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Figueroa, Gabriel

Overview
Works: 205 works in 557 publications in 7 languages and 6,269 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  War films  Western films  Detective and mystery films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Production personnel, Actor, Author, Printer, Illustrator, Dedicatee, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997,
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El ángel exterminador by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

29 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a lavish dinner party in a stately mansion, the guests believe themselves unable to leave the premises. As the days pass, the elaborate facades of their social positions collapse and they are forced to live like animals. Finally discovering they are actually free to leave, they go to church to give thanks, where they are again trapped
Two mules for Sister Sara by Don Siegel( Visual )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plains drifter cowboy single-handedly rescues a local nun from a gang of attackers, but discovers that the she is not what she seems
Simón del Desierto by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

29 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of an early Christian ascetic -- modeled on Saint Simon Stylites -- who has lived atop a pillar, surrounded by a barren landscape, for six years, six months, and six days to prove his devotion to God. But the Devil, in the figure of the beautiful Silvia Pinal, huddles below, trying to tempt him down. A skeptic's vision of religious conviction, Luis Buñuel's short and sweet satire is one of his most renowned works of surrealism." -- Container
Under the volcano by Malcolm Lowry( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Withering from alcoholism, British consul Geoffrey Firmin stumbles through a small Mexican village amidst the Day of the Dead fiesta, attempting to reconnect with his estranged wife, but only further alienating himself
Los olvidados The young and the damned by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

47 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film focuses on Pedro, a young boy whose mother has no use for him, and who becomes involved with a malevolent gang of delinquents; and on Jaibo, an older, more hardened youth, who leads Pedro deeper into the world of crime. Despite Pedro's sincere attempts to reform, he moves inevitably toward tragedy."
Vamonos con Pancho Villa! = Let's go with Pancho Villa! by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic of Mexican cinema follows the adventures of six young men who leave their rural homes to join Pancho Villa's army. Together the men endure hardship, tragedy, and disillusionment for the cause of the Mexican Revolution
El bolero de Raquel( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantinflas is working as a shoeshine man in Chapultepec Park. When his godson's father is killed in a construction accident, he tries to be a father to the boy. After many adventures, he winds up as a lifeguard at a luxury hotel
Clint Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High plains drifter: When "The Stranger" rides into the sin-ridden town of Lago, bullets fly as he battles three ruthless gunmen in a pulse-pounding shoot-'em-up
María Candelaria by Emilio Fernández( Visual )

13 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1909, Maria is an outcast in her small Mexican village because of her late mother's immoral behavior. Shunned and outcast, forbidden to earn a living, she lives a solitary life. Her only friends are the town priest and a peasant whom she loves and wants to marry. Their poverty and misery are exploited by the local farm lord and a well-to-do city artist who sees in her face the perfect woman whom he wishes to paint. This leads everyone into tragedy
Nazarín by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

17 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple priest tries to live by Christian precepts and becomes an outcast and an outlaw. Using a variation of the Don Quixote theme applied to religion and hypocrisy, this candid comedy presents the impossibility of spiritual purity in a corrupt world
El Gallo de oro The golden cockerel by Roberto Gavaldón( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor man forgets his roots in the fame, wealth and romance of the cock-fighting arena
La escondida( Visual )

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

In Mexico of 1909 a peasant girl rises to fame and riches as a noted courtesan. She retains loyalty to her roots and her love for a zapatista brings about her downfall
El señor fotógrafo Mr. photographer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerns over governmental corruption find the bad guys routed in high comic fashion when they cross paths with the assignment of a trouble-prone photographer
Macario by Roberto Gavaldón( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surrealistic, allegorical portrayal of poverty, hunger, and death in a 16th-century Mexican village
El gendarme desconocido( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After accidentally capturing a gang of criminals, Cantinflas becomes a blundering hero who goes on to become a bungling police officer
The big cube( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former actress and a widow to a wealthy tycoon who died in an accident off the coast of Mexico is targeted by her spoiled step-daughter for the inheritance
Kelly's heroes by Brian G Hutton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II comedy about a group of American soldiers who go after a fortune in gold that the Germans have stashed in a small French bank thirty miles inside enemy territory
Los tres mosqueteros The three musketeers( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantinflas sneaks into a cabaret, dances with a beautiful actress and retrieves her necklace when it is stolen by thieves. She invites him to the studio where she is filming The three musketeers, and he is mistaken for an extra
Flor Silvestre by Emilio Fernández( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a landowner's son marries a laborer's granddaughter, his father disowns him and he joins the revolutionary element in Mexico. He later learns that a band of outlaws, opposed to the revolutionists, has killed his father
Ensayo de un crimen by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archibald poursuit sa vie durant un fantasme de son enfance : il est persuadé d'avoir tué sa gouvernante en déclenchant une boîte à musique qui exauce tout désir de mort. Adulte, la liste de ses victimes s'allonge...El : Francisco, riche homme d'affaire mexicain, tombe amoureux d'une femme croisée à l'église. Une fois marié, il devient d'une jalousie excessive, et tombe dans la folie meurtrière...Profondément surréaliste par l'irruption du vacarme de l'inconscient au coeur de la banalité de l'existence, ces deux chefs-d'oeuvre de Luis Bunuel jettent la violence des pulsions humaines à la face de la respectabilité sociale. (Source : jaquette)
 
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Alternative Names
Figueroa Flores, Gabriel 1907-1997

Figueroa Mateos, Gabriel

Figueroa Mateos, Gabriel 1907-1997

Figuroa, Gabriel 1907-1997

Flores, Gabriel Figueroa 1907-1997

Gabriel Figueroa

Gabriel Figueroa fotograaf uit Mexico (1907-1997)

Gabriel Figueroa fotografo messicano

Gabriel Figueroa Mexican cinematographer

Gabriel Figueroa Mexican cinematographer (1907–1997)

Gabriel Figueroa mexikanischer Kameramann

Mateos, Gabriel Figueroa

Mateos, Gabriel Figueroa 1907-1997

Γκαμπριέλ Φιγκερόα

Фигероа, Габриэль

گابریل فیگوئرا

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