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Lauren Film (Firm)

Overview
Works: 28 works in 67 publications in 3 languages and 2,240 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Documentary films  Dark comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Melodrama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  History  Anecdotes 
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" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pepa is a successful actress, doing voice-dubbing and detergent commercials. She lives in a beautiful apartment in the heart of Madrid, with her lover and fellow actor Ivan. He has deserted her without warning, and may have gone back to his wife Lucia, who has been in a mental institution for twenty years. Pepa's best friend, Candela has an equally serious problem: her boyfriend has been arrested as a terrorist, and she needs to hide from the police. Ivan's son and pushy fiancée arrive, possible tenants for Pepa's apartment. As Pepa's apartment fills up, hearts are broken, stockings torn, suicide attempts botched, and windows smashed--the chaos of the day ends with soporifically terrific gazpacho for all
La ley del deseo = Law of desire by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

8 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 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven Cubans and their families travel to the United States on homemade rafts in 1994
My mother likes women = A mi madre le gustan las mujeres by Daniela Fejerman( 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 )

2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary explores the aftermath of a Basque separatist terrorist car bombing that killed two men
Pau y su hermano by Marc Recha( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man commits suicide and his mother, lover and brother reflect on their loss
Ilegal by Ignacio Vilar( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 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
El perquè de tot plegat : 15 relats de Quim Monzó = El porqué de las cosas : 15 relatos de Quim Monzó by Ventura Pons( 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
Volverás by Antonio Chavarrías( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers separated for 6 years meet by chance, and now one brother must help the other get out of a gambling debt, before he must return to school
Anita no pierde el tren by Ventura Pons( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in Catalan and Spanish 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
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 Guatamala'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
Un asunto privado by Imanol Arias( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 5 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
Las maletas de Tulse Luper( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 5 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
Morir(o no) = To die (or not) by ELS Films de la Rambla( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Catalan and held by 5 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
Sagitario( Visual )

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

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
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."
Vidas privadas = Private lives( Visual )

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

Carmen Uranga a former torture victim under the Argentinia dictatorship is now in Madrid with hired sex partners who aren't allowed to touch to her. When her father has a stroke she returns to Argentina to be with her family. Now, Carmen must grapple wth 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
Prawo pożądania( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown
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La ley del deseo = Law of desire