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Herrero, Gerardo

Overview
Works: 184 works in 526 publications in 5 languages and 9,003 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Performer, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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El secreto de sus ojos The secret in their eyes by Juan José Campanella ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and German and held by 1,186 WorldCat member 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 his 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 by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member 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 by Andrés Wood ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member 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 by Fabián Bielinsky ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A quiet, cynic taxidermist, who suffers from epilepsy attacks, is obsessed with committing the perfect crime. He claims that the police are too stupid to find out about it when itś well executed, and that the robbers are too stupid to execute it the right way. He feels that he could do it himself by relying on his photographic memory and his strategic planning skills. He is invited on a hunting trip away from his home. Once there, an accident gives him the chance of a life time: the possibility to commit the perfect crime
The Oxford murders ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman is murdered in Oxford. Her body is discovered by two men, 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, and thus begins an elaborate puzzle, in which nothing is as it seems, and the truth is elusive
Lista de espera Waiting list ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 340 WorldCat member 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 )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 334 WorldCat member 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 )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 321 WorldCat member 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 by Francisco J Lombardi ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 281 WorldCat member 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
Martín (Hache) by Adolfo Aristarain ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 238 WorldCat member 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
Balada triste de trompeta The last circus by Alex de la Iglesia ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sad Clown Javier finds work in a circus and befriends a cast of characters, including brutish Happy Clown Sergio, who humiliates Javier daily in the name of entertainment. He also meets Natalia, a gorgeous acrobat and abused wife of Sergio. Javier falls deeply in love with her and tries to rescue her from her cruel, violent husband, unleashing Sergio's jealousy. With neither man willing to back down, the twisted love triangle evolves into a ferocious battle that reaches unbelievable heights
La vida que te espera by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Val es una jovén que reside en las afueras de la ciudad, y pasa sus días en la granja donde ha vivido desde pequeña. Si padre, Gildo, comparte un oscuro secreto con ella: él asesinó a su vecino, Severo, tras una acalorada discusión por un problema de ganado. Cuando el hijo de Severo regresa a la villa por el entierro de su padre, comienza a frecuentar a Val. Y una relación iniciará entre estas dos almas confundidas ... dos almas que guardan más secretos de lo que aparentan".--Envase
El método The method ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 191 WorldCat member 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
Nico and Dani ("Krámpack") ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 178 WorldCat member 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
Botín de guerra Spoils of war ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 176 WorldCat member 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
Sin noticias de dios Don't tempt me ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 159 WorldCat member 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
Hormigas en la boca ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 136 WorldCat member 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
Inconscientes Unconscious ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 129 WorldCat member 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
Nueces para el amor by Alberto Lecchi ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 122 WorldCat member 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
Extasis by Mariano Barroso ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gripping and intense tale of seduction in which Rober, a reckless 25-year-old, with the help of his friends Max and Lola, plan to rob their families and leave town. When Max is arrested during one of the robberies, Rober impersonates him and tricks Max's wealthy father into giving them the bail money. Their plan goes awry when Rober refuses to give up his new luxurious life, putting them all at risk
 
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Alternative Names
Gamir, Gerardo Herrero Pérez-
Herrero Pérez-Gamir, Gerardo
Languages
Spanish (142)
English (14)
German (1)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
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