WorldCat Identities

Movie-Mex International

Overview
Works: 256 works in 258 publications in 1 language and 301 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Musical films 
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
 
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