WorldCat Identities

Algora, Francisco

Overview
Works: 60 works in 135 publications in 2 languages and 597 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.Y6, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Francisco Algora
Barrio by Fernando León( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caught in the concrete jungle of the big city, 15-year-old friends Rai, Manu, and Javi pass the summer dreaming of girls and sandy beaches. Javi is surprised by his friends' sexual interest in his sister Susi. Not having a vehicle, Manu struggles to keep his pizza delivery job. Rai decides to enter a contest for an exotic vacation, but wins a jet ski instead. This is immediately stolen before he manages to profit by selling it. Manu and his father lie about Manu's absent junkie brother, while Javi's mother gets a court restraint to deal with Javi's violent father
La colmena by Suevia Films( Visual )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of vignettes set in 1942 Madrid examines the misery suffered by those on the losing side in the Spanish civil war, especially literary figures, who survive in misery under Franco while the victors emerge as a successful middle class engaged in illegal activities
Réquiem por un campesino español ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the tragic life of Paco (Antonio Banderas), a Spanish peasant who fought against the feudal landowning system which kept the farmers impoverished
La colmena la obra maestra de Camilo José Cela ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the the novel by Camilo Jose Cela, this film is set in 1942, post Spanish Civil War Madrid. It tells a story of the poets, surviving in misery under the Franco's regime, and the winners of the war, an emerging class of people making easy money with their illegal business
Me llamo Jonás-- : vengo del vientre de la ballena y humildemente pido la palabra : homenaje a León Felipe : (fantasía sifónica en dos actos y un solo cuadro) by Francisco Algora( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un hombre llamado Flor de Otoño ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lluís de Serracant es un abogado que desciende de una ilustre familia catalana en los años veinte. Durante el día lleva, aparentemente, una vida normal de acuerdo con la posición de su familia, pero es homosexual y esto le hace llevar una doble vida. Por la noche trabaja con éxito como travesti en un pequeño cabaret, con el nombre profesional de "Flor de Otoño". Su vida cambia cuando un travesti, con el que Lluís discutió una noche, es asesinado
Tiempo de silencio by Vicente Aranda( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1949 Madrid a doctor performs an abortion on a gypsy woman in an attempt to save her life, but is unsuccessful. The police accuse him of murder. The film follows his efforts in avoiding capture and at the same time gives an ironic view of the different social strata of Madrid at this time
Asesinato en febrero by Lauren Films( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary explores the aftermath of a Basque separatist terrorist car bombing that killed two men
Tiovivo c. 1950 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nostalgic look at the post-war era in Spain
Historia de un beso by José Luis Garci( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1949 in a small Asturian village, the famous writer Blas Otamendi visits with his nephew Julio. Both share recollections of unfulfilled loves which will always be remembered
Matías, juez de línea ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matias is a soccer referee. He promised his dying mother never to lie. When he referees a match of the Spanish national team and there is a clear penalty against Spain in the last minute of the game he has no choice and marks the foul. As a result Spain does not qualify for the world championship and Matias is forced to escape from the rage of the people. He hides in the town of his father which he hasn't visited since his childhood
Fanny "Pelopaja" by Vicente Aranda( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fanny has been offered violence as her only possibility of survival. "El Gallego," an ex-police officer who was expelled for irregular practices, attacks her in a brutal fashion. Now both search to kill each other
Las Ratas by Antonio Giménez-Rico( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A father and son struggle for survival in 1950s Castile
Habla mudita ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film, shot in the northern provinces of Santander, tells the story of a return to nature by a Madrid intellectual, who has tired of his family and of his urban life and who becomes fascinated by a mute peasant girl, whom he tries to teach to speak
La vida perra de Juanita Narboni ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the background of the Spanish Civil War and World War II, Juanita, the daughter of an Englishman from Gibraltar and an Andalusian woman becomes increasingly lonely by refusing to realize that her world is destined to disappear by the forces of history
La insolita y gloriosa hazaña del cipote de Archidona ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Durante un espectáculo musical, una pareja se embelesa hasta el punto que ella, enardecida, toma en sus manos el miembro viril de su novio con tanta gracia y donaire que las consecuencias les hicieron famosos, sobre todo al miembro viril
La Momia nacional ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saturnino recibe una visita de su viejo profesor acompañado de su hija y de una momia que acaba de descubrir en el Alto Nilo. La momia tiene un maleficio
La colmena basada en la novela de Camilo José Cela = Der Bienenkorb ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in German and Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yo soy Fulana de tal ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una prostituta que narra sus vivencias desde que era una tímida chica de pueblo que, zarandeada por la vida y por los desengaños amorosos que ha ido padeciendo, terminará conduciendo sus pasos por el camino de la relación mercenaria con los hombres como forma de venganza. Doble vertiente de comedia y de denuncia social soterrada
El Puente by Juan Antonio Bardem( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Es la historia de 60 horas de viaje, en las que Juan, un mecánico con una vida corriente, recorre media España con su moto buscando un sueño imposible, buscándose en realidad a sí mismo
 
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Alternative Names
Algora, Paco 1948-
Francisco Algora
Jiménez Algora, Francisco Javier
Jiménez Algora, Francisco Javier 1948-
Languages
Spanish (86)
German (1)
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