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Alcoriza, Luis

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Most widely held works by Luis Alcoriza
El bruto by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

32 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El dueño de una vivienda decide poner en la calle a sus inquilinos para vender los terrenos. Ante la negativa de éstos a desalojar sus casas, el casero, asesorado por su amante, contrata a un matón: el bruto
Robinson Crusoe by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1659 and after a shipwreck, the sole survivor, Robinson Crusoe, is washed ashore on a deserted tropical island. Suddenly faced with a hostile and unknown wilderness, he carves out a life for himself with his bare hands. Remarkably, he learns how to survive the maddening absence of human companionship and intense loneliness. An amazing story about the human spirit's ability to endure what seems like insurmountable challenges
This strange passion( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological study of a man obsessed. Francisco's romantic love and marriage fades as a paranoid obsession with his wife's supposed infidelity causes him to display fits of jealousy and repentance for his unfounded suspicions
Lo que importa es vivir( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lazarus and Isabel's ranch thrives thanks to the work of Candelario. Isabel begins a love affair with Candelario, and eventually they have a child. Lazaro intends to punish them, but suffers an accident that affects his sense of reason. Lazaro soon dies in another accident, and Isabel and Candelario marry. Locals end up accepting the new couple as the estate has contributed to the town's society, which causes Candelario to take off with his son
Ensayo de un crimen by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

29 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archibald poursuit sa vie durant un fantasme de son enfance : il est persuadé d'avoir tué sa gouvernante en déclenchant une boîte à musique qui exauce tout désir de mort. Adulte, la liste de ses victimes s'allonge...El : Francisco, riche homme d'affaire mexicain, tombe amoureux d'une femme croisée à l'église. Une fois marié, il devient d'une jalousie excessive, et tombe dans la folie meurtrière...Profondément surréaliste par l'irruption du vacarme de l'inconscient au coeur de la banalité de l'existence, ces deux chefs-d'oeuvre de Luis Bunuel jettent la violence des pulsions humaines à la face de la respectabilité sociale. (Source : jaquette)
El gran calavera by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

21 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful businessman, depressed and drinking since the death of his wife, is in danger of losing the wealth that his family depends on so they plan to shock him into recovery by making him think he's driven them all to poverty and the need to work. He discovers the plot and turns the tables with surprising results
El río y la muerte by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long-simmering feud between two families who live by the river is reignited when the scion of one family, a big-city doctor, returns to his roots, unaware that the leader of the other family plans to murder him
Presagio by Luis Alcoriza( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Mama Santos declares, "Something bad is going to happen" in Presagio, it becomes a bad omen rather than a mere statement. Her provincial town quickly transforms from a close-knit village into a virtual ghost town. Few townsfolk can find work; guilt and hatred permeate the community with devastating results. As Mama Santos (Anita Blanch) watches one resident after another vacate the premises, her self-fulfilling prophecy comes full circle. Written by Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez"--Facets web site
Mecánica nacional( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Eufemio takes his family on an outing, he encounters every possible calamity. A group of unconnected lotharios almost romance his wife and his daughter away from him, he encounters a military man who is a little too ready to draw his gun at the slightest provocation, and his mother manages to eat herself to death."--Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide
Escuela de rateros( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous actor is murdered, and a look-alike bread vendor impersonates the dead man in an attempt to find the killer
El esqueleto de la señora Morales by Rogelio A Gonzalez( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the tale of a quiet taxidermist Pablo Morales who suffers the demands of his prudish and hyprochondriac wife Gloria. One day Gloria disappears and Pablo becomes a suspect of murder
La vida no vale nada( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragicomedy with music. Pedro Infante portrays a character of campesino origins, a good worker, singer and simpatico, suffering from a melancholy nature, a spirit of frustration that leads him into a nomadic life, hopelessness, and epic drunken sprees
El inocente( Visual )

3 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a quarrel with her boyfriend on New Year's Eve, Mane (Pinal) drives her car from Mexico City to Cuernavaca to meet her parents in their country house. The car breaks down in the highway and Mane has to ask for help. Mechanic Cruci (Infante) arrives and, after testing the car, offers Mane a ride on his motorcycle. Back in Mane's house, she invites him [in for] some drinks to celebrate New Year's Eve. They get drunk and, the morning after, Mane's parents arrive and find them sleeping together. Not knowing what happened, Mane and Cruci are forced to get married against their will"
Los olvidados = The young and the damned by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro is a member of a gang of juvenile delinquents in Mexico City. His association with them changes his morals and ethics. His friendship with Ojitos, an abandoned orphan, and his future hopes, reach a climax when the gangs leader, Jaibo, kills an informer in front of Pedro
Ensayo de un crimen : la vida criminal de Archibaldo de la Cruz by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A film about the life of a criminal, Archibaldo de la Cruz
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Alcoriza de la Vega, Luis

Alcoriza de la Vega, Luis 1918-1992

Alcoriza, Luis

Alcoriza, Luis de la Vega, 1918-1992

De la Vega, Luis Alcoriza

La Vega, Luis Alcoriza de

Luis Alcoriza film director

Luis Alcoriza meksykański reżyser, scenarzysta i aktor pochodzenia hiszpańskiego

Luis Alcoriza mexikanischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor spanischer Herkunft

Luis Alcoriza realizador, guionista e ator hispano-mexicano

Luis Alcoriza regista cinematografico, sceneggiatore e attore spagnolo

Luis Alcoriza Spaans filmregisseur (1921-1992)

Vega, Luis Alcoriza de la

Луис Алкориса

Луис Алькориса

Луис Алькориса мексиканский кинорежиссёр

Луїс Алкоріса мексиканський кінорежисер

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