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Iglesia, Álex de la 1965-

Overview
Works: 167 works in 496 publications in 7 languages and 3,641 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Film adaptations  Interviews  Biography  Horror films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Producer, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PQ7798.23.A69165, 863.64
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Most widely held works about Álex de la Iglesia
 
Most widely held works by Álex de la Iglesia
The Oxford murders by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman is murdered in Oxford. Her body is discovered by two men who meet for the first time at that moment: Arthur Seldom, a prestigious professor of logic, and Martin, a young graduate student who has just arrived at the University hoping to study with Seldom. It quickly becomes clear that this is the first in a series of murders, all of which are announced by the murderer with strange mathematical symbols. Professor and student join forces to try and crack the code
Balada triste de trompeta The last circus by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sad Clown Javier finds work in a circus and befriends a cast of characters, including brutish Happy Clown Sergio, who humiliates Javier daily in the name of entertainment. He also meets Natalia, a gorgeous acrobat and abused wife of Sergio. Javier falls deeply in love with her and tries to rescue her from her cruel, violent husband, unleashing Sergio's jealousy. With neither man willing to back down, the twisted love triangle evolves into a ferocious battle that reaches unbelievable heights
La comunidad Common wealth ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julia, 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 administrator
La chispa de la vida by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Roberto ... once had a promising career in advertising. Now out of work because of the economic downturn, he struggles to keep his family afloat and their dire situation a secret from his adoring wife Luisa... After yet another dead end interview, Roberto's chances for a promising future seem slim--until a freak accident places him at the center of a wild media storm. Realizing his opportunity, Roberto hires a brazen agent to help him leverage his newfound fame into fortune, but Luisa begins to worry about what lengths Roberto will go to for his family's security"--Container
El crimen ferpecto Perfect crime ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rafael is at the top of the heap at the department store where the ladies department is his own small kingdom. A hit with customers and coworkers alike, the suave Rafael is able to sell anything to anyone, and seems a shoe-in for store manager. Rafael is beaten out by rival Don Antonio. When Don Antonio mysteriously disappears, Rafael is the most likely suspect, and one person knows the secret that could bring him down"--Container
El día de la bestia by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )
42 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Father Angel is convinced that the antichrist will be born in Madrid on Christmas Day. With the help of a store clerk and a reality show guru, he attempts to stop the monster
Witching & bitching by Hugo Silva( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a bank heist in the city doesn't all go according to plan, Jose and Tony find themselves in possession of some hostages and speeding through the mountains of Spain to slip over the border. Little do they know when they make a stop at a small tavern in the Basque countryside they find themselves the honored quests of a family of witches who are preparing for an ancient ritual
Crimen ferpecto by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rafael tiene una vida perfecta. Pero cuando accidentalmente asesina a un déspota rival en el trabajo, las cosas dan un inesperando giro. Lourdes, testigo del crimen, lo chantajea para hacerlo su amante, luego su esposo y por último su esclavo. Ahora Rafael trabaja para mantener a una mujer a la que detesta, pero de la que no se puede deshacer. A menos que ..."--Container
800 bullets 800 balas ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This anarchic comedy from Spain's reigning master of cinematic mayhem centers on a 12-year old boy who sneaks off to find the Spanish setting of a number of Hollywood westerns in hopes of finding his grandfather, a former stuntman, who he's just learned is still alive and performing at the run-down theme park
Acción mutante by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )
32 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a future world ruled by good-looking people, a terrorist group of mutants led by Ramon Yarritu kidnap the daughter of Orujo, a rich businessman. Escaping from the police in their spaceship, Ramon tries to kill his gang in order to get ransom money. The trip ends abruptly when they crash in Axturiax, a weird planet where no women live."--Container
Dance with the devil ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
She is dangerous and he is dark, tough and mysterious. Together, the duo sets off toward Mexico destined to become the most feared outlaws in the continent
The last circus ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a man joins a circus as a sad clown, he becomes attracted to an acrobat and is threatened by her abusive boyfriend, the circus' happy clown
La comunidad by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julia, 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 administrator
Dying of laughter Muertos de risa ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early 1970's, Nino (Santiago Segura) is a nightclub singer whose career is going nowhere, and Bruno (El Gran Wyoming) is a comic who isn't doing any better. A talent agent, Julian (Alex Angulo), teams them up for a sketch on a popular TV show, and when Nino is suddenly stricken with stage fright on camera and can't speak, Bruno impulsively slaps him. The audience finds this hilarious, and their career as a duo is off and running, while their personal relationship starts at a low point and keeps getting worse. Over time, Bruno steals Nino's girlfriend, Nino gets arrested for dealing drugs, the act periodically breaks up and reunites, and in the midst of a New Year's Eve broadcast in 1992, the two exchange gunfire on live TV
Payasos en la lavadora : novela by Álex de la Iglesia( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Oxford murders by Guillermo Martínez( Book )
11 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Translated by Sonia Soto
Perdita Durango by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perdita and her lover Romeo Dolorosa need humans to sacrifice according to Romeo's religion before he can go on a mission ordered by mob boss Santos. They kidnap teen sweethearts Duane and Estelle and travel with them to Las Vegas
The day of the beast ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Father Angel is convinced that the Antichrist is about to be born in the city of Madrid. He joins forces with a gigantic music store clerk and a reality show guru to find the Antichrist and kill it before it can wreak havoc on an unsuspecting world
6 films to keep you awake ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Baby's room: A couple with a newborn baby move into their new home, where someone watches the baby every night. To let: A couple expecting a child are looking for an apartment, but meet their match in the landlady
800 balas by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This anarchic comedy from Spain's reigning master of cinematic mayhem centers on a 12-year old boy who sneaks off to find the Spanish setting of a number of Hollywood westerns in hopes of finding his grandfather, a former stuntman, who he's just learned is still alive and performing at the run-down theme park
 
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