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Deseo, S.A.

Overview
Works: 99 works in 445 publications in 3 languages and 17,486 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Interviews  Motion pictures  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Deseo, S.A.
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raimunda is struggling to make ends meet, holding down several jobs while supporting her unemployed husband and her teenage daughter. When Raimunda and her sister are visited by the ghost of their dead mother, it becomes clear that some long-repressed family issues remain unresolved
Todo sobre mi madre All about my mother by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Spanish and French and held by 1,999 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
Hable con ella talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a private clinic Barco and Benigno strike up a friendship while caring for comatose women
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 1,442 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
El Espinazo del Diablo The Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 1,242 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
Los abrazos rotos Broken embraces by S.A Deseo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 1,045 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 )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Enrique gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend Igancio, who has written a story about their traumatic childhood spent at Catholic school. In the story, a drag performer attempts to blackmail a predatory priest by exposing their scandalous past. When Enrique produces a film based on the story, the villainous priest from their school days arrives to tell his own version of the events
La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 784 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 associate and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his best and most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?
Carne trémula by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of five people are intertwined by romance, friendship and rivalry. Victor has fallen for a woman, Elena. Elena, wants nothing to do with Victor and she calls the cops when he shows up at her apartment. The two cops that show up are David and Sancho. Sancho is a chronic, abusive drunk and believes his wife, Clara may be having an affair with his partner, David
The secret life of words by Isabel Coixet ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 649 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 Carmen Maura ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 523 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 flor de mi secreto The flower of my secret ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 521 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
La niña santa by Lucrecia Martel ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 498 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
La mujer sin cabeza The headless woman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 496 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
Atame! Tie me up/Tie me down! ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about an orphaned mental patient who is determined to create an ideal family for himself, so, in an irrationally inspired bid for love, he kidnaps a recovering drug addict/porn star
My life without me by Isabel Coixet ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 377 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
Kika by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Spanish and French and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and she then moves in with him. They might live happily ever after but first they have to cope with Kika's affair with Nicolas, the suspicious death of Ramon's mother and the intrusive gaze of tabloid-TV star and Ramon's ex-psychologist Andrea Scarface
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pepa is a successful actress, doing voice-dubbing and detergent commercials. She lives in a beautiful apartment in the heart of Madrid, with her lover and fellow actor Ivan. He has deserted her without warning, and may have gone back to his wife Lucia, who has been in a mental institution for twenty years. Pepa's best friend, Candela has an equally serious problem: her boyfriend has been arrested as a terrorist, and she needs to hide from the police. Ivan's son and pushy fiancée arrive, possible tenants for Pepa's apartment. As Pepa's apartment fills up, hearts are broken, stockings torn, suicide attempts botched, and windows smashed--the chaos of the day ends with soporifically terrific gazpacho for all
El flor de mi secreto The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 243 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 happen to cross, they discover something neither had expected--a real-life love affair!
High heels Tacones lejanos ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 231 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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Alternative Names
Deseo (Firm)
El Deseo (Firm)
Languages
Spanish (244)
English (22)
French (3)
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