From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Montxo Armendariz, (born as Juan Ramón Armendariz Barrios; January 27 1949 in Olleta, Navarra, Spain ), is an awarded Spanish film director and screenwriter. His film Las cartas de Alou won at the San Sebastian Film Festival. His next film, Historias del Kronen, was entered into the 1995 Cannes Film Festival. Secretos del corazón won several Goya Award, Berlin Film Festival and received the Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Film. Description above from the Wikipedia article Montxo Armendáriz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.