Most widely held works about Gerardo Herrero
Most widely held works by Gerardo Herrero
El secreto de sus ojos The secret in their eyes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 971 libraries worldwide
Recently retired criminal court investigator Benjamín decides to write a novel based on a twenty-five-year-old unresolved rape and murder case which still haunts him. Sharing his plans with Irene, the beautiful judge and former colleague, Benjamín's initial involvement with the case is shown through flashbacks as he sets out to identify the murderer. But Benjamín's search for the truth will put him at the center of a judicial nightmare, as the mystery of the heinous crime continues to unfold in the present, testing the limits of a man seeking justice and personal fulfillment at last.
Guantanamera ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 840 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.
Machuca ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and Turkish and held by 614 libraries worldwide
"Explores Chile's bloody 1973 coup through the coming-of-age story of a pair of 12-year-old boys. From opposite extremes of society, Gonzalo and Pedro form an unlikely friendship as politics rip their world apart"--Container.
El aura The aura ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 462 libraries worldwide
"Espinoza is a taxidermist marked with strange qualities--a photographic memory and random fits of epilepsy. To escape his lonely everyday life, he spends his time lost in fantasy about the perfect heist. When a fatal hunting accident presents a golden opportunity, he takes the chance to put his plot into action. But living in a world of real violence might bring a lethal dose of reality to Espinoza--and the beautiful young woman he's brought into his plan. Now he must decide if criminal perfection is worth the ultimate price."--Container.
The Oxford murders ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 416 libraries worldwide
A woman is murdered in Oxford. Her body is discovered by two men who meet for the first time at that moment: Arthur Seldom, a prestigious professor of logic, and Martin, a young graduate student who has just arrived at the University hoping to study with Seldom. It quickly becomes clear that this is the first in a series of murders, all of which are announced by the murderer with strange mathematical symbols. Professor and student join forces to try and crack the code.
Lista de espera Waiting list ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 339 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.
Lugares comunes Common ground ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Fernando, a respected university professor, and Lili, his devoted wife, have lived happily together in Buenos Aires for many years. Without warning, they find their comfortable life threatened when Fernando is forced into early retirement as a result of Argentina's economic crisis. Facing an uncertain future, the couple relocates to the countryside where they bravely set out on a new chapter of their lives.
Cosas que dejé en La Habana Things I left in Havana ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 320 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 Boca del lobo The lion's den ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in Spanish and held by 271 libraries worldwide
A study of a bloody encounter between the Peruvian Army and the Maoist Shining Path in Chuspi, a small isolated village in the Andes.
Nico and Dani ("Krámpack") ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Spanish and Russian and held by 190 libraries worldwide
A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
El método The method ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Seven people are called for a job interview. They all take part in a psychological test known as the Gronholm Method, a series of questions, scenarios and bizarre test questions. People begin to take things personally as the competition becomes more intense.
Martín (Hache) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Martín "H" (for "hijo" [son in Spanish] thus his nickname, "hache" [Spanish for the letter "h"] or "Junior" in English) suffers an overdose after his girlfriend breaks up with him. Hache is directionless and difficult, so his mother sends him to live with his father, an Argentine expat who lives in Madrid. Martín tries to reach out to his son, but it soon becomes clear that Hache needs to leave his father's place and make his own way.
La vida que te espera ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 182 libraries worldwide
In a land steeped in the tradition and competition of dairy farming, the inevitable happens--a murder among neighbors, a mystery unsolved and a familial rift that leads to love and hatred.
Botín de guerra Spoils of war ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 175 libraries worldwide
First-hand accounts from the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, who dared to challenge the ruthless dictatorship of Argentina from 1976 to 1983 and have sought to find their missing grandchildren. Children now reunited with their families, and some who still hope to be, contribute.
Hormigas en la boca ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 139 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.
Sin noticias de dios Don't tempt me ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Heaven has sent it's best, and the devil has enlisted his worst to do battle for ultimate supremacy. The winner is to be decided by whoever can secure the soul of a short-tempered, punch-drunk boxer on Earth. These sexy angels pull no punches. They use their brains, wiles and of course, sex appeal. Damnation has never been this suductive, and seduction never more heavenly. This boxer is not going to know what hit him, after all, he is only human!
Inconscientes Unconscious ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Set in Barcelona in the early 1900s. A very pregnant Alma searches for her missing psychiatrist husband. Along the way she recruits her love-struck brother-in-law Salvador and discovers a world where gender bending psychoanalysis turns the roles of sex and sexuality inside out.
Extasis ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Rober, a reckless 25-year-old concocts an outrageous scheme with friend Max and girlfriend Lola-- they will rob their families and flee their hometown. The trio's plan goes awry when Rober betrays them.
Nueces para el amor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Marcelo and Alicia have an on and off romance that is set against some of the biggest events in Argentina's history. Their paths cross at the final concert of Argentine rock band Sui Generis, the 1982 World Cup, and the political unrest of 1989.
El secreto de sus ojos A.I.E ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A crime-thriller about judicial cover-ups and corruption in Argentina, told through flashbacks.
Angels Argentina Argentina--Buenos Aires Boxers (Sports) Boys Bus terminals Chile College teachers Comedy films Coming-of-age films Coup d'état (Chile : 1973) Crime films Criminal behavior Criminal investigation Cuba Dairy farmers Drama Epilepsy Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Foreign films Funeral rites and ceremonies Fur trade Graduate students Historical films History Hunting accidents Judicial corruption Love, Paternal Male friendship Man-woman relationships Married people Motion pictures Murder Neighbors Photographic memory Political science Road films Seduction Sisters Social classes Spain Spain--Cantabrian Mountains Spanish language Taxidermists Thrillers (Motion pictures) Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Gamir, Gerardo Herrero Pérez-
Herrero Pérez-Gamir, Gerardo
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