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Villagra, Nelson

Overview
Works: 35 works in 116 publications in 4 languages and 845 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Educational films  Internet videos  Religious films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Children's films  Children's television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Nelson Villagra
The Last Supper by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

45 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 562 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 48 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 )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in Spanish and Italian and held by 32 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 11 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 7 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 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
La última cena by Tomás González( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During Holy Week at the end of the eighteenth century, a count visits his Havana sugar mill on a day a slave has run away. The count tells his cruel overseer, Don Manuel, to pick 12 slaves who will be guests at the count's table. Don Manuel objects, but to no avail. The twelfth guest is the recaptured runaway. During the dinner, using religious analogies, the count lectures his guests on the perfect happiness possible in slavery. They in turn tell stories and make requests. He promises no work on Good Friday, but he leaves early that morning and Don Manuel rousts the slaves for a long day cutting cane. They rebel. Which side will the count take?
Amnesia by Jaroslav Pelikan( Visual )

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

Paul Keller is a minister who has found himself heavily involved in an illicit affair with his son's teacher. Unable to see an end to his deceptive and sinful path, he concocts a scheme to fake his own death. However, his cunning plan goes awry and he is left with no recollection of himself or his former life
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
[The Jackal of Nahueltoro] = El chacal de Nahueltoro by Miguel Littin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 3 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
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
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 dernière cène by Jean-Baptiste Côté( Visual )

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

Bois peint polychrome ; s.d. ; 74 x 123,3 x 17,1 cm ; Art Gallery of Hamilton
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
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
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]
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
El Corazón sobre la tierra( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Based on a true story of a father's personal battle to organize an agricultural cooperative in memory of his son who was killed fighting in Africa
Cantata de Chile( Book )

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

Film against foreign exploitation of Latin America from the Spanish conquistadors to the British mining baron. The central section of the film concerns strikes in a British-owned nitrate mine in Chile in 1907.
 
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The Jackal of Nahueltoro = El chacal de Nahueltoro
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Nelson Villagra actor chileno

Nelson Villagra Chilean actor

Nelson Villagra chilenischer Schauspieler

Nelson Villagra filmregisseur uit Chili

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