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Monti, Félix

Overview
Works: 81 works in 161 publications in 6 languages and 4,924 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  History  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Félix Monti
El secreto de sus ojos by Juan Jos Campanella( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 1,404 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...."
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 1,204 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."
Yo, la peor de todas I, the worst of all by la peor de todas Yo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical drama tells the story of Juana Inés de la Cruz, one of the greatest poets of the Spanish Siglo de Oro. In order to pursue her passion for writing, Juana enters the convent. There, she develops an intimate relationship with the vicereine, who inspires her poetry. But when the forces of the Inquisition invade the convent, the women have only each other to turn to
La niña santa by Lucrecia Martel( Visual )

7 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and Italian and held by 521 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 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American hit man is seduced by the tango clubs of Buenos Aires in this sizzling tale
Old Gringo by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in French and English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Four days in September by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Portuguese and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brazilian terrorists, in an effort to draw attention to their country's oppressive military regime, kidnap the American ambassador to Brazil
A shadow you soon will be Una sombra ya pronto serás by Hctor Olivera( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 83 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 whose performers left him "because the whole country was a circus" and a tarot reader with large gaps in her knowledge of the future
O auto da compadecida( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 36 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 33 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 26 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
Metegol( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The players on a foosball table come to life to help Amadeo vanquish the bully "El Crack," a local boy grown into a world-reknowned soccer champion. Despite his fame, El Crack is a jerk, destroying the local village by turning it into a soccer camp, and not only that, he wants to steal Laura, Amadeo's long-time love
El secreto de sus ojos The secret in their eyes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamín Espósito acaba de jubilarse después de trabajar toda una vida como empleado en un Juzgado Penal. Para ocupar su tiempo libre decide escribir una novela basada en una historia real de la que ha sido testigo y protagonista: un terrible asesinato ocurrido en Buenos Aires en 1974, y la investigación para hallar al culpable. Pero una vez abierta la puerta de ese pasado, al propio Espósito se le volverá imposible cerrarla. Primero, porque la turbulenta Argentina de entonces se cuela en la vida de los personajes, con su carga de violencia y de muerte. Y, sobre todo, porque su búsqueda ilumina de un modo descarnado su propia vida y su presente, y lo pone de frente con un dilema de amor que lo obsesiona desde hace demasiado tiempo. Reconstruir el pasado lo conducirá a bucear en sus propios sentimientos, sus propias conductas y decisiones. Y hallar la verdad terminará por convertirse no en un objetivo literario, sino en la llave que le permita abrir la puerta para vivir el resto de su vida
The official story( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 12 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
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. (www.trigon-film.org, 7.3.11)
El exilio de Gardel : Tangos by Fernando E Solanas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Maria, 20 years old and exiled to Paris for the last eight years. This film combines "comedy, tango, and tragedy."
Presos del olvido = Rosarigasinos( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 8 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
El viaje die Reise( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in Spanish and German and held by 8 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
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 Paran ̀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. --
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
La historia oficial
Alternative Names
Flix Monti Argentine cinematographer

Flix Monti argentinischer Kameramann

Монти, Феликс

فيليكس مونتي

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La niña santaAssassination tangoOld gringo Geronimo : an American legend