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Vía Digital (Firm)

Overview
Works: 94 works in 299 publications in 5 languages and 10,383 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Concert films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romantic comedy films  Melodrama  History  Music videos 
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 )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 1,539 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 )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and Chinese and held by 1,002 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 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rafael 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; he doesn't spend enough time with his daughter and he can't commit to his girlfriend. When a series of unexpected events occurs, Rafael re-evaluates his life
Balseros by Carles Bosch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 651 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 )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 606 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 )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 581 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 538 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 409 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
Solas = Alone by Benito Zambrano( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching story about women whose emotional lives are as rich as their surroundings are poor. Maria is a troubled woman who drinks, smokes, and steals, desperate for oblivion and angry at the entire world. Emotional rescue comes in the form of her own mother, who comes to visit while her father is in the hospital. Her mother cooks, crochets and befriends the gentlemanly neighbor who lives downstairs, while patiently trying to reach out to her own daughter
La niña de tus ojos = Girl of your dreams by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 366 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
La comunidad = Common wealth by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia, a hard-working real estate agent, finds 300 million pesetas hidden in a dead man's apartment and is forced to face the wrath of a very peculiar community of neighbors led by an unscrupulous administrator
Lugares comunes = Common ground by British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 300 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
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and Turkish and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una historia de deseo, traición y seducción. Una de las historias más populares del mundo, sobre una mujer gitana sensual y hechicera con un carácter indomable y con la capacidad de corromper a cualquier hombre
El otro lado de la cama = The other side of the bed by Emilio Mártinez-Lázaro( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 240 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 )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 231 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. She leaves Madrid for Barcelona, to reconnect with her old friend Agrado, who introduces her to Rosa, a young nun in trouble, and Huma Rojo, a brilliant actress whom young Esteban idolized. A Hollywood melodrama done up as Greek tragedy translated into the context of everyday modern life, the film sums up both the boundlessness and the limitations of a mother's love
Días de fútbol = Soccer days by David Serrano( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antonio, an ex-convict and amateur shrink, convinces his pals that the best way to overcome their midlife crises and lack of success with women is to reassemble their old soccer team and win something in life, even if only a local championship
Segunda piel = Second skin by Gerardo Vera( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Elena discovers that her husband 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 Elena's husband 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 Lolafilms( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small village in the Mediterranean, Martina falls in love with Ulises, the new high school teacher. They marry and begin a happy life until Ulises disappears during a fishing trip. Martina remarries and Ulises suddenly returns
Solo mia = Only mine by Javier Balaguer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Spanish and Chinese and held by 118 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
 
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Languages
Spanish (127)

English (19)

French (15)

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