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Pérez Grobet, Xavier 1964-

Overview
Works: 55 works in 213 publications in 8 languages and 16,229 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Animated films  Children's films  Romance films  History 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
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 )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three adventurous kids set out to save their neighbourhood from a house thats actually a living breathing monster in this comically-frightful tale presented by Robert Zemeckis and Steven Spielberg. A masterful construction of laughs, chills, inventive animation and classic story telling, Monster House is perfectly designed for kids, adults and anyone who's looking for a great big dose of movie magic
Enough Said by Julia Louis-Dreyfus( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,545 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
City of Ember by Gil Kenan( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,472 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!
What to expect when you're expecting( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,249 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 )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,186 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 )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,127 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
Focus by Glenn Ficarra( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicky is a seasoned master of misdirection who becomes romantically involved with novice con artist Jess. As he₂s teaching her the tricks of the trade, she gets too close for comfort and he abruptly breaks it off. Three years later, the former flame, now an accomplished femme fatale, shows up in Buenos Aires in the middle of the high stakes racecar circuit. In the midst of Nicky₂s latest, very dangerous scheme, she throws his plans for a loop, and the consummate con man off his game
Deadwood by David Milch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 989 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 )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of a spectacularly charismatic con man's journey from small-town businessman to flamboyant white-collar criminal, who repeatedly finds himself in trouble with the law and on the lam, all in the name of love. Based on the life of Steven Russell
In the Time of the Butterflies( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 871 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
Mother and child by Rodrigo García( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 869 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 694 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 2007 in English and held by 681 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
Nacho Libre by Jared Hess( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nacho es un hombre sin talento. Se crió en un monasterio en México del que ahora es el cocinero, pero no parece encajar. Nacho quiere a los huérfanos para los que cocina, pero todo lo que hace sabe fatal. Según él, porque tiene una pésima materia prima. Se da cuenta de que debe ingeniárselas para cocinar algo mejor para "los pobres huérfanos que no tienen nada" (... y, de paso, impresionar a la preciosa hermana Encarnación). Se le ocurre la idea de ganar dinero convirtiéndose en luchador de lucha libre y descubre que tiene un don innato. Se une a un compañero poco convencional, Esqueleto, un hombre delgadísimo, y por primera vez siente que tiene un objetivo en la vida. Pero las monjas del monasterio están totalmente en contra de la lucha libre y a Nacho no le queda más remedio que llevar una doble vida. Esconde su identidad detrás de una máscara azul y se enfrenta a los luchadores más famosos de México, decidido a que los huérfanos vivan mejor
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 )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 184 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 )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 144 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 111 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 )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handsome advertising executive Tomas "Papi" is truly, deeply in love ... with three different women in three different cities. There is prim-and-proper Patricia in New York, the 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

Esmeralda de noches viene (107 min.): Whimsical tale that depicts the life of Esmeralda, a nurse who is happily married to five husbands! As Esmeralda is about to marry husband number six, she is charged with bigamy
 
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Monster house
Alternative Names
Grobet, Xavier

Grobet, Xavier Pérez.

Grobet, Xavier Pérez 1964-

Pérez Grobet, X. 1964-

Pérez-Grobet, Xavier

Pérez, Xavier 1964-

Xavier Grobet cinematograph

Xavier Grobet Mexican cinematograph

Xavier Pérez Grobet director of photography uit Mexico

Xavier Pérez Grobet mexikanischer Kameramann

Хавьер Гробет

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Before night fallsTortilla soupIn the Time of the ButterfliesThe woodsmanCavedweller