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Martínez, Oscar 1950-

Overview
Works: 49 works in 173 publications in 3 languages and 2,498 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Dark comedy films  Anthology films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Film remakes  Dance films  History  Filmed dance 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Other, Contributor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Oscar Martínez
 
Most widely held works by Oscar Martínez
Wild tales = Relatos salvajes by Damián Szifron( Visual )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories involving people out for vengeance. Vulnerable in the face of a reality that shifts and suddenly turns unpredictable, the characters cross the thin line that divides civilization and barbarism. A lover's betrayal, a return to the repressed past and the violence woven into everyday encounters drive the characters to madness as they cede to the undeniable pleasure of losing control
Tango our dance = Tango baile nuestro( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The sensuality and stylized ritual of the tango are captured in this illuminating documentary. Director Jorge Zanada spent years researching and recording the tango's place in Argentine culture and exploring the machismo that drives the dance. Most riveting are the milongueros - the amateur dancers who preserve the pure, traditional steps. Their intimate stories about their personal experiences reveal the intensity that feed their individual tango styles. Numerous tango aficionados, including actors Robert Duvall and Juan Carlos Copes (star of Broadway's Tango Argentino), make special appearances."--Container
Inseparables( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Felipe, a wealthy businessman who has become quadriplegic due to an accident, is looking for a therapeutic assistant. Although Felipe has several qualified candidates to do the job, he decides to hire Tito, who does not have the abilities or the conditions needed to do the job. The people closest to Felipe strongly try to convince him not to hire Tito but Felipe remains firm in his decision. Tito is the first person in a long time who doesn't treat him with pity
No te mueras sin decirme adónde vas( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leopoldo [is] a lonely film projectionist who has invented a machine to record his dreams. Through a series of odd events, Leopoldo discovers that he is the reincarnation of one of the inventors of cinema, and that a woman he sees in his dreams is his eternal companion on a trip through the centuries."--Container
El sur by Carlos Saura( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 161 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
El ciudadano ilustre by Mariano Cohn( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in Spanish and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Argentijnse schrijver en Nobelprijswinnaar die al dertig jaar in Spanje woont aanvaardt de uitnodiging voor een bezoek aan zijn geboortedorp. Niet iedereen is blij met zijn bezoek
El Menemato : radiografía de dos años de gobierno de Carlos Menem( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in Spanish and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seven hostile essays examine the negative aspects of Menem's first two years in office. Describe Menem's populist electoral campaign from his caravan, the menemovil and the economic crisis that forced Alfonsín to turn over power early. Then essays contrast Menem's 'man of the people' political style with the corruption that pervades his government and the harsh economic consequences of neoliberalism. Also evaluate his pardons of convicted military chiefs and his pro-US foreign policy. Authors are puzzled by Menem's continued popularity and are alarmed by what they perceive to be a decline into barbarism"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57
El nido vació by Daniel S Burman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonardo and Martha are a prosperous couple, he a successful writer and she a busy housewife. Their three children are living abroad and they now find themselves with an empty household and time to tackle the grievances that they have had over the years. Martha resolves her problems by attending the university, while Leonardo indulgies in fantasies which to him seem like reality
Días contados by Oscar Martínez( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Cruz invertida( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Samuel Torres, a young priest, is determined to defend his ideals even against the Church or the Army, and brings together three young people who also are fighting injustice
Dónde estás, amor de mi vida, que no te puedo encontrar?( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara and Fernández, seeming opposites, find romance when they are brought together through a call-in radio show
La patota = Paulina by Santiago Mitre( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paulina, 28 ans, décide de renoncer à une brillante carrière d'avocate pour se consacrer à l'enseignement dans une région défavorisée d'Argentine. Confrontée à un environnement hostile, elle s'accroche pourtant à sa mission pédagogique, seule garante à ses yeux d'un réel engagement politique; quitte à y sacrifier son petit ami et la confiance de son père, un juge puissant de la région. Peu de temps après son arrivée, elle est violemment agressée par une bande de jeunes et découvre que certains d'entre eux sont ses élèves. En dépit de l'ampleur du traumatisme et de l'incompréhension de son entourage, Paulina va tâcher de rester fidèle à son idéal social." (Source : jaquette)
Capitán Kóblic( Visual )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1977 during Argentina's brutal dictatorship, military pilot Tomas Kóblic follows orders and drops political prisoners live from his plane into the middle of the ocean. Regretting this action, he goes AWOL and moves to a rural area where he helps a friend with his crop-dusting business. Unfortunately, the local sheriff has suspicions about Kóblic
Berlin is in Germany( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imprisoned during the East German regime in Brandenburg, Martin Schulz, a former East German citizen, attempts to adjust to life in unified Berlin. He meets old friends and his wife who now lives with his son, whom he has never met, and another man
Slackers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Julio Romero, argentino residente en Boston, vuelve al país por unos pocos días, a requerimiento de su madre, tras varios años de ausencia. Deberá ocuparse de la venta de una vieja propiedad de la familia en la localidad costera de Olivares, donde pasó su infancia. Los fantasmas del pasado no tarden en retornar: hay muchas cuentas a saldar, que van desde el autoritarismo de un tio feroz hasta su peligrosa y entrañable amistad con el Polaco, un hampón que regentea un prostibulo. Veinte años despues, Julio y el Polaco mantienen su vínculo, aunque una sugestiva mujer aparece en escena para complicarse la existencia."--Container
Relatos salvajes : una pelicula( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bombita: Simón Fischer, a demolitions expert, picks up a cake for his daughter's birthday party and discovers his car has been towed away. He goes to the towed-car lot and argues, insisting there were no yellow lines indicating no parking, but to no avail. He pays the towing fee and misses his daughter's party. The next day, when he is again refused a refund, he attacks the glass partition and is arrested. The story makes the news and Fischer's company fires him. His wife seeks a divorce and sole custody of their daughter. Fischer applies unsuccessfully for a job and discovers his car has been towed again. He retrieves the car and packs it with explosives in a tow zone. After it is towed again, he detonates the explosives, destroying the towing office with no casualties. Fischer is imprisoned and becomes a local hero, with calls on social media for his release. His wife and daughter visit him in prison for his birthday, bringing him a cake in the form of a tow truck
Paulina( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paulina es una joven abogada que regresa a su ciudad para dedicarse a labores sociales. Trabaja en un programa de defensa de los derechos humanos en zonas humildes de la periferia de la ciudad. Tras la segunda semana de trabajo, es interceptada y atacada por una patota. Remake del clásico del cine argentino del mismo nombre, que en 1961 dirigió Daniel Tinayre, con Mirtha Legrand como protagonista
Asesinato en el senado de la nación by Juan José Jusid( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true incident that happened in 1935 in the Argentine Senate, this fictionalized account of the murder of a senator avoids the main issue of the killing: those accused of complicity in the murder were acquitted by the senators of the ruling Conservative Party. This film focuses on the character and life of the murderer instead of addressing the serious political corruption of the time. The intended victim, the democratic leader Lisandro De La Torre (Pepe Soriano) attacked the government for selling out the nation's lucrative meat-packing trade to a foreign company, and when ex-police chief Valdez-Cora (Miguel Angle Solá) tried to gun De La Torre down in the parliament building, he killed another senator, Enzo Bordabehere (Arturo Bonín) by accident. The corruption and abuses of Valdez-Cora cause his own Conservative Party to throw him off the police force, at which point he becomes the bodyguard of a senator and cattle rancher (in reality, he was hired by the Minister of Agriculture as a bodyguard). The exploits of Valdez-Cora get him involved in the world of prostitution and eventually force his wife and daughter to leave him for good. His life gives ample play to scenes of sex and violence, although the lead actors rise above these lower levels of the script (Eleanor Mannikka) --
Wild Tales - Jeder dreht mal durch!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toc toc( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un grupo de pacientes coinciden en la consulta de un prestigioso psicólogo. Además del día y de la hora de la cita algo les une: los seis sufren Toc (Trastorno obsesivo compulsivo). Pero el avión que trae al doctor sufre un inesperado retraso, lo que les obliga a compartir una interminable espera hasta que el doctor aparezca
 
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Oscar Martinez acteur argentin

Oscar Martínez actor argentí

Oscar Martínez (actor) Argentijns acteur

Oscar Martínez actor argentin

Oscar Martínez actor arxentino

Oscar Martínez actor din Argentina

Oscar Martínez aktor argentyński

Oscar Martínez aktore argentinarra

Óscar Martínez Argentine actor

Óscar Martínez argentinischer Schauspieler

Oscar Martínez argentinsk skådespelare

Oscar Martínez argentinsk skodespelar

Oscar Martínez argentinsk skuespiller

Oscar Martínez ator argentino

Oscar Martínez attore argentino

اوسكار مارتينيز

اوسكار مارتينيز ممثل أرجنتيني

オスカル・マルティネス (俳優)

奥斯卡·马丁内兹

Languages
Spanish (132)

German (4)

English (1)