WorldCat Identities

Bovaira, Fernando

Works: 64 works in 414 publications in 6 languages and 9,391 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Ghost films  Action and adventure films  War films 
Roles: Producer, pmn, tlp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Fernando Bovaira
The others by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

67 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace, a devoutly religious mother, has moved with her family to a mansion on the English coast, awaiting her husband's return from the war. 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 as events become stranger, she begins to wonder if something supernatural is indeed going on
Mar adentro = The sea inside by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

48 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story about Spaniard Ramon Sampedro who fought a 30 year campaign to win the right to end his life in dignity
Biutiful by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Spanish and Italian and held by 1,405 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
Agora by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the end of the 4th century, a young slave in ancient Egypt must choose between joining the Christianity movement, which will give him freedom, and Hypatia, the woman he loves, who is his master and an atheist
Abre los ojos = Open your eyes by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this steamy, intriguingly complex, psychological thriller the line between reality and fantasy is hopelessly blurred. César tries to make sense of his life after a car crash leaves his once-handsome face grotesquely disfigured. After he is placed into a psychiatric penitentiary for a murder he doesn't remember committing, César's only hope is to delve into the depths of his subconscious mind where the answer to ending his living nightmare lies in his dreams"--Container
Regression by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new regime has arrived at Litchfield and with it comes new business interests, spiritual movements, and parental problems that turn life behind bars upside down and ignite power struggles among Litchfield's residents and guards
Los amantes del Círculo Polar by Julio Medem( Visual )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 424 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 by Julio Medem( Visual )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 401 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 by Manuel Martín Cuenca( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, Spain. His life is a study in details, from the meticulous suits he creates for wealthy clients to the macabre murders he executes in the shadows. He performs these gruesome acts, including dining on the women he kills, without guilt or remorse. When Nina, a beautiful young immigrant from Romania, comes looking for her missing twin sister, she awakens in Carlos a kind of love he'd long since written off. As their relationship builds, based on secrets and deception, Nina's pure innocence will become undeniable, even by Carlos, a man driven by a dark secret. Cannibal is, in the end, a demon's love story
El viaje de Carol by Imanol Uribe( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol, una adolescente de madre española y padre norteamericano, viaje por primera vez a España en la primavera de 1938 en compañía de su madre. Separada de su padre, su llegada al pueblo materno transforma un entorno familiar lleno de secretos
Los girasoles ciegos = The blind sunflowers by José Luis Cuerda( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ourense Spain, trainee priest Salvador returns from the war in 1940, with some of his beliefs in tatters. He returns to the seminary, working as a teacher. One of his pupils is Lorenzo, whose father Ricardo, a fervent Republican, has gone into hiding in the family home aided by his wife Elena. Believing Elena to be a widow, Salvador clumsily begins to woo her, while puzzling over the contradictory remarks Lorenzo constantly makes. Lorenzo's older sister Elenita is pregnant, and she and her republican boyfriend Lalo attempt to run away and find freedom in Portugal. Salvador brings his suspicions to the attention of the rector, as Lorenzo, unable to lie successfully, is stripped of his innocence--and his father--by a war that he does not understand
Box 507 = La caja 507 by Enrique Urbizu( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modesto, un hombre honrado y trabajador, dirige una sucursal bancaria en la Costa del Sol. Unos atracadores revientan las cajas de seguridad de su banco, dejando al descubierto un terrible secreto que revela un crimen donde murió su hija tiempo atrás
La gran familia española by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 41 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
Jealousy = Celos by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Todo parece ir bien entre Carmen y Antonio, que estan a punto de contraer matrimonio, hasta que Antonio descubre accidentalmente una foto de su novia con otro hombre. Aunque ella y sus amigos quieran quitarle importancia, el desasosiego de Antonio se desata, desconfiando de cualquier acto, frase o gesto de Carmen. Abocado al enfrentamiento entre el amor que siente por ella y la necesidad de conocer su pasado, acabara dominado por la obsesion enfermiza que dominara todos sus actos: los celos
Primos by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 22 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
The end = Fin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 22 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
Intacto = Intact by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Federico sobrevivió a un terremoto. Tiene el poder de arrebatarle la suerte a los que le rodean: tiene el "don". Trabaja gafando a los jugadores en racha en un Casino edificado en un desierto de lava, propiedad de Sam, un superviviente de la mayor tragedia que ha vivido la humanidad; el holocausto judío. Retando a Sam, Federico es expulsado del paraíso y su don es anulado por Sam. Años más tarde Federico cree haber encontrado en Tomás, único superviviente de un accidente aéreo, el instrumento de su venganza para volver al Casino y retar al Dios del Azar con un muchacho tan poderoso como él, al que enseñará cómo controlar la fortuna
Luna llena = Full moon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 17 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
Butterfly by José Luis Cuerda( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy young boy is brought out of his cocoon by a wise teacher who shows him the wonder of the natural world around him, amidst the growing tensions and chaos of the Spanish Civil War
Les Autres by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis : Ile de Jersey, 1945. La seconde guerre mondiale est terminés mais le mari de Grace n’est pas encore rentré. Seule dans une immense demeure victorienne, elle élève ses enfants qui souffrent d’une étrange maladie: ils ne supportent pas la lumière du jour. Pour tous les occupants du domaine, une seule règle vitale : la maison doit rester plongéedans l’obscurité
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Mar adentro = The sea inside
Mar adentro = The sea inside