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Televisión Española

Overview
Works: 1,762 works in 3,286 publications in 5 languages and 45,044 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Biography  Animated films  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Production personnel, Editor, Distributor, tlp, isb, pre
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 1,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimunda is struggling to make ends meet, holding down several jobs while supporting her unemployed husband and her teenage daughter. When Raimunda and her sister are visited by the ghost of their dead mother, it becomes clear that some long-repressed family issues remain unresolved
Mar adentro = The sea inside by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, Spaniard Ramon Sampedro fights a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life. The film explores Ramón's relationships with two women: Julia, a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living. Through the gift of his love, these two women are inspired to accomplish things they never previously thought possible. Despite his wish to die, Ramón taught everyone he encountered the meaning, value and preciousness of life
El secreto de sus ojos by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Benjamín Espósito acaba de jubilarse después de trabajar toda una vida como empleado en un Juzgado Penal. Para ocupar su tiempo libre decide escribir una novela basada en una historia real de la que ha sido testigo y protagonista: un terrible asesinato ocurrido en Buenos Aires en 1974, y la investigación para hallar al culpable. Pero una vez abierta la puerta de ese pasado, al propio Espósito se le volverá imposible cerrarla. Primero, porque la turbulenta Argentina de entonces se cuela en la vida de los personajes, con su carga de violencia y de muerte. Y, sobre todo, porque su búsqueda ilumina de un modo descarnado su propia vida y su presente, y lo pone de frente con un dilema de amor que lo obsesiona desde hace demasiado tiempo. Reconstruir el pasado lo conducirá a bucear en sus propios sentimientos, sus propias conductas y decisiones. Y hallar la verdad terminará por convertirse no en un objetivo literario, sino en la llave que le permita abrir la puerta para vivir el resto de su vida."--Envase
Biutiful by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Biutiful" takes place in grimy and crowded parts of Barcelona that are a world away from that city's tourist attractions. Uxbal is a midlevel mobster, in charge of Chinese sweatshop workers making counterfeit watches and bags, and the African vendors who sell them. He collects and dispenses money, and runs interference with the cops. He also has two young children, a mentally unstable former wife, and a terminal illness. He is trying, despite his job, to be a good man, a good father. He tries to be stoical, tough, and compassionate, but he suffers because he cannot do good things, and he cares about the consequences of his actions
La mala educación Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lifelong friends revisit some painful memories from their Catholic school days, with unexpected consequences
La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has wanted to create a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he cultivates a skin that is a real shield against every assault. Now, besides the years of study and experimentation, the unscrupulous doctor needs to find an associate and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his best and most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?
The life of Leonardo da Vinci( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who painted the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper was considered the most brilliant mind of the Renaissance, if not in all of history. This portrait of Leonardo da Vinci is a compelling version of his life as well as a serious study of his work and the inventive capacity of this century genius
The secret life of words by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Calle 54 by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduced to Latin jazz in the 1980s, when he was beginning his career as a director, Fernando Trueba has since become a devoted fan of the music. Noted jazz artists have scored for some of his films and he took his love of the music one step further in which he gathered together a number of his favorite Latin jazz artists for a series of interviews and performances
El Abuelo = The Grandfather by José Luis Garci( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A penniless count returns to Spain after losing most of his fortune in America. He then meets his granddaughters, but is burdened by the secret that surrounds them
Chico & Rita by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and desire unite them as they chase their dreams and each other from Havana to New York, Paris, Hollywood and Las Vegas. With an original soundtrack by legendary Cuban pianist and five-time Grammy-winning composer Bebo Valdés, Chico & Rita captures a defining moment in the evolution of history and jazz"--Container
La teta asustada The milk of sorrow by Claudia Llosa( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fausta suffers from "The Milk of Sorrow," an illness transmitted through mother's milk by women who've been raped during Peru's civil wars. Stricken with the fear that she's contracted the illness from her mother's breast milk, Fausta goes to extreme lengths to protect her own sexuality and safety. After her mother's sudden death, she finds herself compelled to embark on a frightening journey for re-awakening, freedom, and wholeness
Matador by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diego is a matador unable to practice his craft after being badly gored. Maria is a successful Madrid lawyer. Diego teaches bullfighting to Angel, who wants to bullfight so he can die an exciting death and escape his strict, guilt-inducing Catholic mother. Angel has confessed to a string of recent murders--which he assumes he must be responsible for--having seen them happen in a series of hallucinatory visions, and Maria is defending him. Thanks to Angel, Diego and Maria finally meet. They might have gone through life forever unfulfilled were it not for him -- now they have each found someone with whom to share the ultimate pleasure. All that remains for them is the execution of their Liebestod
Flores De Otro Mundo by Icíar Bollain( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young women take a bus trip to a remote Spanish village overwhelmingly populated by men. The women dream of a better life while the men ache with more romantic yearnings
Machuca by Andrés Wood( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Spanish and Turkish and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores Chile's bloody 1973 coup through the coming-of-age story of a pair of 12-year-old boys. From opposite extremes of society, Gonzalo and Pedro form an unlikely friendship as politics rip their world apart"
Ay, Carmela! by Carlos Saura( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aragón, Spain, 1938. Carmela and her two companions quit their posts as entertainers for the Republican troops in search for a better fortune. By mistake, they cross over to the Nationalist zone, get arrested and subsequently executed
La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the death of her husband, Bernarda imposes an extreme mourning on her four daughters, not allowing them to leave the house
Christians, Jews, and Moslems in Medieval Spain( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of Spain from 711 to 1492, a period of Arab domination and intellectual ferment
El Bola Pellet by Achero Mañas( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Bola, a 12 year old boy a.k.a. "Pellet" is a 12 year old boy raised in a violent and sordid environment. Embarrassed by his family life, he avoids becoming close to classmates. The arrival of a new boy at school changes his attitude towards his classmates, and friendship. The heart of the story is the change in El Bola's life, at almost all levels, after befriending this new classmate
Lucía y el sexo = Sex and Lucia by Julio Medem( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the loss of her long-time boyfriend, Lucía seeks refuge on a quiet Mediterranean island where she meets a new man and begins to discover the dark secrets of her past relationship
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityRadiotelevisión Española

Radio televisión española, Televisión española

Spain. Subdirección General de Televisión. Televisión Española

Spain Televisión Española

Spanish Television

T.V.E.

TVE

TVE (Television Española)

Languages
Spanish (183)

English (33)

French (2)

German (1)

Turkish (1)

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Mar adentro = The sea insideLa mala educación Bad educationThe life of Leonardo da VinciEl Abuelo = The GrandfatherMatadorAy, Carmela!