Pere Portabella (born in 1927) is a Spanish politician, director, and producer. In 1977, he was elected Senator in Spain's first democratic elections and participated in the writing of the Spanish Constitution. As a filmmaker, his style is experimental, reaching new aspects of film language, often with a poetic tone and social content. Portabella is hailed as an essential figure in the political and cultural history of Spain. Description above from the Wikipedia article Pere Portabella, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.