WorldCat Identities

Arau, Alfonso

Overview
Works: 124 works in 638 publications in 9 languages and 12,962 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Animated films  Musical films  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Lyricist, Producer, Author, Performer, Restager , Film editor, Production personnel, fmd, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alfonso Arau
Como agua para chocolate = Like water for chocolate by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

201 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tita and Pedro are passionately in love. But their love is forbidden by an ancient family tradition. To be near Tita, Pedro marries her sister. And Tita, as the family cook, expresses her passion for Pedro through preparing delectable dishes. Now, in Tita's kitchen, ordinary spices become a recipe for passion. Her creations bring on tears of longing, heated desire, or chronic pain, while Tita and Pedro wait for the moment to fulfill their most hidden pleasures. Based on the best-selling book
Coco by Lee Unkrich( Visual )

23 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history
A walk in the clouds by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

62 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After returning from World War II, a young G.I. finds he has little in common with the wife he left behind. Disillusioned, he heads north to work as a travelling salesman where he meets the daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner. On her way home, she is terrified of what her father will do when he learns she is unmarried and pregnant. The young man gallantly offers to help by posing as her husband for one night, unaware that doing so will change both of their lives forever
Romancing the stone by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,667 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 )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 741 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 687 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 )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 595 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 )

27 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 520 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 )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 433 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 by PBS Video( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and German and held by 114 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. Soon thousands are flocking to the local church to see the miraculous hand of the "Madonna."
Posse( Visual )

2 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A publicity-hungry U.S. Marshal (Kirk Douglas) 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. 1 target: cool-witted robber Jack Strawhorn (Bruce Dern). Bo Hopkins, James Stacy and Alfonso Arau co-star in this crafty Western that asks the question: Just who is the real bad guy
Calzonzin inspector( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone in town mistakes a stranger for a federal inspector
Los hermanos muerte ; Pedro Pármano( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro Páramo: After his mother's death Juan Preciado travels to the ghost town of Comala where he learns the truth about his father
Zapata : el sueño del héroe( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evocation of a living myth, this film is about the hero Zapata and his fight against tyrannical power
--und deine Liebe auch( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 59 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 cotrasting 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 )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After returning from World War II, a young G.I. finds he has little in common with the wife he left behind. Disillusioned, he heads north to work as a travelling salesman where he meets the daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner. On her way home, she is terrified of what her father will do when he learns she is unmarried and pregnant. The young man gallantly offers to help by posing as her husband for one night, unaware that doing so will change both of their lives forever
Pedro Páramo by Carlos Velo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A petición de su madre que muere, Pedro entra en búsqueda de su padre
Scandalous John( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and held by 33 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
Tivoli( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When corrupt politicians decide to tear down the Tivoli theater to build a housing project, the performers protest in vain. Set in the early 1950's
El rincón de la virgenes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a group of women try to persuade a junk dealer to appeal for the sainthood of a noted citizen, he instead regales them with the shocking and hilarious truth about the revered holy man
 
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The magnificent Ambersons
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The magnificent AmbersonsThree Amigos!PosseCalzonzin inspector
Alternative Names

controlled identityMagnificent Ambersons (Television program)

Alfonso Arau attore e regista messicano

Alfonso Arau Film director, actor

Alfonso Arau Mexicaans filmregisseur

Alfonso Arau mexikanischer Schauspieler, Produzent und Regisseur

Alfonso Arau Quirós Guitarrista, filantropo y demagogo

Arau, Alphonso 1932-

Arau Incháustegui, Alfonso

Incháustegui, Alfonso Arau

Альфонсо Арау

אלפונסו אראו

آلفونسو آرائو تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان مکزیکی

ألفونسو أرو

알폰소 아라우

アルフォンソ・アラウ

阿方索·阿雷奥

艾方索·阿魯

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