WorldCat Identities

Dumont, Ulises

Overview
Works: 31 works in 142 publications in 4 languages and 1,279 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Gangster films  History  Crime films  War films  Melodrama  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ulises Dumont
No habrá más penas ni olvido = Funny dirty little war by Héctor Olivera( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una salvaje comedia negra sobre el estallido de una pequeña revolución en un tranquilo pueblo argentino, cuando un politico peronista acusa de comunista a un empleado municipal. Lo que sigue es una ridicula guerra que trae consigo un serio mensaje. Mientras su contenido politico es especialmente relevante para comprender las raices sociales y psicológicas de las dictaduras, su dura comicidad y su verdad sobre la insensatez humana dan esta historia un sentido universal
Conversaciones con mamá = Conversations with mom by Santiago Carlos Oves( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mom is eighty-two years old and her son Jaime is fifty. They live in completely different worlds. Jaime is married, has two children, a beautiful house, two cars and a mother-in-law to attend to. Mom manages on her own and endures her old age with the same dignity with which she has lived her entire life. Unexpectedly, the company for which Jaime works lays him off. Jaime and Dorita, his wife, own the apartment where Mom lives. Jaime soon realizes that he has no way but to sell his mom's apartment. But when Jaime goes to tell his mother the bad news, Mom has a bigger surprise waiting for him."--Container
Doña Bárbara by Betty Kaplan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doña Bárbara, feared for her witchcraft, becomes involved in a land dispute with Santos Luzardo, a city lawyer who has come to take charge of his family's property. Both she and her daughter then fall in love with him
La pelicula del rey = A king and his movie by Carlos Sorin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching look at the obsessions of a filmmaker. While making a movie about the real-life story of a historical figure who proclaimed himself King, he finds his own dreams of cinematic grandeur are quick to fall victim to the intrusion of reality
Grimm by Alex van Warmerdam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Dutch and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Brothers Grimm' meets David Lynch in international award-winning director Alex van Warmerdam's twisted and darkly comic fairy tale that transports viewers from bleak, snow-frosted woods to a windswept ghost town. Siblings Jacob and Marie embark on a journey to Spain to live with their uncle when their parents can no longer support them
El mismo amor, la misma lluvia by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Campanella offers in "El mismo amor, la misma lluvia" an artwork full of sensitivity and love. He gives a lesson of how to make a love story interesting and absolutely unartificial
Próxima salida( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a talk show, Carlos tells the story of a group of five railwaymen of all ages and with various backgrounds, who lost their livelihood because of the Argentine privatization program. They are confronted with unemployment and a reality beyond their understanding, leading them towards a tragic destiny. While mustering all the strength necessary to react and to rebuild their lives, the five men are joined in their struggle by their adolescent sons
Tiempo de revancha by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A worker for a corrupt mining company sets up an "accidental" dynamite blast and pretends to have become permanently unable to speak, in order to blackmail the company for damages
El viento se llevó lo que by Thierry Forte( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Spanish and German and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman cabdriver, tired of her job and boss, drives out of the city (Buenos Aires) and into the mountains, to a remote village in Patagonia. The village's only contact with the outside world is a cinema which shows film reels out of sequence or upside-down
Doble o nada : Sus ojos se cerraron y el mundo sigue andando( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renzo, a tango singer, becomes an imitator of Carlos Gardel upon the urging of his Spanish girlfriend. A disastrous tour through Latin America is followed by an unexpected change of fate when Gardel dies in Medellín
Rosarigasinos = Gangs from Rosario( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treinta años pasaron desde que Alberto "Tito" Saravia y Castor entraron a la cárcel de Rosario. Treinta años estuvo esperándolos una valija llena de dinero, que escondieron bajo las aguas del río Paraná. Pero, cuando los dos salgan de prisión y vean que la valija ya no está, se perderán en una ciudad que fue de ellos y que ahora apenas reconocen
El sur by Fernando E Solanas( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Floreal (Miguel Ángel Solá), a political prisoner in Argentina, is liberated at the end of the dictatorship in 1983. His wife Rosi (Susú Pecoraro) waits for him with their young son, while she wrestles with the guilt of having had an affair with a family friend. As Floreal wanders the empty streets on his way home, he is confronted with the ghosts of his and his country's past
La esperanza( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who has recently lost his wife, arrives in a small fishing village in Patagonia to visit the house where she spent her childhood. There, he meets a young woman who has also lost someone dear to her -- her daughter. Their common grief creates a special bond between the two
Sus ojos se cerraron : y el mundo sigue andando by Jaime Chávarri( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renzo, a tango singer, becomes an imitator of Carlos Gardel upon the urging of his Spanish girlfriend. A disastrous tour through Latin America is followed by an unexpected change of fate when Gardel dies in Medellín
Cerca de la frontera( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afraid for his life after publishing a controversial article, a journalist tries to leave the country, but instead ends up stuck in a northern border town
Un mundo menos peor( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Argentina in 2000, a woman reunites with her husband who had been presumed to be among the many disappeared persons massacred by the military dictatorship of the 1970s. The woman brings along their twenty-year old daughter, who has never met her father
Yepeto( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yepeto is a 50-something professor and prestigious writer who holds a chair in the literature department of a university. He is passionately, but silently attracted to Cecilia, an 18 year old student, who is also the object of desire of another student, Antonio, a young, very handsome athlete
El censor( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The action begins in 1977, during the rule of the military junta. Raúl Veirabés is the head of the film censorship office. He is a man of average taste, frank, discerning and honest--one whose taste in films conflicts with his duties. He lives with his adolescent daughter in an unremarkable life, other than his secret collection of the most beautiful parts of the films he has censored. Eight years later, democracy reigns and he has difficulty in reconciling his former life with the present reality
Morir en San Hilario = Sterven in San Hilario by Laura Mañá( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Hilario is a village that's made a killing by putting on great funerals, but business is slack. It's been ten years since they had a customer. This comedy relates the antics of a bank robber (mistaken as a new customer by the towns people) as he goes to San Hilario to hide--out only to find out that he is being prepared for a funeral
Morir en San Hilario = To die in San Hilario( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Hilario is a unique town and its main attraction is its magnificent funerals and beautiful cemetery. To die in san Hilario means to die with flamboyance and style. But a modern day rush for quick funerals has made clientele scarce and the town desperately needs a new case to survive this business. The residents will welcome a fugitive who witnesses with astonishment the preparations of his own funeral
 
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