WorldCat Identities

Cinemateca (Firm)

Works: 46 works in 73 publications in 2 languages and 5,904 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  History  War films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Interviews  Nonfiction films  Film noir 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cinemateca (Firm)
Camila by María Luisa Bemberg( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un magnifico film basado en un escandaloso romance de la vida real Camila es la historia de una muher pertenecienta a la alta sociedad Argentina del siglo XIX, durante el gobierno del dictador de Juan Manuel de Rosas. Cuando Camila conoce al joven y atractivo nuevo cura Ladislao Gutiérrez, su pasión se apodera de ella. Camila y Ladislao se embarcan en un peligroso romance que tendrá un deslenlace fatal. Camila ha sido nominada para un premio de la Academia en la categoría Mejor Film Extranjero." -- Back cover
La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the play by Federico García Lorca, Mario Camus' film tells the story of a cold-blooded provincial widow and her five adult daughters. Bernarda rules her wealthy household with an iron fist. After the death of their father, Bernarda locks her daughters in the house for an eight-year mourning period, acquiescing only to the courtship of her eldest, Angustias, by Pepe el Romano, a mysterious nobleman. Because Pepe is the only eligible bachelor in town, the younger sisters fall in love with him as well, a fact that has tragic consequences for the entire family. Beautifully shot and acted, the film conveys both the claustrophobia and beauty of a sequestered household
Aventurera by Alberto Gout( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left alone after her mother runs off with another man and her father shoots himself, Elena attempts to make a new life for herself in Juarez but is drugged, seduced, and forced to work as a dancer and call girl in a nightclub. She soon rises to stardom as a dancer, but still plots revenge and escape
Vamonos con Pancho Villa! = Let's go with Pancho Villa!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic of Mexican cinema follows the adventures of six young men who leave their rural homes to join Pancho Villa's army. Together the men endure hardship, tragedy, and disillusionment for the cause of the Mexican Revolution
Coronación = Coronation( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glum, middle-aged bachelor, Don Andres, is the heir of a formerly wealthy and respected Chilean family. Andres suffers from decadence and solitude. He hires young Estela in order to look after his abusive and almost crazy grandmother. The differences in class and age don't stop Andres from courting Estela, whose fiancé Mario tries to make some money off of his well-to-do rival. The suffocating atmosphere of the run-down mansion mimics the deterioration of the Bourgeoisie, and threatens Andres' own mental state
El compadre Mendoza by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mendoza, a landowner, tries to maintain friendships with both the leader of the government forces and the general of the Zapatista rebels during the Mexican Revolution. This film is part of a trilogy along with El prisionero trese (1933) and Vámonos con Pancho Villa (1935)
Rodrigo D : no futuro( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tough and in your face, Rodrigo D reveals the brutal tale of a teenager making a goal of it in one of the world's toughest towns: Medellin, Colombia. Includes a cast of young actors and real life street toughs - some of whom met violent deaths after the filming
25 watts by Juan Pablo Rebella( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Saturday morning in Montevideo, three friends are still up from the night before, drinking beer and avoiding responsibility. Follow these lazy boys for 24 hours as they talk nonsense, encounter weird characters and drift in a state of chronic boredom
Mundo grua = Crane world by Pablo Trapero( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rulo, a one-time rock star, is trying to support his aging mother and musician son. As his efforts go increasingly awry, it is the love of family and friends that keeps him hopeful
Great day in Havana( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A vibrant celebration of artists and musicians in Cuba's capital. Musicians, painters, sculptors, writers, and filmmakers reveal and reflect on Cuba's precarious political climate, its African heritage, the ironies of tourism, and how to live with dignity in the face of the United States embargo"--Container
Botín de guerra = Spoils of war( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First-hand accounts from the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, who dared to challenge the ruthless dictatorship of Argentina from 1976 to 1983 and have sought to find their missing grandchildren. Children now reunited with their families, and some who still hope to be, contribute
No te mueras sin decirme adónde vas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leopoldo [is] a lonely film projectionist who has invented a machine to record his dreams. Through a series of odd events, Leopoldo discovers that he is the reincarnation of one of the inventors of cinema, and that a woman he sees in his dreams is his eternal companion on a trip through the centuries."--Container
El Gallo de oro = The golden cockerel by Roberto Gavaldón( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor man forgets his roots in the fame, wealth and romance of the cock-fighting arena. His luck runs out and he is returned to his origins
Una mujer sin amor by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unhappily married woman indulges in a brief torrid affair with an engineer, but then refuses to leave her elderly husband. Twenty-five years later, the former lover leaves a fortune to her son, causing an uproar
El bruto by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slow-witted but strong slaughterhouse worker who is hired by a slumlord to break a tenant strike accidentally kills one of the strike leaders. He is then drawn into a doomed affair with the landlord's wife
La mujer del puerto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rosario, una joven campesina, se entrega por amor a su novio sin sospechar que él la engaña con otra. La decepción y el dolor por la muerte de su padre hacen que la joven huya a Veracruz y se convierta en prostituta. Una noche, Rosario conoce a Alberto, un marino del cual queda prendada. Tras pasar una noche de amor juntos, el destino les revela una cruel sorpresa."--Container
El prisionero 13 by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two gripping stories are interwoven in Prisoner 13; a son pays for his father's faults, and a desperate mother tries to save her son's life at any cost. Destiny and corruption play a trick on Carrasco when he is bribed to free a revolutionary and arrest someone in his place. Unbeknownst to him he ends up arresting his own son."
Oriana( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie returns to a rundown Venezuelan house in the jungle where she spent summers as a child. Her return ignites memories of a summer when her adolescent sexual curiosity led to a surprising encounter
Nobody listened( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brutal methods employed by Castro's government to maintain power over the Cuban population are chronicled in this revelatory documentary. Includes testimony from former Castro comrades, Communist leaders and supporters of fallen dictator Batista
Pizza birra faso by Bruno Stagnaro( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of teenagers roam the slums until Sandra decides that she's had enough. Pregnant with El Cordobes' child, Sandra threatens to leave him if he doesn't straighten up. He decides to pull one more heist, but his plans go terribly wrong
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