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Altavista Films

Overview
Works: 37 works in 202 publications in 5 languages and 5,267 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  War films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Crime films  Melodrama  Road films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Altavista Films
Amores perros = Love's a bitch by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

56 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three different people are catapulted into dramatic and unforeseen circumstances in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world of dog fighting; an injured supermodel's designer pooch disappears into the apartment's floorboards; and an ex-radical turned hit man rescues a Rotweiler with a gunshot wound
Innocent voices by Leonor Varela( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In war torn 1980's El Salvador, Chava, an eleven-year-old boy, suddenly becomes the 'man of the house' in a time when the government's army is forcibly recruiting children for civil war. As his single mother fights to protect her children, their village becomes both playground and battlefield. This is about life, love, the hope of peace, and the ennobling power of the human spirit. Based on a true story
Arráncame la vida( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the hit novel by Ángeles Mastretta, the film portrays the story of a woman who dared to break the mold of her time. Catalina (Ana Claudia Talancón) is a woman from Puebla who marries Andrés Ascencio (Daniel Giménez Cacho), a sympathetic and powerful, as a way out of her little world and expecting to live great experiences. She soon discovers that her life has been chained to Andrés, and she has lost her freedom. Catalina will rediscover love with Carlos Vives (Jośe María de Tavira), a young man who is the antithesis of Andrés
Sin dejar huella by María Novaro( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two women on the run: one a Spanish dealer in ersatz Mayan relics, the other a young mother who has run away from her drug dealer boyfriend and who hopes to build a better life for her two children. The two women ultimately form a bond of solidarity and camaraderie that is put to the test when both a border officer and the boyfriend catch up with them
Todo el poder = Gimme power : La ley de herodes = Herod's law( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Todo el poder (105 min.): Mexico City filmmaker Gabriel grabs his camera and sets off in search of the thieves who stole his ex-wife's new car while it was in his care. La ley de Herodes (123 min.): Junkyard operator Juan Vargas is named Temporary Municipal President after the mayor is lynched, and the power goes to his head
Amar te duele( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a story of social class differences, a rich teenage girl falls in love with a poor teenage boy in Mexico City. They must fight against peer pressure, prejudice, and her parents that want to send her to Canada, to try to save their love
Por la libre = Dust to dust( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodrigo and Rocco are cousins with little in common but devotion to their grandfather. When the grandfather dies, other family members are consumed by the old man's will and the distribution of the inheritance. The two cousins take it upon themselves to carry out their grandfather's wishes to have his ashes scattered into the sea at Acapulco and embark on a journey of self-discovery and mutual understanding
Nicotina = Nicotine by Hugo Rodríguez( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple exchange goes awry, causing the lives of nine unsuspecting characters to explode in one tumultuous night over a fortune in diamonds. Diego Luna stars as computer hacker Lolo, who is infatuated with his neighbour Andrea and catalogues her every move via high-tech peeping devices. Lolo teams with amateur criminals Tomson and his younger counterpart Nene in a deal with a Russian mobster that involves the exchange of diamonds for computer access to Swiss bank accounts
Atlético San Pancho( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Haz que tus sueños se conviertan en realidad." Éste es el mensaje que se lee en una pelota de fútbol que cae misteriosamente del cielo en San Pancho, una localidad que solía ser la meca del fútbal. Y éste es el mensaje que un grupo de jóvenes rebeldes del lugar deciden hacer suyo. ¿Pueden estos chicos inadaptados e ignorados por la sociedad encontrar el coraje, la imaginación y la dedicación para recuperar la gloria de San Pancho y, de paso, convertirse en héroes?
Un día sin mexicanos by Yareli Arizmedi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thick fog surrounds California's borders, communication beyond state lines is cut off, and the Mexicans disappear: workers, spouses, and business owners are missing. Cars are abandoned in the street, food is left cooking on the stove. We meet the wife of a musician who's gone, a state Senator whose maid doesn't show up for work, and a farm owner whose produce is ripe and unpicked. A scientist asks any Mexicans who haven't disappeared to volunteer for genetic experiments. A female newscaster and the daughter of the musician may be the only missing links around. Why them? And where have all the Mexicans gone?
Malos hábitos( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La fe, el amor u la vanidad son puestos a prueba en la mesa del comedor. Malos Hábitos es la historia de tres mujeres, y la manera en que sus hábitos alimenicios dominan y dterminan sus vidas hasta el extremo. Faith, love and vanity will be put to the test at the dinner table. Bad habits is the story of three women and the way their eating habits rule and determine their lives to the extreme"--Container
Dos abrazos = Two embraces( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four people forced to fend for themselves in life, a burdened twelve-year-old, the cashier he has a crush on, an angry taxi driver and the estranged daughter of one of his passengers, come together in two embraces
Dónde quedó la abuela? : el viaje de la Nonna( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nona, Tovar's grandmother, forgets everything. Everything, except that she wants to go to her loved and late husband's home in Italy with all her family before she forgets she has family. A trip full of twists and surprises, but also full of love
El segundo aire = A second chance( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As Julia (Lisa Owen) and Moisés (Jesus Ochoa), a couple in its 30s, realize they have departed from the dreams of their youth, they engage in a quest to recover the passion they had for each other. The result is a love triangle with unpredictable consequences"--Http://www.premiereweekend.org
Morir$e [i.e. morirse] en dom1ngo [i.e. domingo] = Never on Sunday( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julio Salas dies after a long illness, but it is Sunday and due to financial difficulties, his family is forced to contract the services of a modest funeral home, whose owner having taken charge of the corpse, sells it to the University
El viaje de la Nonna( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nona, Tovar's grandmother, forgets everything. Everything, except that she wants to go to her loved and late husband's home in Italy with all her family before she forgets she has even has a family. Tovar is a filmmaker and he decides to recreate Italy on a movie set, and he hopes that she won't notice that they are still in Mexico
Arráncame la vida : el Corazón no se gobierna = Tear this heart out( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the hit novel by Ángeles Mastretta, the film portrays the story of a woman who dared to break the mold of her time. Catalina (Ana Claudia Talancón) is a woman from Puebla who marries Andrés Ascencio (Daniel Giménez Cacho), a sympathetic and powerful, as a way out of her little world and expecting to live great experiences. She soon discovers that her life has been chained to Andrés, and she has lost her freedom. Catalina will rediscover love with Carlos Vives (Jośe María de Tavira), a young man who is the antithesis of Andrés
Amores perros (v.f.)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three lives become inextricably linked in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world of dog fighting; an injured supermodel's pooch disappears into the apartment's floorboards; and an ex-radical turned hit man rescues a gun-shot Rotweiler
Volverás by Antonio Chavarrías( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thriller that tells the story of two brothers who meet after a long separation. The older, Carlos, who was adored by Ignacio, is a gamber with mounting debts. Ignacio is an aspiring architect and their re-encounter has tragic consequences
Aro Tolbukhin : en la mente del asesino by Agustí Villaronga( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

False documentary about the fictional Hungarian Aro Tolbukhin who in 1981 was arrested for having burned alive seven people in the infirmary of Guatemala's Misión del Divino Redentor. In detention Tolbukhin also confessed to having killed a number of other victims in the years leading up to the 1981 crime. After he is condemned to death, before his execution, two French documentarians interview him. The film examines these incidents and his background, and looks for reasons for his behaviour
 
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