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Desert Mountain Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 58 works in 127 publications in 2 languages and 3,759 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Children's films  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  Film noir  Biographical films  Juvenile works 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Desert Mountain Media (Firm)
Cilantro y perejil by Arcella Ramfrez( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A female documentary director's latest project is to capture her sister's marital difficulties on film in hopes of shedding light on the travails of modern romance
Novia que te vea by Guita Schyfter( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delightful depiction of the adventures, suffering, love affairs and difficulties of two Mexican Jewish girls in the early 1960s
El imperio de la fortuna by Arturo Ripstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a classic story by Latin American literature master Juan Rulfo, this drama tells the story of Dionisio Pinzón, a poor peasant living in a small Mexican town with his mother. He becomes interested in cock fighting when he is given an injured gamecock; together they set off to find their fortune in cockfights and gambling. This profound film by Arturo Ripstein is in part an homage to Buñel's work in Mexico
Por si no te vuelvo a ver( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quintet of elderly men escapes from a nursing home in search of a common dream of playing their music in public
Canoa( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events that occurred on Sept. 14, 1968, in the mountainous town of San Miguel de Canoa, Mexico. A group of employees from the Puebla University, out on a hiking excursion, were mistaken for radical communist agitators by a domineering local priest. A mob of townspeople are incited to riot, resulting in the brutal murders of several of the young men
Angel de fuego Angel of fire( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a rundown circus on the outskirts of Mexico City, 13 year-old Alma earns a living as a trapeze artist. When her fellow performers find out that she is pregnant, Alma is expelled from the circus. She lives on the streets until she meets a troupe of traveling puppeteers that preach the word of God. Alma sees a promise in them, a glimpse of hope. This is a story of a young girl's search for redemption and forgiveness."--Container
A silent love Amor en silencio( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy, middle-aged Canadian film professor marries a much younger Mexican mail-order bride. Even as newlyweds master each other's languages, it becomes apparent that good intentions can't entirely bridge the real obstacle: the husband is quickly falling in love with his mother-in-law
La mujer de Benjamín by Carlos Carrera( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Natividad, a beautiful young woman, who dreams of leaving her small town behind and traveling the world, is looking for help to achieve her goal. Is her best bet the handsome delivery man, Leandro, or the middle-aged, somewhat slow-witted Benjamin, who is secretly in love with her? Acting on his friends' ill-advised suggestions, Benjamin kidnaps Natividad in hopes of forcing her to love him, which sets into action a series of unforeseen events"--Container
Cadena perpetua( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reformed ex-convict is blackmailed by the local police and forced to return to a life of crime
La vida conyugal( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a couple that gets married with the idea of 'living together until death do them part'. However, as years go by, the couple faces the common problems of marriage. Jacqueline, the wife, decides to solve these problems by recurring to an unorthodox method: killing her husband
Su alteza serenísima( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly praised portrait of the generally despised General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, who fought his way to the presidency of Mexico in 1833
El caballito volador( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This mythical tale follows a young boy and his flying pony on a fantastic journey as they search for a way to save his family's farm
Entre la tarde y la noche The magic hour( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una escritora de edad madura ha decidido romper con su presente incierto que le impide crear la novela que durante años ha anidado en su mente y va a su país natal en busca del pasado lleno de fantasmas y quimeras
Calzonzin inspector( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone in town mistakes a stranger for a federal inspector
La pasión según Berenice The passion of Berenice by Jaime Humberto Hermosillo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berenice, a brooding young widow scarred by the fire that mysteriously took her husband's life, becomes the caretaker of her ailing godmother. There she falls in love with her godmother's handsome doctor and becomes involved in passion and intrigue
Los 3 reyes magos The three wise men( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This animated children's fable celebrates the biblical story of the Three Wise Men, who journey to see the Christ child during the reign of King Herod
Cananea( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on true events. Follows William Greene, who strikes it rich and develops the most profitable copper mine in Mexico, where the mistreatment of labor leads to a miner's strike setting into motion one of the bloodiest battles in Mexican history and inciting the Mexican Revolution
Desiertos mares( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful filmmaker deals with the current events of his life, his wife has just left him, his father has died, he is an alcholic and desperatly trying to finish a screenplay. While coping with all of this he meets a beautiful aspiring filmmaker who could disrupt it all
El tres de copas( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two mercenaries, raised as brothers, and their jealous relationship with the stunningly beautiful Casilda. At the end of the Reform War, Pedro and Damián begin a new life that leads them on a path to gambling, robbery, and murder. The cards they draw seemingly determine their destiny
Lo que importa es vivir( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candelairo, a drifter calls on an old friend, Don Lazaro, an owner of of a run-down ranch who agrees to board him in exchange for labor. Soon, Candelairo catches the eye of Lazaro's alcoholic wife and they become involved in a passionate affair, leading to a series of unforeseen events
 
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