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Bovaira, Fernando

Works: 65 works in 414 publications in 5 languages and 9,392 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Biographical films  History  Detective and mystery films  Ghost films  Film adaptations  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 )

62 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,931 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 )

46 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramon Sampedro wants to end his life because a diving accident 28 years before that turned him into a quadriplegic. For most of those years he made the most of it: writing, developing a close relationships with his family, who all help to care for him. While grateful to his family and friends for their help, Ramon was always an active person. He has come to see his life as frustrating and pointless and wishes to die with what remains of his dignity. Gene is a friend who works with a "Right to Die" organization who introduces Ramon to Julia, a lawyer he hopes will help him persuade the courts to let him end his own life. As Ramon and Julia work together on his case, Ramon finds himself falling in love with his attorney, but Ramon remains convinced that the greatest gift to him would be an end to his life
Biutiful by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Spanish and Italian and held by 1,404 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 )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 973 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 )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 911 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 )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 639 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 )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 420 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 )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 395 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
El viaje de Carol by Imanol Uribe( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 168 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
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
Les Autres by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and English and held by 13 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
Butterfly by José Luis Cuerda( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 10 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 in Galicia. Spanish or French language with yellow English subtitles
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Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.19 for Regression ... to 0.78 for Les Autres ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Mar adentro = The sea inside
Spanish (163)

English (89)

Italian (4)

French (2)

German (1)

Mar adentro = The sea inside