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Querejeta, Elías

Works: 40 works in 374 publications in 2 languages and 3,388 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fantasy films  Internet videos  Educational films  Coming-of-age films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Scenarist, Interviewee, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Elías Querejeta
Most widely held works by Elías Querejeta
El espíritu de la colmena = The spirit of the beehive by Víctor Erice( Visual )

55 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only dimly aware of the shadow of World War II somewhere beyond the Castilian plateau, sisters Isabel and Ana must occupy themselves as their preoccupied scientist father and isolated, languishing mother move in their solitary orbits. After attending the screening of James Whale's "Frankenstein" at a makeshift movie theater in town, Ana becomes obsessed with the idea of befriending the imaginary monster. Largely wordless, the film functions as a striking trompe d'loeil about childhood imagination versus the wider perspective of the adult world
Mondays in the sun = Los lunes al sol by Fernando León( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laid off from the local shipyard, six men spend their days at the town bar, where they discuss their current state. Santa puts up a tough front. The morose José openly worries about his wife, whom he fears might leave him. Amador, the oldest of the bunch, keeps reassuring everyone that his wife will be back any day now from her trip. Meanwhile, Lino refuses to give up hope of employment, going to interview after interview for jobs being offered to applicants half his age. Presiding over the glum bunch is Rico, the bar owner and the men's co-worker from their shipyard days
Barrio by Fernando León( Visual )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught in the concrete jungle of the big city, 15-year-old friends Rai, Manu, and Javi pass the summer dreaming of girls and sandy beaches. Javi is surprised by his friends' sexual interest in his sister Susi. Not having a vehicle, Manu struggles to keep his pizza delivery job. Rai decides to enter a contest for an exotic vacation, but wins a jet ski instead. This is immediately stolen before he manages to profit by selling it. Manu and his father lie about Manu's absent junkie brother, while Javi's mother gets a court restraint to deal with Javi's violent father
The Garden of delights by Carlos Saura( Visual )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless tycoon suffers amnesia, paralysis, and loses his ability to communicate after an automobile accident. As his greedy family tries to shock his memory back in order to get his Swiss bank account, he struggles to recapture his own identity and plots his twisted revenge. A disturbing, surrealistic portrait of the frustration caused by helplessness
Cuando vuelvas a mi lado = By my side again by Santiago Tabernero( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three estranged sisters meet again on the death of their mother. In spite of not having said a word for the past thirty years, she has left specific instructions to be carried out after her death. Her ashes are to delivered to her best friend, a childhood companion, and the girls' fugitive father. To fulfill her wishes the three women must leave the urban cocoon of Madrid for the remote hinterland of Galicia, their childhood home
Peppermint frappé by Carlos Saura( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julian, un reprimido médico cuarentón, que vive aislado en Cuenca, intenta transformar a su enfermera Ana, una joven morena e introvertida, en la desinhibida Elena, la rubia mujer de su amigo de la infancia Pablo. Julián movido por unos excesivos celos, convierte este atípico triángulo amoroso en una violenta historia
Elisa, vida mia = Elisa, my love by Carlos Saura( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elisa and her father, a famous novelist, are reunited after twenty years. In an isolated farmhouse in Segovia they discuss their problems. A psychological, introspective drama
The hunt by Carlos Saura( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four men, three of whom are veterans of the Spanish Civil War, go rabbit hunting. As the day progresses, bitterness overwhelms them until they senselessly kill each other
Tasio by Montxo Armendáriz( Visual )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The childhood, love, adventures and ordinary life of Tasio, a coal miner in rural Navarre
Pascual Duarte by Ricardo Franco( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vision of the post-war era as seen through the eyes of a destitute peasant
Ana y los lobos by Carlos Saura( Visual )

18 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ana, an English governess, arrives at a manor in the Spanish countryside to work as a nanny for three young girls. She finds herself in the middle of a very dysfuntional family. She soon realizes that her situation is not only strange and worrisome but dangerous
Letters from Alou = Las cartas de Alou by Montxo Armendáriz( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un grupo de africanos llega clandestinamente a la costa sur de España. Entre ellos, Alou, un senegalés de 28 años. En Almería le roban todas sus pertenencias, y Alou se hace vendedor ambulante. Como único descanso, Alou escribe cartas a su familia en las que cuenta las incidencias de su aventura
La prima Angelica by Carlos Saura( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the single middle-aged Luis travels from Barcelona to bury the remains of his mother in the vault of his family in Segovia, he is lodged by his aunt Pilar in her old house where he spent his summer of 1936 with her. He meets his cousin Angelica, who was his first love, living on the first floor with her husband and daughter, and he recalls his childhood in times of the Spanish Civil War entwined with the present
El desencanto by Jaime Chávarri( Visual )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film about the poet Leopoldo Panero, who died in 1962. Through a series of interviews, his widow, Felicidad Blanc, and their three sons talk about his death, themselves, and their family history
Cría! : the secret of Anna( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrounded by tragedy and death, a nine-year old girl comes to believe that she has the power of life and death over those close to her
Mamá cumple 100 años = Mama turns a 100 [sic] by Carlos Saura( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the 100th birthday celebration of the great matriarch. Mama's children are gathered at her country estate and they are plotting to make this birthday her last one
Deprisa deprisa = Faster faster by Carlos Saura( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela se joint à une bande de jeunes voleurs et fait la belle vie (vacances, drogue, etc.). Ensemble, les jeunes planifient un gros coup qui échouera lamentablement
El sur by Víctor Erice( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Estrella, a little girl from Southern Spain who has been uprooted to the North, maintains a sentimentalized attachment to the region of her birth, an attachment manifested in her love for her father. The girl's rose-colored memories are shattered when she learns that her beloved dad once carried on an affair with a Southern woman, and that the flames of passion still smolder within him
Familia by Fernando León( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic treatment on the Spanish family in which Santiago (the father) is greeted on his birthday by a present from his son which he does not appreciate. He laments, as does his family, "Who has not wished for the perfect family?"
El último viaje de Robert Rylands by Gracia Querejeta( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years ago Oxford archaeology professor Robert Rylands suddenly and mysteriously left the college and the town to embark upon a long journey. His sudden return creates quite a stir, and most of this English-language Spanish drama, based on a novel by Javier Marias, centers on the effect it has upon those who know and love him. As soon as he arrives, Rylands heads straight for the police department and sits down to tell a policeman and good friend about his adventure. The plot then moves to Alfred, a fellow lecturer who lives with Jill, his sister and her daughter, Sue. Juan, a Spanish guest lecturer is also staying with them. Jill is worried about Alfred who has been suffering from a bizarre illness that causes him to faint and makes it difficult for him to use his left hand. She finds Rylands' sudden reappearance most distracting. Somehow the lives of Rylands, Jill and Alfred are connected, and both Sue and Juan decide to find out how
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Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.04 for The films ... to 0.81 for El último ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Mondays in the sun = Los lunes al sol
Alternative Names
Querejeta Gárate, Elías 1934-2013

Spanish (324)

English (7)

Mondays in the sun = Los lunes al solDeprisa deprisa = Faster faster