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López Vázquez, José Luis

Overview
Works: 263 works in 875 publications in 5 languages and 1,898 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Dark comedy films  Historical films  Television adaptations  Television programs  Television mini-series  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.43
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by José Luis López Vázquez
Plácido by Luis Garca Berlanga( Visual )

41 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a small Spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person dining with them that night. The celebration also includes a parade, and in it we find Plácido, the humble owner of a three-wheeler, whose family is forced to live in a public lavatory because of the lack of money to pay the rent, and who has to pay the second bill of his vehicle before midnight or else he will lose it"--IMDb
Peppermint frappé by Carlos Saura( Visual )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a doctor who discovers that his ideal wife is married to his best friend, so he attempts to mould his assistant into her likeness
The Garden of delights by Carlos Saura( Visual )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich old man suffers from amnesia and paralysis caused by an auto accident. Confined to a wheelchair, he is forced by his seemingly respectable family to relive painful incidents from the past. Gradually we learn that his greedy relatives are staging these grotesque dramas in a heartless attempt to jolt him into remembering the number of his Swiss bank account. A complex, darkly humorous, surrealistic portrait of the frustration caused by helplessness, it also touches on the subjects of selfishness, corruption, and the stifling repression of Spanish fascism
El verdugo by Luis Garca Berlanga( Visual )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amadeo, an old executioner at his retirement, is offered a modern flat by the housing commission, provided, his son-in-law, José Luis, succeeds him as executioner. All goes well until the day comes when the son-in-law is faced with his first execution. Amadeo convinces José Luis that the condemned man will be pardoned at the last minute. So José and his family travel to Mallorca, where they behave like tourists, waiting for the pardon. But it doesn't come
La verdad sobre el caso Savolta by Eduardo Mendoza( Visual )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barcelona, 1917. El dueño de una fábrica de armas, Savolta, junto con su socio y un antiguo capataz, reprimen violentamente todos los intentos de huelgas y reivindicaciones de sus obreros. Tras la muerte de un obrero anarquista, un periodista denuncia la verdad
Esquilache( Visual )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th century Madrid the people rise against the monarchy. The destiny of the crown and the Marqués de Esquilache Ilega depend upon the next few hours
La prima Angelica by Carlos Saura( Visual )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the single middle-aged Luis travels from Barcelona to bury the remains of his mother in the vault of his family in Segovia, he is lodged by his aunt Pilar in her old house where he spent his summer of 1936 with her. He meets his cousin Angelica, who was his first love, living on the first floor with her husband and daughter, and he recalls his childhood in times of the Spanish Civil War entwined with the present
Maestro de esgrima The fencing master by Pedro Olea( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1868, Don Jaime Astarloa is the best fencing master in Madrid. He meets the young and beautiful Adela de Otero, who wants to learn the dangerous thrust which has brought fame to Don Jaime
Don Alvaro, o, La fuerza del sino by Angel de Saavedra Rivas( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Alvaro, a rich, generous and brave nabob, asks for the hand of Leonor Vargas, daughter of the Marquis of Calatrava, in marriage. The Marquis refuses because of Don Alvaro's unknown origins. Don Alvaro and Doña Leonor decide to elope, but the Marquis finds out and accidentally dies. Leonor retires to live as a hermit. Don Alvaro, who thinks she is dead, looks for death in the battlefield. However, the tragic destiny chases them: Don Alvaro kills both of Leonor's brothers in a duel, and she dies too
El Pisito by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

19 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in Spanish and Italian and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodolfo and Perita are one of those engaged couples who cannot marry because they are not able to find a place to live. For 12 years they await the death of doña Martina, Rodolfo's benefactress, who has promised to bequeath them her furniture and the flat she occupies
La Escopeta nacional by Luis Garca Berlanga( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centering on one of the many hunting extravaganzas organized for members of the ruling class, this comedy is about how business deals were made and concessions granted during the Franco years
Atraco a las tres by Jos Mara Forqu( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galindo convinces his fellow employees to plan a hold-up in the bank where they work. They prepare everthing carefully, but real robbers arrive just before the fake ones
Patrimonio nacional by Luis Garca Berlanga( Visual )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Franco regime is over, a marquis who has been in voluntary exile for thirty years returns to Madrid in hopes of resuming his court life. However, he finds himself and his family in many strange situations
El cochecito by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about an old man who wants a motorized cart so he can ride through town with his disabled friends. When his family refuses to buy it for him, he methodically poisons them one by one, using their tiny legacies to finance his purchase. An engaging study of aging, loneliness, neglect and rebellion
Mi querida señorita by Jaime de Armin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small town in northern Spain, Adela Castro discovers, somewhere well into her forties, that she is and has always been a man. He/she must then make some serious decisions
El Quijote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the legendary 'Hidalgo' Don Quixote as written by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Nacional III by Luis Garca Berlanga( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third part of a trilogy satirizing Spanish society in the period following Franco's death, this second sequel to Patrimonio Nacional is about the Marquis de Leguineches, his hopeless son Luis José, his mistress/servant Viti, and in this instance, a Catholic priest. When the Marquis' father-in-law dies, the family decides to leave Spain with their money and go to France. Their adventures in Mitterand's France begin with a trip to Lourdes
Todos a la cárcel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration in honor of the "International Day of Awareness" brings together political prisonners in a model Valencia prison, politicians and entertainers in a comedy of errors
La colmena by Suevia Films( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La historia se inicia, y continúa a veces, en el café 'La Delicia'. El café está siempre repleto de personas que huyen del frío, que se refugian en la charla ... Son sesenta personajes, dentro y fuera del café, que vemos vivir en las calles y en las casas de la ciudad. Son un torrente de gentes que a veces son felices, y a veces, no. Tras ellos, como fondo, el paisaje urbano del Madrid de la posguerra, tan especial, tan distinto, tan sórdido, tan luminoso a veces."--Container
Por que pecamos a los cuarenta( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To help Alejandro celebrate his overseas accomplishments, his friends host a private dinner party for him, during which they discuss the good old days. While his friends seem to have aged and become less active, Alejandro proves that at forty one can truly live a second youth
 
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De la Torre, Jos Luis Loṕez 1922-2009

De la Torre, Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez

De la Torre, Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez 1922-2009

JOSE LUIS LOPEZ VAZQUEZ

Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez acteur

Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez hiszpański aktor filmowy i telewizyjny

Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez Spaans acteur

Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez spanischer Schauspieler

Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez Spanish actor

Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez spansk skdespelare

Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez spansk skodespelar

Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez spansk skuespiller

L. Vzquez, Jos Luis 1922-2009

La Torre, Jos Luis Lpez de 1922-2009

La Torre, Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez de

La Torre, Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez de 1922-2009

Lpez de la Torre, Jos Luis 1922-2009

Lpez Vsquez, Jos Luis

Lpez Vsquez, Jos Luis 1922-2009

Lpez Vzquez de la Torre, Jos Luis

Lpez Vzquez de la Torre, Jos Luis 1922-2009

Lpez Vzquez, J. L. 1922-2009

Lpez Vzquez, J. L. (Jos Luis), 1922-2009

Lpez Vzquez, Jos L. 1922-2009

Lpez Vzquez, Jos Luis

Lpez Vzquez, Jos Luis 1922-

Lpez-Vzquez, Jos Luis 1922-2009

Lpez Vzquez, Jos Luis 1929-

Torre, Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez de la

Torre, Jos Luis Lpez Vzquez de la 1922-2009

Vsquez, Jos Luis Lpez

Vzquez, .. 1922-2009

Vzquez de la Torre, Jos Luis Lpez

Vzquez, Jos Luis 1922-2009

Vzquez, Jos Luis L. 1922-2009

Vzquez, Jos Luis L. (Jos Luis Lpez), 1922-2009

Vzquez, Jos Luis Lpez

Vzquez, Jos Luis Lpez 1922-2009

Васкес, Хосе Луис Лопес

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