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Saura, Carlos 1932-

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Tango by Carlos Saura( Visual )
71 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the film tells the story of director Mario Suarez's quest to make the ultimate tango film. Lonely after his wife (one of the film's stars) has left him, Mario must find the themes that will hold the film together, while simultaneously permitting his musicians and dancers the freedom of expression that is necessary to satisfy the tango-hungry Argentine audience. Things become complicated when Mario falls in love with Elena, a beautiful and talented young dancer who is the girlfriend of the powerful and dangerous Angelo Larroca, an investor in the picture. And Mario's creative vision is challenged by his investors when he plans a scene that recreates Argentina's dark years of political suppression and "disappearances."
Cría cuervos by Carlos Saura( Visual )
79 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shot while General Franco was on his deathbed, the film melds the personal and the political in a portrait of the legacy of fascism and its effects on a middle-class family
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )
114 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aragon, 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
Flamenco by Carlos Saura( Visual )
46 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of flamenco dances are performed by three hundred dancers, and photographed by the master cinematographer, Vittorio Storaro
Goya by Carlos Saura( Visual )
32 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Off-air recording of television program broadcast on October 8, 2004 and date copied on October 19, 2004 made by : Bundoora, Vic. : La Trobe University, The Borchardt Library. OA2004-344
Ay, Carmela! by Carlos Saura( Visual )
80 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 628 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
Bodas de sangre Blood wedding ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flamenco interpretation of the classic drama by Federico Garcia Lorca. THe National Ballet of Spain is first shown arriving at the dance studio, making up and rehearsing, dramatizing the technique by which they transform themselves into a unified dance company. The story of murderous passion and revenge is told entirely through dance without dialogue. A young bride runs off from her wedding with a married lover. Her jilted husband tracks them down and fights a knife duel to the death
Bodas de sangre by Suevia Films( Visual )
43 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flamenco dance adaptation of García Lorca's play about a bride who elopes with her lover on her wedding day, presented as though in studio rehearsal. The drama is preceded by a slice-of-life sequence depicting the company's arrival, backstage preparations, and warm-up
Fados ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explore a musical genre that combines African and Brazilian origins into a fusion of cinema, song, dance, and instruments. Includes legends Maria Severa and Amália Rodrigues, modern stars Mariza and Camane, and more
El amor brujo by Manuel de Falla( Visual )
30 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern take on composer Manuel de Falla's gypsy ballet, dressed up in pink sunsets and hellishly red fires. Set in a dusty Andalusian village, El amor brujo (Love the Magician) is a seductive melodrama of a man whose beloved is haunted by the ghost of another
Carlos Saura's flamenco trilogy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One of Spanish cinema's great auteurs, Carlos Saura brought international audiences closer to the art of his country's dance than any other filmmaker, before or since. In his "Flamenco Trilogy"--Blood Wedding, Carmen, and El amor brujo--Saura merged his passion for music with his ongoing exploration of Spanish national identity. All starring and choreographed by legendary dancer Antonio Gades, the films feature thrilling physicality and electrifying cinematography and editing."--Container
Sevillanas by Carlos Saura( Visual )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Consists of eleven short performances by Spain's most famous flamcnco dancers, singers and guitarists. Director Carlos Saura provides an in-depth look at the Sevillanas form of flamenco and its dancers, who range in age from about 8 to nearly 80
El sur by Carlos Saura( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the short story by Jorge Luis Borges. In this story, a descendant of famous ancestors dreams of more heroic times ... until a serious accident takes him to the doors of death, where the past and the present mingle -- and where he meets his final destiny
Antonieta by Carlos Saura( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A French psychologist is obsessed with the study of famous suicidal women. She comes across the case of Antonieta Rivas Mercado, a Mexican writer who died inside Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral in 1931. To follow the investigation she travels to Mexico
Carlos Saura's Salomé by Carlos Saura( Visual )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feature film from Spain. Drama. An interpretation, including flamenco music and dance, of the Biblical story of Salome, John the Baptist and the jealousy of King Herod
El Amor brujo Love, the magician ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Spain, a sizzling tale of young lovers separated by fate, but whose hearts still burn with a passion only for each other
Blood wedding by Carlos Saura( Visual )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of murderous passion and revenge is told entirely through dance, without dialogue
The Garden of delights ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ruthless tycoon suffers amnesia, paralysis, and loses his ability to communicate after an auto accident. His greedy family tries to shock his memory back in order to get his signature and his Swiss bank account. Meanwhile, he tries to capture his own identity and plots his twisted revenge
Peppermint frappé by Carlos Saura( Visual )
24 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 134 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
Outrage by Carlos Saura( Visual )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marco Vallez is possessed by the beauty of a circus sharp shooter, and from the second they meet he is willing to give up everything to be with her. But one horrifying night sends them both down a road of revenge leaving behind a trail of bodies to the ultimate showdown with justice
 
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Atares, Carlos Saura
Atares, Carlos Saura 1932-
Carlos Saura
Saura Atarés, Carlos
Saura Atarés, Carlos 1932-
Saura, C.
Saura, Carlos
Saura Medrano Carlos 1932-....
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Spanish (548)
English (44)
German (34)
French (33)
Portuguese (15)
Italian (15)
Multiple languages (8)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)
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