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Valent, Joan

Overview
Works: 61 works in 130 publications in 6 languages and 1,307 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romantic comedy films  Dark comedy films  Comedy films  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Horror films 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Author, Other, Conductor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joan Valent
Busco novio para mi mujer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pasco is so fed up with his nagging and nitpicking wife Dana that he comes up with an ingenious plan to end the unhappy union. He finds her a boyfriend by hiring a professional seducer nicknamed 'El Taiger' to whisk her off her feet and out of the marriage. But even the best laid plans can backfire when love is involved
How much does your building weigh, Mr. Foster? by Norberto López Amado( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in Manchester, England on the wrong side of the tracks, Norman Foster rose from a humble working class background to become one of the premiere architects of modern times. Beautifully filmed in over ten countries and homing in on his most iconic works, including London's Swiss Re Tower, New York's Hearst Building, Berlin's Reichstag, and more, it's an unprecedented exploration of an architect whose quest is to improve the quality of life through design
La chispa de la vida by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 228 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
Las brujas de Zugarramurdi by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dos parados (Mario Casas y Hugo Silva) cometen un atraco y huyen perseguidos por la policía (Pepón Nieto y Secun de la Rosa) y por la ex mujer de uno de ellos (Macarena Gómez). Así, se adentran en los bosques impenetrables de Navarra y caen en las garras de una horda de mujeres enloquecidas que se alimentan de carne humana
Demasiado amor = To love too much by Ernesto Rimoch( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beatriz and her sister Laura have a dream: to go to another country, set up a boarding house and live off their income. Burdened by the crisis and routine, they decide that one of them must leave and get the project started
Musaraňas V rovkinem gnezdu( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spain, 1950s. Montse's agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she lost her youth raising. But one day, a reckless young neighbor, Carlos, falls down the stairwell and drags himself to their door. Someone has entered the shrew's nest ... perhaps he'll never leave"--IMDb
Messi by Jorge Valdano( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reunidos en un único restaurante sus profesores, sus entrenadores, sus amigos de la infancia, sus compañeros del Barça, periodistas, escritores y personajes de la historia del fútbol van desgranando y analizando la personalidad del futbolista dentro y fuera del campo y repasando los pasajes y momentos más significativos de su vida
El rey de la habana by Agustí Villaronga( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping from a correctional facility, Reinaldo tries to survive on the streets of Havana of the late 90s, one of the worst decades for Cuban society. Hopes, disappointments, humor and especially hunger, accompany him in his wanderings, until he meets Magda and Yunisleidy, survivors as well. In the arms of one and the other, they try to escape from the moral and material poverty around them
How much does your building weigh, Mr. Foster? by Norberto ; Carcas, Carlos Lopez( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norman Foster and his unending quest to improve the quality of life through design. Portrayed are emblematic projects such as the largest building in the world, Beijing Airport, the Reichstag, the Hearst Building in New York and works such as the tallest bridge ever in Millau France. In the very near future, the majority of mankind will abandon the countryside and live entirely in cities. Foster offers some striking solutions to the problems that this historic event will create. Architecture comes alive. Fosters projects are photographed in a cinematic style that seeks to bring the spectacular nature of their size and scale to the big screen
As luck would have it by Alex de la Iglesia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 7 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
El bar by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"9 heures du matin. Des clients qui ne se connaissent pas prennent leur café dans un bar de quartier, quand l'un d'entre eux est tué net sous leurs yeux par la balle d'un sniper. Ils réalisent alors qu'ils sont dans sa ligne de mire, se retrouvant de fait prisonniers du bar et en danger de mort. Le compte à rebours est lancé pour trouver le moyen de s'échapper !" (Source : jaquette)
Dictado by Antonío Chavarrías( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictado tells the story of a childless couple, Daniel and Laura, both teachers, who are confronted by an unusual situation when Mario, a childhood friend of Daniel's, turns up acting strangely and wanting them to meet his daughter, Julia. Daniel manages to get rid of him, but the next day he learns of Mario's suicide. Julia, who is now an orphan, ends up being taken in temporarily by the couple, despite Daniel's discomfort at not only the strange encounter with Mario but also the excessive enthusiasm of Laura at playing the role of mother. The tension builds as Laura tries to help Julia regain the will to live and Daniel begins to feel threatened by some of Julia's behaviors, as well as the apparent awakening of memories of a terrifying past involving Mario that he thought he had put behind him
Cásate comigo, Maribel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provincial businessman, Marcellino, falls in love with Maribel, a "bar hostess" in Madrid. Maribel and her three co-workers fear that he might be a murderer rather than the mild-mannered factory owner that he appears to be
Carta a Eva( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juana Doña, Carmen Polo y Eva Perón. Una comunista, la esposa de Franco y Eva, la inconfundible Evita. Tres mujeres que entrecruzan sus vidas durante la visita oficial de Eva en una España aislada del mundo en el mes de junio de 1947. Detrás de la pompa del recibimiento hay una preparación faraónica, negocios ocultos, batallas en la corte del "Caudillo" y la posibilidad de salvar una vida humana. Después de esta visita, ninguna de ellas volverá a ser la misma
Mi gran noche = My big night by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A José lo envía la ETT a un pabellón industrial de las afueras de Madrid para trabajar en la grabación de una gala especial de Nochevieja. Cientos de figurantes como él llevan semana y media encerrados y desesperados mientras fingen celebrar con alegría la falsa venida del Año Nuevo. Alphonso, la estrella musical, es capaz de todo para asegurarse que su actuación tendrá la máxima audiencia. Adanne, su antagonista, joven cantante latino, es acosado por las fans que quieren chantajearle. Los presentadores del programa se odian y compiten entre sí para ganarse la confianza del productor. Pero lo que nadie sabe es que la vida de Alphonso corre peligro
Mi gran noche( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A José lo envía la ETT a un pabellón industrial de las afueras de Madrid para trabajar en la grabación de una gala especial de Nochevieja. Cientos de figurantes como él llevan semana y media encerrados y desesperados mientras fingen celebrar con alegría la falsa venida del Año Nuevo. Alphonso, la estrella musical, es capaz de todo para asegurarse que su actuación tendrá la máxima audiencia. Adanne, su antagonista, joven cantante latino, es acosado por las fans que quieren chantajearle. Los presentadores del programa se odian y compiten entre sí para ganarse la confianza del productor. Pero lo que nadie sabe es que la vida de Alphonso corre peligro
La bicicleta( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramón, un niño de doce años, visita un viejo taller de bicicletas para arreglar un pinchazo. Allí encuentra a un anciano llamado Mario, antiguo ciclista amateur, y se queda fascinado por una bicicleta que acaba de construir con piezas de diferentes modelos. El anciano decide regalársela
Un jour de chance( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ancien publicitaire à succès désormais sans emploi, Roberto ne supporte plus d'être au chômage. Désespéré, il veut faire une surprise à sa femme en l'invitant dans l'hôtel qui fut le théâtre de leur leune de miel. Mais l'établissement a laissé place à un musée , sur le point d'être inauguré devant de nombreux journalistes. Au cours de sa visite, Roberto fait une grave chute. En quelques minutes, il devient l'attraction numéro 1 des médias présents et comprend que cet accident pourrait finalement lui être très profitable...."
Ensems by Joan Valent( Recording )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Catalan and Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El bar : Frühstück mit Leiche ; von den Machern von "der unsichtbare Gast"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Joan Valent

Joan Valent compositeur

Joan Valent Spaans componist

Joan Valent Spanish composer and musician

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乔安·瓦伦特

喬恩·瓦倫特

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