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Tornasol Films

Overview
Works: 151 works in 539 publications in 5 languages and 14,894 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  War films  Romance films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tornasol Films
El secreto de sus ojos = Secret in their eyes by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 1,670 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
The Wind That Shakes the Barley by Ken Loach( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irlanda, 1920. Unos campesinos se unen para formar un ejército de guerrilleros voluntarios y enfrentarse a los despiadados Black and Tans, tropas británicas que habían sido enviadas para sofocar las aspiraciones independentistas de Irlanda
Machuca by Andrés Wood( Visual )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,065 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."
Guantanamera by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this romantic comedy from the directors of Strawberry and Chocolate, Yoyita, now 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." -- Back of container
El hijo de la novia = The son of the bride by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and French and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rafael is a 42-year-old divorced father and restaurant owner who is overwhelmed with life. He feels guilty that he doesn't visit his mother, who is stricken with Alzheimer's disease; he lives in his father's shadow; he doesn't spend enough time with his daughter and he can't commit to his girlfriend. When a series of unexpected events occurs, Rafael re-evaluates his life
Bread and roses by Ken Loach( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya is an undocumented worker who has crossed the U.S. border from Mexico to search for her sister Rosa, and to begin a new life. After being reunited, Rosa gets Maya a job with a janitorial service in a large office building. While working, Maya happens upon Sam Shapiro, a muckraking lawyer and union agitator whom the service-workers' union has assigned to bring its "justice for janitors" campaign to the building. Appalled at the work conditions and unfair labor practices, Maya and Sam team up to fight her employer
El aura = The aura by Fabián Bielinsky( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 509 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
The Oxford murders by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 485 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
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 388 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
Sin dejar huella by María Novaro( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two women on the run: one a Spanish dealer in ersatz Mayan relics the other a young mother who has run away from her drug dealer boyfriend and who hopes to build a better life for her two children. The two women ultimately form a bond of solidarity and camaraderie that is put to the test when both a border officer and the boyfriend catch up with them
Cosas que dejé en La Habana = Things I left in Havana by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 341 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
Triage by Joey Bargsten-Yates( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a traumatic near-death experience in Kurdistan, Mark, a battle-scarred war photographer, returns home without his friend and colleague Colin. As Mark struggles to recover, he reveals the shocking truth behind Colin's disappearance
Lugares comunes = Common ground by British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 325 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
Sweet sixteen by Ken Loach( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's precious little sweetness in Liam's life in the weeks before his 16th birthday: his mother is in prison, and his stepfather Stan is a bullying small-time drug dealer. Liam wants a normal life with mom, his older sister and her baby boy, in a caravan he picked out himself. Naïve, driven Liam comes to the attention of a local crime lord, who offers him employment--but with conditions that are merciless. Liam is locked into a destiny that he can't escape, by a country that has written him off. His dreams of escaping to a better life sabotaged by his own refusal to the misery common to his class
Looking for Eric by Ken Loach( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Bishop, a British soccer fanatic who is down on his luck, gets a surprise visit from Eric Cantona, the legendary player for Manchester United. Cantona is there to lend a hand with raising his kids and showing him how to woo back his ex-wife. When the menace of crime threatens Bishop's home, Cantona's advice finally gets him to reach out to his friends that have always been ready to help via a con job that is quite effective
Plata quemada by Marcelo Piñeyro( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two gay thugs Angel (Eduardo Noriega) and El Nene (Leonardo Sbaraglia) join a plan to hold up an armored truck with a group of seasoned gangsters, their love and loyalty to each other is tested. Angel is wounded by police gunfire during the robbery, forcing El Nene to kill them all in a fit of rage. Things become complicated when they escape to Uruguay and the police threaten to torture the driver's moll if she doesn't tell them where they are. With their pictures plastered on the cover of every paper, drowning in drugs and alcohol, the gang begins to bicker. Against his boss's wishes El Nene leaves the apartment and roams the streets where he meets a prostitute named Giselle (Leticia Bredice) in whom he begins to trust.--From publisher desciption
A fond kiss-- by Ken Loach( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second generation Pakistani in Glasgow falls for the White, Irish Catholic music teacher at his sister's school. They try to make the relationship work despite a tentative arranged marriage and parental and societal pressures
El método by Marcelo Piñeyro( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven people are called for a job interview. They all take part in a psycgological 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
Only human by Teresa de Pelegrí( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After introducing her fiance to her Jewish family and them belatedly learing he is a Palestinian mass hysteria ensures
Balada triste de trompeta = The last circus by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Spanish circus clowns, hiding their true feelings which are caused by passion, politics and maybe heredity, are ultimately unable to control themselves when a lovely trapeze artiste comes between them
 
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Lugares comunes = Common ground
Languages
Spanish (161)

English (61)

Turkish (4)

French (1)

Italian (1)