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Besuievsky, Mariela

Works: 47 works in 153 publications in 4 languages and 3,794 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Documentary television programs  Detective and mystery films  Slasher films  Horror films  Sports films 
Roles: Producer, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mariela Besuievsky
El secreto de sus ojos = Secret in their eyes by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Spanish and German and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently retired criminal court investigator Benjamin, decides to write a novel based on an unresolved rape and murder case, which still haunts him. Ben shares his plans with Irene, a judge and former colleague he has secretly been in love with for years. But Benjamin's search for the truth puts him at the center of a judicial nightmare, as the mystery of the heinous crime continues to unfold in the present, and tests the limits of a man who seeks justice and personal fulfillment at last
El hijo de la novia = The son of the bride by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sof the Bride is a heartwarming story of love and the appreciation of life. This award-winning Argentine feature was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and stars Ricardo Darin (Nine Queens, The Stranger), Hector Alterio (Burnt Money, The Official Story) and Norma Aleandro (Cousins, Vital Signs). Rafael Belvedere is a 42-year-old divorced father and restaurant owner who is overwhelmed with life. He feels guilty that he doesn't visit his mother, who is stricken with Alzheimer's disease; he lives in his father's shadow; doesn't spend enough time with his daughter; and can't commit to his girlfriend. Rafael's whole life is put to perspective when a series of unexpected events happen to make him re-evaluate his life. With the help of a childhood friend, he is able to restructure his past and appreciate life's little details
El aura = The aura by Fabián Bielinsky( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Espinoza is a taxidermist marked with strange qualities--a photographic memory and random fits of epilepsy. To escape his lonely everyday life, he spends his time lost in fantasy about the perfect heist. When a fatal hunting accident presents a golden opportunity, he takes the chance to put his plot into action. But living in a world of real violence might bring a lethal dose of reality to Espinoza--and the beautiful young woman he's brought into his plan. Now he must decide if criminal perfection is worth the ultimate price."--Container
Balada triste de trompeta = The last circus by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sad Clown Javier finds work in a circus and befriends a cast of characters, including brutish Happy Clown Sergio, who humiliates Javier daily in the name of entertainment. He also meets Natalia, a gorgeous acrobat and abused wife of Sergio. Javier falls deeply in love with her and tries to rescue her from her cruel, violent husband, unleashing Sergio's jealousy. With neither man willing to back down, the twisted love triangle evolves into a ferocious battle that reaches unbelievable heights
Botín de guerra = Spoils of war by David Blaustein( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First-hand accounts from the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, who dared to challenge the ruthless dictatorship of Argentina from 1976 to 1983 and have sought to find their missing grandchildren. Children now reunited with their families, and some who still hope to be, contribute
Inconscientes = Unconscious by Joaquín Oristrell( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and French and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Barcelona in the early 1900s. A very pregnant Alma searches for her missing psychiatrist husband. Along the way she recruits her love-struck brother-in-law Salvador and discovers a world where gender bending psychoanalysis turns the roles of sex and sexuality inside out
Heroina( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-class mother of three, suddenly faces her greatest challenge when she discovers that her son ia a heroin addict and delinquent. A tale of an extraordinary woman's battle against those in power and society and what this means to her family
El penalti más largo del mundo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando is a complete loser who suddenly has to replace an injured goalkeeper in the decisive match to win a local championship. With everyone counting on him, including the coach's attractive daughter, this average Joe has a chance to become a neighborhood hero
Hermanas = Sisters by Julia Solomonoff( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters torn apart by military dictatorship in Argentina meet in Texas after a 9 year separation
Luna de avellaneda by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a social and sports club in a Buenos Aires neighborhood and of those who try to save it from being closed."--Marcos Celesia
Everybody has a plan by Ana Piterbarg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viggo Mortensen stars as a successful doctor who conspires to escape his life by assuming the identity of his identical twin brother, a dying criminal. However, his plan backfires when he's plunged into the sordid depths of his brother's backwater village, a deadly place where unsettled scores soon embroil him in a desperate fight for survival
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A diverse group of Cubans pass the time while stranded in a remote bus station when their much-repaired bus breaks down
El dirigible by Pablo Dotta( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the century, Baltasar Brum, ex-president of Uruguay, commited suicide in front of numerous photographers. Yet nowhere are the pictures which had captured the exact moment of his death. A young women, who claims be French, meets with the famous Uruguay writer, Juan Carlos Onetti. She confirms that the interview had taken place in Montevideo, with the writer ingognito, immediately following many years of voluntary exile. Yet photos from this meeting have likewise disappeared. What is the meaning of the pictures in a place without memory?
El cuerno de la abundancia by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumor spreads of a vast inheritance with a tall tale involving nuns, pirate treasure and the Bank of England. Although initially sceptical about the promises of money for nothing, Bernadito and many others in the small town become convinced they're due a portion of the loot
Todos tenemos un plan by Ana Piterbarg( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the surface, Agustin is lucky-- he is a doctor living in Buenos Aires with a lovely wife. But when his twin Pedro comes for a visit to announce that he has terminal cancer, Agustin takes it upon himself to take Pedro's identity and move to the Tiger Delta. Once there, he finds himself not only living amongst a seedy crowd, but becoming involved in a murderous intrigue
Todas las canciones hablan de mí( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man begins to feel that all the songs he hears are about him and the girl he likes
Paisito( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xavi, a 31 year old soccer player who has spent his life in Uruguay, arrives in Pamplona to continue his career in the land where his parent were born. Here he encounters his dear childhood friend and neighbor, Rosana, whose father had been a police chief in Montevideo. The scenes of the film alternate between present day Spain and events 20 years earlier in Uruguay, where political turmoil separated the young couple
The Oxford murders by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is murdered in Oxford. Her body is discovered by two men who meet for the first time at that moment: Arthur Seldom, a prestigious professor of logic, and Martin, a young graduate student who has just arrived at the University hoping to study with Seldom. It quickly becomes clear that this is the first in a series of murders, all of which are announced by the murderer with strange mathematical symbols. Professor and student join forces to try and crack the code
La historia oficial / Historias cotidianas / INCAA, Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales ; La Mano Producciones Audiovisuales ; Zafra Difusión S.A. ; un documental de Andrés Habegger ; dirección, Andrés Habegger ; producción, Carlos Varacca ; guión, Lucía Puenzo, Andrés Habegger. Botín de guerra / Zafra Difusión S.A., Argentina ; Tornasol Films S.A., España ; con Televisión Española y Arte presentan un film de David Blaustein ; dirigida por David Blaustein ; producida por David Blaustein, Gerardo Herrero y Mariela Besuievsky ; guión de Luisa Irene Ickowicz, David Blaustein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Botín de guerra]: "A documentary about the 'disappeared' children of the last Argentine dictatorship (1976-1983), some of whom were abducted from their kidnapped parents by the military forces, whilst others were born when their mothers were in captivity in clandestine concentration camps. ... The film is partly a detailed chronicle of the Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo from their beginnings in 1977 through to 2000, and their tireless work searching for their grandchildren. But it is also a document of the recent reunions, from both the grandmothers' and the grandchildren's perspectives."
El diario de Carlota( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlota tiene 16 años y acaba de romper con Oriol porque él así lo ha decidido. Ella, al principio no entiende la razón de esta ruptura pero pensándolo bien... ¿No podría ser que Oriol se cansara de ella porque no ha querido hacerlo por decimoctava vez? Carlota decide escribir un diario sobre sus experiencias sexuales para lo que necesita la ayuda de sus amigas Elisa y Mireia y de sus padres
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Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.24 for The Oxford ... to 0.91 for El diario ...)

Inconscientes = Unconscious
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Besuievski, Mariela

Spanish (109)

German (1)

French (1)

English (1)