Best Movies of Isabel Coixet

The Secret Life of Words (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 144 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $0.02M

A hearing impaired factory worker gives up her first holiday in years and instead travels out to an oil rig, where she cares for a man suffering from severe burns.


Elegy (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $3.58M

Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.


My Life Without Me (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $0.40M

A young woman conceals the fact of her terminal cancer to live her life with a passion she never had before.


Learning to Drive (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: $3.45M

As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.


Elisa y Marcela (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 98 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 33 | Earnings: null

In 1901, Elisa Sanchez Loriga took on the identity of Mario Sánchez to marry her lover of fifteen years, Marcela Gracia Ibeas.


Proyecto tiempo (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 78 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

In the future, humanity has the keys required to use energy in a responsible way, but it runs up against new moral dilemmas. Through four moments separated in space-time over a 50-year ...


Cosas que nunca te dije (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Ann's boyfriend calls her from Prague. Twenty-five days after leaving her at the airport, he confesses he does not love her any more and that he is with another girl. Ann calls a telephone ...


The Bookshop (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 66 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Set in a small town in 1959 England, it is the story of a woman who decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.


A los que aman (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 63 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A secret and deep passion marks the life of a young doctor, and threatens the existence of those around him.


Demasiado viejo para morir joven (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 62 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Barcelona: two friends just find any temporary jobs to get by. One of them quits his job as a waiter to move to work as a messenger; the other is working as a taxi driver. The messenger, in...


Nadie quiere la noche (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 62 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Nobody Wants the Night is about the relentless icy landscape that separates and draws these two women together during the long, tense wait for the man they both love in such different ways.


Map of the Sounds of Tokyo (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A dramatic thriller that centers on a fish-market employee who doubles as a contract killer.


Yesterday Never Ends (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 54 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Barcelona, 2017. Ex-partners meet again after five years of not seeing each other and having gone through difficult times in their lives. Just when they thought they had left the past ...


Another Me (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 47 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A teenager finds her perfect life upended when she's stalked by a mysterious doppelganger who has her eyes set on assuming her identity.