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Paredes, Marisa 1946-

Works: 174 works in 1,166 publications in 11 languages and 12,411 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Horror films  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Mad scientist films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Scenarist, Author
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 )

74 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film transports you to a world that even in its darkest moments, shines a light of hope and joy. A magical tale, it tells the captivating story of one man's love for his family and his ability to use the power of imagination to save them. A deeply moving, intensely funny and unforgettable masterpiece that will stay with you always
Todo sobre mi madre by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

180 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a delirious, baroque drama saturated with extreme characters, hilarious interactions and vibrant colours
The skin I live in = La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

72 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,155 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 accomplice, and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?
El Espinazo del Diablo = The Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

76 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,155 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 flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

100 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 908 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"--Container
High heels = Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

102 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 506 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 )

46 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 432 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 espinazo del diablo = Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the most personal film by Guillermo del Toro, ... is also among his most frightening and emotionally layered. Set during the final week of the Spanish Civil War, it tells the tale of a twelve-year-old boy who, after his freedom-fighting father is killed, is sent to a haunted rural orphanage full of terrible secrets. Del Toro expertly combines gothic ghost story, murder mystery, and historical melodrama in a stylish melange that, like his later Pan's Labyrinth, reminds us the scariest monsters are often the human ones"--Container
El coronel no tiene quien le escriba = No one writes to the Colonel by Gabriel García Márquez( Visual )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Coronel espera. Le prometieron una pensión, y desde hace años le incumplen la promesa. Viernes tras viernes, trajeadito y solemne, se para ante el muelle aguardando la carta que anuncie la llegada de su pensión. Todos en el pueblo saben que espera en vano. Lo sabe también su mujer, que cada viernes lo mira prepararse ante el espejo para recoger la carta que hace años 10 esquiva. Pero el Coronel cierra los ojos ante esta verdad tan evidente y se aferra a su sueño. Y es que, si no, ¿qué le queda?
Profundo carmesí Deep crimson by Arturo Ripstein( Visual )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 323 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in Spanish 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 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. Into this environment comes Angelo, a strange young man, who offers his services as a nurse. A perverse relationship develops between Angelo and Klaus, as Angelo reveals he has found diaries detailing his employer's grisly war-time activities, and reveals his disturbing and bizarre plans to reproduce the old man's past
Queens by Manuel Gómez Pereira( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 125 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 by Francesca Joseph( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 103 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 )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 85 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 man-kind's capacity to host a multitude of identities
Les lignes de Wellington = Lines of Wellington( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Portuguese and English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lavish, star-studded epic set during The Napoleonic Wars of 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 Martrio will all follow different paths to the lines of Torres, where the final battle will decide each of their fates
Salvajes( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 80 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
Todo sobre mi madre Tout sur ma mère by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuela, qui travaille dans un service de transplantation cardiaque, partage avec son fils Esteban une admiration sans borne pour la comédienne Huma Rojo. Le jour de ses 17 ans, Esteban meurt tragiquement. Manuela va partir à la recherche du père d'Esteban, à Barcelone. En chemin, elle connaîtra mieux Huma et retrouvera le père ... qui se nomme Lola
Die Haut, in der ich wohne by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in German and Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die bildhübsche Vera ist die einzige Patientin in einer Schönheitsklinik, wo sie Tag und Nacht von Professor Roberto Ledgard überwacht wird. Er pflegt ihre Haut wie einen kostbaren Schatz und kontrolliert jeden Schritt, jeden Blick, jede Emotion. Doch wer ist Vera, die so beängstigend Robertos verstorbener Frau ähnelt? Sie hat keine Geschichte und doch scheint ihr Schicksal eng verknüpft mit dem Leben Robertos. Und welche Rolle spielt der junge Mann, der zuletzt beim Betreten der Klinik gesehen wurde?
Alles über meine Mutter( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuela, eine Ex-Prostituierte und alleinerziehende Mutter, arbeitet in einem Madrider Krankenhaus. Ihre ganze Liebe gilt dem Sohn Esteban. - An seinem 17. Geburtstag besuchen sie eine Theateraufführung von Tennessee Williams' 'Endstation Sehnsucht', dessen Heldin Manuela früher selbst einmal gespielt hat. Beim Versuch, ein Autogramm der Hauptdarstellerin zu erhalten, verunglückt Esteban tödlich. Nun kann Manuela ihrem Sohn das Geheimnis um seinen angeblich verstorbenen Vater nicht lüften. Tief erschüttert vom Verlust und von den Tagebuchnotizen Estebans, geht sie nach Barcelona, in die Stadt ihrer Jugend, um ihren Mann zu suchen. Sie muss zu ihren Ursprüngen zurückkehren, in die Halbwelt der Prostituierten. ... Unter den Frauen herrschen bei allen Sorgen, Krankheiten und selbstverschuldeter Tristesse stets Mitgefühl, Verständnis und Achtung füreinander. ... Almodovars grosse Hymne an die Menschenlichkeit, an die weibliche Solidarität zelebriert ein Universum der grossen, archaischen Gefühle
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El Espinazo del Diablo = The Devil's backbone
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Bartolomé, María Luisa Paredes.

Bartolomé, Marisa Luisa Paredes 1946-


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Paredes Bartolomé, María Luisa.

Paredes Bartolomé, María Luisa 1946-

Paredes Bartolomé, Marisa Luisa 1946-

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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 mortAlles über meine Mutter