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Pérez Grobet, Xavier 1964-

Overview
Works: 106 works in 328 publications in 8 languages and 19,512 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Children's films  Animated films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Actor, Editor, Videographer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Xavier Pérez Grobet
Monster house by Gil Kenan( Visual )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un grupo de ninos descubren que una casa
Whiskey tango foxtrot by Glenn Ficarra( Visual )

18 editions published in 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Tina Fey shines' in this wickedly entertaining comedy about finding yourself in the most unlikely of places. Stuck in a rut, reporter Kim Baker (Fey) decides to shake things up by leaving her desk job in New York and taking a dangerous assignment in Afghanistan. Far from home and completely out of her comfort zone, a culture-shocked Kim befriends an adventurous reporter (Margot Robbie), a no-nonsense Colonel (Billy Bob Thornton) and a charming photojournalist (Martin Freeman) to help her navigate this crazy new world. Amidst the chaos, Kim discovers her true strength as she risks it all to find the next big story in the film critics are calling 'smart and absurdly funny'."--Container
Enough said by Julia Louis-Dreyfus( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divorced mom Eva may be falling for Albert, a sweet, funny, like-minded divorce. But as their relationship blossoms, Eva befriends Marianne, who's always complaining about her ex-husband. When Eva realizes that Albert is the target of Marianne's rants, she begins to question her own perceptions about first impressions and second chances
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, the residents of the underground City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights and quiet contentment. But when the City's massive power generator begins to fail, the streetlamps fade - along with the hopes of the townspeople. Now it will be up to two courageous teenagers to follow a trail of clues left by the ancient builders to find the way out of Ember before their world is plunged into complete darkness
Focus by Denise Di Novi( Visual )

12 editions published in 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un maestro experimentado del engaño se involucra con una novata estafadora para luego abandonarla. Tres años más tarde se reencuentran en un circuito de carreras de Buenos Aires donde se juegan apuestas muy altas
What to expect when you're expecting( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hilarious and heartfelt comedy about five couples whose interwined lives are turned upside down by the challenges of impending parenthood."--Container
Before night falls by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A look at the life of Cuban author Reinaldo Arenas, from childhood in Cuba to his death in New York City. His writings and homosexuality get him in trouble with Castro's Cuba and he spends two years in prison before leaving for the United States. Victimized by a government that banned his books and jailed him for a crime he didn't commit, [poet] Reinaldo [Arenas] endured unspeakable persecution in a courageous stand against censorship and oppression. Without a country, but not without integrity, he fled to America where he continued to fight for personal expression and produced a stirring body of work."--Container
Tortilla soup( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming comedy that's all about food, family and a certain kind of magic that only happens at the dinner table. Martin is the culinary genius behind a successful restaurant and the widowed father of three daughters whom he has a compulsion to try and steer in the right direction. Hungry for their independence, the girls find themselves at odds with their traditionalist father
Deadwood by Timothy Olyphant( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1876 in the Black Hills of South Dakota after the richest gold strike in American history has drawn a throng of misfits to an outlaw settlement where everyone has a price. Tells the story of the settlers, who range from an ex-lawman to a scheming saloon owner to the legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane
Brad's status by Ben Stiller( Visual )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life's choices
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic young woman falls for a rebel leader and takes on a murderous dictator. Today, November 25 is observed in many Latin American countries as the International Day Against Violence Towards Women. This is based on the story of the Mirabal sisters, whose deaths became the final blow to the regime of Leonidas Trujillo, who was assassinated six months later
I love you Phillip Morris by Glenn Ficarra( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ein ehemals braver Familienvater outet sich nach einem einschneidenden Nahtod-Unfall als homosexuell, schlägt eine Karriere als Hochstapler ein und begegnet im Gefängnis seiner großen Liebe. Wieder auf freiem Fuß, nimmt die schiefe Bahn jedoch kein Ende. [...]" [filmdienst.de]
Mother and child by Rodrigo García( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women's lives share a common core. They have all been profoundly affected by adoption. At age fourteen, Karen placed a baby for adoption, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth grew up as an adopted child. Even though she is a bright and ambitious lawyer, she is a flinty loner in her personal life. Lucy and her husband are just embarking on the adoption odyssey, hoping for the opportunity to become parents
The woodsman by Nicole Kassell( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and German and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pedophile attempts to pull his life together after serving a 12-year prison sentence
A painted house by Scott Glenn( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10-year-old Luke lives with his parents and grandparents in Arkansas during the Korean War. To pick the cotton in their fields, they must hire "hill people" and Mexicans. Hank is a "hill person" who doesn't take kindly to people looking down on him. Luke witnesses a fight that Hank gets into that causes the death of another person. With better times ahead to look forward to, the town gets excited about a new invention - television
Nine lives by Rodrigo García( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life"--Internet movie database
Nacho Libre( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ignacio 'Nacho' is a cook by day in a Mexican orphanage who moonlights as a lucha libre wrestler to raise money for the orphans
Santitos by Alejandro Springall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the widowed Esperanza loses her daughter to a rare virus, she searches her faith for an explanation. When St. Jude appears to her and tells her that her daughter is still alive, Esperanza becomes convinced her daughter was kidnapped and sold as a sex slave. Becoming a prostitute, she sets out to find her daughter in Tijuana. She eventually finds her way to Los Angeles where she unexpectedly finds true love
Cavedweller( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Delia, a determined young mother who decides to return to her rural southern hometown after the unexpected death of her second husband. There she must face the two daughters and abusive husband she abandoned a decade ago
La mujer de Benjamín by Carlos Carrera( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Natividad, a beautiful young woman, who dreams of leaving her small town behind and traveling the world, is looking for help to achieve her goal. Is her best bet the handsome delivery man, Leandro, or the middle-aged, somewhat slow-witted Benjamin, who is secretly in love with her? Acting on his friends' ill-advised suggestions, Benjamin kidnaps Natividad in hopes of forcing her to love him, which sets into action a series of unforeseen events"--Container
 
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Monster house
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Before night fallsTortilla soupIn the Time of the ButterfliesThe woodsmanNine livesCavedweller
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Grobet, Xavier

Grobet, Xavier Pérez.

Grobet, Xavier Pérez 1964-

Pérez Grobet, X. 1964-

Pérez-Grobet, Xavier

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Pérez, Xavier 1964-

Xavier Grobet meksika kameraisto

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Xavier Pérez Grobet director of photography uit Mexico

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