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Elejalde, Karra 1960-

Overview
Works: 98 works in 322 publications in 5 languages and 2,906 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Love stories  Fiction  Allegories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karra Elejalde
También la lluvia = Even the rain by Icíar Bollain( Visual )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Idealistic filmmaker Sebastian (Gael Garcia Bernal, The Motorcycle Diaries) and his cynical producer Costa (Luis Tosa, The Limits of Control) arrive in Bolivia to make a revisionist film about Christopher Columbus' conquest of the Americas. But as filming commences, the local citizens begin to riot in protest against a multi-national corporation that is taking control of their water supply. With the film shoot in jeopardy, both men find their convictions shaken. Inspired by the real-life Water Wars in Bolivia in the year 2000, Even the Rain explores the lasting effects of Spanish imperialism, still resonating some 500 years later in the continued struggle of indigenous people against oppression and exploration"--container
Los cronocrimenes Timecrimes by Karra Elejalde( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man accidentally finds a time machine and travels back in time where he is involved in a mystery filled with murders, terror, and another version of himself
Vacas by Julio Medem( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in Spanish and Basque and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A saga spanning over half a century of the twisted goings on between families in Northern Spain. From the Carlist Wars of 1875 to the Spanish Civil War in the thirties, the fathers, sons and grandsons are locked in an absurdly stubborn and emotionally exhausting conflict. Sometimes there seems to be no escape from how family ties dictate our fate
Tierra ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Called to fumigate the land after a plague of woodlice imparts a distinctive, earthy taste to the wine, Angel tries vainly to keep body and soul together even as he falls in love with demure, unhappily married Angela and in lust with the highly sexed Mari: women reflective of his own split personality. Is he insane-- or is he really connected to the cosmos?"--Container
Días contados Running out of time ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Se cambia Antionio, terrorista, planes a soplar encima de lacomisaría de policías, pero sus planes cuando él resuelve Charo
La ardilla roja by Julio Medem( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the verge of committing suicide after he loses his girl and has become a washed-up rock singer, Jota sees a motorcycle go over the side of a boardwalk. Going to investigate, he finds a young woman who has lost her memory. Jota convinces her that she has been living with him for several years and takes her to a camping site, The Red Squirrel, where he says they will become reacquainted. As her memory begins to return, events take an unexpected turn
Vacas Cows ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the rivalry between two Basque families over three generations. Beginning in 1875 during the Spanish Civil War, the lingering feud between the Mendiluze and Iriguibel families will inevitably entangle the lives of their children and their children's children as they find themselves drawn to each other
Un dulce olor a muerte A sweet scent of death ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marcelino, a bitter old man, tells Ramon he must avenge the murder of his girlfriend. In this desolate place, where machismo and brute force rule, Jistino, Ramon, Gabriela and others will have life-changing decisions to make
Tierra by Julio Medem( Visual )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Spanish and German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dressed in blinding white, carrying a strange pack upon his back and a toxin-spewing wand, comes the exterminating Angel and his similarly clad army to the scorched, crimson earth of Aragon wine country to destroy the insects that give the wine its unique flavor. There Angel finds himself falling in love with a lonely wife, Angela, who only stays with her cheating husband for her daughter's sake
La madre muerta Dead mother ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a robbery, the woman of the house is killed. Before leaving the scene of the crime, the assassin feels a strange presence; a child is looking at him in the darkness of the house. Later on he will encounter this child, now a beautiful young woman
Acción mutante by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dystopic science fiction film set in the year 2012 in a world ruled by bodybuilders, designers and the ultra-chic. Accion Mutante, an underground group of mentally and physically disabled are the sole resistance to the cult of beauty and wealth. Ramon, the leader of the group devises plots to kidnap Patricia, daughter of a wealthy industrialist, but the plot does not work out as planned
Els sense nom The nameless ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five years after the murder of her daughter, Claudia receives a phone call from her
La pistola de mi hermano My brother's gun ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una pistola con tres balas cae en manos de un adolescente un joven sin rumbo y con problemas existenciales. Éste, mata con una de las balas a un vigilante a quemarropa cuando es acusado de haber robado un cómic que ya había pagado. En su huida roba un auto en el que se encuentra una atractiva y sensual mujer conocida por todos como 'La Chica.' Juntos emprenden un viaje de aventura y suspenso sin saber cual será su destino final
Adan y Eva ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catarina, a bisexual reporter, decides to have a child and chooses a doctor to father her child. Her live-in girlfriend seeks revenge when she reveals her pregnancy. To make matters worse, Catarina starts falling in love with Francisco, another reporter
Running out of time Días contados ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Antonio, a member of an ETA terrorist cell that is hatching a plot against Madrid, challenges his priorities when he falls in love with Charo, a beautiful drug addict 12 years younger than he
Even the rain : También la lluvia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Idealistic filmmaker Sebastian (Gael Garcia Bernal, The Motorcycle Diaries) and his cynical producer Costa (Luis Tosa, The Limits of Control) arrive in Bolivia to make a revisionist film about Christopher Columbus' conquest of the Americas. But as filming commences, the local citizens begin to riot in protest against a multi-national corporation that is taking control of their water supply. With the film shoot in jeopardy, both men find their convictions shaken. Inspired by the real-life Water Wars in Bolivia in the year 2000, Even the Rain explores the lasting effects of Spanish imperialism, still resonating some 500 years later in the continued struggle of indigenous people against oppression and exploration." -- Container
Lazaro de Tormes by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After thirty years of difficulties, Lazaro is obliged to demonstrate before the law, that his form of life comes from the need to escape hunger and not from the desire to commit crimes
Los sin nombre by Jaume Balagueró( Visual )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five years after the murder of her daughter, Claudia receives a phone call from her
Timecrimes by Nacho Vigalondo( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man accidentally finds a time machine and travels back in time where he is involved in a mystery filled with murders, terror, and another version of himself
La ardilla roja Red squirrel ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jota, a troubled former pop star is the sole witness to the crash of a motorcycle ridden by a young woman. After learning of the woman's amnesia Jota pretends to be her lover, naming her Lisa and creating a fictitious life for her. Then the two take a vacation to the Red Squirrel campsite. But there may be more to Lisa than meets the eye
 
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Alternative Names
Elejalde, Carlos 1960-
Elejalde Garai, Carlos 1960-
Elejalde Garay, Carlos 1960-
Elejalde, Karra
KARRA ELEJALDE
Languages
Spanish (139)
Catalan (3)
English (3)
Basque (1)
German (1)
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