WorldCat Identities

Guillén, Fernando 1931-2013

Overview
Works: 78 works in 207 publications in 3 languages and 2,193 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Fernando Guillén Publications about Fernando Guillén
Publications by  Fernando Guillén Publications by Fernando Guillén
posthumous Publications by Fernando Guillén, published posthumously.
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 )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madcap 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
La ley del deseo Law of desire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 257 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
Todo sobre mi madre All about my mother by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 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 )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A distinguished professor and seemingly normal man, Ramon 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 )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 56 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
Don Juan en los infiernos by Gonzalo Suárez ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 46 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
Acción mutante by Alex de la Iglesia ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 45 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
Don Juan Tenorio by José Zorrilla ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Don Juan Tenorio, el arriesgado burlador sevillano que siempre actúa provocado por los retos e impelido por los demás, es conquistado por la sencillez y pureza de doña Inés, cuyo limpio amor supone el perdón y la salvación del incansable seductor"--Container
Un buen novio A good boyfriend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 36 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 )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un jefe mapuche incendia un complejo turístico en una pequeña ciudad del sur de Argentina, causando la muerte del hijo del dueño. El jefe es arrestado por homicidio pero se niega a defenderse. En cambio, espera la llegada del Caleuche (o, Nave de los Locos), la entidad de la mitología mapuche que lo inspiró para iniciar el incendio. Una abogada nombrada por el tribunal para defender al jefe se entera de que éste actuó de acuerdo con las leyes de su pueblo, para defender un cementerio sagrado de las empresas constructoras
La otra historia de Rosendo Juarez ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 32 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 )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 28 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
Operación Fangio ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loose recreation of the events that occurred in Havana in February 1958, when anti-Batista commandos kidnapped famed Argentine Formula 1 driver Juan Manuel Fangio on the eve of the Segunda Carrera Automovilística Internacional de Cuba
La ley del deseo by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 19 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
Los jinetes del alba ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: 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. This goal is made more difficult by the bloody events of the Revolution of October 1934 and the war of 1936, years during which Marian's men are reduced to physical and moral ruin, and in the end, a story of the total degradation of those who served the will of a cruel woman in search of a dream
Tirano Banderas by José Luis García Sánchez ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 11 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
Corsarios del CHIP Pirates of the CHIP ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andres is a sixteen year-old game show champion who has become very popular with the public. His unusual success on the show has prompted the producers to look into the possibility that he may have cheated. They hire Raul Gamboa (Fernando Guillen Cuervo), a blind private detective, to look into the case. Gamboa and his team discover that Andres is, in fact, cheating, with the help of a gang of internet hackers called The Chip Pirates
El florido pensil ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 9 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
Madrileña bonita homenaje a la mujer Madrileña en la zarzuela, 1856-1956 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mezzo-soprano María José Montiel sings a tribute performance to Madrid's famous female zarzuela performers, narrated by Fernando Guillén
Rubén Darío by Rubén Darío ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1982 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Cuervo, Fernando Gallego Guillén 1932-
Gallego Guillén, Fernando, 1932-2013
Guillén Cuervo, Fernando Gallego 1932-
Guillén, Fernando
Guillén, Fernando Gallego 1932-
Languages
Spanish (93)
English (2)
Esperanto (1)
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