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Agrasanchez Film Archives

Overview
Works: 460 works in 489 publications in 2 languages and 694 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History 
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 38 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 rebelion de los colgados by Alfredo B Crevenna ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film tells the story of a rebellion among the Indians of Chiapas, Mexico in 1910
Allá en el Rancho Grande ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 7 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
Redes ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 5 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
Santa ( 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 perla by Emilio Fernández ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 5 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
El ausente ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 5 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
Dos monjes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"En un monasterio del siglo XIX, dos monjes se enfrascan en una pelea. Al ser llamados a confesión, cada uno relata una versión diferente de la misma historia, en la que el único elemento común es la mujer de la cual ambos estuvieron enamorados"--Películas del Cine Méxicano at http://cinemexicano.mty.itesm.mx/peliculas/monjes.html
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 del puerto ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rosario, una joven campesina, se entrega por amor a su novio sin sospechar que él la engaña con otra. La decepción y el dolor por la muerte 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 prendada. Tras pasar una noche de amor juntos, el destino les revela una cruel sorpresa."--Container
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
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 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
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
Cine mexicano ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
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
 
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Alternative Names
Agrasanchez Film Archive Mexican Cinema
Latin Nostalgia (Firm)
Mexican Cinema Collectibles and Film Archives
Languages
Spanish (37)
English (1)
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