Divisa Ediciones (Firm)
Most widely held works by Divisa Ediciones (Firm)
Raza Espíritu de una raza ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Pedro Churruca, a marine, has been killed in Cuba during the confrontation between Spain and the United States. His widow, Isabel Acuña educates her children to follow very different paths. Isabel lives with a military man; Jaime enters a monastary; Pedro pursues a political career, and José a military career. The Spanish Civil War provokes a disintegration of the family.
Calle mayor ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 18 libraries worldwide
For 18 years, since she left the convent, Isabel has passed her empty hours walking up and down the main street of her provincial town. Some bored young men decide that one of their number should pretend to court the spinster.
Franco, ese hombre ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A documentary on the life of Francisco Franco, President of Spain, who was still alive during the making of the film.
Juntos pero no revueltos ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Cast of characters living in the same tenement building. Negrete plays an opera singer looking for work but rejected for his antiquated style. The main plot revolves around the idea that Rodolfo (Negrete) falls in love and marries a woman carrying another man's child.
Fortunata y Jacinta Fortunata and Jacinta ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The interpersonal relationships of men and women in Madrid's middle class during the last quarter of the 19th century.
La regenta ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Trapped in a loveless marriage, hemmed in by the prejudices of a small village in late 19th-century Spain, haunted by a sadistic confessor and pursued by the local Don Juan, Regenta's life is doomed to tragedy.
La guerra de papá ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Told from a four-year-old's pespective, this film explores one day in the life of Quico (Lolo García), the child of a middle-class Madrid family.
Llanto por un bandido ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 8 libraries worldwide
An outlaw struggles against an unjust government in 19th century Spain.
Requiem por Granada ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The sad and glorious history of the kingdom of Granada, the bastion of the Islman in Spain, where for Eight hundred years the splendor of the art, science and the culture emulated the civilizations of Greece, Egypt and the Roman Empire. It is now besieged by the Christian crusaders. The machinations of Emir Muley Hassan, enamored with Sun the Isabel Christian, the confrontation with Kings Catcos, who receives a visionary adventurer called Col - they all form the frame of the intrigue, adventures and battles, which was the life of Boabdil, the last ruler of Granada.
Ensayo de un crimen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Archibaldo de la Cruz's criminal life began on the eve of the Mexican Revolution, when he wished his nanny dead. A bullet blasted through the window and killed her. Thus begins his life of murder, alleged murder and insanity.
El Quijote ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The adventures of the legendary 'Hidalgo' Don Quixote as written by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
Harka ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Spanish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
During the Spanish-Moroccan conflict, Spanish officers fight in the desert against Africans. While some officers return to Spain, others die for love of duty and country in Morocco. One of the officers return to continue their quest in the desert.
El diputado ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Political thriller about a gay man high in the ranks of the Spanish Socialist party whose love affair with a 16-year-old boy jeopardizes the destiny of the nation. Previews follow feature film.
El pequeño ruiseñor ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The adventures of an altar boy named Joselito who lives with his grandfather in the bell tower of the church. Joselito has a prodigious voice, but his grandfather does not want him to sing. Despite his grandfather's wishes, Joselito sings at weddings and baptisms with the encouragement of the church's priest.
Esa pareja feliz ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Juan and Carmen form a humble marriage in the city of Madrid, where she keeps the home and he works as an electrician at a local cinema studio. They see a chance to improve thier modest social condition when they are selected as the "happy pair" in a contest sponsored by a local brand of soap.
Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Friends and enemies of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra share their memories of episodes in the life of the author.
Goya 1746-1828 by Antonio Larreta ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
This fictionalized account of the life of Francisco Goya focuses on the great artist's deep passion for the legendary Cayetana, the Duchess of Alba, a woman who inspired many masterpieces, completed secretly in a state of despair by a man tormented with depression and neurosis. Each of the six segments of the series deals with a specific time in Goya's work and life, as well as the society in which he lives.
Teresa de Jesus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
This historically accurate mini series, based on the life of the sixteenth century nun and mystic writer, Santa Teresa de Jesús (sometimes called Santa Teresa de Avila), offers an account of the times when this mystic nun was setting up Carmelite monasteries in the deepest depths of the interior of Spain. It follows her life from the time Teresa was about 23 to her death in 1852.
Proceso a Mariana Pineda The Mariana Pineda trial ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The story of Mariana Pineda, a Spanish revolutionary, who was condemned to death in 1831.
Un hombre llamado 'Flor de Otoño ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Set in 1920s Barcelona, this Spanish film explores the events leading up to the assassination attempt made on the life of dictator Primo de Rivera by an upper-class transvestite homosexual with anarchist political views. Scenes from his 'characteristic' lifestyle are reconstructed for the movie, as well as his crises of conscience: he has decided to kill the dictator, and at the same time has decided to tell his much-beloved mother that he is a homosexual"--Clarke Fountain.
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