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Vía Digital (Firm)

Overview
Works: 86 works in 269 publications in 5 languages and 10,050 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Concert films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romantic comedy films  History  Melodrama  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vía Digital (Firm)
Hable con ella = Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a private clinic Barco and Benigno strike up a friendship while caring for comatose women
L'Auberge espagnole by Cédric Klapisch( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in French and Chinese and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Xavier is a strait-laced French college senior who moves to Barcelona as part of a student exchange program, much to the dismay of his beautiful girlfriend. But sharing cramped quarters with students from all over Europe quickly leads to multi-cultural chaos as Xavier gets an eye-opening lesson on how to live, love, laugh-- and party!"--Container
El hijo de la novia = The son of the bride by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rafael Belvedere no está conforme con la vida que lleva. No tiene ideales, vive metido hasta el tope en el restaurante fundado por su padre; carga con un divorcio, no se ha tomado el tiempo suficiente para ver crecer a su hija Vicky, no tiene amigos y prefiere eludir un mayor compromiso con su novia actual. Además hace más de un año que no visita a su madre que sufre de mal de Alzheimer y está internada en un geriátrico. Rafael sólo quiere que lo dejen en paz. Pero una serie de acontecimientos inesperados lo obligarán a reflexionar sobre su situación. Y en el camino, le ofrecerá apoyo a su padre para cumplir el viejo sueño de su madre: casarse por la Iglesia"--Estuche
Balseros by Carles Bosch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true account of seven Cuban refugees (and their families) who attempted to immigrate to America via a series of homemade rafts
Calle 54 by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduced to Latin jazz in the 1980s, when he was beginning his career as a director, Fernando Trueba has since become a devoted fan of the music. Noted jazz artists have scored for some of his films and he took his love of the music one step further in which he gathered together a number of his favorite Latin jazz artists for a series of interviews and performances
Mondays in the sun = Los lunes al sol by Fernando León( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a shipyard closes in a Spanish port city, a group of middle-aged men is left spending the days moping. After all, they don't have to worry about what day it is. Santa, Jose, and Lino hang out in the bar Rico opened when he was laid off. They are joined by Amador, a pitiful alcoholic who won't go home, and more occasionally Reina, now a security guard for the local soccer club. A sense of doom hangs over the city, and only a gallows humor brings these unfortunates any feelings of hope. They are still struggling economically and psychologically with the blow they've been dealt, unable to express the sadness of their shame at being without work, and clinging to the hope that someday, something good will happen
The dancer upstairs by John Malkovich( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a Latin American nation nears collapse, idealistic policeman Agustin Rejas faces his greatest challenge: to catch the mysterious terrorist leader Ezequiel. Mass panic sets in as the terrorist attacks become more ferocious, and Rejas finds himself drawn to Yolanda, his daughter's beautiful ballet teacher. As the search for Ezequil comes nearer, he and Yolanda must choose between love, country or self
My life without me by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young woman conceals the fact of her terminal cancer to live her life with a passion she never had before."--Internet movie database
Solas = Alone by Benito Zambrano( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc characteristics: DVD Region 2
La niña de tus ojos = Girl of your dreams by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Civil War torn Spain, Germany invites a group of filmmakers to shoot two versions of the Andalusian musical drama "The girl of your dreams" in Berlin. Happy to leave the war behind them, the troupe of Spaniards starts filming in Hitler's Berlin. The hospitality upon their arrival has more to do with the youthful charms of Macarena Granada. What's more, the only Andalusion-looking extras in Germany are the gypsies and Jewish prisoners in a nearby concentration camp. When Macarena befriends one of the prisoners, the troupe must decide if the movie is more important than their lives
Lugares comunes = Common ground by British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 299 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
La comunidad = Common wealth by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy set in a decrepit old house in the center of Madrid. One of the house's new residents is Julia García, a real estate agent who has taken an apartment to revive her sagging marriage. One day, Julia and her unemployed husband Ricard are attacked by cockroaches that rain down on them through a crack in the ceiling. During a subsequent investigation of the upstairs apartment, firemen discover a man's rotting corpse. Julia later conducts her own investigation of the apartment and discovers almost 15 million dollars hidden away under the floor boards--the result of a soccer-pool win by the apartment's dead owner. She decides to take the winnings and run, but while removing the cash, meets her neighbor Ramona, who quickly becomes suspicious of Julia's activities. It turns out that everyone in the building knew about the money and agreed to share it amongst themselves, a plan severely compromised by Julia's desire to keep the money for herself
Carmen by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and Turkish and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a trip to Spain, French writer Prosper Mérimée witnesses a fascinating story. Carmen has the nature of a free and enigmatic person. Her beauty inspires his characters and passion. Sergeant Jose becomes a victim and hero of extraordinary events, and has a turbulent love affair with Carmen. With each new lover Carmen takes, Jose becomes more jealous and steps toward a life of crime. After killing the latest lover, he tries to get away and start a new life. Jose's passionate words to Carmen fall on deaf ears. With every episode of love a small death, how can Jose retain Carmen's love? A story of lust, betrayal and seduction
El otro lado de la cama = The other side of the bed by Emilio Mártinez-Lázaro( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two couples, along with a collection of their friends and co-workers, whose switching back and forth between their lovers leads to lies and heartache and lots of song and dance
Todo sobre mi madre by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuela is a devoted single mother who needs to come to grips with the death of her 17-year-old son, Esteban. She had never told Esteban about his father, but after reading her son's journal she realizes she has to find Esteban's father, and explain what has happened
Segunda piel = Second skin by Gerardo Vera( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Elena discovers that her husband, Alberto, is involved in a passionate affair with another man, he tries desperately to convince her - and himself - that the affair was a mistake. But he soon finds that his love is real. When Alberto is encouraged to start a new life, one that is true to his real feelings, this strange triangle takes a turn that no one expects
No se lo digas a nadie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the alleged autobiography of gay Peruvian talk show host Jaime Bayly, this is the story of Joaquin, a troubled youth from a well-to-do family in Peru, who must overcome the domineering influences of his macho, racist father and obsessively religious mother to discover his true sexual nature
Son de mar by José Juan Bigas Luna( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2001 Spanish feature film directed by Bigas Luna. Ulises (Jordi Molla) arrives in a coastal town at the end of the Spanish summer as the new literature teacher and takes a room at Martina's (Leonor Watling) parents' humble boarding house. Through the aromas of the sea, oranges and French-fries that Martina cooks for him, Ulises discovers the sensuality of the Mediterranean and falls in love with Martina. Enchanted by his stories and historical know-how, Martina returns his feelings, and is crushed when he mysteriously disappears at sea. Directed by Bigas Luna. Starring Jordi Mollà, Leonor Watling, Eduard Fernández and Sergio Caballero
Solo mia = Only mine by Javier Balaguer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Spanish and Chinese and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Angela and Joaquin it was love at first sight, and then destiny followed. For a few months, their marriage was perfect, and when she became pregnant, they both felt blessed. After the birth of their baby, things changed. Joaquin changed, showing signs of a hidden personality - one fueled by jealousy and anger. It was not long before he physically started taking out his frustrations on Angela. Frustrated by a system tht offered her no help, Angela decides to take matters into her own hands
El portero = The goalkeeper( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former football star finds himself weighing difficult options in Spain after the Civil War. Once the goalie for a championship soccer team in Madrid, he's now reduced to traveling the countryside, hustling money from strangers who think they can get a penalty kick past him. He finds himself in a small Asturian town, where he becomes infatuated with a single mother who watches over her young son and her brother, who is still nursing wounds he suffered as a soldier with the Resistance. He must also has to contend with a member of the Civil Guard who makes no secret of his sexual interest. He decides he'd like to stick around for a while, so he takes a job doing chores for a rough-hewn but good-natured Catholic priest; soon, he gets a troubling offer from the leader of the local branch of the Civil Guard. He must represent the Civil Guard in a local penalty kick competition, and while he's in no position to refuse, he's also not sure he wants to accept
 
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Spanish (121)

English (18)

French (14)

Chinese (2)

Turkish (1)

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BalserosMondays in the sun = Los lunes al solLugares comunes = Common groundTodo sobre mi madreSegunda piel = Second skinSolo mia = Only mine