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IberoAmericana Films

Overview
Works: 62 works in 192 publications in 3 languages and 2,342 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Educational films  Internet videos  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Historical films  Romance films  Biographical films  War films 
Roles: pre, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by IberoAmericana Films
Ay, Carmela! by Carlos Saura( Visual )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in Spanish and Italian and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aragón, Spain, 1938. Carmela and her two companions quit their posts as entertainers for the Republican troops in search for a better fortune. By mistake, they cross over to the Nationalist zone, get arrested and are given the chance to perform for their freedom
A matador's mistress( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of legendary Spanish matador Manolete and his romantic quest for his hot-tempered girlfriend Lupe Sino's heart, which continued until 1947, when he died in the bull ring at age 30
Como ser mujer y no morir en el intento( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen's life is complicated. At 42 she is married to her third husband, Antonio, and has two children from previous marriages. She tries to carry on her professional career, without neglecting her relationship with Antonio, the house, her friends, or the emotional needs of the children
El día de la bestia by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Christmas Eve. Basque priest Father Angel believes he has found a secret code that reveals that the Antichrist will be born before dawn in Madrid. When he attempts to explain this revelation to his superiors, he is scorned, and so embarks on a mission to seek out and eradicate "the Beast" while utterly forsaking his priestly duties. Fr. Angel aligns himself with death metalhead named José Maria and Professor Cavan, the unctuous host of an occult-oriented reality television program called The Dark Side. Through the course of an endlessly gory evening, Angel and his allies struggle to invoke the Devil to find out the place of birth, so they can find and kill the baby--and thus defeat him
El sur by Carlos Saura( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the short story by Jorge Luis Borges. In this story, a descendant of famous ancestors dreams of more heroic times ... until a serious accident takes him to the doors of death, where the past and the present mingle -- and where he meets his final destiny
The neon bible by Terence Davies( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensitive young Southerner and his emotionally fragile mother derive strength from flamboyant Aunt Mae, who wants to be a country singer in Nashville
Alas de mariposa = Butterfly wings by Juanma Bajo Ulloa( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in Spanish and English and held by 105 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
Young soul rebels by Isaac Julien( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interracial sex act in the bushes turns into murder, setting off a police investigation and sending controversy into London's black community. A riveting look at the forces of race, class, and sex that reshaped the U.K. just before the Thatcher years
Bienvenido Mister Marshall by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El pueblo de Villar del Río es uno de los infinitos pueblos de Castilla. Una mañana, se presenta un delegado gubernativo que anuncia la llegada de una comisión del Plan Marshall, por lo que hay que recibir como es debido 'a los americanos.' Villar del Río se convierte, de la noche a la mañana, en un peublo andaluz de tramoya de cartón. Las ilusiones de recibir alguna ayuda de los americanos florecen"--Container
Emma Zunz by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the short story by Jorge Luis Borges. Beneath the timid personality of 19-year-old Emma Zunz there lurks a thirst for vengeance. In this tale, Emma's father, wrongly accused of a crime, commits suicide, sending her on a search for the real culprit
La muerte y la brujula( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the short story by Jorge Luis Borges. This mystery revolves around a series of three identical assassinations, each committed on the third day of the month, for three consecutive months, in three different locations. Following the clues, a clever detective stumbles into the perfect trap
Hollow reed by Angela Pope( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martyn Wyatt is just settling into his new life; he has an ex- wife, a gay live-in partner, and limited visitation rights to his beloved son Oliver. When Oliver shows up bloodied at his father's house, Martyn's detemination to find the culprit becomes an obession that leads him back to the boy's own front door. A custody battle to save his son instigates an inquisition onto Martyn's lifestyle, questioning a gay father's ability to provide a safe haven for his own son
La intrusa by Leonardo di Costanzo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the short story by Jorge Luis Borges. This is a drama of passion involving two brothers inseparable in work and play, and a woman who comes between them. Soon all three are trapped in their own hell of jealousy and death
Tuno negro = Black serenade( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students at a university are murdered by a black masked minstrel who choses his victims based on grade point average and eliminates failing students
El Evangelio según San Marcos( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the short story by Jorge Luis Borges. This story captures a man's journey to the mystical house of a father, son and daughter where strange events bring the traveler to a better understanding of the redemptive power of Christ's suffering and death
La noche oscura( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 1577 Father John of the cross, poet, church reformer and future saint has been taken prisoner at the Carmelite order in Toledo where he is sentenced to the penance of seclusion and stripped of freedom indefinitely. The guards systematically torture and starve him to break his resistance but the warden, impressed with his candor, gives him pen and paper to write his poems. The dark night explores the thoughts and feelings of Saint John of the cross, his dreams, his visions, and his mysterious spirituality
Beltenebros by Pilar Miró( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after the civil war in Spain a communist returns to assassinate a traitor
Las edades de Lulú by José Juan Bigas Luna( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her first affair with a young family friend, a teenage girl's amorous games lead to violence
La otra historia de Rosendo Juarez( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the short story by Jorge Luis Borges. Set in 1930s Spain amidst the politics of the right and the left, this is the tale of a man of humble origins who kills the town bully in a just fight. His life then takes a sudden turn, entangling him in a spiral of violence and suspicion
Los Cuentos de Borges( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is through his short stories that Jorge Luis Borges best demonstrates what has come to be called the Borgesian principle: the potential for convergence and harmony that exists between the acts of reading and writing, remembering and imagining, reasoning and dreaming. A blend of narrative economy and metaphysical speculation involving many of Borges' classic themes, this timeless six-part series of dramatized fictions leads viewers into the realm of the surreal, where anything is possible--and even likely
 
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Ay, Carmela!
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The neon bible
Alternative Names
Iberoamericana Films Internacional

Languages
Spanish (101)

English (13)

Italian (3)