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Movie-Mex International

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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
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 drives off after a heated argument with her husband Jorge and is killed in a car accident. Her sister Magdalena takes charge of the household where Jorge lives with daughter Rosita. Mónica, a governess hired by Isabel before her death, arrives to take care of Rosita, and Jorge, who is still very upset, first fires her but then calls her back, realizing how much Rosita needs her. Jorge takes Mónica out to dinner, and after a misunderstanding, they fall in love. They plan to marry, not realizing that Magdalena, who loves Jorge, is intensely jealous
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
Los bandidos de Rio Frio( Visual )

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

A very rich and selfish man has a beautiful daughter named Mariana of whom he is very protective. When the handsome son of Remijillo, his helper, returns from his service with the defense, he falls in love with Mariana. However, her father does not approve and will not allow a wedding. In the meantime, a group of bandits have been raiding the Mexican countryside, stealing and killing. It is not until Juan saves the old man's estate from a robbery and him from death, that he finally accepts Juan as his son-in-law
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 tigre de Jalisco( Visual )

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

The son of a high government official in Jalisco, also an assistant to his father, fabricates rumors about a vicious bandit labeled "The Tiger of Jalicso" by the press. The rumors draw extra monetary support from the governor and tourists all the way from America, making the rumor profitable for everyone. The official's son must then find a way to expose the truth without ruining his father's career
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
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
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
El charro y la dama( Visual )

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

Patricia radica en la ciudad de Texas, hija de padres Mexicanos, su caracter explosivo y manipulador hace decidir a su padre llevaria al rancho que tienen en Mexico, antes de contraer matrimonio con un ciudadano Norteamericano con el cual esta compremetida. En el trayecto son asaltados por la banda del Gavilan, banda que tiene asolada a toda la region. Pedro quien es reconocido por sus hazanas y buen jinete, se ve envuelto en confusiones por el caracter de Patricia. Con escenas llenas de ternura en un ambiente campirano, se desbordan las intrigas, aventuras y el amor, sin dejar atras la comicidad del comandante del pueblo. Preparese a disfrutar de una excelente pelicula
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
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
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
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
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
Alma jarocha : estudiantina( Visual )

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

A group of college students are traveling by train to Veracruz on holiday and while they travel, the men flirt with young women on the train. When they arrive at Orizaba, Veracruz, the men are still thinking about the women, though they don't want to fall in love with them because the men must eventually return to their studies in Mexico City
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
Crime & 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
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
 
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