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Movie-Mex International

Overview
Works: 256 works in 258 publications in 1 language and 301 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Instructional television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Educational television programs  Fiction  History  Silent films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 6 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
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
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
El ausente( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel runs away from her house and drives off a cliff. Her husband, Jorge, is distraught, and all the more so when his sister, Cecilia, doesn't attend the funeral; according to Isabel's sister, Magdalena, Cecilia never liked Isabel. Magdalena takes care of Isabel's daughter and tries to find out exactly what happened to Isabel. Cecilia asks Magdalena why Isabel was carrying 100,000 pesos with her when she died
El baul macabro( Visual )

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

A mysterious man clad in black sneaks into a hospital, knocks out a nurse, and kidnaps an unconscious patient. He takes her to his house, and, with the help of his deranged assistant, prepares to operate on her. She dies before they begin, so the man must return for another patient. Detectives have already begun their investigation at the hospital, with little success. The man in black is unsuccessful, and visits his sick wife--whose illness is the reason for his diabolical experiments. They recall how they met and became involved with one another
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
Los desheredados( Visual )

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

Fernando and his son Angelito come to San Juan to start a new life after the death of Fernando's wife. While on the way to see Fernando's father, a street performer, they run into a bus, and Fernando is killed. After his recovery, Angelito goes to live with his grandfather, because other relatives in San Juan are unwilling to pay for his care. When it is discovered in the street that Angelito is a brilliant singer, the same relatives that refused him become interested in taking him in
De pecado en pecado( Visual )

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

A woman abandons her child, an envelope with 2000 pesos and a note on a poor couple's doorstep while the couple argues over the husband's drinking. Years later, the child is living with her "uncle," who continues to drink. The young lady sews piecework for to help the family survive. One day an apparently wealthy man sees her delivering a finished dress and follows her home
La extraña pasajera( Visual )

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

Yolanda, an actress and the most beautiful woman in Mexico, is on a train for the U.S.-Mexican border. All the men on the train fall in love with her, including a mayor and Lucas Oriano, a traveling salesman, who declares he would steal and kill for her
Felicidad( Visual )

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

A grouchy middle-aged professor named Mario meets a young, bubbly woman named Emma when she helps him untangle some financial complications. He offers to return the favor by buying her dinner, during which he lies about not having a wife and children. The two begin to meet more often, and Mario becomes much happier and good-humored around the house, so much that his wife and daughter are baffled and become suspicious. Emma, too, becomes disillusioned with his behavior towards her as he takes their relationship more seriously
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
Crime and punishment by Pierre Chenal( Visual )

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

Tormented by an critical voice, a desolate man is tempted to murder an old woman for her money. He attempts to resist the voice, but is eventually driven to devise a plan to murder her. He wavers when he tries to carry out his plan, but the voice keeps urging him on
Fallaste corazón( Visual )

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

Guadalupe is a construction worker married to the beautiful Lydia, who is rather apathetic about their marriage. In his spare time, Lupe composes and performs music, all dedicated to Lydia. A blind woman in the opposing apartment listens to Lupe's music regularly and talks with him about his life. When Lydia meets an old friend who employs women as night club dancers, she decides to divorce Lupe, with little thought for what will happen to their young son. At the same time, Lupe is given a recording contract for his music
Amor de lejos( Visual )

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

Don Lorenzo and his sister take in boarders at their house and he is having trouble collecting rent. His niece, Luisa, is returning to Mexico from the U.S. and he wants her to marry a bumbling man named Inocencio, who is supposed to be worth a million dollars. Don Lorenzo's right-hand man, Alberto, is love with Luisa, but Don Lorenzo told him to forget her because the future of the house depends on Luisa's marriage to Inocencio
Educando a papa( Visual )

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

A man named Ramiro returns to Spain from Mexico after a long absence. Ramiro's sister and two children are happy to see him, but his brother-in-law doesn't want him around, saying that Ramiro's father sent him to Mexico because he was always a good-for-nothing. Ramiro confides to his niece that the real reason was that his parents did everything they could to separate him from his true love, Soledad
Ama a tu prójimo( Visual )

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

Night. A Red Cross emergency room. All is calm. Open on a desk is a book with an entry recording the death of a Mexican boxer, Rodolfo Ramos. In a flashback, the disintegration of Ramos' life unfolds, beginning with his girlfriend, a screen star, leaving him without saying goodbye after he loses a fight
Cancion del alma( Visual )

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

Alejandro wants a divorce from his wife, María Maragón, a famous singer. He came from an aristocratic family and tells María that he will take their daughter because he doesn't want her to grow up to be like María, but she bribes him into leaving their daughter with her by giving him all her money and jewels. He makes her promise that she will raise their daughter to be a respectable woman and she agrees
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
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
 
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