WorldCat Identities

Movie-Mex International

Overview
Works: 256 works in 258 publications in 1 language and 300 library holdings
Genres: Drama 
Classifications: PN1997.25.M6, 791.43
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
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
Encrucijada( Visual )

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

Two adventurers arrive in a small town in the Sierra Madre where they become involved with an unscrupulous mine owner. Both fall in love with a woman who is trying to bring justice against the mine owner
Curvas peligrosas( Visual )

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

A popular nightclub dancer, Corita, is followed by many men, yet she refuses to become a headliner in any of the shows. She goes out with an older man, Don Tele, who buys her a pearl necklace and tells her he wants to marry her, but she refuses. Don Tele is not so easily dissuaded, but Corita and her manager count the money they have made and realize they have saved enough money to buy the farm they have dreamed of owning
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
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
Amor y pecado( Visual )

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

Raúl and Miguel, as young boys, find a baby girl in a garbage can. The two brothers persuade their mother to keep her, despite their poverty, and they name her Teresa. The three children must work in the street to scrape up what the family needs to survive. Years later, Teresa is successful dancer, Miguel owns an night club, and Raúl is studying engineering. Both brothers fall in love with Teresa, but she loves only Raúl
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
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
El caso de una adolescente( Visual )

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

Inexperience, excessive liberties and the lack of warmth in a family turn the happiness and well-being of an a young woman into a torrent of tears
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
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
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
El charro y la dama( Visual )

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

Patricia, a young woman from the city, is engaged to be married to a man she doesn't love, so she stubbornly causes trouble for her father. He decides to take her to a small country town and introduces her to some of his friends. While at first she reacts conceited and snobbish about the country life, she is forced to adapt when she ends up with a cowboy named Pedro for an entire night
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
Crimen y castigo( 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
Ave de paso( Visual )

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

A doctor is reading a medical book while traveling on the train to Mexico City. A beautiful woman, the famous Argentine singer Olga Rassini, who is in Mexico for the first time, tries to catch the doctor's eye. He ignores her, not knowing who she is and having a family with 3 children to consider. Some friends invite him to the opening of Rassini's show, but when he realizes she was the woman on the train, he refuses to go
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
 
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Languages
Spanish (22)