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Landa, Alfredo 1933-2013

Overview
Works: 224 works in 983 publications in 4 languages and 2,073 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Documentary television programs  Television mini-series  History  Comedy films  Dark comedy films  Caper films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Alfredo Landa
 
Most widely held works by Alfredo Landa
El Quijote = Don Quijote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Visual )

54 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the legendary Don Quixote and his companion Sancho Panza. This episodic format follows the structure of the book as the adventures gradually reveal Don Quijote's character and madness
Los Santos inocentes = The Holy innocents by Mario Camus( Visual )

82 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peasant family working for well-to-do landowners in northern Spain struggles with the callousness of the employers, and dreams of rising out of poverty and changing their life of subordination
La vaquilla by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

52 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in 1938 during the Spanish Civil War when a group of Republican soldiers sneak into a village in enemy territory to steal a bull with plans of butchering it to feed themselves. ... The group of five would-be thieves dress themselves in uniforms of the Nationalist troops in an attempt to dissimulate their true identity. But instead of a neat getaway with a bull in tow, they are caught up in the "correo" or running of the bull, they get involved in a religious procession, and in the end, watch as the bull breaks out of a flimsy ring in a bullfight and heads for the hills."--Eleanor Mannikka, All Movie Guide
El verdugo by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amado is a professional executioner about to retire. José Luis, soon to marry his daughter, Carmen, must inherit his father-in-law's unpopular profession in order to keep the house where they are going to live. All goes well until the day the son-in-law faces his first execution. Amadeo assures José Luis that the condemned man will be pardoned at the last minute, so José and his family take a vacation in Mallorca. But the pardon doesn't come
Marcellino pane e vino( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an orphaned baby found on a doorstep by friars of a humble monastery
El bosque animado by José Luis Cuerda( Visual )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bandit, a well digger, a working girl, a boy who doesn't want to work, a girl who is emigrating, a lonely ghost ... And confronting the world of the poor, the other world of the rich: the lords of the manor, summer people from Madrid, the town patroness who's a frustrated old maid and has turned her affections to money, exploiting working children. All are joined by the train that runs along the forest paths
Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Visual )

12 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A made for television series presenting the adventures of the legendary 'hidalgo' Don Quixote as written by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
No desearás al vecino del quinto by Ramón Fernández( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film focuses on Pedro Andreu, a handsome gynecologist living in the small, provincial city of Toledo. Pedro is in a constant struggle for clients, as many women are forbidden to see him based on fears and prejudices of their boyfriends or husbands. His neighbor, Antón, is successful in the fashion business as he pretends to be gay and can thus attract a female clientele whose husbands and families are not threatened by him. Both men meet up unexpectedly in Madrid and end up spending the week partying and sleeping with (mostly foreign) women in Antón's apartment. Meanwhile, Pedro's mother and girlfriend, alarmed at his disappearance, travel to Madrid to discover his whereabouts, and mistakenly confirm their suspicion that Pedro is having a gay relationship with Antón
La Marrana by José Luis Cuerda( Visual )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bartolomé Gutiérrez, a fifteenth century Spaniard, returns to Spain after being held captive for three years in Tunis
El río que nos lleva by José Luis Sampedro( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hacia mediados de los años cuarenta, se trasladó por el río Tajo el último envío de troncos desde Peralejos de las Truchas hasta Aranjuez. La historia es la aventura de la última "maderada" en el río Tajo. Roy Shannon, 32 años, irlandés, ha vivido los desastres de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Ya no cree en el hombre. Camino de Inglaterra llega a España en busca de sus orígenes. Se encuentra con Paula, que le lleva hasta un campamento donde conoce a los gancheros: unos hombres primitivos, valientes y generosos comandados por un hombre al que todos llaman "El Americano"
La ciudad no es para mí by Pedro Lazaga( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agustín Valverde, sin duda la mejor persona de Calacierva, un lugar de Aragón, deja definitivamente su pueblo, camino de Madrid, donde vive su hijo Agustín, eminente cirujano. Durante tantos años de alejamiento, el doctor Valverde y su esposa Luchy han llegado a codearse con lo mejor de la sociedad madrileña. Sin embargo, la presencia del abuelo en aquella casa va a poner muchas cosas en su sitio
La luz prodigiosa( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man returns to Granada and recalls a herdsman he met during the Spanish Civil War who may be Federico García Lorca
Atraco a las tres by José María Forqué( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galindo convinces his fellow employees to plan a hold-up in the bank where they work. They prepare everthing carefully, but real robbers arrive just before the fake ones
Las verdes praderas( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

José has what to outside eyes looks like a good life. He has a fine job as an advertising executive, a lovely wife and children, and a country house. However, on one weekend, his mother-in-law is carping at him, and at the same time his lawn mower won't work, and he gets no satisfaction from a pick-up soccer game. These are just a few of the annoyances which lead his wife, in sympathy, to set fire to their weekend retreat. Rather than being upset, he calmly joins her in watching it burn, before returning by car to Madrid
Los paraísos perdidos by Basilio Martín Patino( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This literary film is imbued with the disenchantment of Spanish exiles who left their homes to protest Franco's fascist regime and then returned after its demise to find that democracy had not instilled either ethics or deep motivation in government leaders. Director Basilio Martin Patino presents his story, (a large part of the film is based on his own life), through the experiences of an exiled heroine played by Charo Lopez. She has returned to Spain to look for meaning in her life, something that she never found living in Germany, not even after having a child. She is also in the process of translating the German lyric poet Friederich Hölderlin into Spanish, focusing on his epic Hyperion. Excerpts from the translation are voiced over throughout the film. As she looks up old friends from many years ago, she finds even those who have achieved worldly success are suffering from the same ennui that propelled her back home
El crack( Visual )

8 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Madrid detective is visited by a man who asks him to find his daughter who has been missing for three years. The investigative trail leads to New York City and back to Spain
Luz de domingo by Ramón Pérez de Ayala( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Basada en el relato de Ramón Pérez de Ayala, nos llega esta historia que narra la enconada lucha entre dos bandos politicos en el asturiano pueblo de Cenciella, a principios del siglo XX. Uno de estos grupos decide escarmentar a Urbano (Alex González), el liberal e idealista Secretario del Ayuntamiento, el domingo anterior a su boda con Estrella (Paula Echevarria). La tragedia aparece e impide la felicidad de los personajes. Pero los designios inescrutables del destino ..."--Container
El crack by José Luis Garci( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un detective, ex policía, recibe el encargo de encontrar a la hija de un poderoso terrateniente de León. En su búsqueda, descubre a través del novio de la chica que ésta huyó de casa al quedarse embarazada
Los subdesarrollados by Fernando Merino( Visual )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La I.I.S.S. (International Investigation Spanish Section) es una agencia clandestina de detectives, especializada en "infidelidades matrimoniales". Julio, el creador de la agencia, es un vocacional de la investigación y utiliza las técnicas más avanzadas. Timoteo, su ayudante, ejerce su labor investigadora en el tiempo libre que le queda de su profesión de bombero y, por supuesto, robándole horas al sueño, por lo que se suele quedar dormido en los momentos más inoportunos
El puente by Juan Antonio Bardem( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On long summer weekends, Juan is in the habit of hopping on his motorcycle in Madrid and driving for many hours to Torremolinos, a popular hangout for foreign tourists. There, he indulges in his fondness for romancing foreign girls
 
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ALFREDO LANDA

Alfredo Landa acteur espagnol

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Alfredo Landa Spaans acteur (1933-2013)

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Alfredo Landa Spanish actor

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Alfredus Landa

Areta, Alfredo Landa 1933-2013

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Landa Areitio, Alfredo 1933-2013

Landa Areta Alfredo

Landa Areta Alfredo 1933-2013

Landa Aretaa, Alfredo

Альфредо Ланда

آلفردو لاندا بازیگر اسپانیایی

アルフレード・ランダ

阿佛雷多·蘭達

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