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Grupo Editorial Mundografic (Firm)

Overview
Works: 40 works in 91 publications in 2 languages and 1,039 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Film and video adaptations 
Classifications: PN1997, 863
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Most widely held works by Grupo Editorial Mundografic (Firm)
Bienvenido Mister Marshall ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inhabitants of tiny Villar del Rio hear that they have been selected for aid under the Marshall Plan. The promise of great wealth transforms the village overnight
Las Bicicletas son para el verano by Alfredo Matas ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The day-to-day experiences of a lower middle class family in Madrid during the Civil War, 1936
Beltenebros by Pilar Miró ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One night in the winter of 1962, Captain Darman remembers recent events. Days before in England he had been charged with a secret mission, to fly to Madrid and execute a traitor who had infiltrated the party's clandestine apparatus. But Darman remembers a similar order 16 years before
Esquilache ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 18th century Madrid the people rise against the monarchy. The destiny of the crown and the Marqués de Esquilache Ilega depend upon the next few hours
La noche oscura by Carlos Saura ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 1577 Father John of the cross, poet, church reformer and future saint has been taken prisoner at the Carmelite order in Toledo where he is sentenced to the penance of seclusion and stripped of freedom indefinitely. The guards systematically torture and starve him to break his resistance but the warden, impressed with his candor, gives him pen and paper to write his poems. The dark night explores the thoughts and feelings of Saint John of the cross, his dreams, his visions, and his mysterious spirituality
El Dorado by Carlos Saura ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film about the 16th century explorer, Lope de Aguirre and his search for the mythical El Dorado. He leads 300 Spanish soldiers and 300 natives in his search for the legendary land in Peru. The expedition is attacked by hostile jungle tribes before mutiny breaks out among the soldiers and the leaders of the expedition are targeted for assassination
El rey pasmado by Imanol Uribe ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the 17th century and the king of Spain is a young man, inexperienced in politics and love. Nevertheless, he soon discovers a world of new sensations in the arms of Marfisa, one of the most beautiful courtesans of the court. The news runs from mouth to mouth, filtering through the walls of the palace
La verdad sobre el caso Savolta by Eduardo Mendoza ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1991 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of historical incidents is revealed in this story about avarice and power struggles in the world of arms sales and politics. The setting is Barcelona at the end of World War I, and the Spanish weapons manufacturer Savolta is having trouble with union discontent. While he is trying to sell weapons to the French, one of his company representatives is secretly selling to the Germans
La caza by Carlos Saura ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A heavily symbolic study of hatred and rivalry among four rabbit hunters, three of whom are Franquist veterans
El disputado voto del Sr. Cayo by Antonio Giménez-Rico ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of young politicians come to Cureña, a town in northern Castile, to campaign for votes. There they meet two neighbors who hate each other and never speak. One of these is Cayo, a soft-spoken older man full of ancestral wisdom. The encounter between the world of the young city politicians and that of Sr. Cayo is the necessary counterpoint to contrast two cultures ignorant of each other
Plácido by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a small Spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person dining with them that night. The celebration also includes a parade, and in it we find Plácido, the humble owner of a three-wheeler, whose family is forced to live in a public lavatory because of the lack of money to pay the rent, and who has to pay the second bill of his vehicle before midnight or else he will lose it"--IMDb
La vaquilla by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Spanish Civil War, a group of republican soldiers plans a raid on a village fiesta
La Escopeta nacional by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centering on one of the many hunting extravaganzas organized for members of the ruling class, this comedy is about how business deals were made and concessions granted during the Franco years
Demonios en el jardin by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A view of everyday life and childhood in a small provincial Spanish city
Como ser mujer y no morir en el intento ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carmen's life is complicated. At 42 she is married to her third husband, Antonio, and has two children from previous marriages. She tries to carry on her professional career, without neglecting her relationship with Antonio, the house, her friends, or the emotional needs of the children
El Crimen de Cuenca by Pilar Miró ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A realistically detailed film based on a true event in which two men were accused of killing a priest who disappeared from their town in the early 1900s. The men are tortured to elicit confessions in scenes which graphically portray the methods of the Guardia Civil. The film is a plea to end police brutality and provincial ignorance. Banned in Spain until 1982
El corazón del Bosque ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the countryside of Asturias and based on real events, the story is of a Basque revolutionary, a separatist who refuses to surrender to the Nationalist government
Truhanes by Miguel Hermoso ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gonzalo Millares, swindler and con artist, ends up in prison because of one of his scams. He becomes friends with Ginés, an old pickpocket who is respected inside. Ginés and Gonzalo make a pact that Ginés will protect Gonzalo until they are released -- then Gonzalo will take care of Ginés. Only when they are released, Gonzalo may have more than he can handle
Alas de mariposa Butterfly wings by Juanma Bajo Ulloa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carmen becomes pregnant, hoping for a boy to carry on her husband's name. Guilt and fear however, keep her from breaking the news to Ami, her shy and sensitive six-year-old daughter. The new baby's birth soon triggers a series of nightmarish events
Ay, Carmela! by Carlos Saura ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aragón, Spain, 1938. Carmela and her two companions quit their posts as entertainers for the Republican troops in search for a better fortune. By mistake, they cross over to the Nationalist zone, get arrested and are given the chance to perform for their freedom
 
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Alternative Names
Mundografic Grupo Editorial
Languages
Spanish (52)
Esperanto (1)