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Valcarcel, Horacio

Overview
Works: 59 works in 127 publications in 2 languages and 763 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Biography 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, 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 )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 529 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
You're the one una historia de entonces by José Luis Garci ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 25 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
Tiovivo c. 1950 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nostalgic look at the post-war era in Spain
El crack by José Luis Garci ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un detective, ex policía, recibe el encargo de encontrar a la hija de un poderoso terrateniente de León. En su búsqueda, descubre a través del novio de la chica que ésta huyó de casa al quedarse embarazada
Luz de domingo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 17 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 15 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
Historia de un beso ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 15 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
La hora de los valientes by Antonio Mercero ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 12 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
Ninette ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 12 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
Sangre de mayo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 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
Arroz y tartana ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 8 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
Espérame en el Cielo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 8 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
El abuelo The grandfather ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When news of his son's death returns proud, old Count Albrit home to Spain after years abroad, he's pleased to meet his two charming young granddaughters. But he also carries the burden of a newly discovered family secret: one of the girls is not his son's daughter, and therefore not his true heir!"--Container
Verano azul ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canción de Cuna ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 5 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 Castille in the 19th century
Turno de oficio ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historias de tres abogados, uno maduro, una mujer y un joven, que se enfrentan, desde distintos puntos de vista generacionales, a casos con los que se pretenden reflejar diferentes hechos de la realidad social
Sesión continua ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2006 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
Turno de oficio: diez años después ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 3 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
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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Alternative Names
Valcárcel Villar, Horacio 1932-
Languages
Spanish (86)
English (1)
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