WorldCat Identities

Trueba, Fernando

Works: 196 works in 616 publications in 8 languages and 5,417 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Graphic novels  Dictionaries  Discography  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Contributor, Editor, Narrator, Creator, Restager , Translator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Fernando Trueba
Most widely held works by Fernando Trueba
Belle époque by Fernando Trueba( Visual )
85 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,344 WorldCat member 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?
Chico & Rita by Fernando Trueba( Visual )
27 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Featuring an original soundtrack by legendary cuban pianist, bandleader and composer Bebo Valdes, Chico & Rita features a sublime soundtrack with music by Thelonious Monk, Cole Porter, Dizzy Gillespie and many more"--Container
Calle 54 by Fernando Trueba( Visual )
32 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Acclaimed as one of the very best motion pictures ever made about music, Calle 54 offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives of Grammy Award winner Tito Puente and some of the greatest Latin jazz artists of our time
La niña de tus ojos Girl of your dreams by Fernando Trueba( Visual )
29 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 415 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
The artist and the model = El artista y la modelo by Jean Rochefort( Visual )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in French and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summer of 1943. In occupied France, not far from the Spanish border, a famous old sculptor, who is tired of life and wars, finds the desire to work again on his last masterpiece when a beautiful young Spanish girl comes knocking after escaping a refugee camp in the South of France
Lumière et compagnie Lumière & company ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To commemorate the Centennial of the Lumière Brothers' first motion picture, leading international filmmakers created their own one minute Lumière Film, using the restored original camera
Two much by Fernando Trueba( Visual )
24 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 181 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
El embrujo de Shanghai Shanghai spell ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 159 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://
El año de las luces by Fernando Trueba( Visual )
32 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tender story of adolescents set in 1940
Diccionario de cine by Fernando Trueba( Book )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Diccionario de jazz latino by Nat Chediak( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chico & Rita by Bebo Valdés( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carreteras secundarias Back roads ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Near the end of the Franco dictatorship in 1974, a poor yet optimistic salesman travels the Spanish coast with his rebellious teenage son
Chico & Rita by Javier Mariscal( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning in 1948 Cuba, a young piano player named Chico and a beautiful singer named Rita follow their dreams to New York, Paris, Hollywood, and Las Vegas
Se infiel y no mires con quien by Fernando Trueba( Visual )
22 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paco and Fernando have succeeded in promoting a best seller for Adela Mora. Paco asks Fernando for his house to carry on an affair. Paco's wife asks Fernando's wife for her house to carry on her own affair. Fernando suspects that his wife is having an affair with Oscar and Oscar thinks Fernando is a homosexual who is having an affair with his partner
El embrujo de Shanghai by Juan Marsé( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For fourteen-year-old Daniel, growing up in a poverty-stricken district of post-war Barcelona, a city where memories of the agonising Civil War were still fresh, life was grey and rarely easy. His father had not returned from war and he lived with his mother, filling in time between school and starting work as a jeweller's apprentice. A stranger entrances them with tales of the Shanhai underworld
Sé infiel y no mires con quién Move over Mrs. Markham ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The owners of a children's book publishing company are about to go bankrupt. They somehow manage to arrange a meeting with a top author. While one owner wines and dines the author, everyone's romantic lives become a mess
Bebo de Cuba : Bebo Valdés y su mundo by Mats Lundahl( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a portrait of the Cuban jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer Bebo Valdés, who spent much of his life in exile in Sweden, and who, through his work, has played a role in preserving the traditions of Cuban popular music
Mi diccionario de cine by Fernando Trueba( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera prima by Fernando Trueba( Visual )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The protagonist of Trueba's Truffaut-inspired comedy is Matias, a loquacious young man in his mid-twenties, who lives in Madrid and works unenthusiastically as a journalist. Ambitious but unfocused, he is in the process of writing his "best-selling book" but cannot progress beyond chapter 6. Distracting him from his literary designs, is the stormy affair he is having with his beautiful cousin, Violette
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Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.14 for Chico & Ri ... to 0.92 for Mi diccion ...)
Alternative Names
Rodríguez Trueba, Fernando 1955-
Trueba, Fernando
Spanish (266)
French (21)
English (18)
German (15)
Italian (2)
Danish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Dutch (1)