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Herrero, Gerardo

Overview
Works: 281 works in 1,017 publications in 6 languages and 12,275 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  History 
Roles: Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, Director, fmd, Performer, Other, fmp, Restager , Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Gerardo Herrero
 
Most widely held works by Gerardo Herrero
El secreto de sus ojos = The secret in their eyes by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

36 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Machuca by Andrés Wood( Visual )

40 editions published between 2004 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 1,093 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."
The man who killed Don Quixote by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

6 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and German and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toby is a disillusioned director, currently heading commericals, who becomes pulled into a world of fantasy and memory when he's reunited with a Spanish cobbler he cast as Don Quixote in a student film years earlier. The old man now believes himself to be the legendary character, and Toby to be Sancho Panza, who must play along with the delusion as he also attempts to fulfill his professional duties and rescue a young woman who believed his seductive words in the past
El hijo de la novia = The son of the bride by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Son of the Bride is a heartwarming story of love and the appreciation of life. This award-winning Argentine feature was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and stars Ricardo Darin (Nine Queens, The Stranger), Hector Alterio (Burnt Money, The Official Story) and Norma Aleandro (Cousins, Vital Signs). Rafael Belvedere 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; doesn't spend enough time with his daughter; and can't commit to his girlfriend. Rafael's whole life is put to perspective when a series of unexpected events happen to make him re-evaluate his life. With the help of a childhood friend, he is able to restructure his past and appreciate life's little details
Guantanamera by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 591 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
The Oxford murders by Alex de la Iglesia( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is murdered in Oxford. Her body is discovered by two men, 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, and thus begins an elaborate puzzle, in which nothing is as it seems, and the truth is elusive
El aura = The aura by Fabián Bielinsky( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2021 in Spanish and held by 455 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 )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 349 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
Cosas que dejé en La Habana = Things I left in Havana by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 345 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
Lugares comunes = Common ground by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 310 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
Guantanamera by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 262 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
Martín (Hache) by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martín "H" (for "hijo" [son in Spanish] thus his nickname, "hache" [Spanish for the letter "h"] or "Junior" in English) suffers an overdose after his girlfriend breaks up with him. Hache is directionless and difficult, so his mother sends him to live with his father, an Argentine expat who lives in Madrid. Martín tries to reach out to his son, but it soon becomes clear that Hache needs to leave his father's place and make his own way
Un cuento chino = A Chinese tale (Chinese take-away) by Sebastián Borensztein( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Buenos Aires, the bitter and methodic Roberto is a lonely man and the owner of a hardware store. Roberto collects bizarre worldwide news in an album as a hobby and his acquaintance Mari has an unrequited love for him, but Roberto is always evasive. One day, Roberto sees a Chinese named Jun being expelled from a taxi while he is watching the landing of airplanes in the airport and he helps the man to stand up. Jun does not speak Spanish and shows a tattoo with an address on his arm. Roberto heads to the spot with Jun and discover that the place belonged to Jun's uncle that sold it three and half years ago. Roberto goes with Jun to the police station, to the China's embassy and to a Chinese neighborhood to seek out his uncle but it is a fruitless search. Roberto lodges Jun in his house and after a series of incidents, he finds a delivery boy to translate Jun and he learns the dramatic story of his life."--IMDb
El método by Marcelo Piñeyro( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the backdrop of WTO rioting, seven of the corporate world's elite gather in pursuit of the top job at Dekia Corporation. What begins as a normal job interview for an executive position quickly unravels as candidates fall prey to The Method, a psychologically brutal recruiting system in which only one can remain at the Madrid firm
La Boca del lobo = The lion's den by Francisco Lombardi( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of a bloody encounter between the Peruvian Army and the Maoist Shining Path in Chuspi, a small isolated village in the Andes
Balada triste de trompeta = The last circus( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 216 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
Only human by Utopia (Tex.)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 216 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
El último traje = The last suit by Pablo Solarz( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in Spanish and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Bursztein, an 88-year-old Jewish tailor, runs away from Buenos Aires to Poland, where he proposes to find a friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II. After seven decades without any contact, Abraham will try to find his old friend and keep his promise to return one day. Comedic and poignant in equal measure, it approaches its weighty themes with a light touch that illuminates a serious story
Sin noticias de dios = Don't tempt me by Agustín Díaz-Yanes( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Heaven has sent its best and the devil his worst, two rival agents who willl battle for ultimate supremacy. The winner will be whoever can secure the soul of Manny, a short-tempered, punch-drunk boxer on earth. These sexy angels pull no punches using their brains, wit and of course sex appeal to accomplish their missions. Defeating the temptations of the devil will be no easy task, as his recruits are led by the mastermind Jack Davenport. Damnation has never been this seductive and seduction never more heavenly!"--Container
Nico and Dani : ("Krámpack") by Cesc Gay( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings
 
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Cosas que dejé en La Habana = Things I left in Havana
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Alternative Names
Gamir, Gerardo Herrero Pérez-

Gerardo Herrero direktor di sine spaño

Gerardo Herrero Spaans filmregisseur

Gerardo Herrero spanischer Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Gerardo Herrero Spanish film producer and film director

Herrero, Gerardo

Herrero Pérez-Gamir, Gerardo

Херардо Херреро испанский режиссёр, продюсер и сценарист

جيراردو هيريرو

جيراردو هيريرو مخرج أفلام سينمائي إسباني

خراردو ئره‌رو کارگردان اسپانیایی

헤레로, 제라도 1953-

헤르레로, 제라르도 1953-

ヘラルド・イエーロ

赫拉多·埃雷罗

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