WorldCat Identities

Manga Films, S.L.

Overview
Works: 223 works in 326 publications in 2 languages and 1,607 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Animated films  History  Film adaptations  Melodrama 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by S.L Manga Films
Karas : the prophecy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 138 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 Bollaín( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes."
Dying of laughter = Muertos de risa by Alex de la Iglesia( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 59 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 )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 50 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
Mondays in the sun = Los lunes al sol by Fernando León( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa, José and Lino, three unemployed dock workers, confront personal issues
Letters from Alou = Las cartas de Alou by Montxo Armendáriz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Alou, an African immigrant, who works his way to Barcelona, where he is due to meet up with a friend. The exploitation and discrimination he faces are documented
Cria Cuervos by Carlos Saura( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 34 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 Montxo Armendariz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A rural drama set in Obaba, a mythical region in northern Spain, where a young filmmaker struggled to capture the feel of the area, which in turn leads to a wealth of self-discovery."--Www.imdb.com
La comunidad = Common wealth by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 31 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
The hunt by Carlos Saura( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heavily symbolic study of hatred and rivalry among four hunters, three of whom are Franquist veterans. They go to shoot rabbits in an area near Madrid where some of the heaviest battles of the Spanish Civil War were fought. The hunt becomes an allegory of war
Historias del Kronen by Montxo Armendáriz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 29 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
Lazaro de Tormes by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 27 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
Torrente : el brazo tonto de la ley( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 25 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
Yo soy la Juani by José Juan Bigas Luna( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid
Elisa, vida mia = Elisa, my love by Carlos Saura( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 22 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
Yerma( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yerma desires the opportunity to become a mother, believing it to be the ideal liberation--a way to defeat death. Unable to conceive, Yerma rebels against what she believes to be an unjust destiny
El juego de la verdad = The truth and other lies by Álvaro Fernández Armero( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 21 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
Peppermint frappé by Carlos Saura( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Julián dirige une clinique de radiologie, assisté d'Ana, une infirmière timide. Un soir, il est invité chez un de ses amis d'enfance, Pablo, un aventurier qui vient de se marier avec Elena, une belle jeune femme. Lors de cette soirée, Pablo lui sert son cocktail favori, un peppermint frappé, en attendant qu'arrive Elena. Lorsque celle-ci paraît, Julián croit reconnaître en elle une mystérieuse femme qu'il a vue jouer du tambour lors de la Semaine sainte à Calanda. Bien qu'Elena lui assure qu'elle ne l'a jamais vu auparavant, qu'elle n'est jamais allé à Calanda, il se sent attiré par elle et va chercher à la revoir à la moindre occasion. Frustré de ne pouvoir gagner son affection, il reporte son attention sur Ana, son assistante, qui est secrètement amoureuse de lui. Commence alors une relation au cours de laquelle Julián manipule Ana, la faisant se vêtir comme Elena, bouger comme Elena... Elena apprend à son mari la cour que lui fait Julián et pour s'amuser ils lui offrent un tambour lors d'une soirée chez eux. Humilié, Julián va chercher à se venger. Il invite Pablo et Elena à sa maison de campagne, leur fait boire un poison mélangé à du peppermint frappé, puis il place les corps dans une voiture qu'il fait tomber dans un précipice. De retour à la maison de campagne, il trouve Ana, vêtue comme la femme de Calanda, qui comprend ce qui s'est passé.--Wikipédia
Familia by Fernando Leon de Aranoa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En esta historia hay algo que encaja y algo que no encaja. Encaja que Santiago se levante como cualquier mañana, que su familia al completo le este esperando en la cocina de su casa, que le cante el cumpleaños feliz cuando aparece por la puerta, que le bese, le haga regalos, le gaste bromas, cariños. Lo que ya no encaja es que a Santiago no le guste el regalo de su hijo pequeño, que no le crea cuando le dice que le quiere y que por eso, solo por eso, le grite, le ponga en la calle y exija otro hijo mejor, que no lleve gafas y que no este tan gordo. Y a ser posible, se le parezca un poquito
La prima Angelica by Carlos Saura( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
 
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