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Agrasanchez Film Archives

Overview
Works: 459 works in 490 publications in 2 languages and 689 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films  War films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Melodrama 
Classifications: PN1997, 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 40 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
La mujer del puerto( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 7 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 noche de los Mayas( Visual )

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

Cuenta la trágica historia de amor entre una bella indígena y un hombre que se dedica a la explotación del chicle. Ésta relación provoca la ira de los dioses nativos que manifestan su enojo con sequías y hambres que solo terminan con el sacrificio de la joven nativa
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
La rebelión de los colgados by Alfredo B Crevenna( Visual )

3 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
Allá en el Rancho Grande by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 5 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
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
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
La perla( 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 result is the fisherman's struggle to keep the pearl from thieves and dishonest businessmen
Redes( Visual )

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

In a small Mexican community, all of the men work as fishermen to earn money for their entire families. However, they are paid very little and at times some of their children die, because they do not even have enough to pay for doctors. The frustration builds, and one day, one of the men holds a rally to fight for better conditions and more pay. The bosses do not appear to be concerned for anything else besides themselves, even when one of the workers gets killed in the struggle for justice
Ladrón de cadáveres( Visual )

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

A mad doctor transplants the brain of a gorilla into the body of a muscular wrestler. The experiment works, but the now masked wrestler is completely dominated by a beastly instinct and attempts to kill the scientist who created him
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
Cine mexicano( Visual )

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

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
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 mujer sin alma( Visual )

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

Teresa, a beautiful middle-class girl, is determined to become a great society lady. To achieve her dreams she uses her charms to conquer rich men and play with their feelings
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
Los bandidos de Rio Frio( Visual )

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

Juan, an army captain, is in love with Mariana, the daughter of a ruthless and extremely wealthy count. The two decide to ask the count's permission to marry, upon which he is enraged and insists that Juan leave immediately, and then takes Mariana to a different home to live quietly away from Juan. They manage to communicate despite their distance, though, and when Mariana gives birth to their son, Juan arrives and takes the baby to be raised by his mother. He then organizes a motley group of men with whom he plans to devise a way to finally marry Mariana
Vámonos con Pancho Villa = Let's join Pancho Villa( Visual )

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

A semi-historical picture covering incidents in the Mexican Civil War. Six ranchers, nicknamed the lions of San Pablo, join Villa in order to avenge the murder of Francisco Madero and overthrow the reactionary forces
 
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