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García Bernal, Gael 1978-

Overview
Works: 234 works in 893 publications in 8 languages and 23,663 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films  Motion pictures  Diaries 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Other, Contributor, Restager , Director, Musician, Lyricist, Singer, Composer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Gael García Bernal
 
Most widely held works by Gael García Bernal
Babel by Alejandro González Iñárritu ( Visual )
71 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,663 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 ( Visual )
54 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,164 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
Letters to Juliet by Gary Winick ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,858 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 González Iñárritu ( Visual )
76 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,839 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 Larraín ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum
La mala educación Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Enrique gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend Ignacio, who has written a story about their traumatic childhood spent at Catholic school. In the story, a drag performer known as Zahara attempts to blackmail a predatory priest by exposing their scandalous past. The tale provides the inspiration for Enrique's next film. But when the villainous priest from their school days arrives to tell his own version of the events, the truth is wilder than anything anyone could have imagined
Y tu mamá también by Alfonso Cuarón ( Visual )
53 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in Spanish and French and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two teens set off on a wild cross-country trip with seductive, 28-year-old Luisa. Luisa schools them in the finer points of passion, but will their mutual desire for her destroy their friendship forever?
The crime of Padre Amaro by Carlos Carrera ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,060 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 1,040 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 )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 915 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 Icíar Bollain ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and German and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Idealistic filmmaker Sebastian (Gael Garcia Bernal, The Motorcycle Diaries) and his cynical producer Costa (Luis Tosa, The Limits of Control) 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, Even the Rain explores the lasting effects of Spanish imperialism, still resonating some 500 years later in the continued struggle of indigenous people against oppression and exploration"--container
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hording the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit
Rudo y Cursi by Carlos Cuarón ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 821 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?
A little bit of heaven ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 813 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
Y tu mamá también And your mother too ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julio (Gael García Bernal) and Tenoch (Diego Luna) embark on a thrilling journey filled with sexual exploration and the investigation of their inner selves. After convincing the beautiful Luisa (Maribel Verdú) to take a trip with them to an imaginary beach, the trio heads off in search of adventure. Will the unstable, spontaneously exhibitionistic Luisa seduce one or both of the boys--and will their relationship change depending on the distribution of her favors?
The motorcycle diaries by Walter Salles ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 476 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 )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 413 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 363 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 )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 344 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
Mammoth ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leo is a successful web developer. His wife Ellen is a dedicated emergency room surgeon. Their New York City workaholic ways leave little time for their 8-year-old daughter, who is mostly cared for by their Filipino nanny. But when a series of personal decisions triggers a chain of events on the other side of the world, will they discover the rippling effects of life's smallest choices? About imperfect lives, fateful actions, and the epic ironies that bind us all together
 
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Bernal, Gael García.
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García Bernal, Gael
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Languages
Spanish (309)
English (140)
German (24)
French (15)
Italian (6)
Multiple languages (5)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
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