WorldCat Identities

Lola Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 95 works in 319 publications in 4 languages and 7,588 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Sex comedy films  Biography  Romance films  War films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lola Films (Firm)
Belle époque by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1931 Spain, Fernando, a young army deserter, finds his way to the home of the free-thinking old painter, Manolo, and his four powerfully seductive daughters
Goya by Carlos Saura( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 553 WorldCat member 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 by John Malkovich( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member 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
L'esquive by Abdellatif Kechiche( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in French and held by 452 WorldCat member 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 niña de tus ojos = Girl of your dreams by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 379 WorldCat member 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
Lucía, Lucía( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's search for her missing husband ignites a dangerous and unexpectedly romantic adventure
La comunidad = Common wealth by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy set in a decrepit old house in the center of Madrid. One of the house's new residents is Julia Garcia, a real estate agent who has taken an apartment to revive her sagging marriage. One day, Julia and her unemployed husband Ricard, are attacked by cockroaches that rain down on them through a crack in the ceiling. During a subsequent investigation of the upstairs apartment, firemen discover a man's rotting corpse. Julia later conducts her own investigation of the apartment and discovers almost 15 million dollars hidden away under the floor boards-the result of a soccer pool win by the apartment's dead owner. She decides to take the winnings and run, but while removing the cash, meets her neighbor Ramona, who quickly becomes suspicious of Julia's activities. It turns out that everyone in the building knew about the money and agreed to share it amongst themselves, a plan severely compromised by Julia's desire to keep the money for herself
I have nothing to say and I am saying it by John Cage( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life, music, and philosophy of the composer John Cage. Includes performances of his music, and comments by Merce Cunninghan, Yoko Ono, and Laurie Anderson
Jamoń, jamón by José Juan Bigas Luna( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hilarious, sexy, complex story of two young lovers, the pregnant Sylvia and José Luis. When they announce their engagement, his mother hires the town's sexiest man to lure Sylvia and break them up. Chaos and comedy follow
Soldados de Salamina by David Trueba( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer is assigned to write about the Spanish Civil War. After her article is published, she receives a letter which leads her to research the shooting of the poet Rafael Sánchez. She becomes intrigued by the identity of the mysterious soldier who spared Sanchez' life
A matador's mistress( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member 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
La Celestina by Gerardo Vera( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 221 WorldCat member 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
No se lo digas a nadie( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 165 WorldCat member 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
Segunda piel = Second skin by Gerardo Vera( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 156 WorldCat member 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
Tierra by Julio Medem( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Spanish and German and held by 156 WorldCat member 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
Libertarias by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 19th, 1936. The revolution has just started in a small town near Barcelona. Maria, a young innocent nun must flee her convent and finds refuge in a bordello. Militia women - Libertarias - arrive to free the prostitutes. Befriended by the group, Maria joins their cause
El embrujo de Shanghai = Shanghai spell by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 140 WorldCat member 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
Gaudi afternoon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cassandra is an American translator living permenantly in Barcelona. In desperate need of money, she finds she can't refuse another American's need for help. Offered a significant amount of money, Cassandra helps the American find her husband who has disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Soon she is caught up in a web of mistaken identities, double crossing families and a devilish kidnapping plot
Son de mar by José Juan Bigas Luna( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2001 Spanish feature film directed by Bigas Luna. Ulises (Jordi Molla) arrives in a coastal town at the end of the Spanish summer as the new literature teacher and takes a room at Martina's (Leonor Watling) parents' humble boarding house. Through the aromas of the sea, oranges and French-fries that Martina cooks for him, Ulises discovers the sensuality of the Mediterranean and falls in love with Martina. Enchanted by his stories and historical know-how, Martina returns his feelings, and is crushed when he mysteriously disappears at sea. Directed by Bigas Luna. Starring Jordi Mollà, Leonor Watling, Eduard Fernández and Sergio Caballero
El portero = The goalkeeper( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A supposedly famous goalkeeper from Madrid, whose claim to fame stems from having stopped nine successive penalty kicks in league matches, turns up in beautiful post-civil war Asturias, and gets entangled with the marquis
 
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Belle époque
Alternative Names
LolaFilms S.A.

Languages
Spanish (113)

English (18)

French (8)

German (1)

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I have nothing to say and I am saying itSegunda piel = Second skin