WorldCat Identities

Bovaira, Fernando

Overview
Works: 64 works in 168 publications in 2 languages and 2,516 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fernando Bovaira
Biutiful by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Biutiful" takes place in grimy and crowded parts of Barcelona that are a world away from that city's tourist attractions. Uxbal is a midlevel mobster, in charge of Chinese sweatshop workers making counterfeit watches and bags, and the African vendors who sell them. He collects and dispenses money, and runs interference with the cops. He also has two young children, a mentally unstable former wife, and a terminal illness. He is trying, despite his job, to be a good man, a good father. He tries to be stoical, tough, and compassionate, but he suffers because he cannot do good things, and he cares about the consequences of his actions
Los amantes del Círculo Polar Lovers of the Arctic Circle by Julio Medem( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a chance meeting as eight-year-olds, Ana and Otto come to live under the same roof when Ana's mother and Otto's father marry. As the two grow older, they begin to discover an attraction for each other, delving deeper and deeper into a forbidden love. Destiny tears the family apart, but years later they are given one last chance to be reunited
Lucía y el sexo Sex and Lucia( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the loss of her long-time boyfriend, Lucía seeks refuge on a quiet Mediterranean island where she meets a new man and begins to discover the dark secrets of her past relationship
Caníbal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he's also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in his life and love awakens
Lucía y el sexo by Julio Medem( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the loss of her long-time boyfriend, Lucía seeks refuge on a quiet Mediterranean island where she meets a new man and begins to discover the dark secrets of her past relationship
Box 507 La caja 507( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small town among Spain's Costa del Sol, this film tells the story of a band of professionals who plan the robbery of a small bank run by Modesto, a respectable middle-aged man. The robbers lock him inside a vault. While inside, he discovers a box that offers some answers to the mysterious forest fire death of his teenage daughter, which had been ruled an accident by authorities. This new evidence leads him to a world of corruption and foul play, which fuels his desire for revenge
Celos jealousy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man finds a photograph of his fiancée with another man and becomes obsessed with uncovering her secret past
La gran familia española( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because the mother left them, a Spanish farm family consists of a father and five grown sons. The youngest, Efrain, is getting married on the same day that Spain is playing in the World Cup soccer final. The film revolves around the two events
Los otros by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isla de Jersey, 1945. La II Guerra Mundial ha terminado, pero el marido de Grace no vuelve. La llegada a la casa de tres sirvientes trastoca el estricto orden en el que viven ella y sus dos hijos, que padecen una extraña enfermedad que les hace tener que alejarse de la luz, y a los que educa según severas normas religiosas
Luna llena( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No te fallare: Based on a television program with the same name. High school has ended. Valle y Quimi decide to celebrate with their friends by taking a trip to the beach. There they promise to never separate and to always remain friends. Three years have past, the friends are reunited during a school party. They discover that many things have changed and for some the changes have been difficult
Lovers of the arctic circle by Julio Medem( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the passionate and secret love of Ana and Otto, from the age of eight until twenty-five. They met after school in 1980, and their lives began to intertwine in a single circle that will begin to close seventeen years later, in Finland, on the edge of the Arctic Circle
Primos( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Diego is left standing at the altar, he and two of his male cousins take a trip down memory lane by going to the spot where they vacationed as children. There, the men flaunt their bachelorhood, and Diego meets the woman with whom he lost his virginity
Intacto Intact by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bank robber named Tomas is the only survivor of a plane wreck, the luckless Federica thinks he's found the man who can defeat the Jew--the luckiest man alive, a Holocaust survivor who sits at the apex of a weird, underground world of increasingly dangerous gambles. But on their trail is a police detective named Sara who's pretty lucky herself--and as she learns more about how luck works, she begins to suspect she survived a car crash because she stole the luck of her husband and child, both of whom died
The others Les autres( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A devoutly religious mother of two ailing children has moved with her family to a mansion on the English coast. Her two children both suffer from a rare photosensitivity disease that renders them extremely vulnerable to sunlight, prompting the rule of having only one door open in the house at a time. When one of the children claims to see ghosts, Grace at first believes her newly arrived family of eccentric servants to be responsible, but chilling events and visions soon lead her to believe that something supernatural is indeed going on
Los amantes del Círculo Polar The lovers of the Arctic Circle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a chance meeting as eight-year-olds, Ana and Otto come to live under the same roof when Ana's mother and Otto's father marry. As the two grow older, they begin to discover an attraction for each other, delving deeper and deeper into a forbidden love. Destiny tears the family apart, but years later they are given one last chance to be reunited
Fin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réuni dans un chalet au fond des bois pour une fin de semaine, un groupe de huit amis se retrouve après s'être volontairement perdu de vue pendant vingt ans. Les retrouvailles sont chaleureuses, mais bien vite l'ombre d'Angel, dit le Prophète, vient réveiller de vieux souvenirs désagréables. Au cours de la soirée, une étrange lueur illumine le ciel, suivie immédiatement de divers phénomènes inexplicables: plus d'électricité, plus de réseaux cellulaires, etc. Les voitures ne fonctionnant plus, le groupe décide d'attendre au lendemain pour aller chercher de l'aide. Mais au matin, ils ne sont plus que sept
Lágrimas negras Black tears by Ricardo Franco( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrés, a young photographer, has a steady job and is about to marry his longtime girlfriend, Alicia. But Isabel, a woman with a mental disorder, totally changes Andrés's life
Abre los ojos una peĺicula de Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crematorio( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film centers on a construction magnate in the 90's who amasses his fortune on the Southern coast of Spain. After the death of his broher, Rúben Bertomeu, establishes a business network in urban construction and becomes the most powerful man in Misent, an imaginary town in the Mediterranean
Plenilunio by Imanol Uribe( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police inspector Manuel Cervera returns to the provincial city of his youth, investigating the particularly heinous murder of a schoolgirl. A 40ish recovering alcoholic with a wife in the local mental hospital, Cervera finds himself romantically drawn to the victim's teacher, Susana Grey
 
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Languages
Spanish (103)

English (5)