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Rabal, Francisco 1926-2001

Overview
Works: 381 works in 1,055 publications in 9 languages and 7,832 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Motion pictures  Comedy films  New wave films  Diaries  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Honoree, Artist, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about  Francisco Rabal Publications about Francisco Rabal
Publications by  Francisco Rabal Publications by Francisco Rabal
posthumous Publications by Francisco Rabal, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Francisco Rabal
 
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Most widely held works by Francisco Rabal
Viridiana by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
87 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Novice nun Viridiana does her utmost to maintain her Catholic principles, but her lecherous uncle and a motley assemblage of paupers force her to confront the limits of her idealism"--Container
Belle de jour by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in French and Spanish and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Severine is a repressed, bored housewife, afraid of intimacy. Her husband, Pierre is kind, devoted, and understanding. Severine is aroused by the idea of domination and debasement, and gentle Pierre is hardly the type of person who would treat her cruelly in order to receive sexual gratification. Following the example of an acquaintance, she begins a double life as the girl called Belle de Jour, in the brothel run by Madame Anais. Her otherwise placid domestic life is threatened when an obsessed client, unable to possess her completely, begins to stalk her
L'eclisse by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in Italian and French and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman, after breaking off an affair with an older man, finds herself in Rome and alone. She becomes friends with a young stockbroker, but after he has an accident, she once again finds herself alone
Goya by Carlos Saura ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc characteristics: DVD Region 4
Atame! Tie me up/Tie me down! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about an orphaned mental patient who is determined to create an ideal family for himself, so, in an irrationally inspired bid for love, he kidnaps a recovering drug addict/porn star
Nazarín by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humble priest is forced to leave the priesthood because of his relationship with women
Los Santos inocentes The Holy innocents by Mario Camus ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rural Spanish family dreams of rising out of poverty and changing their life of subordination
Sorcerer ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four men must transport a dangerous cargo of nitroglycerine over treacherous terrain in order to stop an oil fire
Oedipo alcalde Oedipus mayor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A local mayor is sent to a small town in the Andes to negotiate peace amongst guerrilla revolutionaries, paramilitary groups, peasants, and the Colombian army. While there he begins a torrid romance with the widow of a war lord, with tragic consequences
Teresa de Jesus ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This historically accurate mini series, based on the life of the sixteenth century nun and mystic writer, Santa Teresa de Jesús (sometimes called Santa Teresa de Avila), offers an account of the times when this mystic nun was setting up Carmelite monasteries in the deepest depths of the interior of Spain. It follows her life from the time Teresa was about 23 to her death in 1852
The wide blue road ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fisherman struggling against harsh living conditions fishes illegally with bombs, leading to tragedy
Don Juan Tenorio by José Zorrilla ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Don Juan Tenorio, el arriesgado burlador sevillano que siempre actúa provocado por los retos e impelido por los demás, es conquistado por la sencillez y pureza de doña Inés, cuyo limpio amor supone el perdón y la salvación del incansable seductor"--Container
Il deserto dei tartari Desert of the tartars ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in Italian and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For his first commission, infantry lieutenant Drogo is stationed at a remote desert garrison on the mist-shrouded border of the North Kingdom. Filling their days with endless drilling, the soldiers of Fortezza Bastiani spend the long nights wondering about an enemy no one has ever seen. As the days stretch into months, the strain of waiting for attack takes its toll on Drago's comrades: sadistic major Mattis, sardonic Lieutenant Simeon, cynical medic Rovine, and humiliated Captain Hortiz, who lives with the shame of having once sounded the alarm against an attack that vanished before anyone else could see."--Container
El Muerto the dead man by Jorge Luis Borges ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in Spanish and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La historia de Benjamín Otalora que en el siglo pasado huyó de Buenos Aires a Uruguay y se convirtió en contrabandista
L'eclisse The eclipse ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in Italian and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vittoria, a translator, breaks off one affair to drift into another with her mother's stockbroker
H.P. Lovecraft's Dagon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the chilling tale of a fishing village tempted by greed, who evolve into freakish half-human creatures and must sacrifice outsiders to an ancient, monstrous god of the sea
El disputado voto del Sr. Cayo by Antonio Giménez-Rico ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of young politicians come to Cureña, a town in northern Castile, to campaign for votes. There they meet two neighbors who hate each other and never speak. One of these is Cayo, a soft-spoken older man full of ancestral wisdom. The encounter between the world of the young city politicians and that of Sr. Cayo is the necessary counterpoint to contrast two cultures ignorant of each other
El sueño del Caimán ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iñaki, a petty criminal, discovers through a letter that his mother has been lying to him. A bungled robbery forces him to flee to Mexico, where he hopes to meet his father. In Mexico he finds his life is akin to swimming against the current in search of a dream-- the dream of Caimán
La ilusión viaja en tranvía by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La ilusión viaja en tranvía: Confronted with the news that their favorite streetcar will be decommissioned, two municipal transit workers become drunk and decide to borrow it for one last ride without charging the passengers. However, they end up embarking on a series of adventures, as they are confronted with situation after bizarre situation that prevents them from returning the borrowed streetcar
La muerte del Che Guevara ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A depiction of the capture and death of guerillero, Che Guevara
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Rabal, Francisco
Rabal, Francisco 1926-
Rabal, Paco
Rabal Paco 1926-2001
Rabal Valera Francisco 1926-2001
Valera, Francisco
Valera Francisco Rabal 1926-2001
Languages
Spanish (237)
Italian (41)
German (13)
English (11)
French (10)
Japanese (1)
Esperanto (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Catalan (1)