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Medem, Julio 1958-

Overview
Works: 146 works in 604 publications in 6 languages and 3,844 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Allegories  Romance films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Editor, Performer, Scenarist, Other, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Julio Medem
Los amantes del Círculo Polar Lovers of the Arctic Circle by Julio Medem ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 682 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
Lucía y el sexo Sex and Lucia by Julio Medem ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the loss of her long-time boyfriend, Lucía seeks refuge on a quiet Mediterranean island where she meets a new man and begins to discover the dark secrets of her past relationship
Vacas by Julio Medem ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in Spanish and Basque and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A saga spanning over half a century of the twisted goings on between families in Northern Spain. From the Carlist Wars of 1875 to the Spanish Civil War in the thirties, the fathers, sons and grandsons are locked in an absurdly stubborn and emotionally exhausting conflict. Sometimes there seems to be no escape from how family ties dictat our fate
La ardilla roja by Julio Medem ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the verge of committing suicide after he loses his girl and has become a washed-up rock singer, Jota sees a motorcycle go over the side of a boardwalk. Going to investigate, he finds a young woman who has lost her memory. Jota convinces her that she has been living with him for several years and takes her to a camping site, The Red Squirrel, where he says they will become reacquainted. As her memory begins to return, events take an unexpected turn
Tierra ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 179 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
Tierra by Julio Medem ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dressed in blinding white, carrying a strange pack upon his back and a toxin-spewing wand, comes the exterminating Angel and his similarly clad army to the scorched, crimson earth of Aragon wine country to destroy the insects that give the wine its unique flavor. There Angel finds himself falling in love with a lonely wife, Angela, who only stays with her cheating husband for her daughter's sake
The red squirrel La ardilla roja ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 122 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
Vacas Cows ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 104 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 pelota vasca la piel contra la piedra = Euskal pilota : larrua harriaren kontra ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary about the Basque nationalist movement in Spain, with 69 interviews interspersed with documentary footage and film excerpts
Room in Rome by Julio Medem ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a hotel room in the center of Rome, two young women who have just met go on a physical journey which will touch their souls"--Www.ifcfilms.com
Caótica Ana by Julio Medem ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ana leads a sheltered existence with her father on Ibiza until a mysterious philanthropist stumbles on Ana's artwork and invites her to Madrid to develop her skills as a painter. There Ana meets Said, a Berber refugee, and suddenly their passionate relationship leads to the discovery of other past lives that Ana appears to have had. As these are peeled away Ana begins to question who she is and her journey takes her across eras and continents on a voyage that goes far beyond self-discovery."--Container of a different pressing
La pelota vasca la piel contra la piedra = Euskal pelota : larrua harriaren kontra by Julio Medem ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary about the Basque nationalist movement in Spain, with at least seventy juxtaposed interviews interspersed with documentary footage and clips from other films on the topic ; the sport of jai alai serves a visual metaphor for the conflict
La pelota vasca, la piel contra la piedra by Julio Medem ( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in Spanish and Basque and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hola, estás sola? by Icíar Bollain ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Niña is a 20 year-old woman from Valladolid who lives with her divorced father, an authoritarian and conservative man. Trini is of the same age and has lost her mother. For Niña and Trini, Valladolid and their families have nothing to offer, so they go on an adventurous voyage to the Costa del Sol in the south of Spain
Lovers of the arctic circle by Julio Medem ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lovers of the Arctic Circle charts the remarkable destinies of Ana and Otto, childhood friends whose fates intersect over the years, leading to a stunning conclusion in which destiny and romance collide. A beautiful and haunting love story in the tradition of Amelia and Run Lola Run, this groundbreaking film from director Julio Medem finally arrives on DVD to enchant and delight anyone who believes in the power of love
Sex and Lucia ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A meditation of life, love, loss, sex and the differences between reality and fantasy as a young Spanish writer explores his relationship with two women as source material for his next novel
Caótica Ana : guión cinematográfico by Julio Medem ( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guión cinematográfico de Julio Medem, que incluye un prólogo, "Binomios", escrito por el director y varias fotografías del film protagonizado por Manuela Vellés
Mari en la tierra ; Tierra by Julio Medem ( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucía y el sexo by Julio Medem ( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aspasia, amante de Atenas by Julio Medem ( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het levensverhaal van Aspasia van Milete in de vijfde eeuw voor Chr. in Griekenland
 
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Alternative Names
Lafont, Julio Médem.
LaFont, Julio Medem 1958-...
Lafont Sanjuán Mendzábal, Julio 1958-
Medem, Julio
Medem, Julio 1958-
Médem Lafont, Julio.
Medem Lafont, Julio 1958-
Mendzábal, Julio Lafont Mendzábal 1958-
Sanjuán Mendzábal, Julio Lafont 1958-
Languages
Spanish (364)
English (37)
Basque (6)
German (5)
Multiple languages (5)
French (2)
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