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Berlanga, Luis García

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Works: 189 works in 622 publications in 6 languages and 1,934 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Erotic stories  Motion pictures 
Roles: Director, Author of introduction, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Conductor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.43
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Bienvenido Mister Marshall ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inhabitants of tiny Villar del Rio hear that they have been selected for aid under the Marshall Plan. The promise of great wealth transforms the village overnight
La vaquilla by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Spanish Civil War, a group of republican soldiers plans a raid on a village fiesta
El verdugo by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amado is a professional executioner about to retire. José Luis, soon to marry his daughter, Carmen, must inherit his father-in-law's unpopular profession in order to keep the house where they are going to live. All goes well until the day the son-in-law faces his first execution. Amadeo assures José Luis that the condemned man will be pardoned at the last minute, so José and his family take a vacation in Mallorca. But the pardon doesn't come
Plácido by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a small Spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person dining with them that night. The celebration also includes a parade, and in it we find Plácido, the humble owner of a three-wheeler, whose family is forced to live in a public lavatory because of the lack of money to pay the rent, and who has to pay the second bill of his vehicle before midnight or else he will lose it"--IMDb
La Escopeta nacional by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centering on one of the many hunting extravaganzas organized for members of the ruling class, this comedy is about how business deals were made and concessions granted during the Franco years
Le cinéma espagnol des origines à nos jours by Emmanuel Larraz ( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in French and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cuentos eróticos de San Valentín ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patrimonio nacional by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the Franco regime is over, a marquis who has been in voluntary exile for thirty years returns to Madrid in hopes of resuming his court life. However, he finds himself and his family in many strange situations
El verdugo by Rafael Azcona ( Book )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El último austro-húngaro : conversaciones con Berlanga by Juan Hernández Les ( Book )
5 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Esa pareja feliz by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Juan and Carmen have a humble Madrid marriage, in which she is occupied with housework, and he works as an electrician for a movie studio. They have a chance to improve their modest social conditions when they are chosen by a soap company to be "The Happy Couple" for 24 hours. With the illusionary triumph, they make arrangments for the happy day, but there is a small financial problem that Juan must fix beforehand -- without Carmen finding out
Nacional III by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 33 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
Calabuch by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retired atomic scientist settles in a peaceful Spanish village. But he can't remain sedentary for long, and soon he's off and about developing a new kind of rocket. So much for his retirement, and so much for the peace and quiet in his village, which is soon overrun with reporters and spies
Todos a la cárcel by Sogetel ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A celebration in honor of the "International Day of Awareness" brings together political prisonners in a model Valencia prison, politicians and entertainers in a comedy of errors
Las grandes películas del cine español by José María Caparrós Lera ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Piel de angel : historias de la ropa interior femenina by Lola Gavarrón ( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los jueves, milagro by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the village of Fuentecilla, there is a medicinal spa which was very popular in the past but that now has been forgotten by the public. In order to bring back the tourists, the "prominent men" of the village organize a fake miracle: the apparition of San Dimas, the local patron saint, which will take place every Thursday night. At first it works, but trouble begins when a stranger appears, claiming that he knows what's going on and making peculiar demands in exchange for his silence"--Internet Movie Database
París tombuctu by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michel des Assantes, prestigioso cirujano plástico parisiense, comprueba un buen día que ha tocado fondo. Sin ánimo para quitarse la vida, Michel compra la bicicleta y Tombuctú se convierte en su imaginación en la Tierra Prometida, sin embargo llega a Calabuch
Moros y Cristianos by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this comedy, a manufacturer of turrón, a candy which resembles the honey-almond confection halvah, wants to promote it outside the regions of southern Spain where it is a traditional Christmas treat. It is particularly associated with a festival during which the wars between the Christians and the Moors are ritually reenacted."--Www.fandango.com
Tamaño natural ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michel, a sus 45 años, lo tiene todo, un buen trabajo, una esposa brillante, y hasta una amante joven y apasionada. Un capricho pueril le lleva a adquirir una muñeca de goma, y su vida terminará dando un giro imprevisible
 
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Berlanga 1921-2010
Berlanga, José Luis 1921-2010
Berlanga, L. G. 1921-2010
Berlanga, L. G. (Luis G.), 1921-
Berlanga, L. Garcia 1921-2010
Berlanga, L. Garcia (Luis Garcia)
Berlanga, Luis.
Berlanga Luis, 1921-
Berlanga, Luis, 1921-2010
Berlanga, Luis G.
Berlanga, Luis G. 1921-2010
Berlanga, Luis Gª 1921-2010
Berlanga, Luis García.
Berlanga, Luis García, 1921-....
Berlanga, Luis García, 1921-2010
Berlanga Martí, Luis García, 1921-....
G. Berlanga, Luis 1921-2010
García Berlanga, José L.
García Berlanga, José Luis, 1921-
García-Berlanga, José Luis 1921-2010
García Berlanga, L. (Luis), 1921-
García Berlanga, Luis
García Berlanga, Luis, 1921-
García Berlanga, Luis, 1921-2010
García Berlanga Martí, Luis, 1921-
García Berlanga-Martí, Luis 1921-2010
Martí, Luis García Berlanga
Martí, Luis García Berlanga 1921-2010
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