WorldCat Identities

Ortiz Cruz, Ignacio 1957-

Overview
Works: 12 works in 36 publications in 2 languages and 476 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ignacio Ortiz Cruz
Cuentos de hadas para dormir cocodrilos Bedtime fairy tale for crocodiles ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 127 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 )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 125 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 )
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 desperatly 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 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mezcal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 28 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( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Natividad, a beautiful young woman, who dreams of leaving her small town behind and traveling the world, is looking for help to achieve her goal. Is her best bet the handsome delivery man, Leandro, or the middle-aged, somewhat slow-witted Benjamin, who is secretly in love with her? Acting on his friends' ill-advised suggestions, Benjamin kidnaps Natividad in hopes of forcing her to love him, which sets into action a series of unforeseen events
La mujer de Benjamín by Carlos Carrera( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cuentos de hadas para dormir cocodrilos Fairy tales to put crocodiles to sleep ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arcángel padece insomnio. Su mujer Teresa lo abandona. Arcángel recibe un mensaje de su hermano informando que su padre está muy enfermo. Arcángel y su hijo viajan al pueblo natal, la casa luce abandonada, sólo está Isabel, una vieja y misteriosa lugareña. Su padre y su hermano han muerto años atrás. Lo que traerá como consecuencia una serie de relatos sobre sus antepasados que le harán reflexionar sobre su origen e identidad. Así como entender mejor el futuro que le espera a él y a su familia
Sin remitente ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 13 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 vida conyugal Married life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 7 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
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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Alternative Names
Cruz, Ignacio Ortiz, 1957-
Ortiz, Ignacio, 1957-
Languages
Spanish (35)
English (1)