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Valcarcel, Horacio

Overview
Works: 74 works in 153 publications in 3 languages and 873 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  War films  Biography  Documentary films  Interviews  Short films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Adapter, Performer
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 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When news of his son's death brings old Count Albrit home to Spain after years abroad, he's pleased to meet his two charming young granddaughters. But one of the girls is not his son's daughter, and therefore not his true heir. The determined Count sets out to discover which granddaughter is worthy of his love and name
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 )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 30 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 )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 21 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
Luz de domingo( 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
La guerra de papá by Antonio Mercero( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 18 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
Ninette by José Luis Garci( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 18 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 Imanol Uribe( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the Spanish Civil War, the bombing threaten the Prado Museum. Authorities order the evacuation of artworks. Manuel, a guard of the museum, finds a self-portrait of Goya, lost during the transfer of the works. The young man does not hesitate to protect the painting endangering his life and that of his family."--
Arroz y tartana( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 12 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
Historia de un beso( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un pequeño pueblo asturiano acaba de morir su vecino más ilustre, el gran escritor Blas Otamendi. Su sobrino Julio, hoy profesor en Francia, acude al entierro. El encuentro con los amigos de su tío, la antigua criada y la casona familiar, despiertan en él sus recuerdos de infancia
Espérame en el Cielo( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 11 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
Historia de un beso by José Luis Garci( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 11 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
Sangre de mayo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 10 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
Canción de Cuna( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 6 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
Sangre de Mayo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Año 1808. El joven Gabriel Araceli trabaja de cajista en una modesta imprenta de Madrid. Su novia, Inés, es una guapa chica huérfana que vive en Aranjuez, acogida por su tío, don Celestino Santos del Malvar. En la visita al Real Sitio para ver a la novia, Gabriel coincide con el histórico motín del 19 de marzo contra Godoy, cuyo palacio es asaltado por la turba
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

La hora de los valientes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verano azul( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turno de oficio( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sesión continua( Visual )

3 editions published in 1984 in Spanish and held by 3 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
 
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El Abuelo = The Grandfather
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Valcárcel Villar, Horacio 1932-

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