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Portillo, Blanca 1963-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 186 publications in 9 languages and 3,807 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Wildlife films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Action and adventure films  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Blanca Portillo
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive. When the old aunt dies the situation changes and the past returns(volver)
Los abrazos rotos Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

48 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie."--IMDb
La chispa de la vida by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and French and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Roberto ... once had a promising career in advertising. Now out of work because of the economic downturn, he struggles to keep his family afloat and their dire situation a secret from his adoring wife Luisa... After yet another dead end interview, Roberto's chances for a promising future seem slim--until a freak accident places him at the center of a wild media storm. Realizing his opportunity, Roberto hires a brazen agent to help him leverage his newfound fame into fortune, but Luisa begins to worry about what lengths Roberto will go to for his family's security"--Container
Elsa & Fred by Marcos Carnevale( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his wife dies, Alfredo's daughter helps him move to a smaller apartment to get his life back in order. Confused and lonely, he meets a woman named Elsa, who is determined to show him the joy that comes from living life to its fullest
Capitaine Alatriste by Agustín Díaz-Yanes( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En la España del siglo XVI, el valeroso soldado Diego Alatriste, a su vuelta Madrid tras combatir en Flandes, se ve obligado a malvivir como mercenario en una corte corrupta. Su destino quedará marcado, cuando al ser contratado para dar muerte a dos misteriosos personajes que viajan de incógnito, decide echarse atrás por intuir algo turbio en el asunto
Siete mesas de billar francés( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Angela and her young son Guille travel to the big city to see Leo, her father and the boy's grandfather, when he suddenly takes ill. However, they arrive to discover that he has just passed away. Charo, the dead man's lover, explains the dire traits suffered by the paternal business: a hall with seven billiard tables. Charo is convinced that the only way to pay off the debts is to sell the place. However, Angela learns that her husband has disappeared in mysterious circumstances. Given this painful reality, Angela resolves to get on and rebuild her life. And the first thing she decides to do is put her savings into getting the old place and its seven tables back up on its feet."--Summary from IMDB
7 vidas [segunda temporada]( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El patio de mi cárcel by Macías( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Madrid, a petty thief who cannot adjust to life outside of jail puts together a theater troupe her friends -- a prostitute, a gypsy, and a Colombian immigrant -- in an attempt to make a go at a relatively straight life
The spark of life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto is an unemployed and broke advertising executive, his finances are in despair and he is on the verge of losing himself. All of this is about to change when he finds himself hanging onto life by a thread following a terrible accident. The dramatic and somewhat absurd nature of the accident generates media attention and so taking advantage of his advertising experience, the protagonist decides to milk the situation, turning it into a media spectacle
Elsa y Fred Elsa & Fred by Marcos Carnevale( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gli abbracci spezzati( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mateo Blanco ha perso la vista in un incidente automobilistico nel quale è deceduta la sua amata Lena. La sua vita rinasce sotto l'identità dello sceneggiatore Harry Caine, alter ego per cancellare il dolore; ma il passato ritorna e bussa alla sua porta
Turtle the incredible journey by Nick Stringer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una pequeña tortuga marina sigue el camino de sus ancestros en uno de los más extraordinarios viajes del mundo natural. Nacida en una playa de Florida, atravesará la corriente del Golfo hasta llegar al norte helado, nadará por el Atlántico y llegará a África para regresar de nuevo a la playa que la vio nacer
Volver (2006) by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive
Concepción Arenal, la visitadora de cárceles( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una TV Movie sobre Concepción Arenal en su faceta como visitadora de cárceles de mujeres. Su lucha por cambiar la visión que había sobre los delincuentes y lo que debían de ser las cárceles modernas
Volver : guión cinematográfico by Pedro Almodóvar( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive. When the old aunt dies the situation changes and the past returns
Acusados. el caso Metrópolis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una jueza sin escrúpulos, un empresario con mucho que perder, un funcionario incorruptible, un joven con ambiciones de poder y una fotógrafa y su hermana se ven envueltos en una investigación judicial que cruzará sus vidas y les situará al borde del precipicio
Tercero B( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acusados. el caso Job( Visual )

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

La jueza Ballester deberá caminar una vez más sobre la fina línea que separa la Ley de la Justicia en un nuevo e inquietante caso, en el que una niña se convertirá en el centro de una compleja investigación
Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goya's ghosts by Miloš Forman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Los fantasmas de Goya" transcurre en España, en el año 1792. Cuenta la historia de un grupo de personas que conviven en una época de convulsión política y cambios históricos. La historia es narrada a través de los ojos del gran artista Francisco de Goya (Stellan Skarsgård). La trama se desarrolla durante los últimos años de la Inquisición, continúa con la invasión del ejército de Napoleón a España y finaliza con la derrota de los franceses y la restauración de la monarquía española, lograda por el poderoso ejército de Wellington. El hermano Lorenzo (Javier Bardem), un enigmático y astuto miembro de la Inquisición, se involucra con la joven musa de Goya, Inés (Natalie Portman), cuando es injustamente acusada de herejía y enviada a prisión
 
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Alternative Names
BLANCA PORTILLO

Blanca Portillo actrice espagnole

Blanca Portillo actriz española

Blanca Portillo attrice spagnola

Blanca Portillo Spaans actrice

Blanca Portillo Spanische Schauspielerin

Blanca Portillo Spanish actress

Blanca Portillo spansk skådespelare

Blanca Portillo spansk skodespelar

Blanca Portillo spansk skuespiller

Portillo, Blanca

Портильо, Бланка испанская актриса

بلانکا پورتیو بازیگر اسپانیایی

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Los abrazos rotos Broken embraces