WorldCat Identities

Torrent, Ana

Overview
Works: 114 works in 582 publications in 7 languages and 5,907 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  Snuff films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Costume designer, Contributor, Translator, Film editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ana Torrent
The Other Boleyn Girl by Natalie Portman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
Tesis by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

83 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American-style thriller from Spain's newest director sensation Alejandro Amenabar (Open Your Eyes, The Others). Thesis (Tesis) is the story of Angela (Ana Torrent-Spirit of the Beehive, Cria), A University student who is writing a thesis on violence in the media. During her research, she comes across a "snuff film," A film in which a murder has actually been committed. She discovers that not only has the film been shot on the university campus itself, but she uncovers clues that the university's administrators may be involved in a series of student disappearances, leading her to the ultimate find : she might be the next victim. A superbly constructed thriller that generates and edge-of-your-seat suspense through the final scene!
El espíritu de la colmena( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only dimly aware of the shadow of World War II somewhere beyond the Castilian plateau, sisters Isabel and Ana must occupy themselves as their preoccupied scientist father and isolated, languishing mother move in their solitary orbits. After attending the screening of James Whale's "Frankenstein" at a makeshift movie theater in town, Ana becomes obsessed with the idea of befriending the imaginary monster. Largely wordless, the film functions as a striking trompe l'oeil about childhood imagination versus the wider perspective of the adult world
Cría cuervos--( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight-year-old Ana lives in Madrid with her two sisters. They are mourning the death of their mother, whom Ana conjures as a ghost. The film evokes both the complex feelings of childhood and the struggles of a nation emerging from the shadows of fascism
El espíritu de la colmena = The spirit of the beehive by Victor Erice( Visual )

64 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Civil War, a Spanish family lives in retreat in the countryside. When a travelling cinema truck comes to their village, two little sisters are profoundly affected by viewing the old film, Frankenstein. The younger girl becomes so obsessed with its images and story that she tries to recreate it in reality
Vacas by Julio Medem( Visual )

45 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in Spanish and Basque and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga spanning over half a century of the twisted goings on between families in Northern Spain. From the Carlist Wars of 1875 to the Spanish Civil War in the thirties, the fathers, sons and grandsons are locked in an absurdly stubborn and emotionally exhausting conflict. Sometimes there seems to be no escape from how family ties dictate our fate
The spirit of the beehive by Víctor Erice( Visual )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly after the civil war, a six-year-old girl attends a traveling movie show of Frankenstein and becomes haunted by her memory of it
Cria Cuervos by Carlos Saura( Visual )

78 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrounded by tragedy and death, a nine-year old girl comes to believe that she has the power of life and death over those close to her
The other Boleyn girl / #326( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
Cria!( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a little girl's reaction to her father's death
Iris( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This intense drama follows the odyssey of a woman whose life is marked by the horrors of the civil war
No-do( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a belief that when something horrible happens in a house, something evil, the souls of the victims remain behind, unable to move on, reaching out to the living, seeking justice for the horrors they have suffered.
The spirit of the beehive( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Castilian village in 1940, directly following the country's devastating civil war, six-year-old Ana attends a traveling movie show of Frankenstein and becomes haunted by her memory of it. Produced as Franco's long regime was nearing its end, this film is both a bewitching portrait of a child's inner life and an elusive, cloaked meditation on a nation trapped under tyranny
Juego de luna = Luna's game by Mónica Laguna( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spaanse speelfilm. Luna is de dochter van een pokerspeler en komt al haar hele leven in rokerige ilegale goktenten en speelhallen in Madrid. Haar moeder overleed bij haar geboorte en haar vader zag ze zelden zonder een stel speelkaarten in zjn hand. Toen Luna tien jaar was, verloor hij al zijn bezittingen en daarmee ook zijn passie om voort te leven. Nu is Luna dertig en verdient haar geld met het enige wat ze kan: gokken. Met haar talent bereikt ze de top in een wereld die geheel gedomineerd wordt door mannen. Haar levensvisie wordt door haar vak bepaald ; ze neemt voortdurend grote risico's en beschouwt het leven als een spel waarbij grote successen en tragische nederlagen elkaar aflossen. Wat mensen echter niet weten is dat ze met haar obsessie voor gokken voortdurend uit is op de grote klapper om daarmee de dood van haar vader te kunnen wreken
El Nido = The Nest by Jaime De Armiñán( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alejandro, an energetic, attractive but lonely 60 year-old widower, meets Goyita, an intelligent and determined 12 year-old girl. They develop a deep, sympathetic relationship which eventually has a tragic outcome
The Spirit of the beehive = El Espiritu de la colmena( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Civil War, a Spanish family lives in retreat in the countryside. When a traveling cinema truck comes to their village, two little sisters are profoundly affected by viewing the old film, Frankenstein. The younger girl becomes so obsessed with its images and story that she tries to recreate it in reality
Blood and sand( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In pursuit of his dream to become a matador, a young man becomes obsessed with a rich, sexy, evil woman, jeopardizing his marriage and his career
Yoyes by Helena Taberna( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Dolores González (aka "Yoyes"), a woman who made it to the directive committee of ETA (the terrorist-separatist group from the Basque Country, Spain) in a time where the activities of the band might be justified in some way (the last years of Franco's dictatorship). Once the band began to murder civilians she decided to leave. She was exiled in Mexico for 12 years, then came back to Spain to live an ordinary life. ETA shot her in the head in front of her little daughter - they considered that she was a traitor
Beiak Vacas by Julio Medem( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vacas" es una historia de conflictos, pasiones y relaciones entre dos familias vascas a lo largo de tres generaciones; tres generaciones de hombres y tambien tres generaciones de vacas. Desde 1875, durante la segunda guerra carlista, hasta el inicio de la guerra civil en 1936, para esas tres generaciones de hombres la vida pasa escribiendo con cuchillo su ternura y su crueldad, su romanticismo y su locura ... ante la mirada sin juicio de la taxrgorri, la pupille y la blanca, las omnipresentes vacas"--Cover
Tesis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ángela prepara una tesis sobre la violencia audiovisual. Figueroa, su director de tesis, descubre accidentalmente una película y al día siguiente aparece muerto. Ángela y Chema, un compañero de facultad, deciden llevarse la cinta, descubriendo que se trata de una "snuff movie" en la que una chica es torturada y asesinada. Un mundo audiovisual diferente y peligroso se abre ante ellos. Ángela puede ser la protagonista de la siguiente "snuff-movie"
 
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Alternative Names
ANA TORRENT

Ana Torrent actrice espagnole

Ana Torrent actriță spaniolă

Ana Torrent actriu espanyola

Ana Torrent aktore spanjolle

Ana Torrent attrice spagnola

Ana Torrent Spaans actrice

Ana Torrent spanische Schauspielerin

Ana Torrent Spanish actor

Ana Torrent Spanish actress

Ana Torrent spansk skådespelare

Ana Torrent spansk skodespelar

Ana Torrent spansk skuespiller

Bertrán de Lis, Ana Torrent 1966-

Lis, Ana Torrent Bertrán de 1966-

Torrent, Ana (Traductora)

Torrent Bertrán de Lis, Ana 1966-

Άνα Τόρρεντ

Торрент, Ана

آنا تورنت بازیگر اسپانیایی

아나 토렌트

アナ・トレント

安娜·托倫特

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