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Figueroa, Gabriel

Overview
Works: 204 works in 437 publications in 5 languages and 5,448 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Humor  Biography  Interviews  Melodrama  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Fiction 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Production personnel, Actor, Illustrator, Dedicatee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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El ángel exterminador by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a lavish dinner party in a stately mansion, the guests believe themselves unable to leave the premises. As the days pass, the elaborate facades of their social positions collapse and they are forced to live like animals. Finally discovering they are actually free to leave, they go to church to give thanks, where they are again trapped
Two mules for Sister Sara by Don Siegel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A plains drifter cowboy single-handedly rescues a local nun from a gang of attackers. After meeting a band of Mexican revolutionaries, who are resisting the French occupation of Mexico, the cowboy and Sister Sara decide to join forces with the freedom fighters and set off on a deadly mission to capture the enemy's garrison. But along the way the soft spoken hero discovers that the nun is not what she seems
Under the volcano by John Huston ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Withering from alcoholism, British consul Geoffrey Firmin stumbles through a small Mexican village amidst the Day of the Dead fiesta, attempting to reconnect with his estranged wife, but only further alienating himself
Simón del Desierto by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in Spanish and Italian and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tells the story of an early Christian ascetic -- modeled on Saint Simon Stylites -- who has lived atop a pillar, surrounded by a barren landscape, for six years, six months, and six days to prove his devotion to God. But the Devil, in the figure of the beautiful Silvia Pinal, huddles below, trying to tempt him down. A skeptic's vision of religious conviction, Luis Buñuel's short and sweet satire is one of his most renowned works of surrealism." -- Container
El bolero de Raquel ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After arriving late and tipsy to his friend's funeral, Cantinflas is left in charge of his friend's son by the widow. Cantinflas and the boy, Chavita, meet Chavita's teacher, who convinces Cantinflas that he should go to school with Chavita
Vamonos con Pancho Villa! = Let's go with Pancho Villa! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic of Mexican cinema follows the adventures of six young men who leave their rural homes to join Pancho Villa's army. Together the men endure hardship, tragedy, and disillusionment for the cause of the Mexican Revolution
Nazarín by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a humble and unwordly priest living in a tenement slum in Mexico. After harbouring a prostitute injured in a knife fight, he is stripped of his office and wanders the road in an attempt to become closer to God acquiring a motley crew of followers on his way. It is the story about the impossibility of being truly good, truly Christian in an imperfect, corrupt world
The young and the damned (Los olvidados) by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The film focuses on Pedro, a young boy whose mother has no use for him, and who becomes involved with a malevolent gang of delinquents; and on Jaibo, an older, more hardened youth, who leads Pedro deeper into the world of crime. Despite Pedro's sincere attempts to reform, he moves inevitably toward tragedy."
El Gallo de oro The golden cockerel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor man forgets his roots in the fame, wealth and romance of the cock-fighting arena. His luck runs out and he is returned to his origins
María Candelaria ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1909, Maria is an outcast in her small Mexican village because of her late mother's immoral behavior. Shunned and outcast, forbidden to earn a living, she lives a solitary life. Her only friends are the town priest and a peasant whom she loves and wants to marry. Their poverty and misery are exploited by the local farm lord and a well-to-do city artist who sees in her face the perfect woman whom he wishes to paint. This leads everyone into tragedy
La escondida by Roberto Gavaldón ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Mexico of 1909 a peasant girl rises to fame and riches as a noted courtesan. She retains loyalty to her roots and her love for a zapatista brings about her downfall
Los Olvidados by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a gang of children, set in the 1950s in the poorest slums of Mexico City
María Candelaria (Xochimilco) by Emilio Fernández ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1909, Maria is an outcast in her small Mexican village because of her late mother's immoral behavior. Shunned and outcast, forbidden to earn a living, she lives a solitary life. Her only friends are the town priest and a peasant whom she loves and wants to marry. Their poverty and misery are exploited by the local farm lord and a well-to-do city artist who sees in her face the perfect woman whom he wishes to paint. This leads everyone into tragedy
The big cube ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former actress and a widow to a wealthy tycoon who died in an accident off the coast of Mexico is targeted by her spoiled step-daughter for the inheritance
Macario by Roberto Gavaldón ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
About a man who can cure the sick, which turns out to be a curse as well as a blessing
Kelly's heroes by Brian G Hutton ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Normandia quattro commilitoni americani in licenza si spingono nel territorio occupato dai tedeschi e rubano dell'oro in partenza per la Germania: il loro comandante fraintende il gesto, incamera il malloppo e li nomina eroi. (Mereghetti)
El gendarme desconocido ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After accidentally capturing a gang of criminals, Cantinflas becomes a blundering hero who goes on to become a bungling police officer
El señor fotógrafo Mr. photographer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concerns over governmental corruption find the bad guys routed in high comic fashion when they cross paths with the assignment of a trouble-prone photographer
Los tres mosqueteros The three musketeers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cantinflas sneaks into a cabaret, dances with a beautiful actress and retrieves her necklace when it is stolen by thieves. She invites him to the studio where she is filming The three musketeers, and he is mistaken for an extra
Flor Silvestre by Emilio Fernández ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a landowner's son marries a laborer's granddaughter, his father disowns him and he joins the revolutionary element in Mexico. He later learns that a band of outlaws, opposed to the revolutionists, has killed his father
 
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Figueroa Flores, Gabriel 1907-1997
Figueroa Mateos, Gabriel
Figueroa Mateos, Gabriel, 1907-1997
Figuroa, Gabriel, 1907-1997
Flores, Gabriel Figueroa 1907-1997
Gabriel Figueroa
Mateos, Gabriel Figueroa
Mateos, Gabriel Figueroa, 1907-1997
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