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Fri Mar 21 17:15:00 2014 UTClccn-n940917160.00Maura, Carmen0.290.73Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón Pepi, Luci, Bom /81627236Carmen_Mauran 940917163686178Garcia Maura, CarmenGarcía Maura, Carmen, 1945-Maura, CarmenMaura, Carmen G. 1945-Maura, Carmen García 1945-lccn-n90606701Almodóvar, Pedroprfsceprodrtausflmactlccn-no98086490Deseo, S.A.prolccn-no97061496Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)lccn-n50068819Televisión Españolalccn-n92063976Banderas, Antonioothprfactlccn-no00014024Serrano, Julieta1933-othprfactlccn-no2005055170Dueñas, Lolaothprfactviaf-87949702Almodóvar, Agustinprolccn-no2007041439Cobo, Yohana1985-othactlccn-no00011546Lauren Film (Firm)Maura, Carmen1945-DramaHistoryMotion picturesCriticism, interpretation, etcFilm adaptationsInterviewsFictionFilm and video adaptationsSpainWomenFamiliesManners and customsMan-woman relationshipsSpain--MadridMothers and daughtersSistersWomen--Mental healthWorking class womenEmigration and immigrationMothers and sonsSex addictionMurderCivil War (Spain : 1936-1939)Motion picturesEntertainersArgentinaMotion pictures, SpanishArgentina--Buenos AiresTeenage boys--Conduct of lifeBrothersUnited StatesBoysTranssexualsGrandparent and childVocational interestsBullfightersFathers and sonsWomen--Drug useDysfunctional familiesCleaning personnelGay menWorking class familiesConservativesForeign workers, SpanishFrance--ParisLizards as petsAbsentee fathersCubaMoroccoFather and childMexicoChildren of immigrantsTaxicab driversIsraelMiddle East--JerusalemAmericansAlmodóvar, PedroSingers194519761978198019811983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013128423011129791.4372PN1997ocn080569943ocn056474205ocn046773404ocn460117401ocn608555223ocn772236914ocn040866899ocn027795247ocn082164640ocn082136464ocn421796851ocn554035661ocn753725453ocn554044794ocn780765861ocn781366889ocn781353470ocn780808904ocn832617302ocn781118747ocn742866930ocn743032814ocn742893591ocn82285916718403ocn080569943visu20060.23Volver ReturnDramaThe central focus in Volver is a family of women: mother and grandmother Irene, her daughters Raimunda and Sole, and Raimunda's 14-year-old daughter Paula. Irene is dead: She died with the girls' father in a fire many years ago in their birth village in La Mancha. Raimunda lives in Madrid with Paula and her shiftless husband, who is malevolent, irrelevant, or absent. Separated Sole runs an unlicensed beauty parlor in her apartment. Their old aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and speaks about her sister Irene as if she were still alive. When the aunt dies, some things change, many things return, and Raimunda's troubles become extremely complicated. She bustles through them with passionate determination, a hard-working woman pulled in fifty directions, making a life for her family, reveling in every emotion but self-pity+-+7604639796180273ocn046773404visu19880.28Almodóvar, PedroMujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" Women on the verge of a nervous breakdownDramaMotion picturesMadcap comedy about a woman who has been jilted by the love of her life, her friend who is in love with a terrorist, and her ex-lover's crazed wife+-+421844089632460252ocn040866899visu19900.50Saura, CarlosAy, Carmela!HistoryDramaFilm and video adaptationsFilm adaptationsSet in Spain in 1938 during the civil war, the story concerns a group of traveling entertainers caught between two warring factions. They are arrested by Franco's troops and about to die when they're saved by an officer who loves the theater and wants them to put on a show for his troops+-+653383400632457459ocn053055165visu19840.31Almodóvar, Pedro¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!!DramaMotion picturesAn absurd black comedy that centers on Gloria, a very resourceful working class housewife and cleaning woman, who is hooked on amphetamines and must contend with her crazy family52423ocn082164640visu19900.29Almodóvar, PedroMatadorDramaDiego is a matador unable to practice his craft after being badly gored. Maria is a successful Madrid lawyer. Diego teaches bullfighting to Angel, who wants to bullfight so he can die an exciting death and escape his strict, guilt-inducing Catholic mother. Angel has confessed to a string of recent murders--which he assumes he must be responsible for--having seen them happen in a series of hallucinatory visions, and Maria is defending him. Thanks to Angel, Diego and Maria finally meet. They might have gone through life forever unfulfilled were it not for him -- now they have each found someone with whom to share the ultimate pleasure. All that remains for them is the execution of their Liebestod+-+870453979632451317ocn056474205visu20020.21Agresti, AlejandroValentinDramaValentin is a nine-year-old boy whose feuding parents have left him to be raised by his eccentric grandmother. With his father visiting only occasionally, Valentin is left to look to the other men in the neighborhood for father figures, and to replace his absent mother, he warms to Leticia, one of his father's many short-term girlfriends. When he tells her personal secrets about his father, however, Valentin jeopardizes their relationship. One of Valentin dreams is of being an astronaut one day. He sets out to discover the harsh realities about his parents, while bringing joy to those around him4845ocn608555223visu20090.18Coppola, Francis FordTetroDramaNaive, 17-year-old Bennie goes to Buenos Aires to search for his older brother whom he has not seen for ten years. With the success of their father Carlo, a renowned symphony conductor, the family moved from Argentina to New York. When Bennie finds his brother, Tetro, he is surprised to find that he is not the person he remembered. While staying with Tetro and his girlfriend Miranda, the two brothers grapple with the haunting experiences of their shared past3961ocn772236914visu20120.18Les femmes du 6ème étage The women on the 6th floorDramaParis, 1960. Jean-Louis lives a bourgeois existence with his neurotic socialite wife Suzanne while their children are away at boarding school. The couple's world is turned upside down when they hire Maria, a Spanish maid who introduces Jean-Louis to an alternative reality a few stories up on the sixth floor. Befriending a group of sassy Spanish maids, the women teach him there's more to life than stocks and bonds, and their influence on the house ultimately transforms everyone's life35668ocn461033987visu19860.32Almodóvar, PedroLa ley del deseoFictionDramaThough Pablo is in love with Juan, his affection is not reciprocated. After taking up with Antonio, Pablo temporarily loses his memory when a jealous Antonio seeks out Juan and violence occurs. When Pablo's memory returns he discovers that Antonio has taken up with his sister Tina and he must rescue her, face Antonio, and his desire+-+96948397963243321ocn082372278visu20070.25Al otro lado To the other sideDrama"Tres países, tres culturas tres realidades distintas que nos sirven de escenario para adentrarnos en la vida de tres niños (uno Mexicano, uno Cubano y una niña Marroqui) que comparten el mismo sentimiento, la ausencia de un ser querido y la necesidad de traerlo de vuelta a casa. Es una historia que aborda la problemática de la migración pero desde la óptica de los que se quedan."--Container3277ocn086088164visu20050.20Gitai, AmosFree zoneDramaAn unlikely relationship begins for an American girl living in Jerusalem, a cab driver on her way to Jordan, and a Palestinian woman living in an Economic Free Zone32315ocn053032079visu19830.33Almodóvar, PedroEntre tinieblas Dark habitsDramaA nightclub singer hides out in a convent after her lover dies of an overdose. The nuns, who welcome her with open arms, have problems of their own3178ocn082136464visu19870.29La ley del deseo Law of desireDramaCocaine-snorting homosexual hedonist writer-director Pablo Quintero is bereft--because his boyfriend Juan has just moved out. Pablo meets Antonio at a party, and they share a few passionate nights, but Antonio soon proves far too clingy for Pablo's taste. All hell breaks loose when Antonio comes across a sad, yearning love note from Juan, which ignites in Antonio a bonfire of jealous possessiveness. Pablo's transsexual sister Tina and her daughter Ada get involved in the mess as well. None of their lives will ever be the same because of this tragic unrequited love triangle+-+870453979632431355ocn421796851visu20060.25Almodóvar, PedroVolverInterviewsDramaRaimunda is struggling to make ends meet, holding down several jobs while supporting her unemployed husband and her teenage daughter. When Raimunda and her sister are visited by the ghost of their dead mother, it becomes clear that some long-repressed family issues remain unresolved+-+76046397962332ocn057488985visu20000.37La comunidad Common wealthDramaJulia, a hard-working real estate agent, finds 300 million pesetas hidden in a dead man's apartment and is forced to face the wrath of a very peculiar community of neighbors led by an unscrupulous administrator2211ocn083775965visu20070.28Viva Pedro Special featuresCriticism, interpretation, etcSpecial features for "Viva Pedro: The Almodóvar Collection" set include cast and crew interviews, analyses of Almodóvar's works, biographical documentary, featurettes, and previews+-+87045397963242117ocn019897442visu19840.47Almodóvar, PedroQue he hecho yo para merecer esto? What have I done to deserve this?DramaGloria, a very resourceful working class housewife, is a true feminist heroine who's on the go 18 hours a day, trying to keep her outrageously wacky family afloat20120ocn043845069visu19910.33Como ser mujer y no morir en el intentoDramaCarmen's life is complicated. At 42 she is married to her third husband, Antonio, and has two children from previous marriages. She tries to carry on her professional career, without neglecting her relationship with Antonio, the house, her friends, or the emotional needs of the children17734ocn027971884visu19800.73Almodóvar, PedroPepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón Pepi, Luci, BomDramaAlmodóvar's provocative first feature Pepi, Luci, Bom (1980) is set during Madrid's punk era. The film is an outrageous comedy which follows docile housewife Luci (Eva Silva), her trendy, marijuana smoking neighbour Pepi (Carmen Maura) and rock star Bom (Olvido Gara) who are close friends. Events take a shocking turn when Pepi is raped by a policeman. Pepi vows revenge, and of course her friends are on hand to make sure she gets it1722ocn122339819visu20070.31Almodóvar, PedroViva Pedro the Almodóvar collectionDramaFilm adaptationsEight of director Pedro Almodóvar's original films+-+8704539796324541ocn081146332visu20070.31Almodóvar, PedroViva Pedro the Almodóvar collectionDramaFilm adaptationsThe definitive collection of groundbreaking films by world renowned Spanish writer/director Pedro Almodóvar, featuring Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz, Gael García Bernal, Javier Bardem, Carmen Maura, Marisa Paredes and Ross1y de Palma121ocn031620690book19930.73Ponga, PaulaCarmen MauraBiography11ocn047142432art1992Maura, Carmen+-+7604639796+-+7604639796Fri Mar 21 16:11:04 EDT 2014batch35126