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Cuarón, Alfonso

Overview
Works: 169 works in 701 publications in 9 languages and 20,666 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Humor  Biography  Fantasy films  Horror films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Editor, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alfonso Cuarón
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling ( Visual )
91 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 5,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. In addition to new experiences, Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life
Children of men by Alfonso Cuarón ( Visual )
53 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo will acquiesce. Theo is about to be tossed into a web of intrigue involving the very fate of humanity
A little princess by Alfonso Cuarón ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an exotic childhood spent in India, young Sara Crewe finds herself in New York, immured in Miss Minchin girls' school as her father sails off to World War I. When he is lost, a severe reversal of fortune ensues. Thanks to him, Sara knows that "All girls are princesses ... even if they wear rags or are not pretty or smart." Summoning all the qualities of a true princess, patrician and bereft Sara uses her creativity and sense of self-worth to spin magic dreams that sustain her during her time of trial
El laberinto del fauno Pan's labyrinth by Maribel Verdú ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spain, 1944. Officially, the Civil War has been over for five years, but a small group of rebels fights on in the northern mountains of Navarra. Dreamy 10-year-old Ofelia and her pregnant mother Carmen move to Navarra, joining her new stepfather, Captain Vidal. A Fascist officer, he is under orders to destroy the rebels. Ofelia discovers an overgrown, tumbledown labyrinth and meets an ancient faun who claims to know her true identity and secret destiny. She can learn them if she completes three tasks before the full moon. But no one must know: not her ailing mother or her new friend Mercedes. Time is running out, and both Ofelia and the rebels will have to battle hardship and cruelty in order to gain their freedom. Who can be trusted in a time of lies and danger? Is the faun telling the truth ...? If not, who is?
Great expectations by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dickens' tale of an apprentice given the chance to become a gentleman is now that of a young Florida artist named Finn, given the chance to become a success in 1990s New York. First, a mysterious convict bullies Finn into saving his life. Next, Finn is summoned to an overgrown Gothic palazzo where Nora Dinsmoor lives in the past, attended by beautiful blonde Estella, who will haunt him through the rest of the story. Last, there is secret benefactor whose munificence allows him to work toward his dream of success, and to win Estella
Y tu mamá también by Alfonso Cuarón ( Visual )
70 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two teens set off on a wild cross-country trip with seductive, 28-year-old Luisa. Lisa schools them in the finer points of passion, but will their mutual desire for her destroy their friendship forever?
Paris, je t'aime Paris, I love you ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris. Find yourself transported by these sexy, romantic, haunting, dramatic, and beautiful stories
Rudo y Cursi ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the rural banana plantation where they play soccer for the village team to the big city stadiums, two brothers have become rivals and battle each other on opposing sides. When a talent scout gets stranded in their tiny town, brothers Beto and Tato are discovered. They are whisked away to Mexico City to play for the big leagues where they quickly achieve fame. Beto is nicknamed 'Rudo' for his hotheaded goalkeeper style and Tato is called 'Cursi' for his peculiar scoring technique. Success leads to excess. Rudo descends into a quagmire of gambling debt and drug abuse. Cursi is distracted by beautiful women and a second career as a pop singer. Having come so far, will the siblings remember their original goal to build a home for their mother?
Y tu mamá también And your mother too by Alfonso Cuarón ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally released in 2001. Certificate 18. Running time 101 mins
Gravity ( Visual )
21 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky. On a seemingly routine spacewalk, the shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left, and the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space
The assassination of Richard Nixon by Niels Mueller ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on real-life events. Set in 1974 and centers on a businessman who takes extreme measures to achieve his American dream
A little princess The secret garden ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Secret garden: A young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Colin, and Dickon the country boy, her spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life
Sólo con tu pareja ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Don Juan-ish yuppie Tomás Tomás spends his nights juggling so many beautiful women that he can't keep their names straight -- until one of his many conquests, a spurned nurse, gives him a taste of his own medicine."--Container
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in French and English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris. Find yourself transported by these sexy, romantic, haunting, dramatic, and beautiful stories
Temporada de patos Duck season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film takes you into one particular Sunday morning in the lives of two fourteen-year-old boys, Flama and Moko. Due to an electric power failure, they create their own adventures to overcome their boredom, with the help of their neighbor Rita and pizza delivery boy Ulises
Harry Potter en de gevangene van Azkaban ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry Potter, een Engelse jongen met toverkracht, zit op de Hogeschool voor Hekserij en Hocus Pocus waar hij het doelwit wordt van een ontsnapte moordenaar
Black sun by Hugues de Montalembert ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life and career of Count Hugues de Montalembert, a French visual artist and filmmaker who was permanently blinded at the age of 35. In the three decades since then, he has turned his efforts to writing & traveling
Harry Potter ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 video presentations of the Harry Potter story from episode one through the present episode six
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban Harry Potter and the goblet of fire by Alfonso Cuarón ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry Potter continues to learn that he is destined for great things at Hogwarts and participates in the Triwizard Tournament, where he once again encounters the dark wizard Voldemort
Harry Potter years 1-5 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Alfonso Cuarón
Cuarón, Alfoso 1961-
Cuarón Orozco, Alfonso
Cuarón Orozco, Alfonso 1961-
Orozco, Alfonso Cuarón
Orozco, Alfonso Cuarón 1961-
Languages
English (253)
Spanish (108)
French (29)
German (13)
Multiple languages (9)
Dutch (3)
Japanese (2)
Hungarian (1)
Italian (1)
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