Braga, Sonia 1951-
Most widely held works about Sonia Braga
Most widely held works by Sonia Braga
The Milagro beanfield war ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
A small New Mexican village threatened by development and how a single act of rebellion rekindles its pride and strength of spirit.
Kiss of the spider woman ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 741 libraries worldwide
In a prison cell somewhere in Latin America, Molina and Valentin have only one thing in common-- they are both victims of society. This is the complex story of the relationship that develops between two men with radically different perspectives on life.
Kiss of the spider woman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Luis, a homosexual, and Valentin, a political prisoner are mismatched cell mates in a South American prison. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. Eventually, the two men come to understand and respect one another.
Angel eyes ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and French and held by 618 libraries worldwide
After a startling ambush, one of Chicago's best cops, Officer Sharon Pogue, is looking point blank into the barrel of a scumball's handgun. Then it happens, a mysterious stranger appears out the shadows and saves her life. She discovers that its not the first time she and the mystery man have met before. The troubled pasts of these two have led them to build walls around their private lives, but brick by brick, secret after secret, love is going to tear down those walls.
Streets of Laredo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
This sequel to Lonesome Dove pits legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call against his deadliest adversary ever.
Bordertown ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 540 libraries worldwide
When a young girl is raped and left for dead in Mexico, she enlists the help of an ambitious reporter and a local newspaper owner for help. Soon their own lives are in danger as they try to uncover the terrors on the border. Inspired by true events.
Dona Flor e seus dois maridos Dona Flor and her two husbands ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and Portuguese and held by 401 libraries worldwide
"Dona Flor is selflessly devoted to her drunk, unfaithful husband, Vadinho. He spends every night in the local casino gambling her life savings and returning to her drunk the next morning. Something deep inside Dona Flor keeps her from leaving Vadinho; a burning lust only he can satisfy. Suddenly, Vadinho is dead, and Dona Flor's life collapses. She spends one year in mourning and realizes she needs a man in her life. The local pharmacist proposes, and they marry, sharing a stable calm existence. But Dona needs more. Vadinho responds to Dona Flor's prayers by returning to her as a ghost. She finds herself immersed in a love triangle with two men, each one able to satisfy different needs and both of equal importance. Some would say it's a perfect arrangement ..."--Container.
Empire ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
The tough, gritty streets of the South Bronx meets the white-collar world of Wall Street, as a charismatic Latino gangster tries to escape from his criminal past. He tries to make a legitimate life for himself, only to discover that the price he must pay for his new lifestyle will end up costing him more than he ever imagined.
Moon over Parador ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
A struggling New York actor is kidnapped and forced to impersonate the late dictator of Parador, a Caribbean nation. The actor gets better and better at the role, with the help of the dead leader's sultry mistress, until guerilla fighters strike, and he wonders if it might not be a good time to move to a new role!
American family the complete first season ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the daily struggles and triumphs of a Latino family in East Los Angeles.
Che ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Che Guevara, el joven idealista y revolucionario que luchó por los pobres y oprimidos, ha inspirado a una tras otra generación. Fascinante historia acerca de la intrépida vida del Che líder de una sangrienta rebelión socialista que sacudiría al mundo entero.
The hottest state ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Days before his 21st birthday, William, a young actor, meets Sara, a seductive singer/songwriter. He falls madly in love with her and goes on a journey of passion, rage, and need. Now he must come to terms with his own past.
The rookie ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Car thieves take a police veteran hostage, putting pressure on his latest partner to save him.
The burning season ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Spurred to action after a key organizer of the rain forest's working poor is slain, Mendes stands firm against slash-and-burn deforestation. He becomes a nonviolent activist, union leader, political candidate and a recognized authority who helps alert the world to the plight of the Amazon.
Tieta do Agreste ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in Portuguese and held by 160 libraries worldwide
The story of a prodigal daughter who returns home to her small town 26 years after leaving.
Larry McMurtry's streets of Laredo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Captain Woodrow Call is now a bounty hunter hired to track down and kill the brilliant and elusive young Mexican bandit Joey Garza. Joined by an anxious Brooklyn accountant, an awestruck deputy, and his old corporal, Pea-Eye Parker, Call leads a chase through the last untamed and unsettled stretches of America.
Perfume ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
The story of two women who are partners in a design firm. Overnight, one finds herself without dignity, the other will betray herself for fashion's ultimate deal.
Gabriela ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in Portuguese and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Set in Brazil, story of a middle-aged bar owner whose passionate romance with young Gabriela sends sparks flying in a town where sex and politics are the main diversions.
Two deaths ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
A lively tale of power, passion, and obsession set in a politically torn Eastern European country. With violence raging in the streets below, Dr. Daniel Pavenic hosts a dinner for three old school chums, and, introducing a mysterious servant to his guests, reveals how he ruined the life of this strong and beautiful woman.
Girls' education in India ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Originally aired on Showtime Networks (United States) as a 10-part series, "What's Going On?" that portrays the daily struggles and hopes of children living in crisis. Travel to India with Brazilian-born actress, Sonia Braga, who explores the education of girls in this country.
Amado, Jorge,--1912-2001 Brazil California--Los Angeles Call, Woodrow (Fictitious character) Comedy films Comedy films Criminal behavior Drama Farmers Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Gay men--Relations with heterosexuals Ghosts Hispanic American families Hispanic Americans History Husbands Illinois--Chicago Male friendship Man-woman relationships Mexico--Ciudad Juárez Motion pictures Murder New Mexico New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Bronx Police Political prisoners--Abuse of Prison films Prison psychology Prisons Rape victims Real estate development Reporters and reporting Serial murders Television mini-series Torture victims Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Water rights Western films Western films White collar workers Wives Women--Crimes against
Braga, Sônia Maria Campos 1950 -
Campos Braga, Sônia Maria 1950 -
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