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Sogetel (Firm)

Overview
Works: 99 works in 317 publications in 5 languages and 7,347 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Documentary films  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sogetel (Firm)
Butterfly by José Luis Cuerda( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid young boy starting school for the first time learns about a world of possibilities when a kind and devoted teacher shows him the wonders of nature. As the school year comes to a close, however, the Spanish Civil War begins sweeping the country, forcing the boy, his family, and his Galician community to choose between the fight for freedom and the threat of persecution
Abre los ojos = Open your eyes by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this steamy, intriguingly complex, psychological thriller the line between reality and fantasy is hopelessly blurred. César tries to make sense of his life after a car crash leaves his once-handsome face grotesquely disfigured. After he is placed into a psychiatric penitentiary for a murder he doesn't remember committing, César's only hope is to delve into the depths of his subconscious mind where the answer to ending his living nightmare lies in his dreams"--Container
The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the diversity of peoples and cultures that make up the Hispanic world. Presents a survey of Hispanic past on both sides of the Atlantic, pointing out the importance of ritual and ceremony and the potency of the ever-present past in our lives today. Highlights the contributions of Hispanic arts and literature
Los amantes del Círculo Polar by Julio Medem( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a chance meeting as eight-year-olds, Ana and Otto come to live under the same roof when Ana's mother and Otto's father marry. As the two grow older, they begin to discover an attraction for each other, delving deeper and deeper into a forbidden love. Destiny tears the family apart, but years later they are given one last chance to be reunited
Barrio by Fernando León( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught in the concrete jungle of the big city, 15-year-old friends Rai, Manu, and Javi pass the summer dreaming of girls and sandy beaches. Javi is surprised by his friends' sexual interest in his sister Susi. Not having a vehicle, Manu struggles to keep his pizza delivery job. Rai decides to enter a contest for an exotic vacation, but wins a jet ski instead. This is immediately stolen before he manages to profit by selling it. Manu and his father lie about Manu's absent junkie brother, while Javi's mother gets a court restraint to deal with Javi's violent father
Vacas by Julio Medem( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in Spanish and Basque and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the rivalry between two Basque families over three generations. Beginning in 1875 during the Spanish Civil War, the lingering feud between the Mendiluze and Iriguibel families will inevitably entangle the lives of their children and their children's children as they find themselves drawn to each other
La Celestina by Gerardo Vera( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 228 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
Cosas que dejé en La Habana = Things I left in Havana by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having left Havana for Madrid, three Cuban sisters find their aunt and a man who tries to seduce and exploit them
El espejo enterrado : reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Espejo Enterrado consists of five one-hour programs on the historical roots of contemporary Hispanic history and culture discussing the origin of modern Latin America from the arrival of the Spanish conquerors to the present. La virgen y el toro: Carlos Fuentes examines the meaning of mestizaje, the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, indigenous Indian and African. La Batalla de los dioses: Fuentes retraces the indigenous world through its pyramids and sculptures. The return of their blond, exiled god, Quetalcóat, was forecast for the very year Cortés reached its shores. La edad de oro: The colonies brough Spain enormous treasures, gold silver, chocolate, tomatoes, and the potato. Yet Spain's most powerful ruler, Philip II, lived in austere solitude in a cell-like study. El precio de la libertad: Every year a million Mexicans gether in the great central square of their capital to celebrate El Grito, the cry for indepence. Fuentes crosses the Andes to follow the steps of the great liberators, Bolívar and San Martín. Las tres hispanidades: Spain, Latin American and the Hispanic communities in the United States have all undergone enormous changes. Fuentes comments on the traditions which Hispanic immigrants bring to the US in art, music and dance, and respect for family ties
El día de la bestia by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 189 WorldCat member 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
La ardilla roja by Julio Medem( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in Spanish and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jota, a troubled former pop star is the sole witness to the crash of a motorcycle ridden by a young woman. After learning of the woman's amnesia Jota pretends to be her lover, naming her Lisa and creating a fictitious life for her. Then the two take a vacation to the Red Squirrel campsite. But there may be more to Lisa than meets the eye
Boca a boca = Mouth to mouth by Manuel Gómez Pereira( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling actor reluctantly takes a job as a phone sex operator and falls for a sultry, mysterious caller who wants to do more than just talk
Tierra by Julio Medem( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in Spanish and held by 160 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
The Virgin and the bull( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Fuentes looks for his forebears in the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, Indian, and African. He asks what is unique in their culture that is cause for celebration in the 500th anniversary year of Columbus. His quest takes him from the quayside at Vera Cruz back to Spain
Libertarias by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 19th, 1936. The revolution has just started in a small town near Barcelona. Maria, a young innocent nun escaping from her convent, which is being ransacked by revolutionaries, finds refuge in a whorehouse. In the whorehouse some militia women--Libertarias--burst in with the mission of freeing the prostitutes. Befriended by the group, Maria will participate in the armed fight, and the course of her life will change forever
Two much by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 142 WorldCat member 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
Love can seriously damage your health = El amor perjudica seriamente la salud by Penélope Cruz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This romantic comedy charts the course of a long-time on-again-off-again love affair between Diana Balaguer and Santi Garcia
The Age of gold by Pietro( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New World brought Spain enormous treasures: gold, silver, chocolate, tomatoes, the potato. Yet Spain's most powerful ruler, Philip II, lived in austere solitude in a cell-like study. He sought to protect the Catholic faith, while Cervantes questioned all values in Don Quixote. Velázquez painted masterpieces of psychological penetration that vaulted the Atlantic
The Conflict of the gods( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his lifetime Carlos Fuentes has witnessed the rediscovery of ancient Aztec temples beneath the central square of modern Mexico City. He retraces the Indian world through their magnificent pyramids and sculptures. The return of their exiled god was forecast for the very year Cortés reached their shores. The savagery of the conquistador equaled that of the Indian, but he brought with him a new god, a god who sacrificed himself for men
The Price of freedom( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year a million Mexicans gather in their capital to celebrate El Grito, the cry for independence. Following its progress, Carlos Fuentes crosses the Andes in the steps of Bolívar and San Martín. The liberators succeeded in throwing off the Spanish yoke, but they found it harder to establish a just society. For the gaucho there was the consolation of the open spaces, the mountains, and the plains; and for those crowding into the new cities like Buenos Aires, there was tango, "a sad thought that can be danced."
 
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controlled identitySogecine (Firm)

Société générale de télécommunications

Languages
Spanish (157)

English (20)

Basque (1)

French (1)

Galician (1)

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The Virgin and the bullTwo muchThe Age of goldThe Conflict of the godsThe Price of freedom