WorldCat Identities

Lola Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 90 works in 297 publications in 4 languages and 7,706 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romance films  Biographical films  Biography  Sex comedy 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 1,141 WorldCat member 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?
Goya by Carlos Saura( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 609 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 Spanish and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A policeman who is searching for the leader of a terrorist movement must ultimately chose between his heart, country and own well-being after falling in love with his daughter's ballet teacher
L'esquive by Abdellatif Kechiche( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in French and held by 461 WorldCat member 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. Abdelkrim falls for his classmate. He joins the cast of the school play to declare his love for Lydia
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 384 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 372 WorldCat member 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 triagle of love and friendship with a reawakened passion for life that's different from anything she ever imagined"--Container back cover
La comunidad Common wealth by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 317 WorldCat member 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
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 285 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 282 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 250 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 245 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 Fernando de Rojas( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 218 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
Libertarias by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spain, July 19, 1936. The Spanish Civil War has just begun and women as always play their part in this human tragedy. María, 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
No se lo digas a nadie( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 166 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 159 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 )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Spanish and German and held by 154 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
El embrujo de Shanghai Shanghai spell( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 143 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 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alone in a foreign city, Cassandra must solve a family's darkest, deepest secrets before she can confront her own past
Son de mar by Lolafilms( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 128 WorldCat member 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 portero The goalkeeper( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 120 WorldCat member 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
 
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Belle époque
Alternative Names
LolaFilms S.A.

Languages
Spanish (111)

English (17)

French (7)

German (1)

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