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Algora, Francisco

Overview
Works: 72 works in 200 publications in 3 languages and 706 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Coming-of-age films  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Sports films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Restager
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Francisco Algora
Barrio by Fernando León( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 281 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 Mario Camus( Visual )

36 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in Spanish and German and held by 141 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 by Francesc Betriu( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest prepares for a requiem mass and remembers the tragic life of a Spanish peasant during the Spanish Civil War
Un hombre llamado Flor de Otoño by Pedro Olea( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esta historia que realmente sucedió en la década de 1920, en Barcelona. Durante el día Lluis Serracant es un caballero, un abogado, miembro de una influyente familia Catalán que vive con su madre viuda. Por la noche, que es 'Flor de otoño' un artista travesti en el escenario del Bataclan, una discoteca en el barrio chino que atiende a hombres homosexuales. Lluis es única y esquiva todas las sugerencias de su madre que se casara, mientras que el otoño Flor tiene una animada vida social, incluyendo un novio anarquista. Juntos, urden un plan para volar un puente sobre el cual el tren que transportaba el dictador Primo de Rivera pasará a su llegada en la ciudad
Tiempo de silencio by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film takes place in Madrid in 1949. 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
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 )

4 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiovivo c. 1950 by José Luis Garci( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esta película no tiene argumento. Es más bien un aguafuerte o, quizá, uno de aquellos retratos al minuto que hacían los pintores sin talento en las calles de Madrid en torno a 1950. La capital era entonces más que nunca el rompeolas de España. Un rompeolas gris, de cartillas de racionamiento, tierno y cruel a la vez, pobre hasta en sus alegrías, convaleciente (siempre con décimas al atardecer), pero también pícaro, festivo y surrealista. Un tiovivo, en fin, de supervivientes de los que, nos guste o no, somos herederos
Asesinato en febrero by Lauren Films( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary explores the aftermath of a Basque separatist terrorist car bombing that killed two men
Historia de un beso by José Luis Garci( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 10 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 by La Cuadrilla( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 9 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
Habla mudita by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 9 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
El Dorado by Carlos Saura( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relato de la expedición de Lope de Aguirre por el Amazonas en busca de El Dorado
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
La vida perra de Juanita Narboni( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 6 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
Cervantes by Alfonso Ungría( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Año 1616. En un antigua casa de Madrid, Miguel de Cervantes languidece enfermo al cuidado de su sobrina Constanza. Un joven licenciado, admirador de su obra, emprende la tarea de elaborar un memorial destinado al Rey, en el cual se narren los hechos y méritos de la vida de Cervantes
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
La colmena : la obra maestra de Camilo José Cela( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in Multiple languages and Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Son sesenta personajes que vemos vivir dentro y fuera del café, en las calles y casas de la ciudad. Son un torrente de gentes que a veces son felices, y a veces no. Tras ellos, como fondo, el paisaje urbano del Madrid de la posguerra, tan especial, tan distinto, tan sórdido, tan luminoso a veces
¡Bruja, más que bruja!( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un pequeño pueblo de provincia vive sometido a los caprichos de Don Justino, el cacique local. Este obliga a Mariana a casarse con él, novia de Juan, aprovechando que esta haciendo el servicio militar. Al volver, Juan se encuentra que su tío Justino se ha casado con Mariana. Juan acudirá a la bruja del pueblo para que le ayude a vengarse de su tío y así liberar a su amada
Der Bienenkorb : nach dem Roman von Camilo José Cela( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
 
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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)
Alternative Names
Algora, Paco

Algora, Paco 1948-

Algora, Paco 1948-2016

Francisco Algora

Francisco Algora acteur espagnol

Francisco Algora Actor

Francisco Algora actor espanyol

Francisco Algora actor spaniol

Francisco Algora aktor spanjoll

Francisco Algora Hispaania näitleja

Francisco Algora Spaans acteur

Francisco Algora spanischer Schauspieler

Francisco Algora Spanish actor

Francisco Algora spanyol színész

Jiménez Algora, Francisco Javier

Jiménez Algora, Francisco Javier 1948-

Jiménez Algora, Francisco Javier 1948-2016

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