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Aristarain, Adolfo 1943-

Overview
Works: 78 works in 313 publications in 6 languages and 1,627 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Interviews  Crime films  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Social problem films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Performer, Restager , Other, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Adolfo Aristarain
 
Most widely held works by Adolfo Aristarain
Lugares comunes = Common ground by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

45 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando, a respected university professor, and Lili, his devoted wife, have lived happily together in Buenos Aires for many years. Without warning, they find their comfortable life threatened when Fernando is forced into early retirement as a result of Argentina's economic crisis. Facing an uncertain future, the couple relocates to the countryside where they bravely set out on a new chapter of their lives
Martín (Hache) by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

53 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martín "H" (for "hijo" [son in Spanish] thus his nickname, "hache" [Spanish for the letter "h"] or "Junior" in English) suffers an overdose after his girlfriend breaks up with him. Hache is directionless and difficult, so his mother sends him to live with his father, an Argentine expat who lives in Madrid. Martín tries to reach out to his son, but it soon becomes clear that Hache needs to leave his father's place and make his own way
Un lugar en el mundo = A place in the world by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

55 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two exiles, a teacher and his doctor wife, have returned to Argentina from exile and are now living in a San Luis valley with their teenager son. They are both interested in helping their local community
Roma by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un joven escritor debe escribir las memorias de un reconocido novelista, Joaquín Góñez, y lo que comienza como un simple trabajo se convierte en un reto personal, cuando para comprender las miserias de su personaje debe revolverle sus emociones. Joaquín se reencuentra con su pasado, viejos amigos y emores, pero entre todos sus recuerdos, la intensidad de uno, el de su madre Roma, revive para devolverle esa pasión por la vida que creía perdida
Tiempo de revancha = Time for revenge( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A worker for a corrupt mining company sets up an "accidental" dynamite blast and pretends to have become permanently unable to speak, in order to blackmail the company for damages
Tiempo de revancha by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A worker for a corrupt mining company sets up an "accidental" dynamite blast and pretends to have become permanently unable to speak, in order to blackmail the company for damages
La Argentina pensada : diálogos para un país posible by Gabriel Aranovich( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La cámara de Bolivar : conversaciones con cineastas latinoamericanos by Gabriel Lerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Guión cinematográfico( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martín (Hache) ; Lugares comunes ; Roma : tres películas by Adolfo Aristarain( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stranger( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A violent car accident leaves a young woman hospitalized and so traumatized that she can't even remember her name. As her psychiatrist pieces together the fragments of her memory, gruesome details of a series of brutal murders emerge
Ultimos días de la víctima by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mendizabal, a professional hit-man, becomes obsessed with Kulpe, his latest victim
Pepe Carvalho( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pepe Carvalho is a detective of Galician origin, who loves fine dining and adventures with women. These characteristics, together with his peculiar style of life, give him an unusual manner for investigating criminal cases, and the solutions generally seem hopeless, even for him
La Discoteca del amor = love discotheque( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious story about musical piracy including all the elements of mystery, romance, and humor. A funny detective and his clumsy assistant are the odd couple in charge of solving the case
La ley de la frontera( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a bold journalist in a frontier in conflict with two legendary outlaws
Un lugar en el mundo by Adolfo Aristarain( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Parte del leon = The lion part( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a bank robbery, the thieves, knowing that the police are hot on their tail, hide the loot. A man finds it and decides to keep it. It's millions, yet the bills are numbered and he cannot spend it. The gangsters trail him and they are merciless
Lugares comunes by Adolfo Aristarain( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando, a respected university professor, and Lili, his devoted wife, have lived happily together in Buenos Aires for many years. Without warning, they find their comfortable life threatened when Fernando is forced into early retirement as a result of Argentina's economic crisis. Facing an uncertain future, the couple relocates to the countryside where they bravely set out on a new chapter of their lives
Lugares comunes( )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando, a respected university professor, and Lili, his devoted wife, have lived happily together in Buenos Aires for many years. Without warning, they find their comfortable life threatened when Fernando is forced into early retirement as a result of Argentina's economic crisis. Facing an uncertain future, the couple relocates to the countryside where they bravely set out on a new chapter of their lives
Martín (Hache)( Visual )

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

Feature film from Argentina / Spain. The relationship between an Argentinian film director, living in exile in Madrid, and his teenage son
 
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Alternative Names
Adolfo Aristarain Argentine film director

Adolfo Aristarain filmregisseur uit Argentinië

Adolfo Aristarain regista e sceneggiatore argentino

Aristarain, Adolfo

Адольфо Аристарайн

آدولفو آریستارائین کارگردان آرژانتینی

アドルフォ・アリスタライン

阿里斯达伦·阿道尔夫

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