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Carrillo, Elpidia

Works: 89 works in 320 publications in 8 languages and 7,024 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Monster films  Historical films  Horror films  Social problem films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Elpidia Carrillo
My family = Mi familia by Gregory Nava( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the three-generation saga of the Sanchez family as told by the eldest son. From the beginnings of his father's journey from Mexico to California in the 1920s, to his brother Chucho's tragic rebellion of the 1950s, to the stark realities of modern day, the struggle to live the American dream is sometimes darkened but never diminished for Paco Sanchez and his family
Predator by John McTiernan( Visual )

69 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages in Central America, the men encounter an alien from outer space
Bread and roses by Ken Loach( Visual )

47 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya is an illegal alien who has crossed the U.S. border from Mexico to search for her sister Rosa, and to begin a new life. After being reunited, Rosa gets Maya a job with a janitorial service in a large office building. While working, Maya happens upon Sam Shapiro, a muckraking lawyer and union agitator whom the service-workers' union has assigned to bring its "justice for janitors" campaign to the building. Appalled at the work conditions and unfair labor practices, Maya and Sam team up to fight her employer
Mother and child by Rodrigo García( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen a abandonné sa fille Elizabeth à sa naissance. Depuis, elle est rongée par la culpabilité. 35 ans plus tard, lorsqu'elle tombe enceinte, Elizabeth - qui est devenue une redoutable avocate - va tenter de retrouver la trace de sa mère biologique. De leur côté, Lucy et son mari se lancent dans une difficile procédure d'adoption. Les destins de ces trois femmes, confrontés simultanément à d'importants choix de vie, vont se croiser de manière inattendue
Salvador by Oliver Stone( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980, Richard Boyle, a veteran war photographer whose career needs a boost, heads for El Salvador to cover the civil war there. He forms an uneasy alliance with both guerrillas in the countryside who want him to get pictures out to the US press, and the right-wing military, who want him to bring them photographs of the rebels. After the murder of Archbishop Romero, the rape and murder of an American nurse and three nuns, and the death of a fellow journalist, Boyle attempts to escape El Salvador with his Salvadorian girlfriend Maria and her family
Nine lives by Rodrigo Garcia( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine women each face a different situation in their lives. Among the stories told by director Rodrigo García are a female inmate waiting for her children's visit, a woman facing cancer surgery, and a woman reuniting with an old flame at the supermarket
La otra conquista = The other conquest( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un drama histórico que dice la historia de México en la década después de la conquista por España en 1520. Topiltzin, un sobreviviente de la Matanza del Templo en 1520, es un escribano experto azteca cuya hermanastra Tecuichpo es la amante de Cortés, trata de guardar su modo de vivir y creencia ante tentativas por un sacerdote español para convertir a los habitantes del país al cristianismo
Predator( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerrilla fighters in a Central American country, Schwarzenegger and his men encounter an enemy more deadly than any on earth--because the Predator is not of this earth
The border by Tony Richardson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Turkish and English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rio Grande nehri boyunca yapılan uyuşturucu kaçakçılığı işlerine bulaşmış sınır muhafızı Charlie Smith kariyeri ile vicdanı arasında kalacaktır
Seven pounds by Gabriele Muccino( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Thomas was a gifted aerospace engineer with a beautiful wife. Then, while using his cell phone while driving, his car wandered across lanes and he became responsible for the deaths of 7 others, including his wife. Unable to forgive himself, Tim sets out to give 'pounds of flesh' that will give new life to seven deserving individuals to make up for the seven lives he destroyed. Tim intends to kill himself to atone for his sins. He decides to bestow gifts to seven worthy people, which includes body organs and material possessions. He personally investigate these people to verify that they are indeed the right people he should help. He plans to have his best friend see that his wishes are carried out after he is dead. Tim's plan threatens to unravel when he begins to fall in love with one of the people he is trying to help
Un día sin mexicanos by Yareli Arizmedi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thick fog surrounds California's borders, communication beyond state lines is cut off, and the Mexicans disappear: workers, spouses, and business owners are missing. Cars are abandoned in the street, food is left cooking on the stove. We meet the wife of a musician who's gone, a state Senator whose maid doesn't show up for work, and a farm owner whose produce is ripe and unpicked. A scientist asks any Mexicans who haven't disappeared to volunteer for genetic experiments. A female newscaster and the daughter of the musician may be the only missing links around. Why them? And where have all the Mexicans gone?
Thieves and liars = : Ladrones y mentirosos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of three different families affected by the giant underground illegal economy that emerged and continues to grow since Puerto Rico became the main port of entry for cocaine into the U.S. east coast. Together, the three stories represent the struggle of all Puerto Ricans to survive the ever-rising wave of corruption and crime that has infiltrated every level of Puerto Rican society
Relentless( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American mother searches for her daughter who was kidnapped by human traffickers in El Salvador, the murder capital of the world. The trail takes her through Central America and Mexico via The Train of Death. Inspired by true events
Predator triple feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Predators: Royce is a mercenary who reluctantly leads a group of elite warriors mysteriously brought together on a jungle planet. But when these cold-blooded human 'predators' find themselves in all-out war against a new breed of alien Predators, it's the ultimate showdown between hunter and prey
Nuevo mundo : new world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La Iglesia, a lo largo de la historia, siempre se ha enfrentado al cine como uno de sus principales censores. 'Nuevo mundo' cuestiona el mito Guadalupano al presentar que, para someter a los indígenas, un sacerdote Jesuita inventa la presencia de una virgen que pide la reconciliación entre Conquistadores y conquistados. Retes nos presenta en ésta película una alegoría del método utilizado en la colonia, donde los Españoles impusieron la religión asumiendo a la vez un poder político sobre los naturales. Producida en 1976, 'Nuevo mundo' fue boicoteada en su exhibición por el controversial tema al que hace referencia"--Container
Nuevo mundo = New world( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 16th century priest seeking to convert indigenous people to Catholicism plans to create an image of the Virgin Mary with Aztec features
Pan y rosas by Ken Loach( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya y Rosa son dos hermanas mexicanas que trabajan, en condiciones de explotación, como limpiadoras en un edificio de oficinas del centro de Los Angeles. Un encuentro con Sam, un apasionado activista norteamericano, cambiará sus vidas. Sam las ayuda a tomar conciencia de su situación laboral, para que emprendan una campaña de lucha por sus derechos. Pero este combate las pone en peligro: pueden perder su trabajo y ser expulsadas del país
Salvador by Oliver Stone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compelling drama based on the real experinces of journalist Richard Boyle in strife-ridden El Salvador in 1980-81
The brave by Johnny Depp( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En Morgantown la vida sólo es una forma de morir despacio. Si quiere sacar a su familia de la miseria más absoluta, Raphael, un indio nativo norteamericano, ha de encontrar trabajo cuanto antes. En un lóbrego almacén, un misterioso personaje le ofrece el dinero suficiente para mejorar radicalmente la vida de los suyos. A cambio, ha de dejar que filmen su asesinato. Rapahel acepta. El tiempo que le queda de vida, una semana, lo dedica, con la ayuda del dinero cobrado, a demostrar el amor que siente por su familia y amigos
Predateur( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerilla fighters in a Central American country, Schwarzenegger and his men encounter an enemy more deadly than any on Earth--because the Predator is not of this Earth
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Nine lives
The borderSeven poundsUn día sin mexicanos
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