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Paredes, Marisa 1946-

Overview
Works: 195 works in 847 publications in 6 languages and 11,492 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Marisa Paredes
 
Most widely held works by Marisa Paredes
Todo sobre mi madre All about my mother by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
97 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manuela is the perfect mother. A hard-working nurse, she's built a comfortable life for herself and her teenage son. But when tragedy strikes and her son is killed in a car accident, her world crumbles
Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 1,854 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. DVD
La vita è bella Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 1,317 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
El Espinazo del Diablo The Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and French and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Twelve-year-old Carlos is the latest arrival to Santa Lucia School, an imposing stone building that shelters the orphans of the Republican militia and politicians during the last days of the Spanish Civil War. Carlos gradually uncovers the dark ties that bind the inhabitants of the school: hidden riches, sexual intrigue and the restless ghost of a murdered student"--Container
La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 844 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 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 534 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
Entre tinieblas Dark habits by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 341 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
Profundo carmesí Deep crimson ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2005 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
High heels Tacones lejanos ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 294 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
El flor de mi secreto The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 282 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 happen to cross, they discover something neither had expected -- a real-life love affair
El coronel no tiene quien le escriba No one writes to the Colonel ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 205 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
Viva Pedro the Almodóvar collection by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight of director Pedro Almodóvar's original films
Tacones lejanos Talons aiguilles by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Becky Del Paramo, chanteuse célèbre, retrouve sa fille Rebeca après 15 ans d'absence. Cette dernière, présentatrice à la télévision, s'accuse en direct du meurtre de son mari. Un juge étrange arbitre ces mortelles retrouvailles."
Alles über meine Mutter ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Tod ihres 18-jährigen Sohnes führt die Krankenschwester Manuela nach Barcelona zurück. Sie will ihrem Ex-Geliebten Esteban offenbaren, dass er der Vater ihres verstorbenen Sohnes ist. Eine abenteuerliche Suche beginnt, denn Esteban heisst jetzt Lola und hat Brüste. Manuela trifft auf echte und vermeintliche Frauen, die Hilfe noch nötiger brauchen als sie: den Transsexuellen La Agrado, die Schauspielerin Huma Rojo und die Nonne Rosa. Ihre bunte Ersatzfamilie hält Manuela schon bald so in Atem, dass ihr gar keine Zeit mehr für die eigene Trauer bleibt
Queens ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 108 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
El coronel no tiene quien le escriba by Arturo Ripstein ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Colonel waits. They promised him a pension, which for years has remained a promise unfulfilled. Friday after Friday, solemn and dressed in his finest suit, the Colonel waits by the dock in anticipation of the letter announcing the arrival of his pension. Everyone in the small town knows that he waits in vain. He knows it too. Every Friday, his wife watches him at the mirror dressing and preparing to pick up the letter that for years has eluded him. But the Colonel, eyes closed to the all too evident truth, stands by his dreams, for if not, what else remains for him? There is hunger in the Colonel's house. His wife is a sack of bones consumed by asthma, and the Colonel lives ashamed of his poverty with the shame befitting a decent man. As his needs become more prevalent ... no one writes to the Colonel."--Container
Four last songs ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 101 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 )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in French 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 man-kind's capacity to host a multitude of identities
Tras el cristal In a glass cage ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 80 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
Salvajes ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 74 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
 
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Alternative Names
Bartolomé, María Luisa Paredes.
Bartolomé, Marisa Luisa Paredes 1946-
MARISA PAREDES
Paredes Bartolomé, María Luisa.
Paredes Bartolomé, María Luisa 1946-
Paredes Bartolomé, Marisa Luisa 1946-
Paredes, Marisa
Languages
Spanish (317)
German (40)
Italian (27)
English (14)
French (12)
Esperanto (1)
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