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Antonio Mercero Juldain (7 March 1936 – 12 May 2018) was a Spanish movie and television director and screenwriter. He was born in Lasarte-Oria, Spain.

Mercero was best known as the director of a 1972 surrealist short horror movie titled La cabina. He won an Emmy Award. His 1998 movie A Time for Defiance was entered into the 21st Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Special Silver St. George.

In 2010 he was awarded a Honorary Goya Award (Goya de Honor).

Mercero died of complications from Alzheimer's disease on 12 May 2018 in Madrid at the age of 82.

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