Has had long time relationship with actress Geraldine Chaplin. Their son Shane was born late 1974.
Was the favorite movie director of Luis Buñuel (also listed).
Brother of Antonio Saura
Children: Carlos Saura Medrano (b. 1958) and Antonio Saura (b. 1960), with Adela Medrano; Manuel (b. 1980), Adrián (b. 1984) and Diego (b. 1987), with Mercedes Pérez; and Anna Saura Ramón (b. 1994), with Eulàlia Ramon.
Son of Antonio Saura Pacheco and Fermina Torrente.
Stanley Kubrick was a deep admirer of Carlos Saura, and particularly loved Peppermint Frappé (1967), Cría Cuervos (1976) and Blood Wedding (1981). Kubrick also asked Saura to oversee the Spanish versions of A Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975) and The Shining (1980).