Lola Films (Firm)
Most widely held works by Lola Films (Firm)
Belle epoque ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Fernando, a handsome, young Spanish Civil War deserter who befriends a free-thinking artist, finds himself in a romantic dilemma when the artist's four beautiful daughters return to their country home. Which woman should he love?
Goya ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 513 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.
The dancer upstairs ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 499 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.
Belle époque ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 478 libraries worldwide
In 1931, Fernando, a handsome, young Spanish Civil War deserter who befriends a free-thinking artist, finds himself in a romantic dilemma when the artist's four beautiful daughters return to their country home. Which woman should he love?
Lucía, Lucía ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 376 libraries worldwide
"A woman's search for her missing husband ignites a dangerous and unexpectedly romantic adventure. It's a wild ride through the mysterious territory of identity, as Lucia finds herself in a triangle of love and friendship with a reawakened passion for life that's different from anything she ever imagined"--Container back cover.
I have nothing to say and I am saying it ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
The life, music, and philosophy of the composer John Cage. Includes performances of his music, and comments by Merce Cunningham, Yoko Ono, and Laurie Anderson.
La niña de tus ojos Girl of your dreams ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 332 libraries worldwide
In Civil War torn Spain, Germany invites a group of filmmakers to shoot two versions of the Andalusian musical drama "The girl of your dreams" in Berlin. Happy to leave the war behind them, the troupe of Spaniards starts filming in Hitler's Berlin. The hospitality upon their arrival has more to do with the youthful charms of Macarena Granada. What's more, the only Andalusion-looking extras in Germany are the gypsies and Jewish prisoners in a nearby concentration camp. When Macarena befriends one of the prisoners, the troupe must decide if the movie is more important than their lives.
L'esquive ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Krimo and Lydia, two childhood friends with opposite personalities, share their affection, arguments, and jealousies as they prepare for a school stage production.
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 in 2005 in Spanish and held by 205 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.
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.
Jamoń jamón ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 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.
No se lo digas a nadie Don't tell anyone ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 136 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.
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.
Tierra ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 121 libraries worldwide
"Called to fumigate the land after a plague of woodlice imparts a distinctive, earthy taste to the wine, Angel tries vainly to keep body and soul together even as he falls in love with demure, unhappily married Angela and in lust with the highly sexed Mari: women reflective of his own split personality. Is he insane-- or is he really connected to the cosmos?"--Container.
El portero The goalkeeper ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 121 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 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.
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.
L'esquive ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and held by 95 libraries worldwide
A beautiful girl, Lydia, passes through the housing projects on the outskirts of Paris, reciting dialog from Marivaux. She's rehearsing a play for the school festival. Her classmate Abdelkrim falls for her and joins the cast of the school play to declare his love for Lydia.
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