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Portillo, Blanca 1963-

Overview
Works: 91 works in 274 publications in 9 languages and 4,002 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Dark comedy films  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Blanca Portillo
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

52 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,048 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 )

51 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Harry Caine est un écrivain aveugle, qui vit et travaille avec l'aide de sa fidèle directrice de production, Judith García. Une nuit, le fils de Judith a un accident. Pour le distraire, Harry consent à lui parler de l'époque où, 14 ans auparavant, il s'appelait Mateo Blanco, et lui dévoile ce qui s'est véritablement passé durant ce jour tragique où il perdit la vue, son identité et l'amour de sa vie, Lena."
La chispa de la vida by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 239 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
Alatriste by Agustín Díaz-Yanes( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 158 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
Elsa & Fred by Marcos Carnevale( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 129 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
Broken embraces = : Los abrazos rotas( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 32 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
Siete mesas de billar francés( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 27 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
The Spark of Life : Tinkering with the Genetic Toolbox by Josef Breitenbach( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 20 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
Zerrissene Umarmungen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in German and Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schon beim Casting seines neuen Films verliebt sich der junge Regisseur Mareo Blanco leidenschaftlich in die schöne Schauspielerin Lena. Eine gefährliche Leidenschaft, denn Lena ist mit dem wesentlich älteren Finanztycoon Ernesto Martel liiert, der jeden ihrer Schritte überwachen lässt. Die Lage spitzt sich bei den Dreharbeiten immer weiter zu und gipfelt in einem tragischen Autounfall. 14 Jahre später führt Mateo, der seit dem Unfall blind ist, unter neuer Identität ein ruhiges Leben - bis ihn die Vergangenheit wieder einholt
El patio de mi cárcel by Belén Macías( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 16 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
As luck would have it by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An out-of-work advertising executive finds himself at the center of a wild media story after a freak accident, and tries to turn his newfound fame into fortune
Etreintes brisées by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Caine est un écrivain aveugle ... Mais il n'a pas toujours été aveugle ni écrivain, ni non plus Harry Caine ... Un grand film sur l'amour et surtout l'amour du cinéma, un conte virtuose à voir et revoir
Los abrazos rotas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 9 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
Entre las piernas = Between your legs by Manuel Gómez Pereira( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Javier, un guionista que acude a una terapia para adictos al sexo, conoce a Miranda, que trabaja en la radio. Tras la reunión, él la acompaña a la emisora deonde trabaja. El técnico de sonido en cuanto oye la voz de Javier la reconoce de inmediato; Javier descubre horrorizado que las conversaciones eróticas que mantiene por teléfono con una mujer han sido grabadas y circulan clandestinamente por Madrid. Esa misma noche, se entera también de que su mujer lo traiciona con su socio. Pero el punto culminante tendrá lugar al día siguiente, cuando aparece en el maletero del coche, donde Miranda y Javier habían hecho el amor, algo que complicará la vida de ambos
Elsa y Fred = Elsa & Fred by Marcos Carnevale( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gli abbracci spezzati by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in Italian and held by 4 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
Secuestro( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When her boy's alleged kidnapper is released for lack of solid evidence, a reputable and well-known attorney takes matters into her own hands with unintended and spectacularly disastrous consequences."--IMDb
El viaje de la tortuga Turtle, the incredible journey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 4 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
Acusados. el caso Metrópolis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosa Ballester (Blanca Portillo), una jueza sin escrúpulos, Joaquín de la Torre (José Coronado), un empresario con mucho que perder, Jorge Vega (Daniel Grao), un funcionario incorruptible, Laura Nieto (Silvia Abascal), una fotógrafa que se verá envuelta sin quererlo en la conspiración, junto a su hermana Sonia Nieto (Ana Allen) y Alex de la Torre (Alberto Amarilla), un joven con ambiciones de poder, se ven envueltos en una investigación judicial que cruzará sus vidas y les situará al borde del precipicio
El perro del hortelano by Pilar Miró( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptación al cine de la comedia en verso de Lope de Vega que se mantiene dicho verso en el guión de la película. Diana, condesa de Belflor se enamora de su secretario que a su vez está comprometido con la criada de Diana. Los celos mueven a Diana a separar a los amantes en una comedia que recrea el ambiente cortesano, las costumbres y los gustos de la época
 
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Alternative Names
BLANCA PORTILLO

Blanca Portillo actrice espagnole

Blanca Portillo actriță spaniolă

Blanca Portillo actriu espanyola

Blanca Portillo actriz española

Blanca Portillo aktore spanjolle

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

Бланка Портільйо

Портильо, Бланка испанская актриса

بلانكا بورتيلو ممثلة إسبانية

بلانکا پورتیو بازیگر اسپانیایی

블랑카 포르티요 스페인의 여자 배우

ブランカ・ポルティーリョ

布蘭卡·波提羅

布兰卡·波蒂洛

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