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Venevision International

Overview
Works: 440 works in 647 publications in 1 language and 14,944 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Road films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Venevision International
Bombón, el perro by Carlos Sorín( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life has not been a bed of roses for 52-year-old Juan 'Coco' Villegas. Juan has been a gas station attendant for twenty years in Patagonia and finds himself jobless overnight. He first tries to survive by selling knives of his own making. But business is bad and he can't find real work. One day though, after fixing a vehicle on a farm, he gets paid, not with money, but with a beautiful Argentinian watch-dog. From this blessed day on, things start looking up
7 soles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Negro gets hired to smuggle a group of undocumented migrants into the United States. When he claims this will be his last trip because he wants out of the business, his superiors become suspicious and send a younger smuggler to keep an eye on him. The two fight during the troubled crossing, and eventually lose part of their human cargo. El Negro now finds himself on the run from his former associates and the law
Nueba Yol 1 & 3( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laugh watching this good nature immigrant struggle for the American dream in the Big Apple
Caballos salvajes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caballos Salvajes is a lively yet poignant Argentine crime adventure about three fugitive rookie anarchists who transform themselves into media darlings after their botched robbery
Paloma de papel by Fabrizio Aguilar( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the harrowing coming-of-age story of Juan as he struggles to survive poverty, corruption, and violence when Shining Path guerrillas sweep through and force the helpless youngster into their ranks
Bolívar soy yo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actor on a historical soap opera becomes convinced that he is the man he portrays on television: South American revolutionary Simon Bolívar
La vendedora de rosas = The rose seller by Víctor Gaviria( Visual )

5 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

13 year-old Mónica and her friends live on the streets of Medellín, Colombia, surviving by selling roses to couples in nightclubs and sniffing glue to escape their desperation and loneliness. Set in the two days before Christmas, the film is a modernization of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Match Girl, starring a non-professional cast of Medellín street children
Días de fútbol = Soccer days by David Serrano( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antonio, an ex-convict and amateur shrink, convinces his pals that the best way to overcome their midlife crises and lack of success with women is to reassemble their old soccer team and win something in life, even if only a local championship
El callejón de los milagros = Midaq Alley by Najīb Maḥfūẓ( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of three neighbors whose lives are intertwined. Rutilio, the family man who experiences homosexual feelings that shatter his domestic life; Susanita, the spinster who dreams of getting married and falls prey to a thief; and Alma, the virgin who becomes a cocaine addicted prostitute
La bestia = The beast( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For close to two decades, thousands of Central American migrants have lost their dreams, limbs and even their lives trying to illegally cross Mexico. Crossing Mexico is the insurmountable challenge that faces all those whose only goal is to reach the United States. The nightmare begins the moment they step onto Mexican soil. Here they must jump on to a cargo train known simply as "La Bestia" or "The Beast", an agonizing journey from which there is no way back, a travesty comparable only to hell
En la puta vida = Tricky life by Beatriz Flores Silva( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedic drama, Elisa, 27, dreams of opening her own hairdressing salon in one of the rich districts of the Uruguayan capital. A bit of a rebel, one day Elisa moves out of her mother's house with her two children and breaks up with Garcia, her boss and lover who has infuriated her by not wanting to get married. So, in the space of twenty-four hours, Elisa finds herself without a roof over her head, without a man, without a job and without money. Her best friend Loulou finds her a job - in the brothel run by Dona Jacqueline. And without really being aware of it, Elisa slides into prostitution, which leads her to Barcelona. She falls in love, she is exploited, she gets involved in transvestite gang wars, and meanwhile just dreams of earning enough money for her little beauty salon back home
El día que me amen = The day they love me( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends reunite after embarking on vastly different paths into adulthood. Facing each other for the first time in ten years, they take comfort in the familiarity of one another and revisit where their journeys began
Hormigas en la boca by Mariano Barroso( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After ten years in a Barcelona prison, Martin travels to Havana to search for his beautiful girlfriend. She was the only one of his gang of bank robbers to get away. She also got away with the loot
Nadie conoce a nadie by Mateo Gil( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish triller that takes place in Seville amid Easter week celebrations with killings, all of whom are Catholics. A young author and his friend become involved when he begins working on a computer crossword puzzle
El faro( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an car accident in which the rest of their family is killed, sisters Aneta (8) and Memé (17) are orphaned and sent to live with two aunts in Uruguay. Memé, whose leg was badly injured in the crash, eventually takes her little sister and runs away to Buenos Aires, where they meet a friend of their late mother and Memé works in a bar and looks after Aneta. The story follows the sisters' lives over the next decade, as Aneta grows up and Memé becomes ill
Espiral( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the desire to improve their lives, the men of Huajuan de Leon emigrate without realizing that they are destroying that which they want to save; their families. This is the story of Diamantina and Araceli, two young women from the Oaxacan Mixtec who watch their men, Santiago and Macario, leave for the north in search of a better life. A generational story about patriarchal society, the power of community and family and the role of women who become the head of the family
Qué tan lejos by Tania Hermida( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esperanza and Tristeza are two young adventurers who set out on a bus trip through the mountains and coasts of Ecuador. When their bus breaks down, they decide to continue on their own and it is then that their real journey begins. Everyone they meet along the way will make them discover a different facet of themselves and the true meaning of love
Carlitos y el campo de los sueños( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Carlitos has two dreams in life. As an orphan he would love to find a welcoming family and become a football player. His friends from the orphanage and his teachers will help him in making both dreams come true, working a plan against the cruel headmaster of the orphanage
Libertarias by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spain, July 19, 1936. The Spanish Civil War has just begun and women as always play their part in this human tragedy. Maria, an innocent young nun, is forced to leave the convent after the arrival of the revolutionary troops in Barcelona. She takes refuge in a brothel where she meets a group of "Libertarias," women "drafted" as freedom fighters
Las lloronas = Weeping women( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the traditional Hispanic legend of La Llorona. The film revolves around the story of three generations of women, within a Mexican family, who are eternally cursed. The legend tells that all male sons within the family are destined to die at a young age, leaving the women forever grieving. The members of this family try to cheat destiny and escape their curse, but a twist in fate will surprise them and bring the unexpected!
 
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Alternative Names
Cisneros Media compañía de entretenimiento venezolana-estadounidense de la Organización Cisneros.

Languages
Spanish (65)