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Guillén, Fernando 1931-2013

Works: 157 works in 353 publications in 4 languages and 2,961 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Dark comedy films  Educational films  Internet videos  Action and adventure films  Fiction  History  Science fiction films  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Illustrator, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Fernando Guillén
Most widely held works by Fernando Guillén
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy film about a woman who has been jilted by the love of her life, her friend who discovers her lover is a a Shiite terrorist, and her ex-lover's crazed wife
La ley del deseo = Law of desire by Carmen Maura( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 273 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
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 239 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
Todo sobre mi madre by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuela is a devoted single mother who needs to come to grips with the death of her 17-year-old son, Esteban. She had never told Esteban about his father, but after reading her son's journal she realizes she has to find Esteban's father, and explain what has happened. She leaves Madrid for Barcelona, to reconnect with her old friend Agrado, who introduces her to Rosa, a young nun in trouble, and Huma Rojo, a brilliant actress whom young Esteban idolized. A Hollywood melodrama done up as Greek tragedy translated into the context of everyday modern life, the film sums up both the boundlessness and the limitations of a mother's love
Palabras encadenadas by Laura Mañá( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A distinguished professor and seemingly normal man, Ramón keeps a tidy basement. A basement that has been carefully hidden from the outside world. In this space, he's given his "forced guest," Laura, the option of playing a word game with him. If she wins, he'll set her free. If he wins, she loses big. While she may be his prisoner, she is a formidable opponent
La noche oscura by Carlos Saura( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 1577 Father John of the cross, poet, church reformer and future saint has been taken prisoner at the Carmelite order in Toledo where he is sentenced to the penance of seclusion and stripped of freedom indefinitely. The guards systematically torture and starve him to break his resistance but the warden, impressed with his candor, gives him pen and paper to write his poems. The dark night explores the thoughts and feelings of Saint John of the cross, his dreams, his visions, and his mysterious spirituality
Acción mutante by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dystopic science fiction film set in the year 2012 in a world ruled by bodybuilders, designers and the ultra-chic. Accion Mutante, an underground group of mentally and physically disabled are the sole resistance to the cult of beauty and wealth. Ramon, the leader of the group devises plots to kidnap Patricia, daughter of a wealthy industrialist, but the plot does not work out as planned
Don Juan Tenorio( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A variant of the story about the infamous philanderer who goes to eternal damnation after a life of vice. In this play, the chief character achieves salvation through Ines, his would-be seduction victim who, through her ethereal beauty and goodness, leads him to repentance and eventual redemption
Don Juan en los infiernos by Gonzalo Suárez( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the last vestiges of the empire are being extinguished and King Philip II is dying in the shadow of the lost splendor, there is a man that challenges all designs, converts his passions into destiny and his will into law. His fame is as great as his pride. His sentence, eternal. His name, a legend: Don Juan
Un buen novio = A good boyfriend by Jesús R Delgado( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three crooks have the perfect plan to operate their bank robberies. But it only takes a matter of minutes for their carefully laid plan to fall apart when passion, obsession and deceit takes hold and leads to a series of events with fatal consequences
La nave de los locos( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the town of Patagonia, an elder leader of the Mapuches sets on fire a tourist complex which is being constructed on sacred Mapuche ground. This fire causes the death of the developer's son. Accused of murder, the chief refuses to defend himself; he has the hope of a magic event that only the Mapuches know about, i.e., the arrival of Caleuche: the ship of the insane. A white female lawyer defends the chief, and in her study of the Mapuche community, discovers that the chief has behaved according to his (Mapuche) law, defending and protecting a sacred cemetery
La otra historia de Rosendo Juarez( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the short story by Jorge Luis Borges. Set in 1930s Spain amidst the politics of the right and the left, this is the tale of a man of humble origins who kills the town bully in a just fight. His life then takes a sudden turn, entangling him in a spiral of violence and suspicion
Otros días vendrán( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored high school teacher hooks up with a teenager she met online and brings tragic consequences to both their lives
La ley del deseo = La loi du désir by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Pablo Quintero est un cinéaste à la mode. Son amant le quitte et il se console avec un jeune homme fou de lui et très jaloux, Antonio. Parallèlement, Pablo commence à écrire son nouveau film, inspiré de la vie de sa sœur Tina autrefois un homme... Antonio paraît de plus en plus jaloux, de plus en plus fou mais Pablo a du mal à oublier son amant..."
Los jinetes del alba( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in Las Caldas, a small Asturian village, is symbolized by the thermal baths for which it is named and the endangered wild horses that still make an occasional appearance. The protectress of the village is Doña Amalia, a rich native woman from Cuba. This is the story of her niece Marian, whose ambition to own all of the region conflicts with the bloody events of the Revolution of October 1934 and the war of 1936, years during which Marian's men were reduced to physical and moral ruin -- a story of the total degradation of those who served the will of a cruel woman in search of a dream
Operación Fangio by Alberto Lecchi( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuba, 24 de febrero de 1958: la ciudad de La Habana es sede de la Segunda Carrera Automovilística Internacional de Cuba y el argentino Juan Manuel Fangio, quíntuple campeón mundial, es esperado con los brazos abiertos tanto por el pueblo cubano como por el gobierno que ha organizado el evento. Pero el grupo revolucionario fidelista "26 de julio" tiene otros planes para Fangio: planean que él boicotee la carrera para avergonzar al fracasado régimen de Batista, esté de acuerdo o no
El florido pensil by Juan José Porto( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El florido pensil" es un reflejo, en clave de humor, de la educación de varias generaciones de españoles, entre las décadas de los cuarenta a los sesenta
Tirano Banderas by José Luis García Sánchez( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical drama, set in the '20s examines the strange, brief reign of a Latin American dictator. It was alternately shot in Havana and Mexico. The story is set in an unspecified Latin country and chronicles the daily life of the tyrannical dictator. One of his day's highlights is the signing of execution orders. His insane daughter must be physically restrained and is tied to her bed. Also included in the tale are a group of picked on Spaniards, a psychic woman, and effeminate Spanish ambassador, and a rebellious general. The film contains no violence. - Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide
Expulsados 1609 : la tragedia de los Moriscos( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins when Juan, a young history teacher, finds some ancient manuscripts in a hidden cupboard in his house in Almonacid de la Sierra (Zaragoza). The books seem to be written in Arabic, but after trying to read some pages he realises that they are in fact 'aljamiados' - texts written in Spanish but with Arabic letters. One of the books tells the story of a family in the village that was expelled in 1609. Encouraged by his grandfather, Juan decides to investigate the story further, and to do so he seeks the collaboration of experts in the
Ventanas al mar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two couples, one young and one elderly, meet while on vacation at a boutique hotel in Cozumel. They see in each other an echo of the past and a glimpse of a possible future
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La ley del deseo = Law of desireMujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdownTodo sobre mi madre
Alternative Names
Cuervo, Fernando Gallego Guillén 1932-

Fernando Guillén

Fernando Guillén acteur espagnol

Fernando Guillén Gallego

Fernando Guillén Gallego Actor

Fernando Guillén Gallego spansk skodespelar

Fernando Guillén Spaans acteur (1932-2013)

Fernando Guillén spanischer Schauspieler

Fernando Guillén spansk skådespelare

Fernando Guillén spansk skuespiller

Gallego Guillén, Fernando 1932-2013

Guillén Cuervo, Fernando Gallego 1932-

Guillén, Fernando

Guillén, Fernando Gallego 1932-

Guillén, Fernando Gallego 1932-2013

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La ley del deseo = Law of desireMujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdownTodo sobre mi madreLa nave de los locos