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Cortese, Rita

Works: 11 works in 49 publications in 2 languages and 1,553 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Dark comedy films  Comedy films  Anthology films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rita Cortese
Wild tales = Relatos salvajes by Damián Szifron( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and German and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories involving people out for vengeance. Vulnerable in the face of a reality that shifts and suddenly turns unpredictable, the characters cross the thin line that divides civilization and barbarism. A lover's betrayal, a return to the repressed past and the violence woven into everyday encounters drive the characters to madness as they cede to the undeniable pleasure of losing control
Herencia by Per Fly( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlinda is an Italian immigrant who arrived in Argentina after World War II searching for the lost love of her life. Hardened by years of loss and loneliness she is taken aback when a young German man enters her restaurant looking for a job and the love of his life
El amor, ese loco berretin( )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dos hermanos( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Susana and Marcos are still single, the first through egoism, the second, conversely, through altruism. Susana, who works for an estate agent, is deceitful, affected, extravagant and scheming. She has placed the burden of looking after their mother on Marcos in an attempt to prevent her brother from attaining any kind of success: there is no room for two winners in one family. After the mother dies, Susana sells her flat, thereby depriving her 64-year-old brother of his home, even though he has sacrificed his life caring for their parent. Timid, withdrawn Marcos, a defender of family values, decided long ago to relinquish any thoughts of travelling and developing his stage talent in order to live at home sheltered under his mother's skirt, a victim of the Oedipus complex. His need to start living again surfaces when Susana forces Marcos to leave Buenos Aires for Uruguay ..."--Karlovy Vary International Film Festival web site
La república perdida II( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary that chronicles the period of military dictatorship in Argentina from 1976 to 1983, chiefly based on clips from newreels and other archival footage. Sequel to the 1983 film, La república perdida
Relatos salvajes : una pelicula( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories involving people in severe emotional distress
Viudas by Marcos Carnevale( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he lay dying, Augusto asks his wife Elena to take care of his mistress Adela. Distraught with grief, Adela attempts suicide, and Elena takes her into her own home
Los Marziano( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Los Marziano reconstructs the opportunity for a reunion of two brothers after a long period of separation. It is a story that - with deep intelligence and a comedic sensibility - deals with the universe of family relations"--IMDB, viewed May 22, 2015
Monobloc( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tres destinos convergiendo en un mismo instante donde ya no se buscan repuestas. Perla tiene cita diaria en un extraño hospital para limpiarse la sangre y así demorar la llegada de su muerte. Trabaja en un parque de diversiones siempre vacío. La película empieza el día que es despedida de su trabajo por su amiga y jefa, argumentando que 'son órdenes de arriba.' Perla comparte un mono ambiente amarronado y húmedo con su hija Nena, quien trabaja de prostituta y siente por su madre un amor desmesurado. Del otro lado de la pared, en un mono ambiente de idéntico tamaño, pero claro y aireado, vive Madrina. Ella es la primera en negar la proximidad de la muerte y la soledad y dedica sus días a invadir la casa vecina con desbordes de alegría y alcohol. Como epicentro de esta historia, el Monobloc, una inmensa mole de cemento
Una cita, una fiesta y un gato negro by Ana Halabe( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the sudden appearance of a Felisa, a long-lost high school acquaintance who was always considered bad luck, Gabriela finds her life spiraling out of control. Her business is failing, she is robbed and all the money disappears from her bank account. But then Gabriela has a brilliant plan to use Felisa against her enemies
30 años de vida venciendo a la muerte( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about the Madres de Plaza de Mayo, a womens group created to protest the human rights violations during Argentina's "dirty war."
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Spanish (48)

German (1)