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Manga Films, S.L.

Overview
Works: 204 works in 284 publications in 3 languages and 1,493 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Comedy films  Police films  Fiction 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S87, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Manga Films, S.L.
Karas the prophecy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tokyo--a city populated by both humans and by ghostly beings. They exist in both dimensions, seen and unseen: spirits, apparitions, demons. The balance between these two dimensions has long been upheld by the city's guardian raven Karas and his masters. But that balance has been thrown into disarray as Eko, a former Karas, has attempted to seize power and bring order to the streets through force. The entity Yurine, who represents the will of the people, stands in his way with her newly risen Karas. Now an ageless battle stretching across both dimensions and killing humans and spirits alike is in progress between the two sides and their armies. Karas is humanity's last hope
Te doy mis ojos by Icíar Bollain ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in contemporary Spain, the film focuses on a terrified housewife on the run from her abusive husband
Dying of laughter Muertos de risa ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early 1970's, Nino (Santiago Segura) is a nightclub singer whose career is going nowhere, and Bruno (El Gran Wyoming) is a comic who isn't doing any better. A talent agent, Julian (Alex Angulo), teams them up for a sketch on a popular TV show, and when Nino is suddenly stricken with stage fright on camera and can't speak, Bruno impulsively slaps him. The audience finds this hilarious, and their career as a duo is off and running, while their personal relationship starts at a low point and keeps getting worse. Over time, Bruno steals Nino's girlfriend, Nino gets arrested for dealing drugs, the act periodically breaks up and reunites, and in the midst of a New Year's Eve broadcast in 1992, the two exchange gunfire on live TV
Cosas insignificantes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Esmeralda is a teenager with an unusual obsession: she collects lost, forgotten or discarded things and keeps them under her bed in an old wooden box. This is the story of three objects in the box and the people behind them
Los lunes al sol by Fernando León ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Santa, José and Lino, three unemployed dock workers, confront personal issues
Torrente el brazo tonto de la ley by Santiago Segura ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torrente is a Madrid cop. He is lazy, rude, sexist, racist, fascist and a drunkard. He attempts to crack a ring of drug traffickers to regain status in the police department
La prima Angelica by Carlos Saura ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man, years after his mother's death, complies with her wish to be buried in a Castillian city. While there, he relives some old passionate memories
El sur by Adelaida García Morales ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of Estrella, a little girl from Southern Spain who has been uprooted to the North. Estrella maintains a sentimentalized attachment to the region of her birth, an attachment manifested in her love for her father. The girl's rose-colored memories are shattered when she learns that her beloved dad once carried on affair with a Southern woman-and that the flames of passion still smolder within him."--Hal Erickson, Rovi
Historias del Kronen by Montxo Armendáriz ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Immersed in a world of sex, drugs and rock-and-roll, young men get together every night at a bar called Kronen, where they seek any kind of adventure and diversion from their empty lives
La comunidad by Alex de la Iglesia ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julia, a hard-working real estate agent, finds 300 million pesetas hidden in a dead man's apartment, and is forced to face the wrath of a very peculiar community of neighbors led by an unscrupulous administrator
El juego de la verdad The truth and other lies ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alberto and Susana are the perfect couple. Their best friends are the complete opposite, failures in every way. But Ernest is mistakenly diagnosed with a terminal illness, throwing both relationships haywire. Ernesto has one final and unbelievable wish before dying - to have sex with his best friend's wife, Susana
El desencanto ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary film about the poet Leopoldo Panero, who died in 1962. Through a series of interviews, his widow, Felicidad Blanc, and their three sons talk about his death, themselves, and their family history
Cría cuervos by Carlos Saura ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Madrid, the orphan sisters Irene, Ana and Maite are raised by their austere aunt Paulina together with their mute and crippled grandmother after the death of their mother and their military father Anselmo. Ana is a melancholic girl, fascinated by death, after seeing her mother having a painful death and her father dead in bed."--IMDb
Obaba by Manga Films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lourdes, con apenas de 25 años, emprende un viaje hacia los territorios de Obaba. En su equipaje lleva una pequeña cámara de video. Con elle quiere atrapar la realided de Obaba, de su mundo, de sus gentes. Quiere captar el presete, mostrarlo tal como es. Pero Obaba no es el lugar que Lourdes ha imaginado, y pronto descubre que quienes viven allí, como Merche, Ismael, o Tomás, están anclados en un pasado del que no pueden--o no quieren--escapar."--Container
Lazaro de Tormes by Fernando Fernán Gómez ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After thirty years of difficulties, Lazaro is obliged to demonstrate before the law, that his form of life comes from the need to escape hunger and not from the desire to commit crimes
La caza by Carlos Saura ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A heavily symbolic study of hatred and rivalry among four rabbit hunters, three of whom are Franquist veterans
Yo soy la Juani ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid
Familia by Fernando León ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and Chinese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comic treatment on the Spanish family in which Santiago (the father) is greeted on his birthday by a present from his son which he does not appreciate. He laments, as does his family, "Who has not wished for the perfect family?"
Peppermint frappé by Carlos Saura ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a doctor who discovers that his ideal wife is married to his best friend, so he attempts to mold his assistant into her likeness
Elisa, vida mia Elisa, my love ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elisa and her father, a famous novelist, are reunited after twenty years. In an isolated farmhouse in Segovia, they discuss their problems. A psychological, introspective drama
 
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Alternative Names
Manga Films SL
Languages
Spanish (57)
Chinese (1)
Japanese (1)