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Televisión Española

Overview
Works: 2,123 works in 3,946 publications in 6 languages and 45,793 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Crime films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, Originator, Production personnel, Editor, Distributor, tlp, isb, pre, Publisher, Sponsor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Televisión Española
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive. When the old aunt dies the situation changes and the past returns (volver)
Mar adentro = The sea inside by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 1,618 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 = The secret in their eyes by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 1,390 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 )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Biutiful' is a love story between a father and his children. This is the journey of Uxbal, a conflicted man who struggles to reconcile fatherhood, love, spirituality, crime, guilt and mortality amidst the dangerous underworld of modern Barcelona. His livelihood is earned out of bounds, his sacrifices for his children know no bounds. Like life itself, this is a circular tale that ends where it begins. As fate encircles him and thresholds are crossed, a dim, redemptive road brightens, illuminating the inheritances bestowed from father to child, and the paternal guiding hand that navigates life's corridors, whether bright, bad -- or biutiful."--Container
La mala educación = Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Enrique (Fele Martínez) gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend Ignacio, who has written a story about their traumatic childhood spent at Catholic school. In the story, a drag performer known as Zahara attempts to blackmail a predatory priest by exposing their scandalous past. The tale provides the inspiration for Enrique's next film. But when the villainous priest from their school days arrives to tell his own version of the events, the truth is wilder than anything anyone could have imagined
The skin I live in = La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 914 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 by Leonardo( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 800 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
Machuca by Andrés Wood( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in Spanish and Turkish and held by 683 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"--Container
La teta asustada = The milk of sorrow by Claudia Llosa( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 658 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
El Abuelo = The Grandfather by José Luis Garci( Visual )

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

Don Rodrigo, a symbol of an aristocratic family, has returned to his village after a long trip to the United States. He quickly experiences resentment from his village, and comes to understand the value of his true family
The secret life of words by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 632 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
Calle 54 by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 606 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
A perfect day by Fernando León( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 603 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
Flowers from another world = Flores de otro mundo by Icíar Bollaín( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of 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 )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 571 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 569 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
El Bola = Pellet by Achero Mañas( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 470 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 )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in Spanish and Italian and held by 433 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 are given the chance to perform for their freedom
Lucía y el sexo = Sex and Lucia by Julio Medem( Visual )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in Spanish and English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visually stunning and thematically adventurous look at passion, elusive relationships and deep bonds between people who thought they were strangers. Lucia is a young waitress in Madrid, who seeks refuge on a secluded Mediterranean island after the loss of her boyfriend. Amidst the glistening blue water, Lucia begins to piece together the dark corners of her past relationship
La casa de Bernarda Alba by Mario Camus( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her husband's death, Bernarda Alba forces her five daughters into eight years of strict mourning. The appearance of Pepe El Romano, a man who wishes to marry the eldest daughter, Angustias, unleashes a series of events which culminate in a tragic denouement
 
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Mar adentro = The sea insideLa mala educación = Bad educationThe life of Leonardo da VinciEl Abuelo = The GrandfatherMatadorAy, Carmela!
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.

Televisión Española

TVE

TVE (Televisión Española)

Languages
Spanish (247)

English (39)

French (2)

German (1)

Turkish (1)

Italian (1)