WorldCat Identities

Cobo, Roberto 1930-2002

Overview
Works: 70 works in 238 publications in 5 languages and 2,046 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Juvenile delinquency films  Television plays  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Science fiction films  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roberto Cobo
Los Olvidados = The young and the damned by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

96 editions published between 1950 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film focuses on Pedro, a young boy whose mother has no use for him, and who becomes involved with a malevolent gang of delinquents; and on Jaibo, an older, more hardened youth, who leads Pedro deeper into the world of crime. Despite Pedro's sincere attempts to reform, he moves inevitably toward tragedy."
Cabeza de Vaca( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 326 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"--Promotional material
El lugar sin límites by Arturo Ripstein( Visual )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Manuela, a transvestite, lives in a brothel run by his daughter. When his daughter is threatened, La Manuela steps in to protect her with tragic consequences
Un secreto de esperanza = A beautiful secret by Katy Jurado( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jorge, who is now an adult, reflects back on his life as a rebellious teenager and the special friendship he shared with an elderly woman. The unforgettable lessons and conversations regarding human nature and society in general she bestowed upon him determined his life as an adult
El agujero by Ante Bozanich( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pachuco returns to his home town of Patzcuaro, and his arrival is nothing like the heroes welcome he had always dreamed of. It's a portrait of a society that honors the dead but ignores those who die living
The young and the damned (Los olvidados) by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El director estudia la situación social de las pandillas en ciudad de México
Con el amor no se juega = Don't fool with love( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two way mirror: A young woman is about to wed the son of a prominent family embarks on a steamy romance when she discovers that she can see through time in her bedroom mirror. Saturday night thief: A lonely woman whose husband is away far too often finds hersefl strangely attracted to the bandit who breaks into her mansion. Far away: A tragic tale of ill-fated love
Cabeza de Vaca by Nicolás Echevarria( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 78 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
Sin destino by Leopoldo Laborde( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Frank sells his body to men to survive, but still can't afford his own drug habit. His best friend and dealer helps him out with loans and offers advice on how to bed a woman, something the young gay hustler know nothing about. Franks obsession with the pretty blonde, Angelica blossoms, but an older man from Frank's past turns up again, the young boy becomes even more sexually confused and fierce
El sueño del Caimán by Beto Gómez( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Iñaki, una bala peridida que vive de pequeños delitos en España, descubre por una carta, que su madre le ha estado mintiento. Un accidentado atraco lo obliga a huir a México, con la esperanza de encontrarse con su padre. Sin saber cómo, terminará uniéndose a unos tipos con muy poca suerte y toda una vida nadando contra corriente, en busca de un sueño"--Container
Luis Bunuel's Los Olvidados( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buñuel's study of street gangs set in the outskirts of Mexico City; a good boy is contaminated by young thugs in the slums, and both he and his tormentor die violently
La niña de mis ojos( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Sevilla, Spain, a baby girl is born to an unwed woman. The father, a Mexican diplomat, promises to return to marry the mother, but he is finally able to, she has passed away and he can't find his child. The child becomes an artist like her mother and during a trip to Mexico, father and daughter meet
La güera chabela : Jesús Cadenas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a vitriolic love affair
Los olvidados( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los olvidados: Systematically resists conventional solutions to juvenile delinquency and poverty in order to dramatize the need for more radical solutions. Characters are treated as morally responsible human beings
Pedro Paramo : El hombre de la media luna( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy landowner known for his womanizing is frustrated in his quest to win the love of the woman he has sought all his life and whom eventually marries, a widow obsessed with the memory of her first husband
El angel del barrio( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young fighter must deal with the aging apologetic fighter who killed his father in the ring many years before
Die Vergessenen Los olvidados( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zehntausende ins Exil geflüchtete Juden leben Mitte der 50er Jahre noch in elenden Verhältnissen in Paris. Sie schleppen sich durch. Sie klagen nicht, sie klagen nicht einmal an. Sie haben resigniert. Der Film initiierte eine beachtliche Hilfsaktion, um den Vergessenen zu helfen und sie ihrem Schicksal zu entreißen. [absolutmedien.de]
Die Vergessenen( )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pompeyo el conquistador( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Pompeyo is a funny man, who loves women and spending all he gets, while Froilán is a formal man, and humorless. Everybody believes that the two of them are brothers, though it is interesting they had never been seen together. Actually, they are the same person, who changes his personality each time he drinks a bottle of wine, and gets in trouble under both personalities. After many comic episodes, all becomes clear
Una luz en la calle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Esta es la historia de Frank, uno mas de los nĩnos de la calle huerfano sin ninguna familia que se ganaba la vida limpiando parabrisas hasta que un dia un depravado llamado Sebastian (Roberto Cobo) le ofrece dinero a cabio de tomarle fotografias, las que solo solo eran el pretexto para robar-le su infancia e inocencia. La crueldad del hambre y sus necesidades le hicieron permanecer un tiempo con el para luego abandonarlo no sin antes aprender su leccíon, vender su cuerpo al mejor postor, flaco, gordo, viejo, joven todos eran lo mismo ... Dinero, que solo usaba para drogarse mas que para comer estaba, totalmente perdiddo en las calles de una gran ciudad. Esta es la historia de los nĩnos de la calle y sus preguntas."--Container
 
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Garciá, Roberto Cobo 1930-2002

Roberto Cobo acteur de cinéma

Roberto Cobo acteur uit Mexico (1930-2002)

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