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Fernán Gómez, Fernando

Works: 430 works in 1,933 publications in 8 languages and 10,425 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Comedy films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biography  Romance films  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Restager , Producer, Interviewee, fmd, Dedicatee, Conductor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Fernando Fernán Gómez
Butterfly by José Luis Cuerda( Visual )

80 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,275 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
El espíritu de la colmena The spirit of the beehive by Víctor Erice( Visual )

108 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only dimly aware of the shadow of World War II somewhere beyond the Castilian plateau, sisters Isabel and Ana must occupy themselves as their preoccupied scientist father and isolated, languishing mother move in their solitary orbits. After attending the screening of James Whale's "Frankenstein" at a makeshift movie theater in town, Ana becomes obsessed with the idea of befriending the imaginary monster. Largely wordless, the film functions as a striking trompe d'loeil about childhood imagination versus the wider perspective of the adult world
Belle époque by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1931, 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?
El Abuelo = The Grandfather by José Luis Garci( Visual )

51 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When news of his son's death returns 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
Las bicicletas son para el verano by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Book )

82 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En la ciudad sin límites by Antonio Hernández( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ailing patriarch insists that his final days be spent in Paris, not in his home in Madrid. His entire family gathers around him, but it is the youngest son, Victor, that the father confides in
Todo sobre mi madre All about my mother by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuela is a devoted single mother who needs to come to grips with the death of her 17-year-old son, Esteban. She had never told Esteban about his father, but after reading her son's journal she realizes she has to find Esteban's father, and explain what has happened. She leaves Madrid for Barcelona, to reconnect with her old friend Agrado, who introduces her to Rosa, a young nun in trouble, and Huma Rojo, a brilliant actress whom young Esteban idolized. A Hollywood melodrama done up as Greek tragedy translated into the context of everyday modern life, the film sums up both the boundlessness and the limitations of a mother's love
Journey to nowhere : one woman looks for the promised land by Eva Figes( Book )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the spring of 1939 six-year-old Eva Unger [now Figes, author] came to settle in London. Her middle-class Jewish family had managed to escape Nazi Germany, leaving behind friends, relatives and their penniless housemaid, Edith. Ten years later, Edith wrote from Palestine, asking for her old job back ... In the months that followed she told the curious schoolgirl Eva what had happened to her in the intervening years." In Journey to Nowhere, [author] tells Edith's story. "She describes Edith's miraculous survival in wartime Berlin, her post-war life in the city's ruins and how she was persuaded to emigrate to Palestine. There Edith found herself treated with bitter contempt as a despised German Jew, and at the centre of another war, between Arabs and Jews." --Book jacket
El Pícaro by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Visual )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines the Spanish pícaro--his role in society, his relationship to his master and mistress, his reliance on his own wits and his ability to outsmart others, his sense of humor, and his alienation. Draws from the texts of Cervantes, Quevedo, Mateo Alemán, Vicente Espinel, Salas Barbadillo, Lesage, and the autor of "Estabanillo González."
Mamá cumple 100 años Mama turns a 100 [sic] by Carlos Saura( Visual )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of the 100th birthday celebration of the great matriarch at her baronial country estate. Gathered together to celebrate this momentous occasion are Mama's wacky children, who are now plotting to make this birthday her last"--Container
Shanghai by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This historical epic paints a lush yet realistic version of Barcelona in the 1940s. It follows the story of Dani, a young boy whose father was killed in the brutal violence of the Spanish Civil War. It is the start of a hot Spanish summer, and Dani is enlisted to care for a crazy neighbor--a Captain who is suffering posttraumatic stress and on an obsessive quest to close down a local industrial plant. Along with having to care for this damaged soul, Dani finds himself drawn to an older woman, the beautiful daughter of an anarchist who is dying of tuberculosis."--Http://
La Puerta del Sol by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El vendedor de naranjas by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capa y espada by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Juan de Tassis, the Count of Villamediana, a poet and courtier at the court of King Philip IV of Spain often believed to be the queen's lover, is murdered, suspicion falls on all levels of society--not least the king himself
Bad love by Jonathan Kellerman( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Child psychologist Alex Delaware returns in a story that begins with a childlike chant and finishes with Alex at the end of a chain of unexpected deaths
El mar y el tiempo by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esquilache( Visual )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Madrid, Spain, during the social riots of 1766. After the death of Carlos II in 1700, Carlos III attempts to bring about reform with the assistance of his minister of finance, the Marques de Esquilache. However, the people of Madrid have decided to overthrow the monarchy due to poverty, food shortages and modern sanitary measures that are being enacted by the throne
Historias de la picaresca by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faustina( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Una mujer fascinadora, decidida a conquistar por todos los medios el amor, el poder y la fama. Y un Diablo autentico, que pretende por todos los medios de evitarlo. Porque tambien los diablillos tienen su corazoncito enamorado. Con esto una pugna de habilidades estrategemas y trucos infernales. Y el resultado que ya se estan figurando ustedes, porque cuando una mujer quiere salirse con la suya no hay poderes del infierno que valgan"--Container
Para que no me olvides( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferreira returns with a rich drama that intricately interlinks the personal and the political in dealing with the power of memory and how to deal with pain. Irene lives with her 22-year-old son David and her elderly father Mateo, an Argentinian civil war survivor. The three are close, but when David decides to move out with his girlfriend Clara, it disrupts the delicate balance of familial relationships, causing a rift between mother and son. Due to a tragedy, they are all forced to re-examine their relationships
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Belle époque
Alternative Names
Fernán-Gómez, F.

Fernán Gómez, F. 1921-2007

Fernán-Gómez, F. (Fernando)

Fernán Gómez, F. (Fernando), 1921-2007

Fernán-Gómez, Fernando

Fernán-Gómez, Fernando 1921-

Fernán-Gómez, Fernando 1921-2007

Fernández Gómez, Fernando

Fernández-Gómez, Fernando 1921-2007


Fernando Fernán Gómez Actor, film director

Fernando Fernán Gómez regista, scrittore e sceneggiatore spagnolo

Fernando Fernán Gómez Spaans filmregisseur

Fernando Fernán Gómez spanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Gómez, F. F.

Gómez, F. F. 1921-2007

Gómez, F. F. (Fernando Fernán), 1921-2007

Gómez, F. Fernán-

Gómez, F. Fernán- (Fernando Fernán)

Gómez, Fernando Fernán-.

Gómez, Fernando Fernán 1921-2007

Gómez, Fernando Fernández

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فرناندو فرنان گومز

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Belle époqueEl Abuelo = The GrandfatherLas bicicletas son para el veranoTodo sobre mi madre All about my motherCapa y espada