike it rich during the Gold Rush. Back in his native land, the man soon finds himself embroiled in a family mystery.

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The Grandfather Directed by José Luis Garci

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1999 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Goya Awards

1999 | Winner: Best Actor

1999 | 12 nominations including: Best Film

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