WorldCat Identities

Ortiz Cruz, Ignacio 1957-

Works: 11 works in 45 publications in 2 languages and 612 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author, Director, Film editor, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ignacio Ortiz Cruz
Cuentos de hadas para dormir cocodrilos Bedtime fairy tale for crocodiles( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of a story of magical realism featuring superstition, ambition, and treason. A man who suffers from insomnia is forced to confront a dark and mysterious past when he heeds a call from his brother. Upon traveling to his hometown, he finds out that both his brother and his father died years ago and that his family is under a menacing curse
La mujer de Benjamín by Carlos Carrera( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film narrates the story of how Natividad, a 17 year-old girl is bored living at home and in the same town. She dreams of travelling around the world, maybe with a handsome truck driver. The life of Benjamin is also narrated. Benjamin is a 50 year old man, who lives under the guardianship of his sister and is considered the town's fool. Benjamin falls in love with Natividad. Incited by his friends, he kidnaps her
La vida conyugal( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a couple that gets married with the idea of 'living together until death do them part'. However, as years go by, the couple faces the common problems of marriage. Jacqueline, the wife, decides to solve these problems by recurring to an unorthodox method: killing her husband. Narrated in an ironical tone, the film tackles the story of the unique couple, and of Jacqueline's attempt to reach her goal"--Container
Desiertos mares( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful filmmaker deals with the current events of his life: his wife has just left him, his father has died, he is an alcholic and desperately trying to finish a screenplay. While coping with all of this he meets a beautiful aspiring filmmaker who could disrupt it all
La Orilla de la tierra by Ignacio Ortiz Cruz( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mezcal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of beings inhabited by heartbreak, guilt, grief, and desire for revenge, agree on a stormy day in a bar in the mythical town called Parian. Parian is a place that all of the roads and all destination, and where comfort is found with mezcal
La mujer de Benjamín by Carlos Carrera( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sin remitente No return address( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely, aging postal worker, Andres is disturbed by the loud parties thrown by his young neighbor, Mariana. When he alerts the police to one of her parties, she plots revenge, sending him anonymous love letters, inventing a suicidal secret admirer. He hires a detective to locate the phantom woman. Meanwhile, his neighbor finds herself involved in an unrequited love affair as heartless as her own hoax
La orilla de la tierra( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Este filme narra la historia de dos hombres, Andrés y Gregorio, que buscan afanosamente un tesoro que han visto en sueños: uno ha soñado la señal, ye el otro, el sitio exacto donde se encuentra dicha señal."--Container
La mujer del pueblo Cuentos de hadas para dormir cocodrilos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simultaneously blessed with a beautiful figure and cursed with a peculiar facial disfigurement, Otilia Rauda uses sex as revenge for the cruel treatment she receives from her husband and fellow villagers; A man seeks to find the cure for a curse that has haunted the men in his family for generations
Cuentos de hadas para dormir cocodrilos( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Après avoir été abandonné par son épouse, un homme souffrant d'insomnie retourne avec son fils dans son village natal pour retrouver son père et son frère. Il apprend qu'ils sont morts tous les deux et il est confronté à une malédiction qui afflige la famille depuis des générations
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Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.15 for La mujer d ... to 0.99 for Cuentos de ...)

Sin remitente No return address
Alternative Names
Cruz, Ignacio Ortiz, 1957-

Ortiz, Ignacio, 1957-