WorldCat Identities

Isaac, Alberto

Overview
Works: 35 works in 78 publications in 4 languages and 469 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Christian films  Biographical films  History  Interviews  Musical films  Caricatures and cartoons  Conference proceedings  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Alberto Isaac
 
Most widely held works by Alberto Isaac
Beyond the next mountain( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized true story of Rochunga Pudaite who dreams of someday translatin gthe Bible into his native Hmar tongue, the language of his people in northern India
Mujeres insumisas Untamed women( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated by their confined existences and being mistreated by their husbands, four housewives from a small Mexican town leave their husbands and children behind as they try to build new and more satisfying lives
Mariana, Mariana by Alberto Isaac( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story runs in the 1940s Mexico City. A schoolboy (Carlos) falls in love with his best friend's mother (Mariana). The drama begins when Carlos gets out of school to declare his love to Mariana and is discovered by his teachers
Tivoli( Visual )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When corrupt politicians decide to tear down the Tivoli theater to build a housing project, the performers protest in vain. Set in the early 1950's
Conversaciones con Gabriel Figueroa by Gabriel Figueroa( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El rincón de la virgenes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a group of women try to persuade a junk dealer to appeal for the sainthood of a noted citizen, he instead regales them with the shocking and hilarious truth about the revered holy man
Cuartelazo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of one of the bloodiest episodes in Mexican history: when Victoriano Huerta ordered the assassination of President Francisco I. Madero, Vice President Jose Maria Pino Suarez and Senator Belisario Dominguez
Homo stupidus by Alberto Isaac( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los moneros de La jornada( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El rincón de las vírgenes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sex comedy, Lucas Lucatero receives a delegation of women from the town of Comala. They are adherents of Anacleto Morones, and want Lucas, Anacleto's former right-hand man, to go with them and testify to the "miracles" performed by Anacleto in hopes of having him declared a saint. In flashback, Lucas recalls his association with Anacleto and his niece, Leona
Las noches de ronda de Alberto Isaac by Alberto Isaac( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En este pueblo no hay ladrones = In this town there are no thieves by Alberto Isaac( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young boy steals billiard balls from a local saloon, a stranger is charged with the crime. The local layabouts find there is no reason to hang out at the bar without being able to shoot pool, and the boy entertains thoughts of forming a gang to steal more billiard balls in hopes of making money
El rincón de las vírgenes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1972 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this satire, a group of fanatically religious women from the small town of Comala starts a campaign for the canonization of Anacleto Morones and asks his former associate, Lucas Lucatero, to testify on behalf of Morones. Lucatero declines, knowing full well that Morones manipulated the people of Comala, particularly the attractive women, with lies in order to earn their trust and faith. A series of flash-backs exposes two contrasting perspectives on Morones: that of the believers, and that of Morones' skeptical and envious assistant, Lucatero. Lucatero is no saint himself, and it becomes increasingly clear that Morones' disappearance is not the holy miracle it was believed to have been, but the cruel result of jealousy and foul play"--Mexican Cinema Project, 1994
The Olympics in Mexico( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This official film of the XIX Olympic Games held in Mexico City shows the opening and closing ceremonies and highlights key events of the games. Highlights include America's Bob Beamon, when he shattered the world record in the men's long jump; Dick Fosbury won the men's high jump with his now popularized "flop" style. In the woman's 100m sprint event Wyomia Tyus of the USA became the first person to successfully defend the title. In the men's 100m all competitors were black, which up to that time was unique. Gymnast, Vera Caslavska of Czechoslovakia won 4 gold and 2 silver medals
Recaditos by Alberto Isaac( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine hohe Zeit für Wölfe( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comala : memorias de un encuentro by Encuentro Comala( Book )

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

The world at their feet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Olympics in Mexico( Visual )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reportage sur les 19e jeux olympiques tenus à Mexico en 1968. 1-Courses sur piste, lancement du javelot, du poids et du disque, natation, aviron, saut en hauteur et triple saut. 2-Volley-ball, cyclisme, waterpolo, haltérophilie, plongeon, basket-ball, football, saut à la perche, courses sur piste et yachting. 3-Courses sur piste, saut en longueur, gymnastique, hippisme et marathon. Nombreuses séquences au ralenti. Organisation technique des jeux et programme culturel
The Olympics in Mexico( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Beyond the next mountain
Alternative Names

controlled identityAhumada

Alberto Isaac Olympic swimmer

Isaac Ahumada, Alberto

Languages
Spanish (53)

English (10)

German (1)

French (1)

Covers
Mujeres insumisas Untamed women