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Vía Digital (Firm)

Overview
Works: 87 works in 249 publications in 5 languages and 10,005 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Concert films  Romantic comedy films  History  Melodrama  Filmed operas 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1995.9.F67, 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 )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 1,533 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 )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in French and Chinese and held by 971 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 = Son of the bride by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 726 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 happen, Rafael re-evaluates his life
Balseros by Carles Bosch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 667 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 612 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 563 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
The dancer upstairs by John Malkovich( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 546 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 by Benito Zambrano( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 418 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 Rafael Azcona( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming from the Franco side of the Civil War, a Spanish troupe of actors try to survive by escaping the war and going to work as far away from the war as possible--Berlin, Germany. They are not big stars and the film they are about to shoot will not make cinema history, but at least it will give them more time to live
My life without me( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 316 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
Lugares comunes = Common ground by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 303 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 )

5 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 297 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 Georges Bizet( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and Turkish and held by 288 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 )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 239 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 227 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
No se lo digas a nadie( Visual )

6 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
Segunda piel = Second skin by Hua la jie la luo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 141 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
Son de mar by Lolafilms( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 126 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
El portero = The goalkeeper by Gonzalo Suárez( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 118 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, but as Spain struggles to get back on its feet following the Civil War, he's 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
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 (107)

French (13)

English (10)

Chinese (2)

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