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Puenzo, Luis

Overview
Works: 63 works in 348 publications in 8 languages and 5,419 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Coming-of-age films  Personal narratives  Interviews 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Restager , Author, Author of dialog, Performer, fmd, Film editor, Honoree
Classifications: PQ7297.F793, 863
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Luis Puenzo
 
Most widely held works by Luis Puenzo
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

121 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,139 WorldCat member 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
XXY by Lucía Puenzo( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

XXY: "Alex is a 15-year-old teenager with a dark secret. Soon after her birth, her parents decide to leave Buenos Aires to settle in an isolated wooden house tucked away in the dunes of the Uruguayan shoreline. As Alex begins to explore her sexuality, her mother invites friends from Buenos Aires to come for a visit with their 16-year-old son Álvaro. Álvaro's father is a plastic surgeon who accepted the invitation because of his medical concern for Alex. The inevitable attraction between the teenagers forces both families to face their worst fears. As rumors begin to spread, the town's fascination with Alex becomes dangerous."--Container
Clandestine childhood by Benjamín Ávila( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Argentina, 1979. After years of exile, 12-year-old Juan and his family return to Argentina under fake identities. Juan's parents are Montoneros guerillas who are being tracked down relentlessly by the Military Junta that rules the country. However, Juan's daily life is also full of warmth and humor."--Container
Broken silence by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five films about human courage, heroism and triumph over intense adversities during the Holocaust and World War Two
Old Gringo by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

44 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet, a frustrated spinster flees her unrewarding life in America hoping to discover the passion in her soul. Ambrose Bierce, the Old Gringo, is a retired journalist and adventurer who wanders through the hostile desert seeking some meaning to the last years of his life. Arroyo, a fiery young general, is driven by both the Revolution and his desire for Harriet. Set in the spectacle of the Mexican Revolution, their lives become inexplicably drawn together as they face love, death and war
Some who live = Algunos que vivieron ; Broken silence suite by Daniel Tarrab( )

4 editions published in 2003 and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El niño pez by Lucía Puenzo( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lala, a teenager from the most exclusive suburban neighborhood in Argentina, is in love with Guayi, the family's 20-year-old maid. They hatch a plan to rob Lala's family to fund their dream of living together in Paraguay at the shores of Lake Ypoa. Unexpectedly, however, Guayi is arrested and put in a minors institute near Buenos Aires for a crime she committed long ago. Desperate to be with her girlfriend, Lala hatches a dangerous rescue plan to get her back
The plague by Albert Camus( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a city quarantined due to a highly contagious disease that is killing more people every day, three men face the greatest test of their lives, and each responds in a different way to the challenge
La pu-- y la ballena = The whore and the whale by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer going though an emotional crisis decides to research the work of an Argentinean photographer. Uncovering a passionate love story between her subject and a prostitute, she unearths hidden feelings of her own. She travel to the Argentine Patagonia in her quest for answers
The plague by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a city quarantined due to a highly contagious disease that is killing more people every day, three men face the greatest test of their lives, and each responds in a different way to the challenge
La historia oficial : libro cinematográfico by Aída Bortnik( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... follows Alicia, the sheltered wife of a wealthy businessman who begins to unravel the horrifying legacy of her country's past when she looks into the background of her own daughter ... "[box cover note]
Old gringo ; Geronimo : an American legend( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old gringo: Harriet, a frustrated spinster flees her unrewarding life in America hoping to discover the passion in her soul. Ambrose Bierce, the Old Gringo, is a retired journalist and adventurer who wanders through the hostile desert seeking some meaning to the last years of his life. Arroyo, a fiery young general, is driven by both the Revolution and his desire for Harriet. Set in the spectacle of the Mexican Revolution, their lives become inexplicably drawn together as they face love, death and war
Rojo : todo por la fama( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight singers compete in a talent show, and learn along the way that the price of fame and success can be too high for some
L'histoire officielle by Luis Puenzo( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broken silence cinq documentaires, cinq pays, cinq visions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Czech and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Steven Spielberg et les survivants de la Shoah Foundation présentent "Broken Silence", un projet collectif constitué de cinq films documentaires. De nombreux réalisateurs mondialement reconnus ont réuni leur talent dans ce projet."
La historia oficial / Historias cotidianas / INCAA, Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales ; La Mano Producciones Audiovisuales ; Zafra Difusión S.A. ; un documental de Andrés Habegger ; dirección, Andrés Habegger ; producción, Carlos Varacca ; guión, Lucía Puenzo, Andrés Habegger. Botín de guerra / Zafra Difusión S.A., Argentina ; Tornasol Films S.A., España ; con Televisión Española y Arte presentan un film de David Blaustein ; dirigida por David Blaustein ; producida por David Blaustein, Gerardo Herrero y Mariela Besuievsky ; guión de Luisa Irene Ickowicz, David Blaustein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[La historia oficial]: "A fictional look at a couple torn apart by the infamous Argentine campaign of killings and torture that sent thousands of accused terrorists to unmarked graves in the mid-and late-'70s. Alicia and Roberto adopted a little girl during this period of governmental terror in Argentina. Alicia has always wondered about the parents of their little girl, a topic her husband has forced her into forgetting as a condition of the adoption--he alone knows the full story."--Eleanor Mannikka, All Movie Guide
Clandestine Childhood by Benjamín Ávila( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of exile, Juan and his family come back to Argentina under fake identities. Juan accepts this and follows all of his parents' rules until one day he is told that they need to move again immediately, and leave his life behind without an explanation. This is a story about militancy, undercover life, and love. The story of a clandestine childhood
Into the sunset : 5 movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gringo viejo = Old gringo = Il vecchio gringo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jane Fonda, ganadora del Premio de la Academia es Harriet, una frutrada solterona, quien se escapa de su vida sin chiste en Norteamérica, esperando descubrir la pasión que tiene dentro de su alma. Gregory Peck, ganador del Premio de la Academia es Ambrose Bierce, El Gringo Viejo, un periodista jubilado y aventurero, quien vaga en el desierto hostil, buscándole a sus últimos años de vida algún significado. Jimmy Smits es Arroyo, el feroz jóven general, manejado y manipulado tanto por la Revolución como por el deseo por Harriet. Ambientada durante la Revolución Mexicana, sus vidas inexplicablemente se unen, al mismo tiempo en que deben enfrentarse al amor, a la muerte y a la guerra ; mientras dura la aventura de la vida."--Envase
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member 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
 
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La historia oficial
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Broken silenceOld gringo ; Geronimo : an American legend
Alternative Names
Luis Puenzo Argentine film director, film producer and screenwriter

Luis Puenzo Argentinischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Luis Puenzo cinéaste et écrivain

Luis Puenzo filmregisseur uit Argentinië

Luis Puenzo regista e sceneggiatore argentino

Puenzo, Luis.

Puenzo, Luiz

Puenzo, Luiz 1946-

Puenzo Luiz 1949-....

Пуэнсо, Луис

לוסיה פואנזו

لوئیس پوئنسو تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آرژانتینی

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