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Tornasol Films

Overview
Works: 165 works in 566 publications in 4 languages and 14,906 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  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 )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
The Wind That Shakes the Barley by Ken Loach( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,397 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 )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,083 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."
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 held by 740 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 )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya is an illegal alien 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
Guantanamera by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 624 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 aura = The aura by Fabián Bielinsky( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 511 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 )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dos hombres que se acaban de conocer, un prestigioso profesor de Lógica, y un joven estudiante que acaba de llegar a la universidad con la intención de hacer su tesis con Seldom, descubren el cadáver de una anciana. Pronto queda claro que éste es el primero de una serie de asesinatos, todos anunciados por el culpable a través de extraños símbolos. El profesor y el estudiante unen sus esfuerzos para desentrañar el código, convirtiéndose todo en un elaborado puzzle en el que nada es lo que parece
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At a rundown bus station in rural Cuba, the line of passengers waiting just keeps getting longer. The problem is that every bus that passes by is already full. Their only hope is to wait for the station's bus to be fixed. As the disparate group settles in, relationships start forming between the passengers: Emilio, a young engineer, becomes smitten with a beautiful young woman who is en route to meet her Spanish fiancé, a blind man gets support from the others to go to the head of the line. Frustration and disorder reign when the one bus breaks down and no one can leave. Resigned to working together, the group magically transforms the station into a beautiful place where no one wants to leave."--Container
Sin dejar huella by María Novaro( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 380 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 338 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 Patrick Reed( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 336 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 David. As Mark struggles to recover, he reveals the shocking truth behind David's disappearance
Lugares comunes = Common ground by British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 324 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 )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 317 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 )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 303 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
Guantanamera by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un cortejo fúnebre atraviesa la isla. Un nuevo sistema de traslado de difuntos se ha puesto en marcha. La caravana, formada por un funcionario, su esposa y el eterno enamorado de la difunta acompañan el féretro en el viaje desde Guantánamo a La Habana
Plata quemada by Marcelo Piñeyro( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two gay thugs Angel (Eduardo Noriega) and El Nene (Leonardo Sharaglia) join a plan to hold up an armored truck with a group of seasoned gangsters, their love and loyalty to each other is tested
El método by Marcelo Piñeyro( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 250 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
A fond kiss-- by Ken Loach( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 242 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
Only human by Teresa de Pelegrí( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and Turkish and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Leni comes home to introduce her fiance Rafi to her idiosyncratic Jewish family, everything goes smoothly until the lovers belatedly reveal that Rafi is Palestinian
 
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Lugares comunes = Common ground
Languages
Spanish (162)

English (63)

Turkish (4)

Italian (1)