WorldCat Identities

Lavista, Raul

Overview
Works: 47 works in 272 publications in 4 languages and 3,454 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Religious films  Surrealist films  Comedy films  Humor  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Social problem films 
Roles: Composer, Musician, msd, Film editor, Arranger
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Raul Lavista
Simón del desierto by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

23 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire in which Simon has stood on top of a pillar in the Mexican desert for six years, six weeks, and six days while the Devil tries to tempt him in a variety of ways. Loosely based on the life of the 15th century Saint Simeon Stylites
El bruto by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slow-witted but strong slaughterhouse worker who is hired by a slumlord to break a tenant strike accidentally kills one of the strike leaders. He is then drawn into a doomed affair with the landlord's wife
El bolero de Raquel( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tras la muerte de su mejor amigo, Cantinflas tiene que hacerse cargo de Chavita (Paquito fernández), el hijo del difunto. Deseoso de progresar y tener dinero para mantener al niño, se pondrá a buscar trabajo como un loco, probando diversos empleos (albañil, socorrista en la playa de Acapulco, limpiabotas...). Se propone, sobre todo, satisfacer el mayor deseo de Chavita: tener una pelota, como los demás niños. Pero el destino le tiene reservada más de una sorpresa. (FILMAFFINITY)
Macario by Roberto Gavaldón( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a man who can cure the sick, which turns out to be a curse as well as a blessing
Angelitos negros( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ana Luisa and Jose Carlos, both white, give birth to a black child. Ana rejects the little girl, who ends up suffering the injustice of racism, but Ana Luisa doesn't know that her own maid, who is also black, hides a secret that will change her life
La escondida( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mexican peasant girl rises to fame and social prominence as a courtesan, before losing everything after falling in love with a Zapatista rebel
El señor fotógrafo = Mr. photographer( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantinflas, fotógrafo ambulante, es capturado por unos gángsters cuando trataba de coger unas flores de su novia, Consuelo. Los gángsters le han confundido con el ayudante del doctor Penongo, científico que ha descubierto la fórmula de una nueva bomba atómica. Mientras tanto, Penongo ha sufrido un accidente de automóvil y ha perdido la memoria... (FILMAFFINITY)
Si yo fuera diputado( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The owner of a barber shop has begun to study the law with the help of Tio Juan, once a very successful attorney who is now too ill to practice. Before long, the barber begins his law practice and goes on to win many cases. Eventually he runs for office against the local political machine
La sombra del caudillo by Julio Bracho( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La sombra del caudillo portrays the turbulent political situation in post-revolutionary Mexico in 1920. The imminent succession of the military leader in power is about to be decided. Aguirre is chosen as the candidate of the Radical Progressive Party, but his boss, El Caudillo, has chosen another candidate, Jiménez. Aguirre must decide between his loyalty to the regime and the opportunity to accede to power. Several moves between the opposing factions lead to a violent climax
El río y la muerte by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long-simmering feud between two families who live by the river is reignited when the scion of one family, a big-city doctor, returns to his roots, unaware that the leader of the other family plans to murder him
Ahí está el detalle ; Cuando los hijos se van( Visual )

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

Cuando los hijos se van: The actions of his ambitious brother Joseph cause noble Raimundo to be wrongfully accused of theft. After he is forced to leave home, Raimundo is disowned by his girlfriend Maria and her father, the fair and strict Don Pepe. The only one who believes in Raimundo is his mother, Dona Lupita, a woman suffering deeply over the wrong decisions made by her children
Santo en el Museo de Cera( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santo y Blue Demon en el mundo de los muertos (col.): The Inquisition is struggling with Devil worshippers. Blue Demon, following the orders of the priestess Damiana, goes from the underworld to fight the defender of the Inquisition, Santo. When Santo resists her offers of money, power and love, she does her best to get rid of him
Los hermanos muerte ; Pedro Pármano( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro Páramo: After his mother's death Juan Preciado travels to the ghost town of Comala where he learns the truth about his father
No desearás la mujer de tu hijo( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exessively strict and authoritarian father humiliates and belittles his son. In a conversation full of mistakes, the father directs his son to marry Josefa, a young woman he is profoundly in love with
La Cucaracha by Ismael Rodríguez Ruelas( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story that takes place during the Mexican Revolution
Ahí está el detalle! by Jack Draper( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Cantinflas goes to visit his girlfriend, a maid, he is asked to pretend he is a long-lost brother of the mistress of the house so she can claim a great inheritance
Qué te ha dado esa mujer( Visual )

13 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro and Luis have vowed to never marry, but Luis is very much in love and Pedro is forced to ask for the hand of one of his own girlfriends
Mexicanos al grito de guerra( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

France's planned invasion of Mexico provides the backdrop for the writing of the Mexican national anthem
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Angelitos negros
Languages
Spanish (147)

English (4)

Italian (3)

German (3)

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No desearás la mujer de tu hijoMexicanos al grito de guerra