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Agrasanchez Film Archives

Overview
Works: 461 works in 490 publications in 2 languages and 691 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Horror films  Comedy films  Film remakes 
Classifications: PN1995.9.F67, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Agrasanchez Film Archives
 
Most widely held works by Agrasanchez Film Archives
Los de abajo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demetrio Macias is a poor man who takes up the cause of the Mexican revolution after his house is burned down. He and his compatriots battle side by side with Pancho Villa, getting caught up in the revolutionary spirit of the time. Their fight captures the common man's struggles and sacrifices during a difficult period in history
Pueblerina by Emilio Fernández( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una sórdida historia de injusticia, traición y muerte en la que se ve reflejado el caótico México rural del fin de la revolución. Sólo un milagro podrá salvar a una inocente pareja de enamorados de ser victimas de los déspotas caciques de un pueblo
El ausente( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel runs away from her house and drives off a cliff. Her husband, Jorge, is distraught, and all the more so when his sister, Cecilia, doesn't attend the funeral; according to Isabel's sister, Magdalena, Cecilia never liked Isabel. Magdalena takes care of Isabel's daughter and tries to find out exactly what happened to Isabel. Cecilia asks Magdalena why Isabel was carrying 100,000 pesos with her when she died
Allá en el Rancho Grande by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The owner and the general manager of a ranch (Rancho Grande), two good friends, fall in love with the same girl at the same time. The owner tries to 'buy' the girl without knowing she is in love with the manager
La noche de los Mayas( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This movie tells the tragic tale of love between a beautiful Mayan woman and a man in the gum trade. Their relationship angers the native Mayan Gods who show their anger by causing drought and hunger. They will only be appeased by sacrificing the young girl
La rebelión de los colgados by Alfredo B Crevenna( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film tells the story of a rebellion among the Indians of Chiapas, Mexico in 1910
Dos monjes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a 19th century monestary, two monks become involved in a fight. When they are called to confession, each one recounts a different version of the events. The only thing in common with their stories is the woman that both were in love with. This film is a example of the influence of German expressionist masters on Mexican film in the 1930s
Redes( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film tells the story of fishermen near Vera Cruz, Mexico, learning how they have been exploited by businessmen
Santa by Federico Gamboa( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Santa es una humilde muchacha que vive feliz con su familia en el pequeño poblado de Chimalistac hasta que el militar Marcelino la seduce y la abandona. A partir de esta situación, la joven sufrirá la pena de ser expulsada de su hogar y condenada a la prostitución"--Películas del Cine Méxicano at http://cinemexicano. mty. itesm. mx/peliculas/santa. html
La mujer del puerto( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rosario es una joven campesina que se entrega por amor a su novio sin sospechar que él la engaña con otra. La decepción y el dolor por lamuerte de su padre hacen que la joven huya a Veracruz y se convierta en prostituta. Una noche, Rosario conoce a Alberto, un marino del cual queda prendida. Tras pasar una noche de amor juntos, el destino les revela una cruel sorpresa"--Cine Mexicano at http://mexico.udg.mx/arte/cinemexicano/peliculast̲exto02.html
La zandunga( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful country girl awaits her absent lover while the men of the town fight with machetes to keep their borders free of foreigners
La calandria( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La desafortunada historia de una joven cantante que es novia de un muchacho de oficio carpintero, celoso en extremo, lo que provoca que la muchacha en su ansia de matrimonio huya con otro hombre
Ladrón de cadáveres( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unknown man steals cadavers from graves; he is sought by the authorities in Cuba, Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. His victims are usually athletic men, such as the late Mexican athlete, Jorge Asate. The criminal is described very differently in the different countries. The detectives have put undercover agents at a local gym. Also, a friend of the captain of the investigation, a man named Guillermo, has come to the city to try to become a famous wrestler. When he is in the ring, an old beggar watches him and waits
Una familia de tantas by Alejandro Galindo( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The order and tranquility of the Cataño family is shaken when a vacuum cleaner salesman knocks on their door trying to sell his modern product. The young daughter, Maru, is enchanted by the salesman and from that moment on dreams of breaking free of her conservative family. This film reflects social change in urban 20th century Mexico due to the rise of the middle class
El prisionero #13 by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Mexican war of independence, this tragedy involves a colonel who, through a series of events, inadvertently orders the execution of his son
La perla by Emilio Fernández( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After many unsuccessful dives off a treacherous reef, a poor fisherman finds a perfect and valuable giant pearl. The word of his discovery and new found fortune soon spreads across the countryside. The plight to keep the pearl from thieves and dishonest businessmen represents some of the best acting within the Mexican cinema
Cine mexicano( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La mujer sin alma( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attractive young woman is introduced to high society by her wealthy godfather. Coming from a humble background, she is envious of the upper class. At one of the gala events, she meets a man whom she thinks will be her ticket to enjoying the flamboyant lifestyle of her rich friends
La Mujer del puerto( Visual )

1 edition published in 1949 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was a woman cursed by fate; rejected by her own father, deceived by her first love, used as an object of pleasure by all men
Cantaclaro( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family is about to lose their land because they mortgaged it to a rich man and they have only until the shadow of a tree hits the fence before they must pay. At the last minute, Cantaclaro (one of the sons), saves them by bringing a payment of horses. After the land is saved, Cantaclaro says he must leave the family and find his destiny before he can settle down as a farmer
 
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