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Tornasol Films

Overview
Works: 129 works in 458 publications in 5 languages and 14,414 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  War films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tornasol Films
El secreto de sus ojos by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 1,603 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 )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland, 1920. Damien O'Donovan is leaving for London for an internship, until the dreaded Black and Tans attack his hurling mates, killing one for not speaking English. Thus sidetracked by the Irish War for Independence, Damien is convinced by his brother Teddy to throw his lot in with the IRA. Damien is a purist, an idealist, and therefore marked for a tragic destiny, while Teddy is a fatefully pragmatic politician. These differences between the brothers propel the film through its terrible final act, as the signing of Anglo-Irish Treaty establishes the Irish Free State, splits the Republican movement, and unleashes the Irish Civil War
Guantanamera by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about God and the world ending up in discovering that life for both groups has many similarities as well as a lot of differences depending on the point of view
Machuca by Andrés Wood( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 874 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 = Son of the bride by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and French and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rafael Belvedere no está conforme con la vida que lleva. No tiene ideales, vive metido hasta el tope en el restaurante fundado por su padre; carga con un divorcio, no se ha tomado el tiempo suficiente para ver crecer a su hija Vicky, no tiene amigos y prefiere eludir un mayor compromiso con su novia actual. Además hace más de un año que no visita a su madre que sufre de mal de Alzheimer y está internada en un geriátrico. Rafael sólo quiere que lo dejen en paz. Pero una serie de acontecimientos inesperados lo obligarán a reflexionar sobre su situación. Y en el camino, le ofrecerá apoyo a su padre para cumplir el viejo sueño de su madre: casarse por la Iglesia"--Container
El aura = The aura by Fabián Bielinsky( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 520 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 Tabío( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 376 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
Cosas que dejé en La Habana = Things I left in Havana by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 339 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
Sweet sixteen by Ken Loach( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 320 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 )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 314 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
A fond kiss-- by Ken Loach( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 254 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 = The method by Marcelo Piñeyro( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 236 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
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 233 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
 
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Spanish (104)

English (30)

Turkish (3)

French (1)

Italian (1)