WorldCat Identities

Ortiz Cruz, Ignacio 1957-

Works: 10 works in 51 publications in 2 languages and 632 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Horror films  Dark comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ignacio Ortiz Cruz
La mujer de Benjamín by Carlos Carrera( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 157 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
Cuentos de hadas para dormir cocodrilos Bedtime fairy tale for crocodiles( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 156 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 vida conyugal( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 141 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
Desiertos mares( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 58 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 desperatly trying to finish a screenplay. While coping with all of this he meets a beautiful aspiring filmmaker who could disrupt it all
Mezcal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 33 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 Orilla de la tierra by Ignacio Ortiz Cruz( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

"Andrés, un viejo solitario empieza a recibir cartas de amor sin remintente. La autora es Mariana su vecina, una joven fotógrafa quien por conflictos vecinales, decide vengarse del anciano jugándole una broma. Conmovido, Andrés contrata los servicios de un detective desonesto para encontrar a su amor secreto. Mariana, victima también de la soledad y el desamor, continúa su jyego sin imaginar la tragedia que desencadenarán sus cartas Sin Remitente"--Container
La orilla de la tierra( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 8 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
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
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.37 (from 0.30 for Desiertos ... to 0.98 for Cuentos de ...)

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

Ortiz, Ignacio, 1957-