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Sánchez, Jorge 1950-

Overview
Works: 19 works in 90 publications in 3 languages and 2,361 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Film adaptations  Vampire films  Biographical films  Historical films  Television plays  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Melodrama  Short films 
Roles: Producer, fmp, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jorge Sánchez
Danzón by María Novara( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Julia is a phone operator in Mexico City who divides her time between her job, her daughter and the danzon: a cuban dance very popular in Mexico and Central America. Every Wednesday, Julia does the danzon with Carmelo in the old 'Salon Colonia'. They've danced for years but barely know each other. One night Carmelo disappears without a trace. Feeling lonely and sad, Julia takes a train to Veracruz, where she knows Carmelo has a brother. That sudden trip will change Julia's life forever."--Maximiliano Maza, www.imdb.com
Cabeza de Vaca by Nicolàs Echevarria( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1528 a Spanish expedition founders off the coast of Florida. 600 lives are lost. One survivor, Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca, roams across the American continent searching for his Spanish comrades. Instead he discovers the Iguase, an ancient Indian tribe. Over the next eight years, Cabeza de Vaca learns their mystical culture, becoming a healer--and a leader. But soon this New World collides with the Old World as Spanish conquistadors seek to enslave the Indians, and Cabeza de Vaca must confront his own people and his past
El coronel no tiene quien le escriba = No one writes to the Colonel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old colonel goes each Friday to the post office to see if his long-awaited pension has come through. He knows it will not; so does his wife who is still grieving over the death of their son the year before. The colonel has a mission: to elevate the grim routine of poverty and failure to a high mass of defiance. He does that by showing that a heart that has been broken still beats with vengeance
Lola( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film, directed by Maria Novaro is a story of a single mother who tries to evade her responsibilities as a parent to her daughter
El jardín del Edén = The Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jane, a young American tourist, is in Tijuana seeking a meaningful experience. Serena, a Mexican mother of three, is in Tijuana to start a new life after her husband's death. Elizabeth, a young Mexican-American who can't even speak Spanish, is in search of her roots. Felipe, a peasant, is in Tijuana trying to find a way to get to 'the other side'"--Container
Oedipo alcalde = Oedipus mayor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A local mayor is sent to a small town in the Andes to negotiate peace amongst guerrilla revolutionaries, paramilitary groups, peasants, and the Colombian army. While there he begins a torrid romance with the widow of a war lord, with tragic consequences
Cronos by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1535, an alchemist builds an extraordinary mechanism encapsulated into a small golden device. The invention, designed to convey eternal life to its owner, survives its maker until 1997 when it shows up to an antiquarian. Fascinated with the strange device, Gris (Luppi) doesn't note that there's more than one person looking for it. The promise of eternal life has become an obsession to old and sick Mr. De la Guardia (Brook). He and his nephew (Perlman) will do anything to get the "Chronos Invention."
Así es la vida by Arturo Ripstein( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and Italian and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia es una mujer normal. Un día su marido la deja, la abandona por otra. Todo por lo que ha luchado ha desaparecido. Para mantener su hogar, Julia se dedicaba a la medicina informal, curando casi todo tipo de males, lo que sea para ayudar a su marido y sostener a sus dos hijos. Ante el abandono de su marido, el mundo de Julia se derrumba, ya no le queda nada. Su Casero le manda desalojar la casa, ya tampoco tiene donde vivir. Sólo le quedan sus dos hijos. La pena y la tristeza dan paso al coraje y la venganza. Tiene que vengarse. Él no puede destrozarle el corazón y marcharse, así sin más. Las cartas están echadas y Julia ya no tiene marcha atrás
Con el amor no se juega = Don't fool with love( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two way mirror: A young woman is about to wed the son of a prominent family embarks on a steamy romance when she discovers that she can see through time in her bedroom mirror. Saturday night thief: A lonely woman whose husband is away far too often finds hersefl strangely attracted to the bandit who breaks into her mansion. Far away: A tragic tale of ill-fated love
La perdición de los hombres = The ruination of men by Arturo Ripstein( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuenta un famoso corrido mexicano que "la perdicion de los hombres son las malditas mujeres ..." La perdicion del protagonista de nuestra historia son, efectivamente, dos mujeres y el beisbol. Dos mujeres que se pelean por el cadaver del hombre que compartieron en vida y partido de consecuencias imprevisibles
Mi querido Tom Mix = My dear Tom Mix( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joaquina has never married, but she makes up for it by going to the movies, where she lets her imagination run away with her. When her young nephew comes for a visit, she introduces him to her fantasy world, in which the actors easily become the characters they play, and vice versa. But, she takes her fantasies too far when she decides to do something about the marauding bandits that plague her small town. She writes to legendary western hero Tom Mix -- the King of the Cowboys -- imploring him to ride to the rescue on Tony the Wonder Horse to save her village.--DVD cover
El evangelio de las maravillas by Arturo Ripstein( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A religious sect chooses a young woman to be the mother of God when he comes to the world, and to be the spiritual leader of the religious community named the "New Jerusalem."
Cabeza de Vaca( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1528, a Spanish expedition founders off the coast of Florida. the lone survivor, Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca, discovers an ancient Indian tribe. Learning their mystical and mysterious culture, he becomes a healer and a leader. But this New World collides with the Old World when Spanish conquistadors arrive to enslave the Indians. Cabeza de Vaca must confront his own people and his past"--Promotional material
El cine y la narrativa by Cátedra Interamericana Carlos Fuentes( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edipo alcalde by Jorge Alí Triana( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relocates Sophocles' tale of Oedipus to a strife-torn 20th-century Colombia. Edipo is the mayor of a town where he is trying to make peace between freedom-fighting guerrillas, drug cartels, paramilitary organisations, landowners and the government, while still trying to protect a civilian population. In the process he becomes romantically involved with a beautiful and wealthy landowner
The Two way mirror( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A devoted fan of a daytime soap opera narrates in one half hour the events over seven years of his favorite 'soap'. The recounting of the characters' trials and tribulations is punctuated by the subtly changing decor within the narrator's apartment. At the same time, a mirror behind him alternatively reflects his apartment or reveals scenes from the 'soap'
Saturday night thief( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a burglar named Hugo comes to rob the house of a woman whose husband is conveniently away on business, is it any surprise that he makes himself at home for the weekend? Linked by a passion for music and dance and a romantic notion of love, Hugo and Ana Luisa Guzman--host of his favorite radio show--find in each other what has been missing in their otherwise sterile lives
Far apart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to further a child's understanding of the environment by discriminating between things that are alike and things that are different. Points out that the world is full of unexpected reactions, and helps children explore such surprises. For primary grades
Mei ren xie xin gei shang xiao = No one writes to the colonel by Paz Alicia Garciadiego( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

<Mei ren xie xin gei shang xiao> shi ceng huo de nuo bei er jiang de ma kui si, suo xie de wen xue zuo pin, dao yan a du luo rui si tan shuo:[<mei ren xie xin gei shang xiao> yong you yi zhong ji ding de feng ge, zhe ye shi ta xi yin wo de di fang.lao shang xiao bao shou mo nan de yi sheng shi zuo pin miao xie de zhong dian, xie de jiu shi yi ge ping fan ren de gu shi.zhe ge gu shi zai wo xin zhong yi cun fang le 35 nian, zhi shi zai deng yi ge shi dang shi ji ba ta ju ti hua.] shang xiao deng dai zhu ... ji nian qian, ta bei cheng nuo ke ling yi bi tui xiu jin, dan na ge cheng nuo que yi zhi mei you dui xian.mei ge xing qi wu, ta hui chuan zhuo zheng shi de xi zhuang, zhan zai ma tou, deng zhu ling tui xiu jin de tong zhi shu. ren du qing chu, ta de deng dai shi bu hui you jie guo de.er shang xiao, yi ran zhi zhu yu ta de meng xiang, fou ze, ta hai you sheng me zhi de qi dai?di kang ji e, di kang ta tai tai de yuan yan ji bu ting de xun wen, [wo men yao chi sheng me?]ta gei le yi ge yin ren le 20 nian de hui da, [wo men chi da bian ba?]
 
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Alternative Names
Sánchez Sosa, Jorge Gerardo, 1950-

Sosa, Jorge Gerardo Sánchez, 1950-

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