WorldCat Identities

Sosa, Roberto

Overview
Works: 41 works in 140 publications in 3 languages and 2,185 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Biographical films  Crime films  Film adaptations  Political films  Television plays  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roberto Sosa
Cabeza de Vaca by Nicolás Echevarria( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1528, a Spanish expedition founders off the coast of Florida. the lone survivor, Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca, discovers an ancient Indian tribe. Learning their mystical and mysterious culture, he becomes a healer and a leader. But this New World collides with the Old World when Spanish conquistadors arrive to enslave the Indians. Cabeza de Vaca must confront his own people and his past"--Container
Cabeza de Vaca( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1528, a Spanish expedition founders off the coast of Florida. The lone survivor, Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca, discovers an ancient Indian tribe. Learning their mystical and mysterious culture, he becomes a healer and a leader. But this New World collides with the Old World when Spanish conquistadors arrive to enslave the Indians. Cabeza de Vaca must confront his own people and his past"--Container
Canoa by Thomas Javier Castillo( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in Spanish and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of Mexico's most highly regarded works of political cinema, Canoa: A Shameful Memory reimagines a real-life incident that had occurred just eight years before its release, when a group of urban university employees on a hiking trip were viciously attacked by residents of the village of San Miguel Canoa who had been manipulated by a corrupt priest into believing the travelers were communist revolutionaries. Director Felipe Cazals adopts a gritty documentary style to narrate the events in Canoa while referencing the climate of political repression that would lead to the massacre of student protesters in Mexico City thereafter. The resulting film is a daring commentary on ideological manipulation, religious fanaticism and mass violence, as well as a visceral expression of horror"--Container
Angel de fuego = Angel of fire by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alma is an adolescent trapeze artist and fire-breather whose days go by in a miserable Mexico City circus, which at night becomes a brothel. Alma becomes pregnant by her father and is expelled from the circus. She meets a troupe of puppeteers who take her in
Lola( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lola is a young mother abandoned by the rock singer who fathered her daughter. Lonely and feeling trapped, she evades her parental responsibilities, and in the end, even her guilt is not enough to make her woman up
Alex Cox's Highway patrolman = El patrullero by Bruce Springsteen( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against his father's wishes, Pedro, a naive kid from Mexico City, joins the Federal Highway Patrol. His simple desire to do good rapidly comes into conflict with the reality of police work in a lonely rural environment populated by poor farmers, rich drug dealers, beautiful women, and his father's ghost
Lolo( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolores Chimal, also known as "Lolo", is an outcast boy who lives in the suburbs of Mexico City. After being assaulted and losing his job as a result of a week in the hospital, he accidentally kills the local moneylender (an old woman) when trying to rob his mother's golden watch that she had pawned. Lolo is then hunted and blackmailed by everybody but his girlfriend, Sonia, who is forced to sell herself at a men's club to help him. With money in their hands, Sonia and Lolo share the feeling of guilt and shame, and with the events in the neighborhood that have united them to such degree they decide to flee together
Borderland by Zev Berman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three Texas University students travel to a Mexican border town on the eve of their graduation, the last thing they expect is to face their own deaths. Without warning, they fall prey to an ancient blood cult hell-bent on finding candidates for human sacrifice
El caballito volador( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This mythical tale follows a young boy and his flying pony on a fantastic journey as they search for a way to save his family's farm
Tlatelolco : verano del 68( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mexico City, 1968: As Mexico prepares to host the Olympics, Mexico City is under the microscopic view of the rest of the world, so the government strives to beautify the city and give the world an image of stability. But the capital is more restless than ever as students take to the streets in marches and riots to protest the government's authoritarian rule. Two students from different walks of life fall in love as they become part of this massive movement
Victorio( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to promote awareness of the plight of orphaned children in Mexico, and to show the response of the organization Our Little Brothers and Sisters to that need. Tells about a boy whose father, a Mexican Jew, was killed for his land, and his mother later murdered by the same group. Victorio, the oldest of seven orphaned children chooses between revenge and a new home offered by the organization
Fibra óptica = optical fibre by Francisco Athié( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A phone call prompts a young journalist to write about the murder of a prominent labor union leader. At the same time, a criminal lawyer is hired the same way, via the telephone. Guided by an anonymous voice on the phone, each one works on their own assignment, until they are trapped in a game and have to accept or reject one final offer
¿Cómo ves? = What do you think? by Troll Associates( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at life in the ghettos of Mexico City during the '80s, and the hunger, repression, unhealthy conditions, and violence in the streets, bars, and rock clubs
Cambio de suerte = Lucky Bastards( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Una noche cualquier en la siempre caótica ciudad de México, un grupo de pintorescos personajes van a entrelazar sus caminos en un lugar y hora determinados por el destino, para algunos el azar"--Container
Sacúdete las penas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

González, un preso con una larga condena, cuenta la historia de Pepe Frituras, el bailarín más famoso de la ciudad de México que en una noche de juerga, perdería su libertad, terminando en el Palacio de Lecumberri, el penal más peligroso del país. A través de relatos llenos de música, baile y amor, narra como se convirtió en el único reo que logró escapar de los muros, utilizando el poder de su imaginación
The Fantastic World of Juan Orol( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mexico's half-forgotten B-movie master, 'involuntary surrealist' Juan Orol, receives a pitch-perfect tribute in this ... love letter to a self-made man of showbiz, whose career spanned nearly sixty films. In a ... black-and-white flashback mingling movie-tainted memories of his Galician childhood, forced exile to Cuba and arrival in Mexico, intrepid 'Juanito' pursues failed careers as baseball player, boxer, bullfighter, and gangster before landing in the movies - where failure kind of works for him. As Orol, Roberto Sosa exudes droll underdog charm, anchoring a fast-moving comedy where every frame is an infectious homage to a golden age of cinema, the wile of memory and the art of fantasy." --
Barroco( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of images, music, and sounds, without dialogue, which address the Spanish, Native, and African contributions to Latin American music and culture. Features the opera "Montezuma."
El Espíritu : el baile de San Juan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the final decade of the 18th century in Mexico City, New Spain we find the city inhabited by Europeans, natives, and local adventurers. There is love and intrique, and dreams of freedom as Mexico's war of independence is only a few years away
Ciudades oscuras by Fernando Sariñana( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted by writer/director Fernando Sariñana from the stories by Juan Madrid, Ciudades Oscuras (Dark Cities) tells a story of interwoven lives in the seedy underbelly of Mexico City. The several different story lines concern hooker Lola (Dolores Heredia); her drug addict son Fede (Diego Luna); her friend Zeze (Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez); Zeze's daughter Susana (Jimena Ayala); and junkie Vicente (Roberto Sosa). Also on the scene are two corrupt cops (Alejandro Tommasi and Jesus Ochoa) and one good cop (Odiseo Bichir), while Chicken (Hector Suarez) and Casimiro (Alonso Echanove) each tell their separate stories to the same bartender (Demian Bichir)--All Movie
Todo por amor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carmen Dávila es una mujer que lucha contra las repetidas crisis económicas, que divide su tiempo entre el trabajo, los deberes domésticos y las obligaciones familiares."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Martínez Sosa, Roberto 1970-

Roberto Sosa

Roberto Sosa acteur mexicain

Roberto Sosa acteur uit Mexico

Roberto Sosa actor mexicà

Roberto Sosa (attore) attore e regista messicano

Roberto Sosa Mexican actor

Roberto Sosa mexikanischer Fernsehschauspieler und Filmschauspieler

Sosa Martínez, Roberto 1970-

Sosa, Roberto 1970- Jr

Sosa, Roberto Jr. 1970-

Роберто Соса

羅伯托・索沙

罗伯托·索萨

Languages
Spanish (104)

English (7)

German (3)