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José María Ochoa

José María Ochoa



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Director (feature film)

The Hunting Party (1971) as Assistant Director
When a noble outlaw kidnaps a rancher''''s wife, the husband sets out to slaughter both of them.
Catlow (1971) as Assistant Director
An outlaw tries to avoid both his friend, the marshal, and a sadistic bounty hunter in order to hijack a mule train loaded with two million dollars in gold. Based on the novel by Louis L''Armour.
Valdez Is Coming (1971) as 1st asst dir
An honest marshal is the only man willing to stand against a powerful but ruthless rancher.
The Trojan Women (1971) as Assistant Director
Hecuba and the other women of Troy rise to find their city in ruins and their cause lost. The city has fallen into Greek hands and it is likely their lot to become slaves of Greek soldiers. A messenger approaches to inform them that the lots have been drawn and each woman will be taken to the man who drew for her. Of particular interest is Hecuba's daughter, Cassandra, who is chosen for the Greek kings bedchamber. She has received word of this news already and is in hiding because she has sworn an oath to the gods that she will live as a virgin. When she is found she has some particularly nasty things to say about treatment at Greek hands.
Cannon for Cordoba (1970) as Assistant Director
A ruthless Mexican general captures the army platoon sent to stop him.
The Olympics in Mexico (1970) as Assistant Director
The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969) as Assistant Director
The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the deliverance of a horde of gold. But Pizarro finds himself torn between his desire for conquest and his sense of honor after friendship and respect develops between captive and captor.
Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969) as Assistant Director
The last of the original seven assembles a new crew of experts to rescue a captive rebel leader.
Krakatoa, East of Java (1969) as Assistant Director
A salvage boat''''s captain gets mixed up with island convicts during a volcanic eruption.
Custer of the West (1968) as Assistant Director
The flamboyant Cavalry officer courts disaster when he fights the Sioux and Cheyenne tribes.
Shalako (1968) as Assistant Director
A seasoned tracker rides to the rescue when a European hunting party blunders into Indian territory.
Bikini Paradise (1967) as Assistant Director
Son of a Gunfighter (1966) as Assistant Director
A young man stalks his mother''''s killers.
Lost Command (1966) as Assistant Director
After a stinging defeat in Vietnam, an officer in the French Army gets one last chance in Algiers.
Doctor Zhivago (1965) as Assistant Director
Illicit lovers fight to stay together during the turbulent years of the Russian Revolution.
Crack in the World (1965) as Assistant Director
While trying to drill through the earth''s crust in hopes of finding a new source of energy beneath the molten rock, a scientist inadvertently creates a crack in the world, resulting in worldwide disasters.
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) as 1st & 2nd unit asst dir
A mad emperor''''s excesses leave the Roman Empire open to barbarian invasions.
The Thin Red Line (1964) as Assistant Director
Dark tale of one man's determination to survive his tour of duty. Separated from his new wife after only eight days of marriage, private Doll suddenly decides that he will no longer blindly follow the orders of his superiors, following his own mind instead. What follows are a series of poorly planned attacks, in which Doll saves the day, time after time; eventually leading to the taking of the Elephant in the battle of Guadalcanal during World War II. Sgt. Welsh, Doll's immediate line officer grows an affinity for Doll, helping him through his first Kill, but never quite allowing himself to admit his admiration for the young soldier. The final scene of the movie brings home the true horror of war and the meaninglessness of it all.
55 Days at Peking (1963) as 1st & 2nd unit asst dir
An American major leads the defense against Chinese revolutionaries in 1900 Peking.
El Cid (1961) as Assistant Director
Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.
King of Kings (1961) as Assistant Director
Epic retelling of Christ''''s life and the effects of his teachings on those around him.
Solomon and Sheba (1959) as Assistant Director
Epic tale of the Biblical king''''s seduction by a pagan queen.
The Pride and the Passion (1957) as Assistant Director
A British naval officer helps Spanish peasants haul a large cannon cross-country to battle Napoleon.
Mr. Arkadin (1955) as Assistant Director
A private eye investigates a millionaire's mysterious past before a murderer can get to the witnesses.

Cinematography (feature film)

The Sharkfighters (1956) as Grip
Navy scientists race to develop a shark repellent that could save the lives of downed fliers.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Villa Rides (1968) as Asst to prod supv
Drama detailing the bandit career of Mexico's folk hero, Pancho Villa.

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