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Deseo, S.A.

Overview
Works: 84 works in 627 publications in 4 languages and 20,539 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Dark comedy films  Melodrama  History  Anthology films  Sex comedy films  Horror films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Deseo, S.A.
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

43 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive. When the old aunt dies the situation changes and the past returns (volver)
Todo sobre mi madre by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

51 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuela is the perfect mother. A hard-working nurse, she's built a comfortable life for herself and her teenage son. But when tragedy strikes and her son is killed in a car accident, her world crumbles
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

41 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madcap comedy about a woman who has been jilted by the love of her life, her friend who is in love with a terrorist, and her ex-lover's crazed wife
Hable con ella = Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Spanish and French and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marco, a journalist grieving for a love affair that ended ten years' ago, falls in love with Lydia, a bullfighter also on the rebound. Benigno, a nurse, dedicates his life to his only patient, a young dancer in a coma as a result of an accident four years' before; he talks to her, reads to her, holds photographs in front of her closed eyes. When Lydia is brought comatose to the hospital where Benigno works, he and Marco become friendly, and the nurse encourages the journalist to talk to her and hope for a miracle. Marco is Sancho to Benigno's Quixote, and as Benigno's hopes for his patient become fantasies, Marco tries to inject reality. Does a miracle await?
El Espinazo del Diablo = The Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twelve-year-old Carlos is the latest arrival to Santa Lucia School, an imposing stone building that shelters the orphans of the Republican militia and politicians during the last days of the Spanish Civil War. Carlos gradually uncovers the dark ties that bind the inhabitants of the school: hidden riches, sexual intrigue and the restless ghost of a murdered student"--Container
Relatos salvajes = Wild tales by Damián Szifron( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories involving people out for vengeance. Vulnerable in the face of a reality that shifts and suddenly turns unpredictable, the characters cross the thin line that divides civilization and barbarism. A lover's betrayal, a return to the repressed past and the violence woven into everyday encounters drive the characters to madness as they cede to the undeniable pleasure of losing control
Los abrazos rotos = Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro Almódovar's acclaimed tale of sex, secrets and cinema. When her father becomes gravely ill, beautiful Lena consents to a relationship with her boss Ernesto Martel. An extremely wealthy and much-older man, he pays for her father's hospitalisation and provides her a lavish lifestyle. Lena's dream, however, is to act and she soon falls for the director of her first film - a project bankrolled by her jealous husband to keep her near. Upon his discovery of the affair, Ernesto stops at nothing to ruin Lena's happiness
La mala educación = Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Enrique (Fele Martínez) gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend Ignacio, who has written a story about their traumatic childhood spent at Catholic school. In the story, a drag performer known as Zahara attempts to blackmail a predatory priest by exposing their scandalous past. The tale provides the inspiration for Enrique's next film. But when the villainous priest from their school days arrives to tell his own version of the events, the truth is wilder than anything anyone could have imagined
The skin I live in = La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has wanted to create a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he cultivates a skin that is a real shield against every assault. Now, besides the years of study and experimentation, the unscrupulous doctor needs to find an accomplice, and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?
Atame! = Tie me up/Tie me down! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

39 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El joven Ricki es huérfano desde los tres años y toda su vida la ha pasado en diferentes instituciones sociales y reformatorios. Por su parte, Marina es una mujer que ha tenido problemas con las drogas y trabaja como actriz en películas pornográficas y de terror. Fascinado por ella, Ricki la rapta, dispuesto a hacer todo lo posible para que Marina corresponda a su amor. La animadversión inicial de la mujer, y sus vanos intentos de huir, van dejando paso a una progresiva hermandad entre ambos, finalmente convertida en auténtico amor
La flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leo writes romance novels - but with a loveless marriage, she finds herself fresh out of inspiration. Angel is a tough and gruff journalist with an iron will and a heart of gold. When their paths cross, they discover something neither had expected - a real-life love affair"--Container
Julieta by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Antía. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Antía's father and Julieta's husband. At times, grief doesn't bring people closer, it drives them apart
Carne trémula by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Victor attempts to seduce wealthy junkie, Elena, all he gets for his trouble is a six year ticket to prison. After his release he is haunted by the years he has lost and he wants vengeance
The secret life of words by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah, a recluse who wears a hearing aid, is forced by her employer to take a vacation. On holiday she finds a job on an oil rig caring for Josef, a burn victim who has temporarily lost his sight. Hannah's job is to care for Josef until he is stable enough to be transferred. There is almost no one on the rig, except a cook, an oceanographer and a few others out at sea. Hannah tends to Josef and he slowly breaks her shell of silence
La ley del deseo = Law of desire by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

25 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cocaine-snorting homosexual hedonist writer-director Pablo Quintero is bereft--because his boyfriend Juan has just moved out. Pablo meets Antonio at a party, and they share a few passionate nights, but Antonio soon proves far too clingy for Pablo's taste. All hell breaks loose when Antonio comes across a sad, yearning love note from Juan, which ignites in Antonio a bonfire of jealous possessiveness. Pablo's transsexual sister Tina and her daughter Ada get involved in the mess as well. None of their lives will ever be the same because of this tragic unrequited love triangle
La mujer sin cabeza = The headless woman by Lucrecia Martel( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A bourgeois woman is driving alone on a dirt road when she becomes distracted and runs over something. In the days following this jarring incident, she becomes dazed and emotionally disconnected from the people and events in her life. She becomes obsessed with the possibility that she may have killed someone. The police confirm that there were no accidents reported in the area and everything returns to normal, until a gruesome discovery is made"--Container
La niña santa by Lucrecia Martel( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jano is speaking at a medical convention at an Argentinean hotel well past its prime. He is attracted to Helena, single mother and co-owner of the hotel. Amalia, Helena's teenage daughter, is starting to explore both her faith and her sexuality, spending much of her time with her best friend Josephina. In their imaginations, the girls tend to conflate the erotic, the religious, and the lurid. Then Dr. Jano makes an anonymous sexual advance towards Amalia in public, and sets in motion a chain of events that will have serious consequences for all of them
I'm so excited! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With malfunctioning landing gear, the fight attendants on a Madrid-Mexico City flight try to distract the passengers from this crisis with comical results
My life without me by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is dying from cancer, so she decides to live her life with a passion and zest she has never known before
High heels = Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in Spanish and French and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The husband of a TV anchorwoman, ex-lover of her long-estranged singer-actress mother, is mysteriously killed, and both mother and daughter come under suspicion in a frenzied investigation filled with romantic mix-ups and mistaken identities
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Volver
Alternative Names
Deap-Sea Education and Outreach Group

Deseo (Firm)

Deseo S.A

El Deseo Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

El Deseo (Firm)

El Deseo productora

אל דסאו

エル・デセオ

Languages
Spanish (423)

English (41)

French (13)

Turkish (1)

Covers
Todo sobre mi madreMujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdownHable con ella = Talk to herEl Espinazo del Diablo = The Devil's backboneLos abrazos rotos = Broken embracesLa mala educación = Bad educationLa flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secretCarne trémula