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Herrero, José Manuel M.

Overview
Works: 12 works in 20 publications in 1 language and 54 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Dark comedy films  Comedy films  Christmas films  Historical films  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Internet videos  Motion pictures 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by José Manuel M Herrero
Plácido by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The focus is on Placido, a truckdriver who has little money and so making regular payments on his truck can be difficult, so much so that he gets behind and is in danger of having his vehicle repossessed. Meanwhile, he gets involved in a local, annual charity drive that opens up his eyes to the problems and foibles of other impoverished people. After those experiences, Placido has a different attitude toward his monthly payments
La Escopeta nacional by Sogepaq Video( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un fabricante catalán de porteros electrónicos viaja a Madrid, acompañado de su amante, para asistir a una cacería que él mismo ha organizado. Su principal finalidad es relacionarse con gente de la alta sociedad para así mejorar su negocio
Patrimonio nacional by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al finalizar el régimen franquista, el marqués de Leguineche, tras treinta años de exilio voluntario, regresa a su palacio en Madrid, donde, con la restauración de la monarquía, espera poder reanudar la esplendorosa vida de antaño
La escopeta nacional( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc characteristics: DVD Region 2
Nacional III by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third part of a trilogy satirizing Spanish society in the period following Franco's death, this second sequel to Patrimonio Nacional is about the Marquis de Leguineches, his hopeless son Luis José, his mistress/servant Viti, and in this instance, a Catholic priest. When the Marquis' father-in-law dies, the family decides to leave Spain with their money and go to France. Their adventures in Mitterand's France begin with a trip to Lourdes
La escopeta nacional( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un fabricante catalán de porteros electrónicos viaja a Madrid, acompañado de su amante, para asistir a una cacería que él mismo ha organizado. Su principal finalidad es relacionarse con gente de la alta sociedad para así mejorar su negocio
El anacoreta( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un hombre, cansado de la pompa y la vanidad de la vida y en pleno uso de sus facultades mentales, decide encerrarse en el cuarto de baño de su casa. Allí encuentra la comodidad y la libertad que buscaba. De vez en cuando da noticias suyas al exterior mandando mensajes por el inodoro. Cuando lleva once años encerrado, uno de sus mensajes llega a manos de la bellísima Arabel Lee
El verdugo by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amadeo, an old executioner at his retirement, is offered a modern flat by the housing commission, provided, his son-in-law, José Luis, succeeds him as executioner. All goes well until the day comes when the son-in-law is faced with his first execution. Amadeo convinces José Luis that the condemned man will be pardoned at the last minute. So José and his family travel to Mallorca, where they behave like tourists, waiting for the pardon. But it doesn't come
Plácido( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Disc characteristics: DVD Region 2
Bearn o La sala de las muñecas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The film is set in Mallorca in 1865 and deals with politics, family intrigues, incest, the clergy, and Masonic secrets
El anacoreta( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Una mañana, Fernando Tobajas, abogado, casado, padre de una hija y en pleno uso de sus facultades mentales, decide renunciar a las vanidades mundanas encerrándose en el cuarto de baño de su domicilio
El anacoreta by Juan Esterlich( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Una mañana, Fernando Tobajas, abogado, casado, padre de una hija y en pleno uso de sus facultades mentales, decide renunciar a las vanidades mundanas encerrándose en el cuarto de baño de su domicilio
 
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Languages
Spanish (20)