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Pérez Grobet, Xavier 1964-

Overview
Works: 59 works in 141 publications in 5 languages and 13,254 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Made-for-TV movies  Domestic fiction, American  Fiction  Comedy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Xavier Pérez Grobet
Monster house by Gil Kenan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un grupo de ninos descubren que una casa
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cuenta la historia de una oscura urbe donde la única luz existente proviene del alumbrado de las calles. Cuando la energía comienza a escasear, dos jóvenes buscan la manera de evitar el desastre y desvelan antiguos misterios de la ciudad
Before night falls by Julian Schnabel ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,185 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
What to expect when you're expecting ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,182 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
Tortilla soup ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,108 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
I love you Phillip Morris by Glenn Ficarra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 924 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
Deadwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 910 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
Mother and child by Rodrigo García ( Visual )
5 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
In the time of the butterflies ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 833 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 711 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 )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pedophile attempts to pull his life together after serving a 12-year prison sentence
Nacho Libre ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 447 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 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 188 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 2008 in Spanish and held by 140 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
Chasing Papi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 108 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!
La vida conyugal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 105 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
Amantes del círculo polar Lovers of the Arctic Circle ( 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
Julio y su angel Julio and his angel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A heart-warming story of a Mexican orphan who finds a guardian angel
Music and lyrics by Marc Lawrence ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex Fletcher is a washed-up 80s pop star who has been reduced to working the nostalgia circuit of county fairs and amusement parks. The charismatic and talented musician gets a chance at a comeback when reigning pop diva Cora Corman invites him to write and record a duet with her
 
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Alternative Names
Grobet, Xavier
Grobet, Xavier Pérez.
Grobet, Xavier Pérez, 1964-
Pérez Grobet, X. 1964-
Pérez-Grobet, Xavier
Pérez, Xavier 1964-
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