Vicente Gómez, Andrés
Most widely held works about Andrés Vicente Gómez
Most widely held works by Andrés Vicente Gómez
Ay, Carmela ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in Spanish and Italian and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Aragón, Spain, 1938. Carmela and her two companions quit their posts as entertainers for the Republican troops in search for a better fortune. By mistake, they cross over to the Nationalist zone, get arrested and are given the chance to perform for their freedom.
Goya ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
In Bordeaux, France, in the early 1800's, Goya suffers from strange visions and nightmares. Goya reflects on his tumultuous career: a love affair with the beautiful Duchess of Alba and the evil crusade of Napoleon's French army.
Matador ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 502 libraries worldwide
Diego is a matador unable to practice his craft after being badly gored. Maria is a successful Madrid lawyer. Diego teaches bullfighting to Angel, who wants to bullfight so he can die an exciting death and escape his strict, guilt-inducing Catholic mother. Angel has confessed to a string of recent murders--which he assumes he must be responsible for--having seen them happen in a series of hallucinatory visions, and Maria is defending him. Thanks to Angel, Diego and Maria finally meet. They might have gone through life forever unfulfilled were it not for him -- now they have each found someone with whom to share the ultimate pleasure. All that remains for them is the execution of their Liebestod.
The dancer upstairs ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
As a Latin American nation nears collapse, idealistic policeman Agustin Rejas faces his greatest challenge: to catch the mysterious terrorist leader Ezequiel. Mass panic sets in as the terrorist attacks become more ferocious, and Rejas finds himself drawn to Yolanda, his daughter's beautiful ballet teacher. As the search for Ezequil comes nearer, he and Yolanda must choose between love, country or self.
La comunidad Common wealth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Julia, a hard-working real estate agent, finds 300 million pesetas hidden in a dead man's apartment and is forced to face the wrath of a very peculiar community of neighbors led by an unscrupulous administrator.
La Celestina ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Calisto is a young knight who has fallen madly in love with a beautiful maiden. Failing in his endeavors to win her over, Calisto is prompted by his unscrupulous servant to seek the help of the witch Celestina.
Two much ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Art Dodge becomes entangled in an outrageous charade in which he invents his own twin brother so he can date two beautiful sisters at once. Of course, his double life soon spins hilariously out of control.
A matador's mistress ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
The story of legendary Spanish matador Manolete and his romantic quest for his hot-tempered girlfriend Lupe Sino's heart, which continued until 1947, when he died in the bull ring at age 30.
Como ser mujer y no morir en el intento ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Carmen's life is complicated. At 42 she is married to her third husband, Antonio, and has two children from previous marriages. She tries to carry on her professional career, without neglecting her relationship with Antonio, the house, her friends, or the emotional needs of the children.
Jamoń jamón ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in Spanish and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Hilarious, sexy, and complex story of two young lovers, the pregnant Sylvia and her lover José Luis. When they announce their plan to wed, his mother hires the town's sexiest man to break up the marriage. Naturally, nothing goes as planned.
Segunda piel Second skin ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 149 libraries worldwide
When Elena discovers that her husband is involved in a passionate affair with another man, he tries desperately to convince her - and himself - that the affair was a mistake. But he soon finds that his love is real. When Elena's husband is encouraged to start a new life, one that is true to his real feelings, this strange triangle takes a turn that no one expects.
Son de mar ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 131 libraries worldwide
In a small village in the Mediterranean, Martina falls in love with Ulises, the new high school teacher. They marry and begin a happy life until Ulises disappears during a fishing trip. Martina remarries and Ulises suddenly returns.
El embrujo de Shanghai Shanghai spell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 121 libraries worldwide
"This historical epic paints a lush yet realistic version of Barcelona in the 1940s. It follows the story of Dani, a young boy whose father was killed in the brutal violence of the Spanish Civil War. It is the start of a hot Spanish summer, and Dani is enlisted to care for a crazy neighbor--a Captain who is suffering posttraumatic stress and on an obsessive quest to close down a local industrial plant. Along with having to care for this damaged soul, Dani finds himself drawn to an older woman, the beautiful daughter of an anarchist who is dying of tuberculosis."--http://movies.yahoo.com.
El portero The goalkeeper ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 120 libraries worldwide
A former football star finds himself weighing difficult options in Spain after the Civil War. Once the goalie for a championship soccer team in Madrid, but as Spain struggles to get back on its feet following the Civil War, he's reduced to traveling the countryside, hustling money from strangers who think they can get a penalty kick past him. He finds himself in a small Asturian town, where he becomes infatuated with a single mother who watches over her young son and her brother, who is still nursing wounds he suffered as a soldier with the Resistance. He must also has to contend with a member of the Civil Guard who makes no secret of his sexual interest. He decides he'd like to stick around for a while, so he takes a job doing chores for a rough-hewn but good-natured Catholic priest; soon, he gets a troubling offer from the leader of the local branch of the Civil Guard. He must represent the Civil Guard in a local penalty kick competition, and while he's in no position to refuse, he's also not sure he wants to accept.
El sur ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 118 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the short story by Jorge Luis Borges. In this story, a descendant of famous ancestors dreams of more heroic times ... until a serious accident takes him to the doors of death, where the past and the present mingle -- and where he meets his final destiny.
Libertarias ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Spain, July 19, 1936. The Spanish Civil War has just begun and women as always play their part in this human tragedy. Maria, an innocent young nun, is forced to leave the convent after the arrival of the revolutionary troops in Barcelona. She takes refuge in a brothel where she meets a group of "Libertarias," women "drafted" as freedom fighters.
Soldados de Salamina ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 93 libraries worldwide
"El escritor Rafael Sánchez huyó de ser fusilado, en los últimos días de la Guerra Civil española. Una novelista, tiempo despues, se da a la tarea de encontrar y unir las piezas de esta enigmatica historia, sin saber que en el camino se encontrara con varias cosas, incluso con ella misma ... "--Container.
Soldados de Salamina ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Lola reacts with disdain and exasperation when asked to write an article inspired by the Spanish Civil War for the newspaper where she works. To her the war is ancient history and no longer relevant. A reader's response to her article puts her on the trail of a mystery stemming from the last days of the war. In the process she becomes more interested in what motivated those who fought in the war.
No se lo digas a nadie Don't tell anyone ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Based on the alleged autobiography of gay Peruvian talk show host Jaime Bayly, this is the story of Joaquin, a troubled youth from a well-to-do family in Peru, who must overcome the domineering influences of his macho, racist father and obsessively religious mother to discover his true sexual nature.
El día de la bestia ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 85 libraries worldwide
"Un sacerdote cree haber encontrado el mensaje secreto del Apocalipsis según San Juan: el Anticristo nacerá el 25 de diciembre en Madrid. Para detener este suceso, el cura se une a un joven aficionado al death metal intentando por todos los medios descubrir en qué parte de Madrid tendrá lugar el apocalíptico evento. Con la ayuda del profesor Cavan, que presenta un programa de televisión sobre lo sobrenatural, el cura deberá enfrentar la llegada del Ángel Oscuro, en el profetizado día de la Bestia"--Container.
Adultery Apartment dwellers Apartment houses Artists Ballet dancers Biographical films Borges, Jorge Luis,--1899-1986 Bullfighters Civil War (Spain : 1936-1939) Comedy films Comedy films Communities Dark comedy films Drama Entertainers Erotic films Expatriate artists Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Foreign films France--Bordeaux (Aquitaine) Goya, Francisco,--1746-1828 History Latin America Love Manners and customs Manolete,--1917-1947 Man-woman relationships Melodrama Mothers and sons Motion pictures Motion pictures, Spanish Murder Painters Police Reporters and reporting Sex addiction Spain Terrorists Thrillers (Motion pictures) Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Witches Women Women real estate agents
Gómez, Andrés 1943-
Gómez, Andrés Vicente
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