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Vía Digital (Firm)

Overview
Works: 86 works in 259 publications in 5 languages and 10,032 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Concert films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romantic comedy films  History  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 )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 1,536 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 )

13 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 741 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"--Container
Balseros by Carles Bosch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 660 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 )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 609 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 565 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 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 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her father in the hospital, María is obliged to share her flat with her mother. María, who cleans to earn money and is pregnant by a man who wants no commitment, resides in a less than desirable neighborhood. The relationship between María and her mother revives forgotten memories and family ghosts
My life without me by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 412 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 )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 370 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 )

4 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders perform traditional dances with a discussion of the cultural significance of each dance
Lugares comunes = Common ground by British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Buenos Aires, a few days before traveling to Spain with his beloved wife Liliana Rovira to visit their son Pedro, the leftist Literature professor Fernando Robles is compulsory retired in the University, and he concludes that it is impossible to live with his pension. The crisis in Argentina does not allow Fernando to get a new job, and his wife decides to sell her family's apartment and move to a small farm near Villa Dolores to reduce their expenses. Fernando comes up with the idea to grow lavender and sell the oil to the perfume industry."--IMDb website
Carmen by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and Turkish and held by 289 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 237 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 230 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 154 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 Gerardo Vera( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 154 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 José Juan Bigas Luna( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 126 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 116 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 that 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 supposedly famous goalkeeper from Madrid, whose claim to fame stems from having stopped nine successive penalty kicks in league matches, turns up in beautiful post-civil war Asturias, and gets entangled with the marquis
 
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BalserosMondays in the sun = Los lunes al solLugares comunes = Common groundTodo sobre mi madreSegunda piel = Second skinSolo mia = Only mine