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Jet Films (Spain)

Overview
Works: 20 works in 60 publications in 3 languages and 520 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Drama  History  Comedy films  Film adaptations  War films  Caper films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PS3563.O886, 810.90054
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jet Films (Spain)
Las bicicletas son para el verano by Alfredo Matas( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film that follows the day-to-day experiences of a lower middle class family in Madrid, Spain through the duration of the Civil War
Plácido by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a small Spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person dining with them that night. The celebration also includes a parade, and in it we find Plácido, the humble owner of a three-wheeler, whose family is forced to live in a public lavatory because of the lack of money to pay the rent, and who has to pay the second bill of his vehicle before midnight or else he will lose it"--IMDb
La vaquilla by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Spanish Civil War, a group of republican soldiers plans a raid on a village fiesta
More by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naive young Stefan has fallen in with the wrong crowd and the wrong girl. Soon he won't have the will to do the right thing and leave them all behind. A vivid cautionary tale of the freespirited '60s
The Light at the edge of the world by Kevin Billington( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the southernmost tip of South America, where the Atlantic and Pacific oceans do battle, there is a lighthouse called "The lighthouse at the edge of the world." Three men guard this isolated post until their seclusion is invaded by maniacal, bloodthirsty pirates. The sole survivor of this onslaught pits himself against the pirate's ruthless leader who is utilizing the post to plunder and destroy passing ships
Patrimonio nacional by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second part of a trilogy satirizing Spanish society in the period following Franco's death and the restoration of the monarchy, this sequel to La escopeta nacional is about the Marquis de Leguineche and his down and out aristocratic family who return to their palace in Madrid after thirty years of voluntary exile with the intention of resuming the court life of yesteryear and re-establish themselves in newly-democratic Spain
El crimen de Cuenca( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a gross miscarriage of justice, based on an actual event, two men are falsely accused and convicted of the murder of a missing shepherd from a small Spanish village. A despotic district court judge and a right-wing congressman orchestrate the trial. The two men are subjected to brutal torture by sadistic guards to [extract] a confession of guilt. The men serve 6 years of a 15-year prison term before they are released, and they later discover their alleged victim is alive and well in a neighboring village. The 15-minute torture scene is harrowing, as is the subsequent passage of the exhuming of human corpses."
Nacional III by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second sequel of a Patrimonio Nacional, about the Marquis de Leguineches, his hopeless son Luis José, his mitress/servant Viti, and in this instance, a Catholic priestWhen the Marquis' father-in-law dies, the family decides to leave Spain with their money and go to France. Their adventures in Mtterand's France begbin with a trip to Lourdes
La Escopeta nacional by Sogepaq Video( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centering on one of the many hunting extravaganzas organized for members of the ruling class, this comedy is about how business deals were made and concessions granted during the Franco years
Mi hija Hildegart by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aurora is a dedicated feminist in the early part of this century, who doesn't need men in her life. She successfully arranges to be impregnated by a man so that she can have a child. The child turns out to be the girl Hildegart, an intellectual prodigy, gifted at languages, music, and literature. She is the center of Aurora's life. However, when Hildegart begins to show what her mother considers to be an unbecoming interest in boys and men, a betrayal of her mother's principles, she executes her one night while she is asleep. This movie slowly unravels the story of Hildegart's birth, development and murder as it emerges during a 1933 murder trial. The story is based on the novel Aurora de Sangre by Eduardo de Guzman -- Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide."
Maestros del cine español : Pilar Miró( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puede ser divertido by Azucena Rodríguez( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alicia and Carmen, two recently divorced young women, mothers of Juan and Carlitos, realize their lives revolve around the same poles when their kids end up in the hospital after a fight. From this casual encounter, Alicia and Carmen forge a strong friendship
Vámonos, Bárbara( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ana is Catalan, the daughter of a bourgeois family and works in a studio in advertising. She is 38 years old and has only lived with her husband, with whom she has a relationship that is cold but accepted by both. Although his family is opposed, she decides to leave her husband and takes a vacation with her daughter Barbara, 12 years old, in order to leave behind all the past and start a freer life, with fewer ties, less conventional."--Translation of summary on container
Le Prince des pauvres( Visual )

1 edition published in 1961 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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