WorldCat Identities

Camus, Mario 1935-

Works: 189 works in 580 publications in 8 languages and 2,248 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Biography  Motion pictures  Juvenile works  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Author, Scenarist, Performer, Restager , Film editor
Classifications: PQ6607.E45, 863.64
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Mario Camus
Most widely held works by Mario Camus
The House of Bernarda Alba : by Mario Camus( Visual )

44 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her husband's death, Bernarda Alba forces her five daughters into eight years of strict mourning. The appearance of Pepe El Romano, a man who wishes to marry the eldest daughter, Angustias, unleashes a series of events which culminate in a tragic denouement
Los Santos inocentes The Holy innocents by Miguel Delibes( Visual )

68 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rural Spanish family dreams of rising out of poverty and changing their life of subordination
El color de las nubes by Mario Camus( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old carpenter and furtive fisherman find smuggled drugs, a young girl who sells environmental products, a lawyer who falls in the girl's snares, a Spanish boy who pretends he is from Bosnia and a drug trafficking gang in a small Spanish town of Cantabro
La leyenda del Alcalde de Zalamea( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in Spanish and French and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dramatization of the story of the alcalde of Zalamea, based on the plays of Lope and Calderón, demonstrates the traditional Spanish values of honor and loyalty, and the potential conflict between them
La colmena by Suevia Films( Visual )

36 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of vignettes set in 1942 Madrid examines the misery suffered by those on the losing side in the Spanish civil war, especially literary figures, who survive in misery under Franco while the victors emerge as a successful middle class engaged in illegal activities
La ciudad de los prodigios by Mario Camus( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1800s, young and ambitious Onofre Bouvila arrives in Barcelona in search of fortune. His landlord's anarchist daughter introduces him to the political scene. With no success finding a job, Onofre is lured into the world of organized crime
Beltenebros by Pilar Miró( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night in the winter of 1962, Captain Darman remembers recent events. Days before in England he had been charged with a secret mission -- to fly to Madrid and execute a traitor who had infiltrated the party's clandestine apparatus. Darman remembers a similiar order 16 years before
Roma by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un joven escritor debe escribir las memorias de un reconocido novelista, Joaquín Góñez, y lo que comienza como un simple trabajo se convierte en un reto personal, cuando para comprender las miserias de su personaje debe revolverle sus emociones. Joaquín se reencuentra con su pasado, viejos amigos y emores, pero entre todos sus recuerdos, la intensidad de uno, el de su madre Roma, revive para devolverle esa pasión por la vida que creía perdida
Sombras en una batalla Shadows in a battle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al suroeste de España vive una veterinaria llamada Ana. Su hija y un compañero de trabajo son los que comparten su vida diaria. Un día, el pasado, en forma de un hombre atractivo, toca su puerta. Él ha regresado a saldar cuentas con Ana
Fortunata y Jacinta Fortunata and Jacinta( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The interpersonal relationships of men and women in Madrid's middle class during the last quarter of the 19th century
Lorca, muerte de un poeta by Juan Antonio Bardem( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mini-series based on the life of the poet Federico García Lorca from his childhood to his assassination during the Spanish civil war
Un fuego oculto : 14 historias cortas by Mario Camus( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La colmena la obra maestra de Camilo José Cela( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the the novel by Camilo Jose Cela, this film is set in 1942, post Spanish Civil War Madrid. It tells a story of the poets, surviving in misery under the Franco's regime, and the winners of the war, an emerging class of people making easy money with their illegal business
Amor propio( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juana finds herself in trouble with the law when her husband, a bank manager, skips town after stealing millions of dollars from bank clients. She has to prove that she was not involved in the fraud or will face years in prison. Her life takes a turn for the best when she works with Hilario, one of her husbands victims, to get to the bottom of the scandal
La forja de un rebelde( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the autobiographical trilogy of Arturo Barea "La forja de un rebelde," tracing the the first four decades of the 20th century in Spain
Los golfos s voyous by Carlos Saura( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Madrid, 1959. Dans l'Espagne franquiste, six jeunes marginaux forment une bande de voyous désoeuvrés vivant de menus larcins. Bientôt, une ambition plus grande les pousse à multiplier les coups et à prendre de plus en plus de risques : l'un d'eux, Juan, veut devenir torero et ses amis décident de l'aider à se procurer l'argent nécessaire à son premier combat." [Source : jaquette]
El Pájaro de la felicidad by Pilar Miró( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen is a strong and beautiful woman approaching fifty. At a dinner at her son's house, Carmen's son reproaches her for the way she has leds her life. When she leaves the apartment, preparing to get into her car, Carmen is sexually assaulted by a group of hoodlums. Back at home, her significant other, Fernando, seems unable to help her make sense of what has happened. Humiliated and frightened, Carmen checks into a hotel to be alone, and writes a letter to Fernando, in which she explains that she must look back and search for her parents, her first husband, her past
Los santos inocentes : novela by Miguel Delibes( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una historia castellana de señoritos y empleados, en la que la arrogancia y la inocencia libran un combate desigual
Les Saints innocents by Mario Camus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in French and Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dans les annees soixante, durant le franquisme, une famille de paysans espagnols vit sous la tutelle d'un puissant proprietaire terrien. Cette vie de perdants, cette famille l'assume avec calme et resignation. Un fait anodin va troubler le cours normal de cette triste vie
La playa de los galgos by Mario Camus( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man, searching for his brother who has been missing for ten years after being implicted in a terrorist bombing, becomes involved with a mysterious woman. Together, the two search for the lost brother
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Audience level: 0.48 (from 0.28 for La leyenda ... to 0.92 for Les Saints ...)

Alternative Names
Camus Garca, Mario 1935-

Camus, Mario

Camus, Mario Luis 1935-

Garcia, Mario Camus 1935-...

Mario Camus diretor e roteirista de cinema espanhol

Mario Camus regista e sceneggiatore spagnolo

Mario Camus Screenwriter, Film director

Mario Camus spanischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Mario Kamus