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García Bernal, Gael 1978-

Overview
Works: 276 works in 1,289 publications in 12 languages and 27,676 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  Road films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Motorcycle films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Director, Restager , Contributor, Narrator, Other, Interviewee, Composer, fmp, Musician, fmd, Lyricist, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gael García Bernal
 
Most widely held works by Gael García Bernal
The Motorcycle Diaries = Diarios de motocicleta by Walter Salles( Visual )

113 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1952, a young medical student and a biochemist from Argentina set off on a road trip across South America. As they straddled their beaten up motorcycle, the men talked in awed tones of the sights they were about to experience
Babel by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

99 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy American couple touring Morocco become the focus of an international incident involving a poor Moroccan farmer. A San Diego nanny makes a disastrous decision to take her charges with her to a wedding in Mexico while her employers are absent. A deaf-mute Japanese teen tries to deal with a relationship with her father and the world in general that has been upended by the death of her mother
Amores perros = Love's a bitch by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

114 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Mexico City, three lives become connected in the wake of a car crash. Octavio stumbles into the underground world of dog fighting. Supermodel Valeriaś injured pooch slips through the hole in the floor to a crawlspace below. El Chivo, a homeless ex-radical turned hit man rescues Octavioś dog from the wreckage and nurses it back to health, unaware that it has been a fighter
Letters to Juliet by Gary Winick( Visual )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Verona, Italy, the beautiful city where Romeo first met Juliet, there is a place where the heartbroken leave notes asking Juliet for her help. It's there that aspiring writer Sophie finds a 50-year-old letter that will change her life forever. As she sets off on a romantic journey of the heart with the letter's author, Claire, now a grandmother, and her handsome grandson, all three will discover that sometimes the greatest love story ever told is your own
Y tu mamá también = And Your Mother Too by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

73 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teens set off on a wild cross-country trip with seductive, 28-year-old Luisa. Lisa schools them in the finer points of passion, but will their mutual desire for her destroy their friendship forever?
No by Pablo Larraín( Visual )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reporter Mia Moesgaard is the best political commentator on Danish television, and with the election around the corner, she barely has time to prepare for the imminent arrival of her adopted baby girl. When the popular Greens party, led by the dashing Thomas Borby vows to abolish oil drilling in Greenland, the citizens take notice, voting them in in a landslide victory. But only months after taking office, the Greens pull a complete backflip, and the citizens are furious. Their anger is voiced by Mia, who unwittingly states that the government's policy change may incite community violence. For one political activist, Rasmus, her words ring alarmingly true, and he takes it upon himself to make the government pay for their lies
La mala educación = Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

100 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrates the reunion of two young men in early 80s Madrid, as the city starts to breathe a new air of freedom. Fifteen years earlier, in the darkness of a Catholic school, the two young men had discovered sensuality and a common hatred of the priests from whom they received their bad education. Now, in the new and liberated Madrid, both men, a film-maker and an aspiring actor, revisit their early years together. As they try to uncover the truth about themselves, each other and the other characters in their story, they realise that things and people are not as they first seem
Rosewater by Maziar Bahari( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based of a true story about a journalist who gets detained and brutally interrogated in prison for 118 days. A Tehran-born journalist based in London, Maziar Bahari returns to Iran to cover the 2009 presidential election and its ensuing riots. He is detained by Iranian forces who relentlessly interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy
The crime of Padre Amaro = El crimen del Padre Amaro by Carlos Carrera( Visual )

42 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thought-provoking Spanish drama. A recently ordained priest (Gael Garcia Bernal) is sent to help an aging priest run a small parish church in rural Mexico. Upon arriving at his new post, he meets a beautiful young woman with a religious passion that borders on obsession. Quickly, her passion for her faith becomes helplessly entangled in a growing attraction to the new priest. But when the handsome priest crosses the line that separates temptation from sin, he finds himself torn between the divine and the carnal, the righteous and the unjust
También la lluvia by Icíar Bollain( Visual )

39 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and German and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Idealistic filmmaker Sebastian (Gael Garcia Bernal, The Motorcycle Diaries) and his cynical producer Costa (Luis Tosa, The Limits of Control) arrive in Bolivia to make a revisionist film about Christopher Columbus' conquest of the Americas. But as filming commences, the local citizens begin to riot in protest against a multi-national corporation that is taking control of their water supply. With the film shoot in jeopardy, both men find their convictions shaken. Inspired by the real-life Water Wars in Bolivia in the year 2000, Even the Rain explores the lasting effects of Spanish imperialism, still resonating some 500 years later in the continued struggle of indigenous people against oppression and exploration"--Container
The science of sleep( Visual )

32 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A playful romantic fantasy set inside the topsy-turvey brain of Stephane, an eccentric young man whose dreams constantly invade his waking life. Unable to find the secret to his neighbor's heart while awake, he searches for the answer in his dreams
Casa de mi padre( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armando Álvarez ha vivido y trabajado en el rancho de su padre en México toda su vida. Como el rancho enfrenta dificultades financieras, el hermano menor Raúl Armando se presenta y se compromete a saldar las deudas de todo su padre. Parece que el éxito de Raúl como un hombre de negocios internacional significa que los problemas del rancho se han acabado, pero cuando Armando se enamora de Sonia y los negocios de Raúl resultan ser menos de fiar, la familia Alvarez si se encuentra en una guerra total con México de más temido señor de la droga
A little bit of heaven( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marley is a young, beautiful, and funny, but she's afraid of opening herself up to true love. A life-changing visit to her doctor sends both of them on an eye-opening adventure of mutual discovery, leading to revelations neither thought possible
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

32 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hoarding the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit
Rudo y Cursi by Carlos Cuarón( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stuck working on a banana ranch, two super competitive soccer-playing brothers dream of getting off the farm and finding stardom: Beto as a pro goalie and Toto as a singer -- but it might break them. When a professional soccer team ignores Beto's goalie skills in favor of Toto's fancy footwork, Beto signs on to a rival team, and the battle between brothers is on."--Distributor website
Who is Dayani Cristal?( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a migrant who found himself in the deadly stretch of the Sonora Desert known as "the corridor of death," and shows how one life becomes testimony to the tragic results of the U.S. war on immigration. As the real-life drama unfolds we see this John Doe, unidentifiable at his point of death, become a living and breathing human being with an important life story. Eventually, the authorities are able to identify the man as a 29 year-old Honduran, Dilcy Yohan Sandres-Martinez, who had a tattoo of his daughter's name on his chest. Gael García Bernal and Marc Silver then recreate the dangerous journey that Sandres-Martinez took in his attempt to enter the United States
The loneliest planet( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex and Nica are young, in love and engaged to be married. The summer before their wedding, while backpacking in the Caucasus Mountains in Georgia, they hire a local guide to lead them on a camping trek. Venturing into the stunning wilderness, the trio's peaceful adventure takes a dark turn as a subtle rift opens between Alex and Nica, quickly widening until it threatens to undo everything the couple believed about each other and themselves
Desierto( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What begins as a hopeful journey to seek a better life becomes a harrowing and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante chases a group of unarmed men and women through the treacherous US-Mexican border. In the harsh, unforgiving desert terrain, the odds are stacked firmly against them as they continuously discover there's nowhere to hide from the unrelenting, merciless killer
The limits of control by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger, whose activities remain meticulously outside the law. He is in the process of completing a job, yet he trusts no one, and his objectives are not initially divulged. His journey, paradoxically both intently focused and dreamlike, takes him not only across Spain but also through his own consciousness
Y tu mamá también by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of horny Mexico City teenagers from different classes who, after their girlfriends jet off to Italy for the summer, are bewitched by a gorgeous older Spanish woman they meet at a wedding. When she agrees to accompany them on a trip to a faraway beach, the three forms an increasingly intense and sensual alliance that ultimately strips them both physically and emotionally bare
 
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The Motorcycle Diaries = Diarios de motocicleta
Alternative Names
Bernal, Gael García.

Bernal Gael García 1978-....

Gael García Bernal aktor meksykański

Gael García Bernal attore messicano

Gael García Bernal cinéaste

Gael García Bernal Mexicaans acteur

Gael García Bernal Mexican film actor and director

Gael García Bernal mexikanischer Schauspieler und Filmregisseur

Gaélʹ Garsïa Bernalʹ

Gael Garsija Bernal

Gaels Garsija Bernāls

García Bernal, Gael

García-Bernal, Gael 1978-

García, Gael.

García, Gael 1978-...

Garcia Gael, Bernal

Γκαέλ Γκαρσία Μπερνάλ

Гаел Гарсия Бернал

Гаел Гарсија Бернал

Гаель Гарсія Берналь

Гаэль Гарсиа Берналь мексиканский актёр и кинорежиссёр

Գաել Գարսիա Բեռնալ

גאל גרסיה ברנאל

غايل غارسيا برنال

گائل گارسیا برنال بازیگر و کارگردان مکزیکی

گاەل گارسىيا بەرنال

가엘 가르시아 베르날

ガエル・ガルシア・ベルナル

蓋爾·賈西亞·貝納

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Amores perros = Love's a bitchLa mala educación = Bad educationThe science of sleepBlindnessRudo y Cursi