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Sogetel (Firm)

Overview
Works: 100 works in 316 publications in 5 languages and 7,351 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Documentary films  Science fiction 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 1,125 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 )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 960 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 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For American Indians, the mirror symbolized power, the sun, the Earth, its four corners, and its people. Now, a "mirror" is being held up to the Old and New Worlds to reflect the diverse cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and peoples, together with the themes, institutions, beliefs, and symbols that have endured or changed through time
Los amantes del Círculo Polar by Julio Medem( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion in the desert (92 mins): A young army officer finds himself stranded in the Sahara where he stumbles upon mysterious ruins, home to a wild leopard. The man and the beast soon develop an inextricable bond, and the friendship that develops could threaten both their lives
Barrio by Fernando León( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three adolescent boys struggle with growing up in modern urban Spain
El espejo enterrado : reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 283 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
Vacas by Julio Medem( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in Spanish and Basque and held by 277 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 230 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

Three young, charming and beautiful sisters leave Cuba in search for the good life in Spain. Once in Madrid, they move in with their aunt who owns a sweatshop that makes fur coats. Since they lack work permits, their aunt plans to marry them off to suit her own interests. But a friend of their aunt's decides to protect the girls from these manipulations. That is until the friend and one of the sisters ends up falling in love with the same man
La ardilla roja by Julio Medem( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in Spanish and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jota is a young man whose fortunes are down. His rocker girlfriend has left him and he is considering jumping off of a jetty late one summer night in San Sebastian. Before he can jump, a motorcyclist crashes through the barrier and Jota runs to assist. The woman has amnesia and Jota takes her to the hospital where he registers her as Lisa, his fiance. When "Lisa" has recovered physically, Jota takes her from the hospital and they go on a vacation to a campground called "The Red Squirrel."
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 187 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
Tierra by Julio Medem( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in Spanish and held by 181 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
Boca a boca = Mouth to mouth by Manuel Gómez Pereira( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 167 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
Libertarias by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 144 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. 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
The Virgin and the bull( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 142 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
Two much by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 138 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
The Conflict of the gods( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 138 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
Love can seriously damage your health = El amor perjudica seriamente la salud by Manuel Gómez Pereira( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 138 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 136 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 Price of freedom( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 132 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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Société générale de télécommunications

Languages
Spanish (156)

English (20)

Basque (1)

Galician (1)

French (1)