Most widely held works about Norma Aleandro
Most widely held works by Norma Aleandro
La historia oficial ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,387 libraries worldwide
An Argentine teacher lives in blissful ignorance of the evils perpetrated by her country's government. Over time, she begins to suspect that her adopted daughter may have been the child of a murdered political prisoner. When she attempts to unearth the truth, her investigation reveals levels of political corruption so abhorrent that the illusions of her past life are irrevocably shattered.
El hijo de la novia ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Rafael is a 42-year-old divorced father and restaurant owner who is overwhelmed with life. He feels guilty that he doesn't visit his mother, who is stricken with Alzheimer's disease; he lives in his father's shadow; he doesn't spend enough time with his daughter and he can't commit to his girlfriend. When a series of unexpected events happen, Rafael re-evaluates his life.
The city of your final destination ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
After winning a grant, Omar Razaghi travels to the estate of the late Uruguayan author Jules Gund in order to convince his three executors to let him write an authorized biography.
Cama adentro Live-in maid ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 388 libraries worldwide
When Buenos Aires is plunged into an economic meltdown, Bebe faces a crisis and is unable to pay her longtime maid, Dora. The two realize that in order to survive, they must put aside their class resentments.
La Historia oficial The Official story ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in Spanish and held by 233 libraries worldwide
The wife of a businessman finds herself face to face with terror as she begins to discover that her own daughter, adopted at birth, may have been stolen.
Only human ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and German and held by 231 libraries worldwide
When Leni comes home to introduce her fiance Rafi to her idiosyncratic Jewish family, everything goes smoothly until the lovers belatedly reveal that Rafi is Palestinian.
El faro ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 133 libraries worldwide
After an car accident in which the rest of their family is killed, sisters Aneta (8) and Memé (17) are orphaned and sent to live with two aunts in Uruguay. Memé, whose leg was badly injured in the crash, eventually takes her little sister and runs away to Buenos Aires, where they meet a friend of their late mother and Memé works in a bar and looks after Aneta. The story follows the sisters' lives over the next decade, as Aneta grows up and Memé becomes ill.
Sol de Otoño Autumn sun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 130 libraries worldwide
A love story set in Buenos Aires in which a Jewish woman, because of the impending visit from her American brother, is forced to create a contrived relationship with a man of her own faith. Unfortunately, the man she finds is actually a Gentile.
Los Siete locos ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Erdosain, a young inventor in a precarious economic state, is abandoned by his wife. He becomes involved with a terrorist group whose goal is to take power by force. The leader of the gang has a capricious and arbitrary vision of justice, and drags his gang toward a chaotic and apocalyptic end.
Vital signs ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Fast-paced romantic drama about student doctors facing the life and death challenges of medicine.
Gaby a true story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Story of a young woman who overcame near-total paralysis to become a college graduate and an acclaimed author.
Official story ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 51 libraries worldwide
An Argentine teacher believes her adopted daughter's parents may have been murdered political prisoners and begins a quest to learn the truth.
Sol de Otoño Autumn sun ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 48 libraries worldwide
A love story set in Buenos Aires. Because of the impending visit from her American brother, a Jewish woman is forced to create a contrived relationship with a man of her own faith. Complications result.
Cleopatra ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 45 libraries worldwide
"Sandra aparentemente tiene una carrera exitosa en la televisión. Celo está llegando al ocaso de su vida y quiere una última oportunidad en la pantalla chica, la misma que ha sido aplazada por el cuidado de su familia. Sandra y Cleo se conocen y llegan a la conclusión de que requieren un cambio radical. Afuera del estudio de televisión las espera una nueva aventura y Carlos, será el responsable, en menos de dos días, de presentarles su nuevo destino"--Container.
One man's war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Joel Filartiga, a doctor running a free health clinic in Paraguay, is an outspoken critic of the government until his son is mysteriously murdered by the local authorities.
Diario secreto by Norma Aleandro ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in Spanish and held by 41 libraries worldwide
The Official story La Historia oficial ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Set in present day Argentina, the movie follows the sheltered wife of a wealty businessman who finds herself face to face with a legacy of terror as she begins to discover that her own daughter, adopted at birth, may have been stolen from a family of "los desaparencidos" (the disappeared ones). A true account of a woman chosing to either live a lie or risk tearing her own family apart.
El hijo de la novia ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Spanish and German and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Rafael is a 42-year-old divorced father and restaurant owner who is overwhelmed with life. He feels guilty that he doesn't visit his mother, who is stricken with Alzheimer's disease; he lives in his father's shadow; he doesn't spend enough time with his daughter and he can't commit to his girlfriend. When a series of unexpected events occurs, Rafael re-evaluates his life.
Los chicos quieren entrar : en un acto, con música y cuatro generaciones en escena by Norma Aleandro ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Los chicos quieren entrar by Norma Aleandro ( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in Spanish and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Adopted children Alzheimer's disease--Patients Argentina Argentina--Buenos Aires Authors, Uruguayan Betrothal--Religious aspects Biographers Comedy films Disappeared persons Drama Economic history Families Feature films Feature films Female friendship Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Foreign films Gentiles History Iranian Americans Jewish women Jews Life change events Loss (Psychology) Man-woman relationships Missing persons Mothers and sons Motion pictures Motion pictures, Spanish Orphans Palestinian Arabs Political corruption Political science Rich people Romantic comedy films Sisters Social history Spain Teachers Terrorism Thrillers (Motion pictures) Uruguay Victims of state-sponsored terrorism Video recordings Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women household employees Women--Social conditions
Aleandro Robledo, Norma 1936-
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Multiple languages (1)