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García Bernal, Gael 1978-

Works: 271 works in 1,018 publications in 8 languages and 25,354 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  History  Comedy films  Guidebooks  Road films  Dark comedy films  Erotic films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Director, Other, Restager , Contributor, Lyricist, Interviewee, Singer, Composer, Musician
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Gael García Bernal
Most widely held works by Gael García Bernal
Babel by Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu( Visual )

76 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy American couple touring Morocco become the focus of an international incident involving a poor Moroccan farmer. A San Diego nanny makes a disastrous decision to take her charges with her to a wedding in Mexico while her employers are absent. A deaf-mute Japanese teen tries to deal with a relationship with her father and the world in general that has been upended by the death of her mother
Diarios de motocicleta Motorcycle diaries by Walter Salles( Visual )

58 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1952, a young medical student and a biochemist from Argentina set off on a road trip across South America. As they straddled their beaten up motorcycle, the men talked in awed tones of the sights they were about to experience
Y tu mamá también And your mother too by Alfonso Cuarn( Visual )

64 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teens set off on a wild cross-country trip with seductive, 28-year-old Luisa. Lisa schools them in the finer points of passion, but will their mutual desire for her destroy their friendship forever?
Letters to Juliet by Gary Winick( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Verona, Italy, the beautiful city where Romeo first met Juliet, there is a place where the heartbroken leave notes asking Juliet for her help. It's there that aspiring writer Sophie finds a 50-year-old letter that will change her life forever. As she sets off on a romantic journey of the heart with the letter's author, Claire, now a grandmother, and her handsome grandson, all three will discover that sometimes the greatest love story ever told is your own
Amores perros Love's a bitch by Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu( Visual )

83 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Mexico City, three lives become connected in the wake of a car crash. Octavio stumbles into the underground world of dog fighting. Supermodel Valeriaś injured pooch slips through the hole in the floor to a crawlspace below. El Chivo, a homeless ex-radical turned hit man rescues Octavioś dog from the wreckage and nurses it back to health, unaware that it has been a fighter
No by Pablo Larran( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reporter Mia Moesgaard is the best political commentator on Danish television, and with the election around the corner, she barely has time to prepare for the imminent arrival of her adopted baby girl. When the popular Greens party, led by the dashing Thomas Borby vows to abolish oil drilling in Greenland, the citizens take notice, voting them in in a landslide victory. But only months after taking office, the Greens pull a complete backflip, and the citizens are furious. Their anger is voiced by Mia, who unwittingly states that the government's policy change may incite community violence. For one political activist, Rasmus, her words ring alarmingly true, and he takes it upon himself to make the government pay for their lies
La mala educación Bad education by Pedro Almodvar( Visual )

59 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Enrique gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend Igancio, who has written a story about their traumatic childhood spent at Catholic school. In the story, a drag performer attempts to blackmail a predatory priest by exposing their scandalous past. When Enrique produces a film based on the story, the villainous priest from their school days arrives to tell his own version of the events
Rosewater( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based of a true story about a journalist who gets detained and brutally interrogated in prison for 118 days. A Tehran-born journalist based in London, Maziar Bahari returns to Iran to cover the 2009 presidential election and its ensuing riots. He is detained by Iranian forces who relentlessly interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy
The crime of Padre Amaro by Carlos Carrera( Visual )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thought-provoking Spanish drama. A recently ordained priest (Gael Garcia Bernal) is sent to help an aging priest run a small parish church in rural Mexico. Upon arriving at his new post, he meets a beautiful young woman with a religious passion that borders on obsession. Quickly, her passion for her faith becomes helplessly entangled in a growing attraction to the new priest. But when the handsome priest crosses the line that separates temptation from sin, he finds himself torn between the divine and the carnal, the righteous and the unjust
The science of sleep by Michel Gondry( Visual )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A playful romantic fantasy set inside the topsy-turvey brain of Stephane, an eccentric young man whose dreams constantly invade his waking life. Unable to find the secret to his neighbor's heart while awake, he searches for the answer in his dreams
Casa de mi padre( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armando Álvarez ha vivido y trabajado en el rancho de su padre en México toda su vida. Como el rancho enfrenta dificultades financieras, el hermano menor Raúl Armando se presenta y se compromete a saldar las deudas de todo su padre. Parece que el éxito de Raúl como un hombre de negocios internacional significa que los problemas del rancho se han acabado, pero cuando Armando se enamora de Sonia y los negocios de Raúl resultan ser menos de fiar, la familia Alvarez si se encuentra en una guerra total con México de más temido señor de la droga
También la lluvia = Even the rain by Icar Bollain( Visual )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and German and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Idealistic filmmaker Sebastian ... and his cynical producer Costa ... arrive in Bolivia to make a revisionist film about Christopher Columbus' conquest of the Americas. But as filming commences, the local citizens begin to riot in protest against a multi-national corporation that is taking control of their water supply. With the film shoot in jeopardy, both men find their convictions shaken. Inspired by the real-life Water Wars in Bolivia in the year 2000"--Container
A little bit of heaven( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marley is a young, beautiful, and funny, but she's afraid of opening herself up to true love. A life-changing visit to her doctor sends both of them on an eye-opening adventure of mutual discovery, leading to revelations neither thought possible
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A plague of blindness strikes and threatens all of humanity. One woman feigns the illness to share an uncertain fate in quarantine, where society is breaking down as fast as their crumbling surroundings. Let blindness lead you on a journey where the only thing more terrifying than being blind is being the only one who can see"--Container
Rudo y Cursi( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the rural banana plantation where they play soccer for the village team to the big city stadiums, two brothers have become rivals and battle each other on opposing sides. When a talent scout gets stranded in their tiny town, brothers Beto and Tato are discovered. They are whisked away to Mexico City to play for the big leagues where they quickly achieve fame. Beto is nicknamed 'Rudo' for his hotheaded goalkeeper style and Tato is called 'Cursi' for his peculiar scoring technique. Success leads to excess. Rudo descends into a quagmire of gambling debt and drug abuse. Cursi is distracted by beautiful women and a second career as a pop singer. Having come so far, will the siblings remember their original goal to build a home for their mother?
The motorcycle diaries by Walter Salles( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure, based on the true story of Ernesto Guevara and Alberto Granado, whose thrilling and dangerous road trip across Latin America becomes a life-changing journey of self-discovery
The loneliest planet( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex and Nica are young, in love and engaged to be married. The Summer before their wedding, while backpacking in the Caucasus Mountains in Georgia, They hire a local guide to lead them on a camping trek. Venturing into the stunning wilderness, the trio's peaceful adventure takes a dark turn as a subtle rift opens between Alex and Nica, quickly widening until it threatens to undo everything the couple believed about each other and themselves
The limits of control by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger, whose activities remain meticulously outside the law. He is in the process of completing a job, yet he trusts no one, and his objectives are not initially divulged. His journey, paradoxically both intently focused and dreamlike, takes him not only across Spain but also through his own consciousness
The king( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discharged from the Navy with his duffle bag and service rifle in hand, Elvis sets out for the town of Corpus Christi. He is trying to track down the father he has never met. He soon learns that his father, David, is now the pastor of a thriving Baptist Church and wants nothing to do with Elvis. David orders his family to stay away from the stranger, but Elvis has already befriended the sheltered and lonely Malerie who has no idea of their blood relation
Who is Dayani Cristal?( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a migrant who found himself in the deadly stretch of the Sonora Desert known as "the corridor of death," and shows how one life becomes testimony to the tragic results of the U.S. war on immigration. As the real-life drama unfolds we see this John Doe, unidentifiable at his point of death, become a living and breathing human being with an important life story. Eventually, the authorities are able to identify the man as a 29 year-old Honduran, Dilcy Yohan Sandres-Martinez, who had a tattoo of his daughter's name on his chest. Gael García Bernal and Marc Silver then recreate the dangerous journey that Sandres-Martinez took in his attempt to enter the United States
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Diarios de motocicleta Motorcycle diariesThe motorcycle diaries
Alternative Names
Bernal, Gael Garca.

Bernal Gael Garca 1978-....

Gael Garca Bernal aktor meksykański

Gael Garca Bernal attore messicano

Gael Garca Bernal Mexicaans acteur

Gael Garca Bernal Mexican film actor and director

Gael Garca Bernal mexikanischer Schauspieler und Filmregisseur

Galʹ Garsa Bernalʹ

Gael Garsija Bernal

Gaels Garsija Bernāls

Garca Bernal, Gael

Garca-Bernal, Gael 1978-

Garca, Gael.

Garca, Gael 1978-...

Гаел Гарсия Бернал

Гаел Гарсија Бернал

Гаель Гарсія Берналь

Гарсиа Берналь, Гаэль

Гаэль Гарсиа Берналь

גאל גרסיה ברנאל

غايل غارسيا برنال

گائل گارسیا برنال بازیگر و کارگردان مکزیکی

گاەل گارسىيا بەرنال

가엘 가르시아 베르날



Amores perros Love's a bitchLa mala educación Bad educationThe science of sleepBlindnessRudo y CursiThe motorcycle diaries