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Arau, Alfonso

Overview
Works: 141 works in 502 publications in 9 languages and 10,400 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Western films  Fantasy films  Romance films  Made-for-TV movies  Romantic comedy films  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Director, Lyricist, Producer, Author, Performer, Restager , Film editor, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Alfonso Arau
 
Most widely held works by Alfonso Arau
Como agua para chocolate = Like water for chocolate by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

167 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In turn of the century Mexico, a young woman loves a boy who her mother forces to marry her sister
A walk in the clouds by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

49 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young WWII G.I. travels north to work as a traveling salesman. There he meets the daughter of a vineyard owner. Unwed and pregnant, she is terrified of what her father will do. The man offers to pose as her husband for one night, and love blooms
Romancing the stone by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romance writer sets off to Colombia to pay the ransom of her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure. Thrown into a jungle full of gunfire, mud slides and poisonous snakes, Joan's only hope lies with Jack Colton, a rugged wanderer straight out of her novels. Together, they'll have to outwit the bandits and survive the jungle if they're to save her sister
A painted house by Scott Glenn( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10-year-old Luke lives with his parents and grandparents in Arkansas during the Korean War. To pick the cotton in their fields, they must hire "hill people" and Mexicans. Hank is a "hill person" who doesn't take kindly to people looking down on him. Luke witnesses a fight that Hank gets into that causes the death of another person. With better times ahead to look forward to, the town gets excited about a new invention - television
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish new production made from Welles' original shooting script, allowing audiences to finally see his epic vision of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Booth Tarkington novel fully realized. The haunting story of a wealthy Midwestern family's struggle to adapt to the rapidly changing world at the dawn of the 20th century
Three Amigos! by John Landis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Amigos, a silent screen comedy act, arrive in a remote Mexican hamlet for what they think is a lucrative personal appearance, only to discover that they are expected to save the village from a terrorizing gang of bandits
El Topo by Alejandro Jodorowsky( Visual )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A gunfighter avenges the death of his wife, then spurred on by a woman, seeks to prove himself by defeating other master gunfighters."--Container
I heart Shakey( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Single father J.T. and his precocious daughter Chandler move from a small town to Chicago with their lovable family mutt Shakey. After missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is forced to find Shakey a new home. Chandler hatches a plan to keep Shakey and teach J.T. a valuable lesson about loyalty and the importance of keeping family together
Picking up the pieces( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sleepy Mexican town is turned upside down when a hand found by the side of the road begins granting miracles
The magnificent Ambersons( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish new production made from Welles' original shooting script, allowing audiences to finally see his epic vision of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Booth Tarkington novel fully realized. The haunting story of a wealthy Midwestern family's struggle to adapt to the rapidly changing world at the dawn of the 20th century
Posse( Visual )

2 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A publicity-hungry U.S. Marshal doesn't just hunt down and capture fugitives, he makes sure a photographer is around to record his crime-fighting exploits and bolster his political aspirations. In Posse, the lawman soon discovers that fame may be fleeting when he sets his sights on his No. one target: cool-witted Jack Strawhorn
Calzonzin inspector( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone in town mistakes a stranger for a federal inspector
Zapata : el sueño del héroe( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evocation of a living myth, this film is about the hero Zapata and his fight against tyrannical power
Los hermanos muerte ; Pedro Pármano( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Hermanos Muerte (ca. 85 min.): "En medio de un México consulvionado por los ánimos de la Revolución surge, en un pueblo que podría ser cualquiera del país, un grupo dirigido por tres hermanos implacables y mortíferos: Los hermanos Muerte. Liderados por el mayor de ellos, se lanzan a la conquista de la región con el lema de "Tierra y libertad," aunque en el fondo busquen más gloria y riquezas para ellos mismos."--Container
--und deine Liebe auch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin 1961: a love triangle develops as the Berlin Wall is being constructed. Eva, a young East German girl, must decide between two contrasting brothers--Klaus, who believes in making quick cash as a taxi driver in West Berlin, or the quiet and shy electrician, Ulli, who stands firmly behind the socialist ideology of the GDR. On August 13, 1961, Ulli stands guard at the border between East and West and with gun in hand forbids his brother to cross into the West. When Klaus is later arrested for trying to flee, Eva makes her decision
A walk in the clouds : original motion picture soundtrack by Maurice Jarre( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A walk in the clouds = Un paseo por las nubes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning home from the war, a soldier meets a beautiful young woman on her way to her family's vineyard. When she tells him she is pregnant, he agrees to pose as her husband so she can face her domineering father
Pedro Páramo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A petición de su madre que muere, Pedro entra en búsqueda de su padre
Tivoli by Hans Hofmann( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las autoridades van a demoler el teatro Tivoli para ampliar el paseo de La Reforma, pero, Quijamo, el empresario; Eva, la principal exótica, y el cómico Tiliches, intentan entrevistarse con el regente para impedirlo, pero no lo consiguen
Scandalous John( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes funny, sometimes poignant film about a feisty 79-year-old once-proud rancher now living in a half-real world of his own
 
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Alternative Names
Alfonso Arau attore e regista messicano

Alfonso Arau Film director, actor

Alfonso Arau Mexicaans filmregisseur

Alfonso Arau mexikanischer Schauspieler, Produzent und Regisseur

Arau, Alphonso 1932-

Arau Incháustegui, Alfonso

Incháustegui, Alfonso Arau

Альфонсо Арау

آلفونسو آرائو تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان مکزیکی

アルフォンソ・アラウ

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