WorldCat Identities

Paredes, Marisa 1946-

Works: 144 works in 1,017 publications in 13 languages and 12,038 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Horror films  Romantic comedy films  Mad scientist films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Marisa Paredes
Most widely held works by Marisa Paredes
La vita è bella Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

73 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II an Italian Jewish man uses his vivid imagination to convince his son they're playing a game at a concentration camp in order to keep his son's spirits up
Todo sobre mi madre All about my mother by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

198 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a delirious, baroque drama saturated with extreme characters, hilarious interactions and vibrant colours
El Espinazo del Diablo The Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

63 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the final days of the Spanish Civil War in an isolated orphanage, a group of adults and children hide away from the war's brutal realities. But they are haunted by the spirit of a dead boy, who will not allow them to forget their own crimes. A terrific gothic drama - full of ominous atmosphere rather than the usual exploitative horror devices
La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

60 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has wanted to create a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he cultivates a skin that is a real shield against every assault. Now, besides the years of study and experimentation, the unscrupulous doctor needs to find an associate and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his best and most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?
La flor de mi secreto The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

108 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo writes romance novels - but with a loveless marriage, she finds herself fresh out of inspiration. Angel is a tough and gruff journalist with an iron will and a heart of gold. When their paths cross, they discover something neither had expected - a real-life love affair
High heels Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

94 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The husband of a TV anchorwoman, ex-lover of her long-estranged singer-actress mother, is mysteriously killed, and both mother and daughter come under suspicion in a frenzied investigation filled with romantic mix-ups and mistaken identities
Entre tinieblas Dark habits by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

42 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yolanda, a nightclub singer who goes on the "lam" after her lover dies of a drug overdose, takes refuge in the Convent of the Humble Redeemers. The nuns have their own problems with the church, with the law and with their benefactor
El coronel no tiene quien le escriba No one writes to the Colonel by Gabriel García Márquez( Visual )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old colonel goes each Friday to the post office to see if his long-awaited pension has come through. He knows it will not; so does his wife who is still grieving over the death of their son the year before. The colonel has a mission: to elevate the grim routine of poverty and failure to a high mass of defiance. He does that by showing that a heart that has been broken still beats with vengeance
Profundo carmesí Deep crimson by Arturo Ripstein( Visual )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the Lonely Hearts Murders, Nicolas and Coral roam the back roads of Mexico looking for lonely women who Nicolas seduces and the insanely jealous Coral then murders
Viva Pedro the Almodóvar collection by Pedro Almodovar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight of director Pedro Almodóvar's original films
Tras el cristal In a glass cage( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klaus is an ex-Nazi, a doctor whose war-time post in a concentration camp enabled him to commit the most appalling sex crimes against boys. After the war, living incognito in Spain, he again gives in to his depraved desires, until shame and despair drive him to an unsuccessful suicide attempt. Now confined to his room and kept alive on an iron lung, he is ministered to by his resentful wife, Griselda, and her daughter, Rena
Queens by Manuel Gomez Pereira( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Spanish and German and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilarious high jinx and mayhem unfold as the mothers of six men, about to partake in Spain's first ever en masse gay wedding, learn to deal with their own prejuidices, history, and desires
Four last songs( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry is a chronically unsatisfied ex-pat residing on a remote island village in the Mediterranean. The tiny village is famous for having been the home of one of Europe's most celebrated composers. Desperate to make his mark Larry stages a gala concert as a tribute to the late composer. With his kooky entourage in tow, Larry must learn to balance all the harmonies of his life and deliver his own masterpiece
Trois vies et une seule mort by Raúl Ruiz( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banker/armsdealer Luc Allamand is in a surrealistic shell game during which the primary players remain a mystery to each other. Fitting together the pieces to this clever puzzle, Luc's tangled life takes us on a dynamic journey through the lives of his adversaries. A fairy tale mixes comedy and suspense in this fictional examination of a person's capacity to host a multitude of identities
Salvajes( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the port city of Valencia, Berta, the guardian of her deceased sister's children, finds love with a police inspector. But the relationship is tried when Berta's charges walk on the wrong side of the law--her niece is in love with a man who smuggles Africans into Europe and her nephews are skinheads
Les lignes de Wellington = Lines of Wellington( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic set during the Napoleonic Wars of autumn 1810 chronicles a multitude of characters--soldiers and civilians, men, women and children, young and old--as their everyday lives are torn apart by war. Dragged through hills and valleys, between ruined villages, and across charred forests and devastated crops, none can escape the chaos of the times, no matter their station. The idealistic young lieutenant Pedro de Alencar; Clarissa Warren, the malicious little English girl; the shady dealer Penabranca; the vindictive Sergeant Francisco Xavier; and the lusty prostitute Martírio will all follow different paths to the lines of Torres Vedras, Portugal, where the Duke of Wellington has built fortified lines--and where this battle will decide each of their fates
La nave de los locos( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the town of Patagonia, an elder leader of the Mapuches sets fire to a tourist complex which is being constructed on sacred Mapuche ground. This fire causes the death of the developer's son. Accused of murder, the chief refuses to defend himself; he has the hope of a magic event that only the Mapuches know about, i.e., the arrival of Caleuche: the ship of the insane. A white female lawyer defends the chief, and in her study of the Mapuche community, discovers that the chief has behaved according to his (Mapuche) law, defending and protecting a sacred cemetery
Frío sol de invierno( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and Basque and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrian, a young wealthy man with mental problems, returns home to look for its father who has gone away to live with another woman. It is also the story of Gonzalo, an adolescent who cannot seem to obtain the love of his mother. The real story takes place the night with Adrian's and Gonzalo's paths cross
Opera prima by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Matias meets Violeta, his cousin one morning in Madrid at the Plaza de Opera. He is twenty-five, she is eighteen. He's a divorced journalist trying to write a thriller, she studies violin. She's a vegetarian, he loves meat. Many things separate them, but he moves into her apartment."
La reina anónima by Gonzalo Suárez( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A housewife is obsessed by a strange dream. The visit of a mysterious woman, claiming to be her new neighbor, upsets her even more. She becomes incapable of distinguishing between wild phantasies and reality
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El Espinazo del Diablo The Devil's backbone
Alternative Names
Bartolomé, María Luisa Paredes.

Bartolomé, Marisa Luisa Paredes 1946-


Marisa Paredes actrice espagnole

Marisa Paredes aktorka hiszpańska

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Marisa Paredes Spaans acteur

Marisa Paredes Spaans actrice

Marisa Paredes Spain actress

Marisa Paredes Spanische Schauspielerin

Marisa Paredes spansk skådespelare

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Marisa Paredesová

Paredes Bartolomé, María Luisa.

Paredes Bartolomé, María Luisa 1946-

Paredes Bartolomé, Marisa Luisa 1946-

Paredes, Marisa

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El Espinazo del Diablo The Devil's backboneLa flor de mi secreto The flower of my secretHigh heels Tacones lejanosViva Pedro the Almodóvar collectionTrois vies et une seule mortLa nave de los locos