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Pérez Grobet, Xavier 1964-

Works: 75 works in 177 publications in 5 languages and 14,928 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Made-for-TV movies  Domestic fiction, American  Fiction  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Xavier Pérez Grobet
Monster house by Gil Kenan( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of kids discover that a neighborhood house is actually a monster
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forfaldet findes i alle kroge af den underjordiske by Ember, hvor generatoren, der skal forsyne samfundet med energi, synger på sidste vers. Dommedag synes nær, men to børn finder spor af forfædrenes planer, som indbefatter en flugtrute til jordens overflade!
Enough said by Julia Louis-Dreyfus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divorced mom Eva may be falling for Albert, a sweet, funny, like-minded divorced man. 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
What to expect when you're expecting( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,212 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 Cunningham O'Keefe( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,121 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 962 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
I love you Phillip Morris by Glenn Ficarra( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Russell ist Ehemann, Vater und Polizist in Georgia, doch sein Leben ist eine einzige Lüge, denn er ist schwul und hatte nur Angst, es sich selbst einzugestehen. Er flieht nach Florida und hält sich dort mit Betrügereien über Wasser, um seinem Freund ein schickes Leben zu ermöglichen. Erwischt und verurteilt lernt er im Gefängnis Phillip Morris kennen und lieben. Als beide wieder auf freiem Fuss sind, nimmt Steven seine Betrügereien wieder auf, aber diesmal in grossem Stil
Mother and child by Rodrigo García( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 872 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
In the time of the butterflies( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 855 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
A painted house by Scott Glenn( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 705 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
The woodsman by Nicole Kassell( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and German and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pedophile attempts to pull his life together after serving a 12-year prison sentence
Nacho Libre( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack Black está mas divertido que nunca protagonizando a Ignacio, que durante el día es cocinero de un monasterio que alimenta a niños huerfanos y por la noche se convierte en Nacho Libre, un famoso luchador con pantalones de licra. Animado por Esqueleto, un mendigo que se ha convertido en su camarada, Nacho reta a los luchadores más temidos de México para salvar a los niños y ganar la atención de la Hermana Encarnación, su inspiración y amor prohibido."--Contenedor
Santitos by Alejandro Springall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 234 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 )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 186 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 )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 128 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
La vida conyugal( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a couple that gets married with the idea of 'living together until death do them part'. However, as years go by, the couple faces the common problems of marriage. Jacqueline, the wife, decides to solve these problems by recurring to an unorthodox method: killing her husband
Chasing Papi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handsome advertising executive Tomas "Papi" Fuentes is truly, deeply in love with three different women in three different cities. There's prim-and-proper Patricia in New York, lovely Lorena in Chicago, and spicy Cici in Miami. But when all three arrive in L.A. to surprise Papi at home, the situation doesn't just heat up, it explodes!
Los amantes del Círculo Polar Lovers of the Arctic Circle by Julio Medem( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion in the desert (92 mins): A young army officer finds himself stranded in the Sahara where he stumbles upon mysterious ruins, home to a wild leopard. The man and the beast soon develop an inextricable bond, and the friendship that develops could threaten both their lives
La mujer de Benjamín Benjamin's woman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un pequeño pueblo Mexicano, Natividad es una hermosa joven que a toda costa quiere escapase de su aburrida y humilde vida. Tiene dos opciones, el apuesto repartidor Leandro o Benjamín, el no muy brillante hombre de mediana edad. Por su lado, Benjamíb está enamorado de Natividad y tras una charla con sus amigos, que le dan malos consejos, la rapta para hacer ella lo quiera
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.07 for City of Em ... to 0.27 for Los amante ...)

Alternative Names
Grobet, Xavier

Grobet, Xavier Pérez.

Grobet, Xavier Pérez 1964-

Pérez Grobet, X. 1964-

Pérez-Grobet, Xavier

Pérez, Xavier 1964-

Before night fallsTortilla soupIn the time of the butterfliesThe woodsmanCavedweller