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Alejandro, Julio 1906-1995

Overview
Works: 125 works in 435 publications in 7 languages and 4,056 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction  History  Religious films  Surrealist films  Humor  Christian fiction  Comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Librettist, Adapter, Contributor, Author of dialog, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Julio Alejandro
 
Most widely held works by Julio Alejandro
Viridiana by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

80 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banned in Spain and denounced by the Vatican, Luis Buñuel?s vision of life as a beggar?s banquet is regarded by many as his masterpiece. In this film a novice nun Viridiana, does her utmost to maintain her Catholic principles, but her lecherous uncle and a motley assemblage of paupers force her to confront the limits of her idealism. Winner of the Palme d?or at the 1961 Cannes Film Festival
Tristana by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

65 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her mother, young Tristana goes to live with her guardian, Don Lope, an older man who eventually breaks through his facade of respectability and seduces her. She repays him a hundred fold, preying on his jealousy and taunting him with perverse whimsies
Simón del Desierto by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

43 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire on religion and salvation revolving around a holy hermit who has lived on a pilar in the desert for more than 6 years. When he is tempted by worldly pleasures: women, food, and power, he responds piously but he may not believe his own admonitions
Tristana by Benito Pérez Galdós( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and French and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benito Pérez Galdós, one of the most sophisticated and delightful of the great European novelists, was a clear-eyed, compassionate, and not-a-little amused observer of the confusions, delusions, misrepresentations, and perversions of the mind and heart. He is the unsurpassed chronicler of the reality show called real life.--Publisher's description
Viridiana by Luis Buñuel( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazarín by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

27 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple priest tries to live by Christian precepts but ends up becoming an outcast when he tries to help a suicidal woman and a prostitute who has murdered another woman. Using a variation of the Don Quixote theme applied to religion and hypocrisy, this candid comedy presents the impossibility of spiritual purity in a corrupt world
La ilusión viaja en tranvía by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ilusión viaja en tranvía: Confronted with the news that their favorite streetcar will be decommissioned, two municipal transit workers become drunk and decide to borrow it for one last ride without charging the passengers. However, they end up embarking on a series of adventures, as they are confronted with situation after bizarre situation that prevents them from returning the borrowed streetcar
Los hermanos muerte ; Pedro Pármano( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Hermanos Muerte (ca. 85 min.): "En medio de un México consulvionado por los ánimos de la Revolución surge, en un pueblo que podría ser cualquiera del país, un grupo dirigido por tres hermanos implacables y mortíferos: Los hermanos Muerte. Liderados por el mayor de ellos, se lanzan a la conquista de la región con el lema de "Tierra y libertad," aunque en el fondo busquen más gloria y riquezas para ellos mismos."--Container
Viridiana by Luis Buñuel( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shanghai-San Francisco y Barriada by Julio Alejandro( Book )

14 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abismos de pasion by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in Spanish and Italian and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buñuel transforms Bronte's Yorkshire moors into a Mexican hacienda, and Heathcliff and Cathy become Alejandro and Catarina (Katy), who engage in a passionate, doomed love affair with a power that obliterates all convention and transcends even death
La Estrella vacia = The empty star( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a famous actress dies, her former lovers all recount her life, revealing the ways her much more tragic personal existence contrasted with her public persona
La edad de oro by Vicente Molina-Foix( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fruto de tentación( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fruto de tentación (109 min.): A writer falls in love the daughter of his editor. When the editor and wife are killed in an accident, he is left to care for the daughter
Singladura by Julio Alejandro( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Y un día me dijiste : encuentro en el Guadarrama by Julio Alejandro( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viridiana : scénario et dialogues, variantes, dossier historique et critique by Luis Buñuel( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazarin by Benito Pérez Galdós( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel written in 1895 on a defrocked Spanish priest who takes to the road with two prostitutes. On the way he meets all kinds of rogues, but remains convinced of man's innate goodness
Viridiana : [film, découpage et dialogues bilingues by Luis Buñuel( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La voz apasionada; poesías by Julio Alejandro( Book )

4 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Alejandro de Castro, Julio

Alejandro de Castro Julio 1906-1995

Alejandro, Julio

Alejandro, Julio 1906-1995

Castro Cardús, Julio Alejandro

Castro Cardús, Julio Alejandro 1906-1995

Castro Cardus, Julio Alejandro de

Castro Cardús, Julio Alejandro de 1906-1995

Castro, Julio 1906-1995

Castro, Julio Alejandro

Castro, Julio Alejandro 1906-1995

Castro, Julio Alejandro de

Castro, Julio Alejandro de 1906-1995

Julio Alejandro meksikansk manusforfattar

Julio Alejandro meksikansk manusforfatter

Julio Alejandro mexicansk manuskriptforfatter

Julio Alejandro mexikansk manusförfattare

Julio Alejandro scenarioschrijver uit Mexico (1906-1995)

Julio Alejandro Screenwriter

Хулио Алехандро

خولیو آلخاندرو فیلمنامه‌نویس مکزیکی

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