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Villagra, Nelson

Overview
Works: 39 works in 109 publications in 4 languages and 842 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Religious films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Case studies  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nelson Villagra
La última cena = The last supper by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

40 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Havana at the end of the 18th century, a guilt-ridden count invites twelve of his plantation slaves to a "last supper" during which he attempts to teach them what he sees as the crucial elements of Christianity, namely, submissive obedience to their master and joy in suffering. When the count breaks his word, however, and forces the slaves to work the next day (Good Friday), they revolt and the count's punishment is swift and brutal
En cuanto a la infancia, andar, regeneración y muerte de Jorge del Carmen Valenzuela Torres, quien se hace llamar también José del Carmen Valenzuela Torres, Jorge Sandoval Espinoza, José Jorge Castillo Torres, alias El Campano, El Trucha, El Canaca, El Chacal de Nahueltoro( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[D]epicts a stunning portrait of the poverty stricken José del Carmen Valenzuela Torres, one of Chile's most infamous murderers. Wandering into homelessness at an absurdly young age, José is on the fringe of society, scraping odd labor to adulthood. Along the way he meets a single mother with four children. Soon, she is cast out of her house, and the group is left to fend for themselves in the wild. A night of debauchery leads to one of the most savage, pointless killing sprees in Chilean history."--Container
Paraiso B = Paradise B( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For most people, paradise is just a quiet and calm place in 'Independencia's' neighborhood, but for others, it is the perfect place for illegal horse-race betting, where passion, love and treason are the basic elements for living
The Jackal of Nahueltoro = El chacal de Nahueltoro by Miguel Littin( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of José del Carmen Valenzuela Torres, one of Chile's most infamous murderers. While out walking, he meets a mother and four children. A night of debauchery leads to one of the most savage pointless killing sprees in Chilean history
Tierra del Fuego ; La conquista de un territorio sin dios ni ley( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius Popper, a mid-19th century Rumanian explorer, travels to Patagonia in search of gold
El regalo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francisco, a widower, is having a hard time adjusting to life as a retiree. To cheer him up, his friends Pacheco y Tito decide to give him a gift. They invite him to a spa resort, and also invite his childhood sweetheart, Lucy. But things don't turn out as planned. The trip brings many surprises, and Francisco learns a few things about himself along the way
La tierra prometida by Miguel Littin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on historical events during the 1930's, when the worldwide depression created social and economic upheaval throughout Chile and eventually led to the establishment of the first socialist republic in the Americas. An allegory for the lessons to be drawn from the peaceful transition to socialism attmepted by the Allende government
Amnesia by Gonzalo Justiniano( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Kafka-esque drama set in Chile during the early years of the Pinochet dictatorship, Ramirez is a low-ranking soldier who, while he was stationed at a prison camp in the desert, was forced by the sadistic sergeant Zuniga to shoot political prisoners. Many years later, Ramirez runs across Zuniga and contemplates murdering him, but will that really help him come to terms with his past?
La última cena by Tomás González( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immagine del Cenacolo, con brevissima descrizione a carattere divulgativo
Baraguá( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the final period of Cuba's Ten Years War (1868-1878) of independence from Spain. Shows Antonio Maceo as the most distinguished revolutionary leader of the time, who in Baraguá assured the continuity of the independence struggle
La dernière cène by Tomas Gutiérez Alea( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Río negro = Black river( Visual )

1 edition published in 1977 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about class struggle in the Escambray mountain range in Cuba in 1961
La viuda de Montiel( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widow who knew nothing of her husband's affairs is left to face the town townspeople whom he terrorized
Cantata de Chile = : Chilean cantata( Visual )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the events of September, 1973, when General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte and his army overthrew the government of socialist leader Salvador Allende and established an authoritarian state in Chile
The jackal of Nahueltoro( Visual )

2 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reenactment of the 1969 Chilean murder of a peasant woman and her five children by her common-law husband. Reveals the social conditions which led to the tragedy
Wenn wir zusammen lebten( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Ein persönlicher Tagebuchfilm des chilenischen Schriftstellers, Drehbuchautors (u.a. "Es herrscht Ruhe im Land") und Filmemachers Antonio Skármeta, der an Hand der Begegnung mit lateinamerikanischen Künstlern im bundesdeutschen und europäischen Exil die Frage nach dem Sinn des künstlerischen Schaffens in der Fremde stellt." [film-dienst.de]
Los testigos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In a neighborhood of Santiago, three witches promise the settlers to improve their land. Eventually a fight breaks out and a villager is killed, but no one will testify before the judge as a witness
The last supper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La ultima cena( )

1 edition published in 1976 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tierra Del Fuego( )

1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Finales del siglo xix. Julius popper, un ingeniero rumano toma posesión de la tierra del fuego
 
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The Jackal of Nahueltoro = El chacal de Nahueltoro
Alternative Names
Nelson Villagra Chilean actor

Nelson Villagra chilenischer Schauspieler

Nelson Villagra filmregisseur uit Chili

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