Most widely held works about Jorge Perugorría
Most widely held works by Jorge Perugorría
Fresa y chocolate Strawberry & chocolate ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
A young college kid meets a writer and a passionate woman who teach him the things that aren't taught in school.
Guantanamera ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 870 libraries worldwide
In this romantic comedy, Yoyita, a world-famous diva, returns to her home town of Guantanamo for an elegant reception and a surprise reunion with her once beloved, Candido. Overjoyed with the rekindled memories of her first love, Yoyita's elated heart fizzles while in Candido's embrace. Joining Yoyita's funeral procession back to Havana are her sexy niece Gina, a former professor blacklisted for political nonconformity, and her husband Adolfo, a tasteless government official in charge of the funeral proceedings. As the cortege wends westward across Cuba, its path keeps crossing that of Mariano, a gallant truck driver who once had a crush on Gina and whose recurring presence crystallizes her doubts about her marriage.
Che ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 488 libraries worldwide
A portrait of the man who overthrew a dictatorship and became a revolutionary before his life was ended. Includes both Che Part One: The Argentine and Part Two: Guerrilla and bonus features.
Lista de espera Waiting list ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 341 libraries worldwide
A rundown bus station in rural Cuba becomes the backdrop for romance and miracles in Juan Carlos Tabio's blend of magical realism and social commentary.
Cosas que dejé en La Habana Things I left in Havana ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 332 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.
Barrio Cuba ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
A look at life and everyday struggles in Havana through three main stories -- when a woman dies in childbirth, the new father runs away; a lonely woman is courted by an older man, but can't forget her first love; a couple's relationship crumbles when they can't conceive a child.
Great day in Havana ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
"A vibrant celebration of artists and musicians in Cuba's capital. Musicians, painters, sculptors, writers, and filmmakers reveal and reflect on Cuba's precarious political climate, its African heritage, the ironies of tourism, and how to live with dignity in the face of the United States embargo"--Container.
Doña Bárbara ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Doña Bárbara, feared for her witchcraft, becomes involved in a land dispute with Santos Luzardo, a city lawyer who has come to take charge of his family's property. Both she and her daughter then fall in love with him.
Hormigas en la boca ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 157 libraries worldwide
After ten years in a Barcelona prison, Martin travels to Havana to search for his beautiful girlfriend. She was the only one of his gang of bank robbers to get away. She also got away with the loot.
Cuando vuelvas a mi lado By my side again ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Three estranged sisters meet up after the death of their mother to carry out her last wishes. She requested that her ashes be divided and given to three different people, one of which is their father who mysteriously disappeared in the 1960's.
Oedipo alcalde Oedipus mayor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 141 libraries worldwide
A local mayor is sent to a small town in the Andes to negotiate peace amongst guerrilla revolutionaries, paramilitary groups, peasants, and the Colombian army. While there he begins a torrid romance with the widow of a war lord, with tragic consequences.
Caribe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 139 libraries worldwide
With unspoiled tropical beaches, a seductive lover, and a passion like none he has ever before experienced, Vicente is being torn apart. An American oil company threatens to destroy him unless he betrays the country, and people he loves.
La vida según Muriel Life according to Muriel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Narrated by Laura's daughter Muriel, this movie is the story of two women, Laura and Mirta, and their daughters as they try to find happiness in their lives. The two women are thrown together by circumstances and despite the great differences in their approaches to life, work at transforming disappointments and misforunes of life into personal victories.
Fresa y chocolate ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 117 libraries worldwide
"La historia de David y Diego es la historia de dos seres humanos en busca de un ámbito en el cual ser. El primero estudiante de ciencias sociales en la Universidad de la Habana, el segundo, un homosexual que vive por y para exaltar la Cultura Cubana"--Container.
Miel para Oshún Honey for Oshun ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Feature film from Cuba. When his father dies, a Cuban man raised in the United States learns that he was not abandoned by his mother but taken illegally out of Cuba. He returns to Cuba to search for her, helped by his cousin and a taxi driver.
Life according to Muriel ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Narrated by Laura's daughter Muriel, this movie is the story of two women, Laura and Mirta, and their daughters as they try to find happiness in their lives. The two women are thrown together by circumstances and despite the great differences in their approaches to life, work at transforming disappointments and misfortunes of life into personal victories.
Honey for Oshun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Feature film from Cuba. When his father dies, a Cuban man raised in the United States learns that he was not abandoned by his mother but taken illegally out of Cuba. He returns to Cuba to search for her, helped by his cousin and a taxi driver, on a wild road trip.
Dile a Laura que la quiero ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 48 libraries worldwide
The relationsip between Jorge and Laura as a married couple works perfectly well till she finds him with another woman. Then Laura leaves the flat they share and goes to live with a girlfriend.
Lista de espera ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A una terminal de ómnibus en una pequeña ciudad de Cuba llega Emilio, un jóven ingeniero desempleado. La situación en la terminal es precaria, varias decenas de pasajeros esperan la llegada de algún ómnibus para ocupar los pocos asientos que se liberen, mientras es reparado el transporte propio de esa terminal.
La mala ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 39 libraries worldwide
"A young Cuban singer is willing to take any measures in order to be successful in the music industry and leave her hometown, where she feels her life has been set out to get married, gain weight and have children. Guided by her strong temperament and inspired in la Lupe, the glorious Cuban singer, she rebels against her own family to find her true destiny."--Container.
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Perugorría Rodríguez, Jorge.
Perugorría Rodríguez, Jorge 1965-
Rodríguez, Jorge Perugorría.
Rodríguez, Jorge Perugorría 1965-
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