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Venevision International

Overview
Works: 424 works in 683 publications in 1 language and 15,467 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Sports films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Humor  Children's films  Road films 
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 )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 240 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 229 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 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 212 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
Bolívar soy yo by Jorge Alí Triana( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 208 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
Paloma de papel by Fabrizio Aguilar( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 205 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
La vendedora de rosas = The rose seller by Víctor Gaviria( Visual )

5 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 198 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 )

1 edition 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
La bestia = The beast( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 175 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 161 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."--IMDb
Atlético San Pancho( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Haz que tus sueños se conviertan en realidad." Éste es el mensaje que se lee en una pelota de fútbol que cae misteriosamente del cielo en San Pancho, una localidad que solía ser la meca del fútbal. Y éste es el mensaje que un grupo de jóvenes rebeldes del lugar deciden hacer suyo. ¿Pueden estos chicos inadaptados e ignorados por la sociedad encontrar el coraje, la imaginación y la dedicación para recuperar la gloria de San Pancho y, de paso, convertirse en héroes?
El día que me amen = The day they love me( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 155 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 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from Spain. Thriller. Set in 1950s Havana just before Castro's revolution, follows a former political activist's attempt to kidnap a local senator
Nadie conoce a nadie by Mateo Gil( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aspiring author with writer's block earns a living by designing crossword puzzles. One day he receives a threatening message stating that he must include the word "adversary" in the crossword puzzle to be published close to Palm Sunday. Convinced that it is all a bad joke, he still gives into the blackmail, and finds his action has unleashed a series of terrible events
Cuentos de hadas para dormir cocodrilos = Bedtime fairy tale for crocodiles( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of a story of magical realism featuring superstition, ambition, and treason. A man who suffers from insomnia is forced to confront a dark and mysterious past when he heeds a call from his brother. Upon traveling to his hometown, he finds out that both his brother and his father died years ago and that his family is under a menacing curse
El faro by Venevision( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 126 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
Qué tan lejos by Tania Hermida( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 119 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
Espiral( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 118 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 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
Libertarias by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 114 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
 
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Alternative Names
Cisneros Media compañía de entretenimiento venezolana-estadounidense de la Organización Cisneros.

Languages
Spanish (69)