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Monti, Félix

Works: 73 works in 135 publications in 6 languages and 3,867 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Interviews  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Félix Monti
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of an Argentinian businessman faces the ultimate challenge when she begins to suspect that her own daughter, adopted at birth, may have been stolen from a family of "los desaparecidos."
El secreto de sus ojos The secret in their eyes by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently retired criminal court investigator Benjamín decides to write a novel based on a twenty-five-year-old unresolved rape and murder case which still haunts him. Sharing his plans with Irene, the beautiful judge and his former colleague, Benjamín's initial involvement with the case is shown through flashbacks as he sets out to identify the murderer. But Benjamín's search for the truth will put him at the center of a judicial nightmare, as the mystery of the heinous crime continues to unfold in the present, testing the limits of a man seeking justice and personal fulfillment at last
La niña santa by Lucrecia Martel( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and Italian and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jano is speaking at a medical convention at an Argentinean hotel well past its prime. He is attracted to Helena, single mother and co-owner of the hotel. Amalia, Helena's teenage daughter, is starting to explore both her faith and her sexuality, spending much of her time with her best friend Josephina. In their imaginations, the girls tend to conflate the erotic, the religious, and the lurid. Then Dr. Jano makes an anonymous sexual advance towards Amalia in public, and sets in motion a chain of events that will have serious consequences for all of them
Assassination tango by Robert Duvall( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American hit man is seduced by the tango clubs of Buenos Aires in this sizzling tale
Four days in September by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Portuguese and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political terrorists, in a desperate bid to focus the world's attention on their fight for freedom, kidnap an American ambassador. Now the diplomat's life hangs in the balance-- helplessly caught between a government unwilling to cooperate-- and his fear of the captors themselves!
A shadow you soon will be Una sombra ya pronto serás by Héctor Olivera( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nameless washed-up computer programmer walks off into the endless pampas after the train he is on breaks down in the middle of nowhere. We follow him as he wanders through forgotten towns, deserted hotels, abandoned highways and broken dreams, encountering along the road a succession of equally lost souls, including a globe-trotting gambler, a circus owner who performers left him "because the whole country was a circus" and a tarot reader with large gaps in her knowledge of the future
El secreto de sus ojos Dans ses yeux by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Benjamin Esposito se plonge dans l'écriture d'un roman inspiré du meurtre d'une jeune femme sur lequel il a enquêté 25 ans plus tôt, au temps des heures les plus sombres de l'Argentine. Lui reviennent alors en mémoire un passé troublant, son obsession pour découvrir le coupable et son histoire d'amour inachevée avec sa supérieure hiérarchique. Mais on ne remue pas le passé impunément...."
O auto da compadecida( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Portuguese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the adventures of two friends, João Grilo and Chicó. Chicó spends his time getting into trouble and telling the most incredible things that happen to him, while João Grilo uses all of his energy to get them out of trouble and to just survive
Tangos, el exilio de Gardel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the Parisian exile of a group of Argentinians
Old gringo Geronimo : an American legend( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old gringo: Harriet, a frustrated spinster flees her unrewarding life in America hoping to discover the passion in her soul. Ambrose Bierce, the Old Gringo, is a retired journalist and adventurer who wanders through the hostile desert seeking some meaning to the last years of his life. Arroyo, a fiery young general, is driven by both the Revolution and his desire for Harriet. Set in the spectacle of the Mexican Revolution, their lives become inexplicably drawn together as they face love, death and war
Caramuru a invenção do Brasil( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Portuguese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoof on Brazilian colonial history. Talented mapmaker Diogo Álvares is hired by the Portuguese court to illustrate the maps of Brazil used by explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral. While so employed, Diogo is romantically involved with the seductive Isabelle, a French woman who frequents the Portuguese court in search of gold. When Isabelle steals Diogo's map, he is deported to Brazil as a punishment. There, he meets the beautiful Indian sisters, Paraguaçu and Moema, and they embark on the first love triangle in the history of Brazil
Sur Süden = Le sud( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1987/88, nach seiner Rückkehr aus dem Exil, hat Fernando Solanas den Spielfilm "Sur" realisiert. Ein Schlüsselwerk des jüngeren politischen Kinos genausosehr wie ein melancholischer Liebesfilm. Die Zeit der Finsternis in Argentinien wird noch einmal durchquert und damit auch ein stückweit bewältigt. Floréal (Miguel Angel Sola), die Hauptfigur in diesem Film, ist einer, der im Land geblieben war, der verschleppt wurde und die fünf Jahre in Gefangenschaft in Patagonien überlebt hat. Er kehrt nach dem Ende der Diktatur heim zu Rosi (Suso Pecoraro), seiner Frau, und zu seinem sechsjährigen Sohn, den er erst noch kennenlernen muss. Statt der Freude über die langersehnte Rückkehr überkommt ihn die Angst vor dem Wiedersehen nach all den Jahren. Die Geschichte hat Spuren hinterlassen, im privaten wie im öffentlichen Raum. Der Schmerz der Trennungen sitzt tief. "Sur" lässt diese Spuren aufscheinen und die Hoffnungen aufleben, die Floréal in den Tagesanbruch begleiten und sein Gesicht mit jenem seiner Frau in einer wortlosen Einstellung wieder eins werden lassen. (, 7.3.11)
Presos del olvido = Rosarigasinos( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tito and Castor are two thieves who have been in jail for 20 years. When they are set free, they discover that their old friends have forgotten them and the outside world is very different from the one they knew
The Official story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award-winning Argentinian drama set during the time of the military dictatorship of the 1970s. Alicia (Norma Aleandro) is the wife of a successful businessman, who decides to look into the background of her young adopted daughter. While doing so she begins to unravel the hidden history of her country and discovers that her daughter may have been stolen by the authorities from one of the families of 'los desaparecidos', the 'disappeared ones', the people who dared to speak out against their government and were quietly executed. Faced with this terrible knowledge, Alicia must decide whether to continue living a lie, or whether to speak out against the depredations of the fascist government that runs her country
Convivencia( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two single men in their late forties spend regular weekends in a semi-derelict house on the Paraná river delta near Buenos Aires. However, when a girl asks for shelter from a storm, both men are forced to re-evaluate their lives and their friendship
Tangos, l'exil de Gardel Tangos, the exile of Gardel by Fernando E Solanas( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un gruppo di esiliati argentini a Parigi decide di organizzare uno spettacolo per combattere la nostalgia di casa e l'apatia. La rappresentazione, sulle note struggenti del tango, non andrà mai in scena, ma permetterà ai profughi di ritrovare un certo equilibrio, esorcizzando i fantasmi della dittatura e dei desaparecidos. (Farinotti)
Von Liebe und Schatten( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El viaje by Fernando E Solanas( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Spanish and German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this companion piece to Solanas' films Tangos and Sur, 17 yr. old Martin sets out an odyssey through Latin America to find his father, last heard of working as an anthropologist in Brazil. He hopes his journey will serve as an important rite of passage to resolve his search for his identity. He sets out by bicycle, wending his way from Tierra del Fuego to Peru, the Andes highlands, and then on to the Amazon, finally reaching the Brazilian gold mine where his father now works as a prospector. Along the epic journey, Martin experiences Latin American reality and myth, and witness the absurdities and contradictions which the director, Fernando Solanas, believes represent modern-day Argentina
El exilio de Gardel by Fernando E Solanas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El exilio de Gardel: Story of the Parisian exile of a group of Argentinians; Cómo se hizo El Exilio de Gardel: documentary on the making of El exilio de Gardel
In ihren Augen ein Verbrechen, ein Geheimnis, eine Liebe( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ende der 90er. Benjamín Espósito arbeitete Jahrelang als Justizermittler in Buenos Aires, Argentinien. Nun ist er am Ende seiner Karriere angekommen und begibt sich in den Ruhestand. Doch die Schatten der Vergangenheit beginnen ihn zu verfolgen. Ein Fall vor etwa 25 Jahren lässt ihm noch immer keine Ruhe und er beginnt darüber ein Buch zu schreiben, welches letztlich nicht nur den Fall, sondern auch sein ganzes Leben, sein Land und seine Laufbahn als Justizermittler portraitiert
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