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Herrero, Gerardo

Overview
Works: 211 works in 612 publications in 4 languages and 10,190 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  History  Historical films  Road films  War films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gerardo Herrero
 
Most widely held works by Gerardo Herrero
El secreto de sus ojos by Juan Jos Campanella( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Benjamín Espósito acaba de jubilarse después de trabajar toda una vida como empleado en un Juzgado Penal. Para ocupar su tiempo libre decide escribir una novela basada en una historia real de la que ha sido testigo y protagonista: un terrible asesinato ocurrido en Buenos Aires en 1974, y la investigación para hallar al culpable. Pero una vez abierta la puerta de ese pasado, al propio Espósito se le volverá imposible cerrarla. Primero, porque la turbulenta Argentina de entonces se cuela en la vida de los personajes, con su carga de violencia y de muerte. Y, sobre todo, porque su búsqueda ilumina de un modo descarnado su propia vida y su presente, y lo pone de frente con un dilema de amor que lo obsesiona desde hace demasiado tiempo. Reconstruir el pasado lo conducirá a bucear en sus propios sentimientos, sus propias conductas y decisiones. Y hallar la verdad terminará por convertirse no en un objetivo literario, sino en la llave que le permita abrir la puerta para vivir el resto de su vida."--Envase
Guantanamera by Toms Gutirrez Alea( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 928 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 cortège 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 Andrs Wood( Visual )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 872 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 hijo de la novia = Son of the bride by Juan Jos Campanella( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rafael piensa que las cosas deberían irle mejor: dedica 24 horas al día a su restaurante, está divorciado, ve muy poco a su hija, no tiene amigos y elude comprometerse con su novia. Además, desde hace mucho tiempo no visita a su madre, internada en un geriátrico porque sufre el mal de Alzheimer. Una serie de acontecimientos inesperados le obligan a replantearse su vida. Entre ellos, la intención que tiene su padre de cumplir el viejo sueño de su madre: casarse por la Iglesia
The Oxford murders by lex de la Iglesia( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member 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
El aura The aura by Fabin Bielinsky( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 489 WorldCat member 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
Lista de espera Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabo( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 354 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 )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 345 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 by Manuel Gutirrez Aragn( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 344 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 Lombardi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 260 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 253 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 lex de la Iglesia( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 242 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
Nico and Dani ("Krámpack")( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 221 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
El método The method( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 193 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
La vida que te espera by Manuel Gutirrez Aragn( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 190 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 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 )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 161 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. 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 by Leonor Watling( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 141 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
Hormigas en la boca( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from Spain. Thriller. Set in 1950s Havana just before Castro's revolution, follows a former political activist's attempt to kidnap a local senator
Nueces para el amor by Alberto Lecchi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 119 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
 
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Alternative Names
Gamir, Gerardo Herrero Prez-

Gerardo Herrero Film producer, film director

Gerardo Herrero spanischer Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Gerardo Herrero Spanish film producer and film director

Herrero Prez-Gamir, Gerardo

Херардо Херреро испанский режиссёр, продюсер и сценарист

جيراردو هيريرو

Languages
Spanish (178)

English (13)

Italian (2)

Turkish (1)

Covers
Nico and Dani ("Krámpack")Sin noticias de dios Don't tempt meInconscientes Unconscious