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Vía Digital (Firm)

Overview
Works: 105 works in 317 publications in 5 languages and 10,682 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Concert films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Music videos  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 held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 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 Spanish and held by 727 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 646 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 591 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
The dancer upstairs by John Malkovich( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 529 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
Mondays in the sun = Los lunes al sol( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 422 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
Solas = Alone by Benito Zambrano( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 403 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
My life without me by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 402 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
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 365 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
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At a rundown bus station in rural Cuba, the line of passengers waiting just keeps getting longer. The problem is that every bus that passes by is already full. Their only hope is to wait for the station's bus to be fixed. As the disparate group settles in, relationships start forming between the passengers: Emilio, a young engineer, becomes smitten with a beautiful young woman who is en route to meet her Spanish fiancé, a blind man gets support from the others to go to the head of the line. Frustration and disorder reign when the one bus breaks down and no one can leave. Resigned to working together, the group magically transforms the station into a beautiful place where no one wants to leave."--Container
La comunidad = Common wealth by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 298 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 296 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."--Container
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a trip to Spain, French writer Prosper Meprimepe 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 )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 235 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"--Container
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

A woman must come to terms with the death of her 17-year-old son and her past when she seeks out her son's father
Días de fútbol = Soccer days by David Serrano( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 200 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
Los lunes al sol = Mondays in the sun by Fernando León( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 173 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 by Gerardo Vera( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 156 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 )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 156 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
 
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English (21)

French (18)

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