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Valcarcel, Horacio

Overview
Works: 57 works in 152 publications in 3 languages and 870 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  War films  Biography  Fiction  Documentary films  Interviews 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Performer, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Horacio Valcarcel
El Abuelo = The Grandfather by José Luis Garci( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Rodrigo es un noble hidalgo astuariano que regresa de América tras haberse arruinado. A su vuelta descubre que una de sus dos nietas es hija ilegítima, puesto que la madre, la condesa Doña Lucrecia, le era ya infiel a su esposo cuando éste aún vivía. Don Rodrgio insiste en conocer cuál de sus dos nietas es la que no comparte su sangre
Tiovivo c. 1950 by José Luis Garci( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nostalgic look at the post-war era in Spain
You're the one : una historia de entonces by José Luis Garci( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1946, Julia, a 25 year old Spanish girl leaves Madrid for Austria grief-stricken over the death of her lover, Jose, who has died in prison
El crack by José Luis Garci( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Madrid detective is visited by a man who asks him to find his daughter who has been missing for three years. The investigative trail leads to New York City and back to Spain
Historia de un beso by José Luis Garci( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1949 in a small Asturian village, the famous writer Blas Otamendi visits with his nephew Julio. Both share recollections of unfulfilled loves which will always be remembered
Luz de domingo by Ramón Pérez de Ayala( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Basada en el relato de Ramón Pérez de Ayala, nos llega esta historia que narra la enconada lucha entre dos bandos politicos en el asturiano pueblo de Cenciella, a principios del siglo XX. Uno de estos grupos decide escarmentar a Urbano (Alex González), el liberal e idealista Secretario del Ayuntamiento, el domingo anterior a su boda con Estrella (Paula Echevarria). La tragedia aparece e impide la felicidad de los personajes. Pero los designios inescrutables del destino ..."--Container
Ninette by José Luis Garci( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Andres, owner of a small-town store selling religious icons, heads to Paris to meet with old buddy Armando, whose life is far from being the exciting affair Andres had imagined. Installed in a boarding house run by Republican exiles Pierre and wife Bernarda, Andres' aim is to sample the delights of nighttime Paris. But soon he's being seduced by the flirtatious Ninette, Pierre's apparently libertarian blonde bombshell daughter, and has to start inventing excuses about why he never leaves the apartment ..."--Variety web site
La hora de los valientes by Antonio Mercero( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En plena guerra civil española, los bombardeos amenazan el Museo del Prado. Las autoridades ordenan la evacuación de las obras de arte. Manuel, un celador del Museo encuentra un autorretrato de Goya perdido en el traslado de las obras. El joven no duda en proteger a toda costa el cuadro poniendo en peligro su vida y la de su familia
La guerra de papá by Antonio Mercero( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told from a four-year-old's pespective, this film explores one day in the life of Quico (Lolo García), the child of a middle-class Madrid family
Espérame en el Cielo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paulino Alonso, a Madrid shopkeeper, who bears a strong resemblance to General Franco, is kidnapped by the dictator's henchmen and ordered to take Franco's place at ceremonies. Paulino's wife believes him dead, but he visits her to reassure her and then returns to his life as the General's double
Sangre de mayo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1808. The young Gabriel Araceli (Quim Gutierrez) is working on a small printing shop in Madrid. His girlfriend, Ines (Paula Echevarria), a beautiful orphan girl living in Aranjuez, hosted by his uncle, Don Celestino Santos of Malvar (Manuel Galiana), humble priest distant relative of the powerful minister Godoy (Manuel Tejada). During a visit to the Royal Site for the bride, Gabriel coincides with the historic uprising of March 19 against Godoy, whose palace is assaulted by the mob. Thinking about the girl's sake, Don Celestino consent to Inez moved to Madrid to live with their relatives also don Mauro Requejo and sister Restituta with cloth shop in the capital. Gabriel, to be near his girlfriend, is offered as a waiter in the shop. With the help of the boy John of God, who is in love with the girl, tries to kidnap Agnes, for Don Mauro wants to marry her. And after many vicissitudes, Gabriel gets away with taking advantage of the tumultuous welcome Ines that the people of Madrid surrenders to the new king Fernando VII, Desire. The loving couple takes refuge in the boarding house where the boy lives. His project is to flee to Cadiz. Don Celestino, the priest uncle of Agnes, fleeing persecution they suffer in their relationship with Godoy, meets with the couple. But times go scrambled because under the pretext of their way to Portugal, Napoleon's troops entered Spain. They have done so as friends and allies, but the French soldiers are unpopular with the population of Madrid, who are considered invaders. And on May 2 explodes revolt against the imperial outposts. And accidentally, Gabriel finds himself in the fierce fighting taking place in the Puerta del Sol and elsewhere in Madrid. --Filmaffinity website
Arroz y tartana by José Antonio Escrivá( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In turn of the century Valencia, an elegant widow struggles to marry off her two daughters and maintain appearances among the haute bourgeoisie
Verano azul( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bea, Javi, Pancho, Desi, Tito y Piraña son unos jóvenes de diversas edades y procedencias que veranean todos juntos en la localidad de Nerja, Málaga. Allí pasarán todos un verano inolvidable, entablando una especial amistad con los adultos Chanquete (un pescador del lugar que vive en un barco) y Julia (una pintora bohemia y melancólica), con los que compartirán muchas de las aventuras, emociones y descubrimientos propios de la adolescencia
Turno de oficio: diez años después( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Diez años después el abogado Chepa, el ahora juez Cosme y la defensora Eva tienen vidas desastrosas. Chepa es un alcohólico en fase de redención y un jugador impenitente. Los despachos son modestos y el personal delictivo carece de glamour."--Container
Canción de Cuna by José Luis Garci( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Spanish nuns find a baby girl abandoned in a basket. The foundling arouses the maternal instincts of the cloistered nuns who take the baby in and raise her. Eighteen years later she marries and leaves for Cuba. Set in Castile in the 19th century
El Crack Dos( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El detective Germán Areta "El Piojo" es un hombre inteligente, sagaz y de principios inconmovibles. Investiga un caso muy complejo que lo lleva a seguir los pasos de un doctor en farmacia que ha abandonado al hombre con el que vivía. De forma inesperada, ambos aparecen muertos; a primera vista parece que uno de ellos mató al otro y después se suicidó. Pero a Germán esta explicación no le convence
You're the one (una historia de entonces) by José Luis Garci( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sesión continua by José Luis Garci( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un director de cine, separado de su mujer y con dos hijos con los que apenas tiene relación, prepara una película, "Me deprimo despacio". Colabora en el guión su amigo Federico, que acaba de ser abandonado por su esposa
El verano azul by Antonio Mercero( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia de un beso by José Luis Garci( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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El Abuelo = The Grandfather
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Valcárcel Villar, Horacio 1932-

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