WorldCat Identities

Soler Leal, Amparo

Overview
Works: 63 works in 271 publications in 2 languages and 956 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Motion pictures  History  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about  Amparo Soler Leal Publications about Amparo Soler Leal
Publications by  Amparo Soler Leal Publications by Amparo Soler Leal
posthumous Publications by Amparo Soler Leal, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Amparo Soler Leal
 
Most widely held works by Amparo Soler Leal
¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gloria (Carmen Maura) is a cleaning woman and housewife who is addicted to amphetamines. She lives in a crowded apartment with her miserable taxi driving husband (who once forged Hitler's diaries), her two teen sons--one who is selling drugs, the other sleeps with older men, and her crazy mother-in-law who keeps a pet lizard. Driven by despair, Gloria sells off one of her sons, accidentally kills her husband and sets into motion a nightmarish chain of events in Pedro Almodovar's absurdist black comedy."--Container
Las Bicicletas son para el verano by Alfredo Matas ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The day-to-day experiences of a lower middle class family in Madrid during the Civil War, 1936
El Crimen de Cuenca by Pilar Miró ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A realistically detailed film based on a true event in which two men were accused of killing a priest who disappeared from their town in the early 1900s. The men are tortured to elicit confessions in scenes which graphically portray the methods of the Guardia Civil. The film is a plea to end police brutality and provincial ignorance. Banned in Spain until 1982
Plácido by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a small Spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person dining with them that night. The celebration also includes a parade, and in it we find Plácido, the humble owner of a three-wheeler, whose family is forced to live in a public lavatory because of the lack of money to pay the rent, and who has to pay the second bill of his vehicle before midnight or else he will lose it"--IMDb
Retrato de familia by Antonio Giménez-Rico ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The socio-political events of 1918, 1931, and 1936 Spain, condition the life of Cecilio Rubes, even though he tries to remain neutral. His son Cécil dies during one conflict. At the end, saddened and disillusioned, he jumps out the window
La Escopeta nacional by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centering on one of the many hunting extravaganzas organized for members of the ruling class, this comedy is about how business deals were made and concessions granted during the Franco years
Patrimonio nacional by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the Franco regime is over, a marquis who has been in voluntary exile for thirty years returns to Madrid in hopes of resuming his court life. However, he finds himself and his family in many strange situations
La gran familia ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The challenges of daily life in a very large, multi-generational Spanish family
Nacional III by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Third part of a trilogy satirizing Spanish society in the period following Franco's death, this second sequel to Patrimonio Nacional is about the Marquis de Leguineches, his hopeless son Luis José, his mistress/servant Viti, and in this instance, a Catholic priest. When the Marquis' father-in-law dies, the family decides to leave Spain with their money and go to France. Their adventures in Mitterand's France begin with a trip to Lourdes
Tamaño natural ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michel, a sus 45 años, lo tiene todo, un buen trabajo, una esposa brillante, y hasta una amante joven y apasionada. Un capricho pueril le lleva a adquirir una muñeca de goma, y su vida terminará dando un giro imprevisible
Mi hija Hildegart ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Aurora is a dedicated feminist in the early part of this century, who doesn't need men in her life. She successfully arranges to be impregnated by a man so that she can have a child. The child turns out to be the girl Hildegart, an intellectual prodigy, gifted at languages, music, and literature. She is the center of Aurora's life. However, when Hildegart begins to show what her mother considers to be an unbecoming interest in boys and men, a betrayal of her mother's principles, she executes her one night while she is asleep. This movie slowly unravels the story of Hildegart's birth, development and murder as it emerges during a 1933 murder trial. The story is based on the novel Aurora de Sangre by Eduardo de Guzman -- Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide"
Bearn ó la sala de las muñecas ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mallorca, 1865. Se celebran los funerales por los señores Bearn, el lema de los cuales siempre ha sido "Antes morir que mezclar mi sangre". Joan Mayor, huérfano que desconoce su pasado, decide reconstruir la historia de su familia
París tombuctu by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michel des Assantes, prestigioso cirujano plástico parisiense, comprueba un buen día que ha tocado fondo. Sin ánimo para quitarse la vida, Michel compra la bicicleta y Tombuctú se convierte en su imaginación en la Tierra Prometida, sin embargo llega a Calabuch
Grandeur nature Tamaño natural ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chic dentist forsakes his arid marriage for a new love. His job slides as he devotes himself entirely to her; they marry, but soon their bliss becomes contaminated and he tries to kill her. The object of his affections is a lifelike doll, complete with mucous membranes, which soon takes on a symbolic importance beyond his conceptions. -- TimeOut film guide (10th ed., 2002)
Las que tienen que servir ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vicisitudes sentimentales de dos chicas españolas en un chalet propiedad de unos americanos donde se encargan de servir
El bosque del lobo by Pedro Olea ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Benito vive en un ambiente subdesarrollado y supersticioso, se dedica a la venta ambulante y padece severos ataques de epilepsia. Por la comarca comienza a extenderse el rumor de que es un hombre lobo
Puede ser divertido ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alicia and Carmen, two recently divorced young women, mothers of Juan and Carlitos, realize their lives revolve around the same poles when their kids end up in the hospital after a fight. From this casual encounter, Alicia and Carmen forge a strong friendship
Los nuevos españoles ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una obsoleta compañía de seguros es absorbida por una multinacional, cuyo objetivo es explotar al máximo la energía humana, creando hombres eficaces y agresivos con la única meta del triunfo
La becerrada ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
San Ginés de la Sierra es un pueblecito perdido entre las montañas, cerca de Despeñaperros. Es conocido en toda la comarca por dos características muy peculiares: su "pertinaz" sequía y un "Hogar del Vencido". Este "hogar" es una institución que alberga a una veintena de ancianitos, a cuyo cuidado están once monjas. "El Hogar del Vencido" atraviesa una angustiosa situación económica. Las monjas buscan desesperadamente una solución y deciden celebrar una becerrada benéfica
Todos a la cárcel by Sogetel ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A celebration in honor of the "International Day of Awareness" brings together political prisonners in a model Valencia prison, politicians and entertainers in a comedy of errors
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.51 (from 0.29 for La becerra ... to 0.95 for Amparo Sol ...)
Alternative Names
Leal, Amparo Soler
Leal, Amparo Soler 1936-
Soler Leal, Amparo
Soler Leal, Amparo, 1933-
Soler-Leal, Amparo 1936-
Languages
Spanish (213)
Catalan (1)