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Elejalde, Karra 1960-

Works: 86 works in 472 publications in 8 languages and 3,683 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Road films  Social problem films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Director, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Karra Elejalde
Even the rain = También la lluvia by Icíar Bollain( Visual )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and French and held by 1,108 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 )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 445 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 )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in Spanish and Basque and held by 331 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 dictates our fate
Earth by Julio Medem( Visual )

47 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 276 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 by Imanol Uribe( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 231 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
La ardilla roja by Julio Medem( Visual )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 187 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. When "Lisa" has recovered physically, Jota takes her on vacation to a campground called "The Red Squirrel."
Ocho apellidos vascos = Spanish affair by Emilio Mártinez-Lázaro( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rafael (a Seville citizen who has never left the Spanish region of Andalucia) impulsively decides to leave his homeland to follow Amaia (a Basque girl unlike other women he has known) to her home in Euskadi. Complications ensue
Sin nombre by Cary Joji Fukunaga( Visual )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five years after her daughter, Angela, was brutally murdered, Claudia receives a phone call from a young woman claiming to be Angela, asking for help and stating that a nameless "they" wanted Claudia to think she was dead--Container
La madre muerta = Dead mother by Juanma Bajo Ulloa( Visual )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ismael Lopez, a petty criminal, shoots and kills a painting restorer during a bungled burglary, and shoots her daughter as well. Twenty years later, and the daughter Leire has been left mute and with a mental age of a child, spending most of her time in a mental home. A chance meeting between Leire and Ismael, who now works in a bar, leads Ismael to think that she still might be able to recognise him, and turn him in to the police. With the help of his girlfriend Maite, he kidnaps Leire and chains her to the bed in his house. He is unable to kill her, however, and instead asks the mental home for a ransom for her return. While a prisoner, though, Leire and Ismael grow closer and closer through his attempts to make her laugh and their mutual love for chocolate
Un dulce olor a muerte = A sweet scent of death( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 81 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
Acción mutante by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a future world ruled by good-looking people, a terrorist group of mutants led by Ramon Yarritu kidnap the daughter of Orujo, a rich businessman. Escaping from the police in their spaceship, Ramon tries to kill his gang in order to get ransom money. The trip ends abruptly when they crash in Axturiax, a weird planet where no women live."--Container
La pistola de mi hermano by Ray Loriga( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man and a young girl's find their lives are united under dramatic circumstances. He has just shot a security guard in the face who had accused him of robbing at a local mall. When he steals a car to escape, he meets the girl who, regardless of her suicidal inclinations, is attracted by her new companion. Together they embark on a journey in search for a true meaning in their lives
Lazaro de Tormes by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 51 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
Año Mariano = Holy Mary by Karra Elejalde( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Spanish and Basque and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mariano is a traveling salesman who falls asleep while driving late at night, sending his car off the road and into a field, which turns out to be part of an illicit marijuana farm. When Mariano awakes, he discovers that a team of policemen led by Sgt. Talavera has found the weed and set the field ablaze. The billows of fragrant smoke have a powerful effect on Mariano, and he imagines he's seeing an apparition of the Virgin Mary
Adan y Eva by Carlos Martínez Baena( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 42 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
Airbag by Juanma Bajo Ulloa( Visual )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juantxo is socially awkward and a mamma's boy. He is, however, engaged to a rich and beautiful woman. A few days before his wedding, Juantxo's buddies persuade him to go out for a final night of oat-sowing. Unfortunately he loses his fiancee's expensive engagement ring while fooling with an exotic prostitute. They have three days to find it, and their journey takes them on a riotous road trip that leads them into the depths of the Mafia underworld
Alas de mariposa = Butterfly wings by Juanma Bajo Ulloa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen becomes pregnant, hoping for a boy to carry on her husband's name. Guilt and fear however, keep her from breaking the news to Ami, her shy and sensitive six-year-old daughter. The new baby's birth soon triggers a series of nightmarish events
Halloween H20( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six degrees of helter skelter: A documentary retelling of the notorious Manson Family murders, featuring original music recordings, rare vintage photos, and never-before seen autopsy reports. Hole: When a group of prep school friends throw a party a long-abandoned bomb shelter, a night of fun becomes a night of survival when someone locks them in from the outside. Nameless: Five years after her daughter, Angela, was murdered, Claudia receives a phone call from a young woman claiming to be her and asking for help. Crow, wicked prayer: Jimmy Cuerva rises from the dead, with the power of the Crow, to avenge his girlfriend's death. Mortuary: A family takes over a long-abandoned funeral home only to discover that something evil lurks there. Children of the corn III, urban harvest: After a couple adopts a pair of orphaned brothers, it becomes alarmingly clear the boys are much more than they seem. Ritual: A doctor travels to Jamaica to treat a patient and ends up in a strange culture of dark magic and demonic possession. They: A student who experienced night terrors as a child bands together with others who shared similar experiences to defeat a common evil
Ocho apellidos catalanes by Emilio Mártinez-Lázaro( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amaia after breaking up with Rafa, falls in love with a Catalonian. Koldo, her father, goes to Sevilla to persuade Rafa to go to Catalonia and take Amaia's heart back
Visionarios by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama from Spain was inspired by a real-life incident in the 1930s when a number of people living in a small Basque village claimed to have seen apparitions of the Virgin Mary. An anti-clerical movement swept through Spain and it was decreed that state-sponsored schools were to halt religious instruction and public buildings were to remove religious artwork, a highly controversial decision among a large number of Spanish citizens. Joshe (Eduardo Noriega) is a student teacher who guides students in Ezkioga, a small town in the hill country where the removal of religious instruction has been met with outrage. Joshe is engaged to marry Edurne (Leire Ucha), but when he meets Usua (Ingrid Rubio), a girl who works at an inn in the village, he finds himself falling in love and has a hard time reconciling his feelings for the two women. Meanwhile, a number of local residents claim that they have seen the Virgin Mary, who has appeared to them and told them Spain must restore religion to its government before it is too late; among those who have witnessed the vision are both Edurne and Usua. In time, Edurne admits that what she saw was a product of mass hysteria and not a true religious vision, but Usua is not so easily convinced, and Joshe struggles to convince her to embrace logic rather than faith
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Elejalde, Carlos 1960-

Elejalde Garai, Carlos 1960-

Elejalde Garay, Carlos 1960-

Elejalde, Karra


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