Double Feature (1984): Spain’s Oscar-Nominee

Director Jose Luis Garci’s Double Feature is a tribute to Hollywood movies of the golden age, centering on the troubles experienced by two scribes.

The humorous tale depicts the friendship between two writers, one a novelist, the other a screenwriter.

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Theatrical release poster


Oscar Nominations: 1

Best Foreign Language Film

Oscar Context

The Oscar went to the Swiss entry, Dangerous Moves.


Directed, produced by José Luis Garci
Written by José Luis Garci, Horacio Valcárcel
Music by Jesús Gluck
Cinematography Manuel Rojas
Edited by Miguel González Sinde

Release date: September 10, 1984 (Spain)

Running time: 115 minutes