WorldCat Identities

Villagra, Nelson

Overview
Works: 36 works in 91 publications in 2 languages and 815 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Melodrama  Fiction  Case studies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nelson Villagra
La Ultima Cena The last supper ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film is a dazzling moral tale of a pious late-eighteenth-century slaveholder who decides to improve his soul and instruct his slaves in the glories of Christianity by inviting twelve of them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper
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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Este filme cuenta un pasaje de nuestra historia, que sin lugar a dudas llama a la reflexió valórica permanente. En breves episodios, es la historia de la infancia, del andar, del crimen, de la prisión, de la regeneración y de la muerte de Jorge del Carmen Valenzuela Torres, alias el Chacal de Nahueltoro. Es la dramática historia del horrendo crimen cometido por Jorge Valenzuela Torres, venido de un mundo campesino lleno de miseria, de alcohol y de esa subcultura popular que domina a grandes sectores de los países subdesarro-llados. Sin embargo, este criminal es rehabilitado al interior de la cárcel y logra insertarse el en mundo social ... pero llega la sentencia que hará cumplir su fusilamiento."--Container
The Last supper by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 52 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
Paraiso B Paradise B ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 51 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
La ultima cena by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Un riche proprietaire terrien invite, un jeudi Saint, douze esclaves noirs a sa table. Le lendemain, le maitre montre son vrai visage en reprimant sauvagement leur revolte
El chacal de Nahueltoro by Miguel Littín( Visual )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 18 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 chacal de Nahueltoro muerte para un criminal ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The portrait of José del Carmen Valenzuela Torres, one of Chile's most infamous murderers. Wandering homeless, he meets a mother with four children. A night of debauchery leads to one of the most savage pointless killing sprees in Chilean history
La tierra prometida by Miguel Littín( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 5 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
La ultima cena a dernière cène ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1976 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El regalo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Francisco, viudo y recién jubilado, está pasando por un momento difícil. Para animarlo, sus dos amigos deciden hacerle un regalo. Le invitan a un paseo a las termas de Chillán y además invitan a Lucy, novia de juventud de Francisco, quien acepta acompañarlos ilusionada. Pero las cosas no siempre resultan como las ideamos. Este paseo les traerá muchas sorpresas: conocerán a Carmen, Nicolás y Martín y cambiará los planes y las vidas de todos
La dernière cène by Tomas Gutiérez Alea( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baraguá ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in Spanish and held by 4 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
Amnesia by Gonzalo Justiniano( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 3 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?
Río negro Black river ( Visual )
2 editions 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 )
3 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
La última cena ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cantata de chile ( 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
Paraiso B ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 2 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
Estela by Nelson Villagra( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Spanish (70)
German (2)
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