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Sogepaq Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 87 works in 148 publications in 3 languages and 1,320 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Romance films  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Coming-of-age films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sogepaq Video (Firm)
The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the diversity of peoples and cultures that make up the Hispanic world. Presents a survey of Hispanic past on both sides of the Atlantic, pointing out the importance of ritual and ceremony and the potency of the ever-present past in our lives today. Highlights the contributions of Hispanic arts and literature
Cosas que dejé en La Habana = Things I left in Havana by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young, charming and beautiful sisters leave Cuba in search for the good life in Spain. Once in Madrid, they move in with their aunt who owns a sweatshop that makes fur coats. Since they lack work permits, their aunt plans to marry them off to suit her own interests. But a friend of their aunt's decides to protect the girls from these manipulations. That is until the friend and one of the sisters ends up falling in love with the same man
Love can seriously damage your health = El amor perjudica seriamente la salud by Penélope Cruz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This romantic comedy charts the course of a long-time on-again-off-again love affair between Diana Balaguer and Santi Garcia
El espejo enterrado : reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written and narrated by Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's well-known novelist, El Espejo Enterrado ("The Buried Mirror") consists of five one-hour programs on the historical roots of contemporary Hispanic history and culture. The series presents the origin of modern Latin America from the arrival of the Spanish conquerors to the present
La madre muerta = Dead mother by Juanma Bajo Ulloa( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A robber kills the lady of the house he has broken into and meets the small daughter of the victim. Years later, they meet again and the robber kidnaps her in the squat that he shares with his jealous girlfriend. As events spiral out of control, this complex love triangle degenerates toward a twisted and violent conclusion
Volando voy by Luis Miguel Albaladejo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 11-year-old car thief in late-'70s Madrid is an expert getaway driver and all-around career criminal
El espejo enterrado : reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Espejo Enterrado consists of five one-hour programs on the historical roots of contemporary Hispanic history and culture discussing the origin of modern Latin America from the arrival of the Spanish conquerors to the present. La virgen y el toro: Carlos Fuentes examines the meaning of mestizaje, the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, indigenous Indian and African. La Batalla de los dioses: Fuentes retraces the indigenous world through its pyramids and sculptures. The return of their blond, exiled god, Quetalcóat, was forecast for the very year Cortés reached its shores. La edad de oro: The colonies brough Spain enormous treasures, gold silver, chocolate, tomatoes, and the potato. Yet Spain's most powerful ruler, Philip II, lived in austere solitude in a cell-like study. El precio de la libertad: Every year a million Mexicans gether in the great central square of their capital to celebrate El Grito, the cry for indepence. Fuentes crosses the Andes to follow the steps of the great liberators, Bolívar and San Martín. Las tres hispanidades: Spain, Latin American and the Hispanic communities in the United States have all undergone enormous changes. Fuentes comments on the traditions which Hispanic immigrants bring to the US in art, music and dance, and respect for family ties
Vacas by Julio Medem( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 47 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
Barrio by Fernando León( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three adolescent boys struggle with growing up in modern urban Spain
El viaje de Carol by Imanol Uribe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carol, una niña adolescente de madre española y padre norteamericano, viaja por primera vez a España en la primavera de 1938 en compañía de su madre. Separada de su padre, piloto en las Brigadas Internacionales al que ella adora, su llegada al pueblo materno transforma un entorno familiar lleno de secretos. Armada de un carácter rebelde, se opone a los convencionalismos de un mundo que le resulta desconocido. La complicidad con Maruja, las lecciones de vida de su abuelo y su amor por Tomiche, le abrirán las puertas a un universo de sentimientos adultos que harán de su viaje un trayecto interior desgarrado, tierno, vital e inolvidable"--Container
Los amantes del Círculo Polar by Julio Medem( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovers of the Arctic Circle charts the remarkable destinies of Ana and Otto, childhood friends whose fates intersect over the years, leading to a stunning conclusion in which destiny and romance collide. A beautiful and haunting love story in the tradition of Amelia and Run Lola Run, this groundbreaking film from director Julio Medem finally arrives on DVD to enchant and delight anyone who believes in the power of love
La Escopeta nacional by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 31 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
La ardilla roja by Julio Medem( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jota is a young man whose fortunes are down. His rocker girlfriend has left him and he is considering jumping off of a jetty late one summer night in San Sebastian. Before he can jump, a motorcyclist crashes through the barrier and Jota runs to assist. The woman has amnesia and Jota takes her to the hospital where he registers her as Lisa, his fiance. When "Lisa" has recovered physically, Jota takes her from the hospital and they go on a vacation to a campground called "The Red Squirrel"
Butterfly by José Luis Cuerda( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Spanish and Galician and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy young boy is brought out of his cocoon by a wise teacher who shows him the wonder of the natural world around him, amidst the growing tensions and chaos of the Spanish Civil War in Galicia. Spanish or French language with yellow English subtitles
El Crimen de Cuenca by Pilar Miró( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A realistically detailed film based on a true event in which two men were accused of killing a priest who disappeared from their town in the early 1900s. The men are tortured to elicit confessions in scenes which graphically portray the methods of the Guardia Civil. The film is a plea to end police brutality and provincial ignorance. Banned in Spain until 1982
El día de la bestia by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Angel, a theologist expert, has spent the last 25 years of his life studying the Apocalypse of St. John. He is convinced that the Antichrist is about to be born on Christmas Day of 1995 in the city of Madrid. In order to come into contact with the Devil, the priest decides to initiate a career as a criminal and began a personal quest to find it and kill it before the Devil destroys the world
El Pájaro de la felicidad by Pilar Miró( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen is a strong and beautiful woman approaching fifty. At a dinner at her son's house, Carmen's son reproaches her for the way she has leds her life. When she leaves the apartment, preparing to get into her car, Carmen is sexually assaulted by a group of hoodlums. Back at home, her significant other, Fernando, seems unable to help her make sense of what has happened. Humiliated and frightened, Carmen checks into a hotel to be alone, and writes a letter to Fernando, in which she explains that she must look back and search for her parents, her first husband, her past
Lucía y el sexo = Sex and Lucia by Julio Medem( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucia is a young waitress in a restaurant in the center of Madrid. After the loss of her long-time boyfriend, a writer, she seeks refuge on a quiet, secluded Mediterranean island. There, bathed in an atmosphere of fresh air and dazzling sun, Lucia begins to discover the dark corners of her past relationship
The buried mirror : the complete five program series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the diversity of peoples and cultures that make up the Hispanic world. Presents a survey of Hispanic past on both sides of the Atlantic, pointing out the importance of ritual and ceremony and the potency of the ever-present past in our lives today. Highlights the contributions of Hispanic arts and literature
Guerreros by Daniel Calparsoro( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Spanish Army platoon is sent to Kosovo as part of the peace keeping forces. Their only objective is to restore electricity in the destroyed towns. Due to unexpected circumstances, they get involved in a fight between Serbs and Macedonians where they are attacked and hunted from both sides alternatively, without knowing who are they protecting or who is the enemy
 
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