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Televisión Española

Overview
Works: 2,040 works in 3,381 publications in 5 languages and 45,808 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Animated films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, Originator, Production personnel, Editor, Distributor, tlp, pre, Sponsor, isb
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 2,010 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 )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 1,700 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 = Secret in their eyes by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durante 25 años un crimen ha permanecido imborrable en la memoria de Benjamín Esposito, ahora, en su madurez decide volver sobre esa historia: recorrer de nuevo aquel pasado de amor, muerte y amistad, pero esos recuerdos puestos en libertad repasados unas mil veces, cambiarán su visión de ese pasado, y reescribirán su futuro
Biutiful by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 1,301 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 )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Enrique gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend Igancio, who has written a story about their traumatic childhood spent at Catholic school. In the story, a drag performer attempts to blackmail a predatory priest by exposing their scandalous past. When Enrique produces a film based on the story, the villainous priest from their school days arrives to tell his own version of the events
The skin I live in = La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 892 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?
El Abuelo = The Grandfather by José Luis Garci( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When news of his son's death brings old Count Albrit home to Spain after years abroad, he's pleased to meet his two charming young granddaughters. But one of the girls is not his son's daughter, and therefore not his true heir. The determined Count sets out to discover which granddaughter is worthy of his love and name
The secret life of words by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah, a recluse who wears a hearing aid, is forced by her employer to take a vacation. On holiday she finds a job on an oil rig caring for Josef, a burn victim who has temporarily lost his sight. Hannah's job is to care for Josef until he is stable enough to be transferred. There is almost no one on the rig, except a cook, an oceanographer and a few others out at sea. Hannah tends to Josef and he slowly breaks her shell of silence
La teta asustada = The milk of sorrow by Claudia Llosa( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the wake of the brutal atrocities that ravaged Peru throughout the 1980s, the film tells the story of a young woman traumatised by the experiences of her mother during that period. Fausta (Magaly Solier) suffers from a condition known as "the milk of sorrow", which is believed to be transmitted through the breastmilk of pregnant women who were raped during pregnancy. After her mother's death, Fausta takes a job as a maid for a rich family in Lima, and gradually begins to overcome her condition as she forges a tentative friendship with her employer's gardener and discovers her own singing voice
Calle 54 by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 638 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
Chico & Rita by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 638 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
Flores de otro mundo by Icíar Bollain( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 564 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
Matador by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

13 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
Art of the Western world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Michael Wood leads a nine-part tour through 2,500 years of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture, filmed at over 150 locations in eight countries and featuring commentary by historians and scholars
Machuca by Andrés Wood( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Spanish and Turkish and held by 531 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"
A perfect day by Fernando León( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's just another day on the job for a band of badass combat zone rescue workers as they defy death and confront war's absurdities. The setting is 1995, somewhere in the Balkans. Over the course of 24 breathless hours, Mambru leads his team of humanitarians, including hard-bitten, wisecracking veteran B and new recruit Sophie, as they deal with a most unexpected crisis, layers of bureaucratic red tape, and the reappearance of Mambru's old flame
El Bola = Pellet by Achero Mañas( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 507 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
Ay, Carmela! by Carlos Saura( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of apolitical traveling performers try to survive encounters with fascists and republicans during the Spanish Civil War
La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 480 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
Miro : the Catalan Master by Joan Miró( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and work of Spanish artist Joan Miro'. Includes film footage of an interview prio
 
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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 (180)

English (21)

French (2)

German (1)

Turkish (1)

Covers
Mar adentro = The sea insideLa mala educación = Bad educationEl Abuelo = The GrandfatherMatadorAy, Carmela!