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Azcona, Rafael 1926-2008

Overview
Works: 358 works in 1,173 publications in 8 languages and 7,036 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Bildungsromans  Historical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Fiction  Dark comedy films  Gangster films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Adapter, Author of dialog, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Conceptor, Editor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Rafael Azcona
Butterfly( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Spanish and French and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un joven tímido se entera de un mundo de posibilidades cuando su profesor le muestra las maravillas de la naturaleza, pero cuando la Guerra Civil española afecta a su comunidad, el niño y su familia tienen que elegir cuál es su posición en el conflicto
Belle époque by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

49 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando, a handsome, young Spanish Civil War deserter who befriends a free-thinking artist, finds himself in a romantic dilemma when the artist's four beautiful daughters return to their country home. Which woman should he love?
Ay, Carmela! by Carlos Saura( Visual )

44 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aragón, Spain, 1938. Carmela and her two companions quit their posts as entertainers for the Republican troops in search of a better fortune. By mistake, they cross over to the Nationalist zone, get arrested and are given the chance to perform for their freedom
Mafioso by Alberto Lattuada( Visual )

14 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nino is an auto-factory foreman who takes his proper, modern wife and two blonde daughters from industrial Milan to the antiquated, rural Sicily to visit his family and get back in touch with his roots. Nino gets more than he bargained for when he discovers some harsh truths about his ancestors and himself
La niña de tus ojos Girl of your dreams by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Civil War torn Spain, Germany invites a group of filmmakers to shoot two versions of the Andalusian musical drama "The girl of your dreams" in Berlin. Happy to leave the war behind them, the troupe of Spaniards starts filming in Hitler's Berlin. The hospitality upon their arrival has more to do with the youthful charms of Macarena Granada. What's more, the only Andalusion-looking extras in Germany are the gypsies and Jewish prisoners in a nearby concentration camp. When Macarena befriends one of the prisoners, the troupe must decide if the movie is more important than their lives
The big feast La grande bouffe by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

36 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En la obra de arte decadente y depravada de Ferreri, cuatro amigos con tres prostitutas y un maestro de escuela local en una villa de París se dedican a comer hasta morir
La Celestina by Fernando de Rojas Martínez-Parets( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calisto is a young knight who has fallen madly in love with a beautiful maiden. Failing in his endeavors to win her over, Calisto is prompted by his unscrupulous servant to seek the help of the witch Celestina
La lengua de las mariposas by José Luis Cuerda( Visual )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Spanish and Galician and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy young boy is brought out of his cocoon by a wise teacher who shows him the wonder of the natural world around him, amidst the growing tensions and chaos of the Spanish Civil War
Son de mar by José Juan Bigas Luna( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and French and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small village in the Mediterranean, Martina falls in love with Ulises, the new high school teacher. They marry and begin a happy life until Ulises disappears during a fishing trip. Martina remarries and Ulises suddenly returns
The Garden of delights( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame psychologique. Un industriel aisé est devenu invalide et amnésique à la suite d'un accident de voiture. Comme il était le seul à connaître le numéro de ses comptes bancaires secrets en Suisse, les différents membres de sa famille cupide s'évertueront à tour de rôle pour lui faire se souvenir son passé par la mise en scène de psychodrames reconstituant des chapitres de sa vie
El pisito : novela de amor e inquilinato by Rafael Azcona( Book )

12 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peppermint frappé by Carlos Saura( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a doctor who discovers that his ideal wife is married to his best friend, so he attempts to mold his assistant into her likeness
Touche pas a la femme blanche Don't touch the white woman by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marco Ferreri transplants the Battle of Little Big Horn to the site of a demolished Parisian mall and presents his take on the classic American Western, sympathizing with the Indians instead of the cowboys. DVD extra includes: Excerpt from the documentary 'Marco Ferreri: The Director Who Came From the Future
El verdugo by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

29 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amado is a professional executioner about to retire. José Luis, soon to marry his daughter, Carmen, must inherit his father-in-law's unpopular profession in order to keep the house where they are going to live. All goes well until the day the son-in-law faces his first execution. Amadeo assures José Luis that the condemned man will be pardoned at the last minute, so José and his family take a vacation in Mallorca. But the pardon doesn't come
Plácido by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The focus is on Placido, a truckdriver who has little money and so making regular payments on his truck can be difficult, so much so that he gets behind and is in danger of having his vehicle repossessed. Meanwhile, he gets involved in a local, annual charity drive that opens up his eyes to the problems and foibles of other impoverished people. After those experiences, Placido has a different attitude toward his monthly payments
Bye bye monkey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the heart of New York City, Luigi and Lafayette, two foreign eccentrics, begin decaying in a surreal, rat-infested world. While walking along the Hudson River, Luigi discovers the corpse of King Kong. He also finds Kong's orphaned son, a newborn chimpanzee and brings him to his friend Lafayette, who decides to raise the infant as his own
La vaquilla by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Spanish Civil War, a group of republican soldiers plans a raid on a village fiesta
Los europeos by Rafael Azcona( Book )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los girasoles ciegos The blind sunflowers by José Luis Cuerda( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ourense Spain, trainee priest Salvador returns from the war in 1940, with some of his beliefs in tatters. He returns to the seminary, working as a teacher. One of his pupils is Lorenzo, whose father Ricardo, a fervent Republican, has gone into hiding in the family home aided by his wife Elena. Believing Elena to be a widow, Salvador clumsily begins to woo her, while puzzling over the contradictory remarks Lorenzo constantly makes. Lorenzo's older sister Elenita is pregnant, and she and her republican boyfriend Lalo attempt to run away and find freedom in Portugal. Salvador brings his suspicions to the attention of the rector, as Lorenzo, unable to lie successfully, is stripped of his innocence--and his father--by a war that he does not understand
La lengua de las mariposas by Rafael Azcona( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Spanish and Chinese and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy young boy is brought out of his cocoon by a wise teacher who shows him the wonder of the natural world around him, amidst the growing tensions and chaos of the Spanish Civil War in Galicia
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Belle époque
Alternative Names
Azcona Fernndez, Rafael 1926-2008

Azcona, Rafael

Azcono, Raphael 1926-2008

Fernndez, Rafael Azcona 1926-2008

Rafael Azcona sceneggiatore spagnolo

Rafael Azcona Screenwriter

Rafael Azcona spanischer Drehbuchautor

Rafael Azcona spansk manusforfattar og skodespelar

Rafael Azcona spansk manusfrfattare och skdespelare

Rafael Azcona spansk manusforfatter og skuespiller

Rafael Azcona spansk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller

Аскона, Рафаэль

ラファエル・アスコナ

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Ay, Carmela!MafiosoLa niña de tus ojos Girl of your dreamsThe big feast La grande bouffeEl pisito : novela de amor e inquilinatoTouche pas a la femme blanche Don't touch the white womanBye bye monkeyLa lengua de las mariposas