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Vía Digital (Firm)

Overview
Works: 97 works in 230 publications in 4 languages and 9,737 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Musical films  Melodrama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Sources 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Vía Digital (Firm)
Hable con ella Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marco, a journalist grieving for a love affair that ended ten years' ago, falls in love with Lydia, a bullfighter also on the rebound. Benigno, a nurse, dedicates his life to his only patient, a young dancer in a coma as a result of an accident four years' before; he talks to her, reads to her, holds photographs in front of her closed eyes. When Lydia is brought comatose to the hospital where Benigno works, he and Marco become friendly, and the nurse encourages the journalist to talk to her and hope for a miracle. Marco is Sancho to Benigno's Quixote, and as Benigno's hopes for his patient become fantasies, Marco tries to inject reality. Does a miracle await?
L'Auberge espagnole by Cédric Klapisch( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in French and held by 863 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
Balseros by Carles Bosch( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 680 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
El hijo de la novia by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 680 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
Calle 54 by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of concert and rehearsal footage offering a behind-the-scenes look into the lives of prominent Latin jazz artists of our time. Commentary on the artists is interspersed throughout
The dancer upstairs by John Malkovich( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 552 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
Solas = Alone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 402 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 )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 385 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
My life without me by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 378 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
Mondays in the sun = Los lunes al sol by Fernando León( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laid off from the local shipyard, six men spend their days at the town bar, where they discuss their current state. Gruff puts up a tough front. The morose José openly worries about his wife, whom he fears might leave him. Amador, the oldest of the bunch, keeps reassuring everyone that his wife will be back any day now from her trip. Meanwhile, Lino refuses to give up hope of employment, going to interview after interview for jobs being offered to applicants half his age. Presiding over the glum bunch is Rico, the bar owner and the men's co-worker from their shipyard days
Lugares comunes Common ground( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 319 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 Prosper Mérimée( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and Turkish and held by 280 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
La comunidad Common wealth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 249 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
Todo sobre mi madre All about my mother 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
El otro lado de la cama The other side of the bed( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 205 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
Los lunes al sol Mondays in the sun( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 167 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
Segunda piel Second skin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 162 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 )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 153 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 )

3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 132 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 115 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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BalserosMondays in the sun = Los lunes al solLugares comunes Common groundTodo sobre mi madre All about my motherSegunda piel Second skinSolo mia Only mine