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Lauren Film (Firm)

Overview
Works: 31 works in 58 publications in 3 languages and 2,090 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Sources  Anecdotes  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Motion pictures  Experimental films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lauren Film (Firm)
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a woman's lover leaves her, she discovers that the police are looking for her because of his criminal activities. After talking to a female lawyer, she discovers that her lawyer is her old lover's new girlfriend
La ley del deseo Law of desire by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cocaine-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
Balseros by Carles Bosch( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heartrending yet triumphant account of seven Cuban refugees who risked everything in pursuit of the American Dream. Follows a lively group of rafters, many of whom were detained at the Guantanamo naval base before being allowed onto American soil
My mother likes women A mi madre le gustan las mujeres( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three daughters react to the news that their mother is a lesbian
Asesinato en febrero by Lauren Films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary explores the aftermath of a Basque separatist terrorist car bombing that killed two men
Ilegal by Ignacio Vilar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Spanish journalists discover and film the illegal transportation of immigrants from Africa to Europe
Pau y su hermano( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man commits suicide and his mother, lover and brother reflect on their loss
El perquè de tot plegat 15 relats de Quim Monzó = El porqué de las cosas : 15 relatos de Quim Monzó( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Catalan and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barcelona is the setting for this Mediterranean comedy, consisting of a number of separate episodes entitled: Will-power, Wisdom, Honesty, Sincerity, Submission, Competition, Passion, Consensus, Egocentricism, Spite, Desire, Jealousy, Love, Trust and Doubt. Each is illustrated by a story in which content and form go hand in hand
Anita no pierde el tren by Ventura Pons( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Anita has worked for more than three decades in a motion picture box-office, she meets by chance and falls in love with a steam shovel operator at a neighboring construction site
Volverás( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thriller that tells the story of two brothers who meet after a long separation. The older, Carlos, who was adored by Ignacio, is a gamber with mounting debts. Ignacio is an aspiring architect and their re-encounter has tragic consequences
Aro Tolbukhin en la mente del asesino by Agustí Villaronga( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

False documentary about the fictional Hungarian Aro Tolbukhin who in 1981 was arrested for having burned alive seven people in the infirmary of Guatemala's Misión del Divino Redentor. In detention Tolbukhin also confessed to having killed a number of other victims in the years leading up to the 1981 crime. After he is condemned to death, before his execution, two French documentarians interview him. The film examines these incidents and his background, and looks for reasons for his behaviour
Morir (o no)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Catalan and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one presents seven separate but intertwined stories, each ending in the death of the main character. Part two reveals how one small change might have affected all that occurred
Un asunto privado by Imanol Arias( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is a rich and famous singer living in a lavish mansion. One night, just as he is preparing dinner, a hooded gunman breaks into his house, disconnecting all the security alarms. A shot aimed at Alex hits his butler and he manages to remove the gunman's mask, revealing her to be a woman. It seems, however, that all she wants is to have dinner with him
La virgen de la lujuria( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nacho, a reserved waiter at the Café Ofelia, loves Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, takes abuse from his boss and finds solace in his pornography collection. He falls for Lola, a Spanish prostitute obsessed with a wrestler. Repulsed by Nacho's servility to his boss, Lola rejects his advances, but the two begin a sadomasochistic relationship in which he willingly submits to Lola's humiliations. A group of political exiles who hang out in the café, Republicans who left Spain when Franco's fascist regime came to power, give him an idea of what to do to earn Lola's love
Las maletas de Tulse Luper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the early life of the mysterious Tulse Luper, focusing on three periods in the years 1928-1940: his youth in South Wales, his time as an explorer in the deserts of Utah, and his years in Antwerp during the rise of fascism
Sagitario( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vidas privadas Private lives( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former torture victim under the Argentinian dictatorship, Carmen Uranga now lives a fast-paced life in Madrid, taking comfort only with hired sex partners who aren't allowed to touch her. However, when her aging father has a stroke, Carmen returns to Argentina to be with her family. Now, Carmen must grapple with her memories, and eventually learn to love again. But when more about the past comes to light ... the truth is far more shocking than anyone expected
Las maletas de Tulse Luper. The Tulse Luper suitcases, a life history in 16 episodes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tulse Luper project concerns the adventures of one man, Tulse Luper. Part One follows our young hero from age 10, when he is reprimanded by his father for scrawling some graffiti on a wall in his desolate South Wales neighborhood. Years later, Tulse is a desert explorer who winds up being further punished by the dominatrix Passion Hockmeister. Finally, in the film's last section, Tulse is in Antwerp at the start of World War II, where he ends up being imprisoned by Nazis
Chatarra by Félix Rotaeta( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former cabaret dancer, Zabu, and her daughter Lola, share a pleasant life in a small European industrial city. The two dream of someday living in Australia. One day Zabu's ex-lover, a neurotic and violent police officer, arrives on the scene claiming to be Lola's father and expressing his desire to reunite and set up a "happy family."
A solas contigo( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Spanish navy a mole passes secret information to a foreign country. Not to be discovered, he kills one of his collegues. He is seen by a girl, but he does not know that she is actually blind. Eventually he is discovered and he kills himself
 
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Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios"
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La ley del deseo Law of desire