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Movie-Mex International

Overview
Works: 256 works in 258 publications in 1 language and 300 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Movie-Mex International
Aca las tortas!( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An older couple have a popular torta-selling business. They have several children, including one son whom the father doesn't like because he's a drunk. Another son and daughter were sent to the U.S. to study, and after 5 years, return home. The daughter left behind a boyfriend and the son, a girlfriend and his own son; the parents know nothing about any of them
Cantaclaro( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family is about to lose their land because they mortgaged it to a rich man and they have only until the shadow of a tree hits the fence before they must pay. At the last minute, Cantaclaro (one of the sons), saves them by bringing a payment of horses. After the land is saved, Cantaclaro says he must leave the family and find his destiny before he can settle down as a farmer
Regalo de reyes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two families, one far richer than the other, live in neighboring houses. The impudent and spoiled children of the richer family continually flaunt their possessions and money, making the two poor family's sons, one a grown man, ever more frustrated. When this older son refuses the insincere generosity of his neighbor one day, one of the rich family's daughters begins to understand her family's arrogance and seeks to make amends
Bailando cha cha cha : Cien mujeres( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Manuel designs bathing suits and owns the company that manufactures and distributes them. He has 3 nieces who are always asking him for money. After 25 yrs. in the business, he retires to travel around the world, turning the company over to the workers with the stipulation that they can keep the company if the make a bigger profit in the following year; otherwise the company will go to his nieces. The nieces conspire to make the company do poorly so they can get their hands on it
La bestia negra( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A train engineer named Don Rodolfo and his fireman, Toño are on their way to their train, which Toǫ refers to as his "negra" ("black one"), when they encounter another trainman, a passenger line conductor, who informs Don Rodolfo that there is trouble in preparations for the national convention of railwaymen
Carta brava( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto is born to a drunken father and a mother who dies shortly thereafter. He becomes a successful gambler, yet he remains generous to others after the hardship of his childhood, which sometimes causes him problems. When a man named Iberto, unversed in the nuances of illicit gambling, finds himself in a dangerous situation, Roberto steps in and fights a reputed gambler in Iberto's defense. The man is naturally angered, and later Roberto finds himself evading mobsters while pursuing Iberto's sister Nora
Los amores de un torero( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous matador and his companion are almost hit by a car bearing the license plate "1313" after a black cat crosses their path. They argue with the two women driving the car and part angrily. The two pairs continue to encounter each other, and their initial animosity is gradually replaced by friendliness and even attraction, although the woman pursued by the matador is involved with another man. The bullfighter tries to impress the woman with his skills, but during a fight, a spectator lets a black cat loose into the ring, and the matador leaves, frightened, to the amusement of all
La calle de los amores( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcadio, a married man, is in love with his neighbor from across the street, Martha, and she has also fallen in love with her; her boyfriend, Miguel, has been away in the mines of Pachuca for some time. Arcadio's wife, Luisa, plans a party for her Tío Alejo, in order to set him up with another neighbor who is a widow and invites the entire neighborhood, including Martha, despite her suspicions about Arcadio and Martha. Arcadio doesn't think Martha was invited and is excited when she arrives, which helps confirm Luisa's worries
Dos corazones y un tango( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andres is a talented tango singer from Argentino who wins a singing contest and begins to tour Latin America, performing his act. In Mexico, he meets a young and her family in a club, but when he refuses to accept money from her father, she is upset and refuses to speak with him. He is finally able to hold her attention by unexpectedly jumping into her car with her in place of the man she was with; the two begin to grow closer
El farol en la ventana( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marena, a young woman who mends fishing nets, lives with her blind mother in a small village by the ocean. The mother lives in continual hope that her husband and son, drowned years before, will one day return. When a young ship captain stops at the house to ask directions, Marena's mother mistakes him for her lost son, embracing him in happiness. Rather than disappoint her, Marena and the captain continue the charade, but begin to take interest in each other
Fantasía ranchera( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Mexican town in which almost everyone takes voice lessons sends Carlos, and aspiring young musician, to Mexico city with some of his material to show to agents. He is either brushed off or told to wait by every agent with whom he meets. Nobody is open to his distinctive idea for a popular Mexican opera. He returns demoralized, yet upon learning of the problem, the town rallies behind him and decides to stage the opera itself, using its native talent and funds
Dos almas en el mundo( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child looses his mother and is left homeless. He must fend for himself to survive and, with other homeless children, he lives in abandoned trains until he is caught. He is put into an orphanage until he is grown. When he leaves, he has trouble finding work and becomes involved with several women
 
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Spanish (13)