WorldCat Identities

Pons, Ventura

Overview
Works: 139 works in 309 publications in 3 languages and 812 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Corrector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ventura Pons
Food of love by Ventura Pons ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sexually repressed teenager begins an affair with a famous concert pianist while both are visiting Barcelona. Complications ensue when the young man's neurotic mother intervenes
Carícies Caresses ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Catalan and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Barcelona, portrays eleven interlocking stories of intimate encounters, laced with humor
Amor idiota ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man in the middle of a crisis meets a sensual woman while he is drunk, and falls in love with her. When he sobers up, he finds that the passion he had for her is still there
Amic/amat Beloved/friend ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in Catalan and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a terminally ill professor, who is in love with one of his students, a brilliant but wild, orphaned youth who moonlights as a male hustler
El perquè de tot plegat What's it all about ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Catalan and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film is an amusing minimalist frieze in fifteen episodes about human behavior. Taken as a whole, it offers an amusing and cruel view of modern man, his contradictions, his frustrations, his lack of communication, his solitude and his confusion
Morir(o no) To die (or not) ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in Catalan and held by 35 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
Ocaña, retrat intermitent ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrait of a gay Spanish painter, José Pérez Ocaña, and his difficult life in post-Franco Spain
Amor idiota : guión cinematográfico by Ventura Pons ( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actrius by Ventura Pons ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Catalan and Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aspiring actress interviews three veteran actresses
Morir (o no) by ELS Films de la Rambla ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Catalan and Spanish and held by 16 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
Barcelona [un mapa] Barcelona [a map] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Catalan and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seis personajes, arquetipos contemporáneos de la soledad urbana, se encuentran en un viejo piso del Ensanche barcelonés. Un matrimonio anciano, el hermano de ella y tres realquilados: una mujer rubia que da clases de francés, un joven vigilante de seguridad, ex futbolista, y una muchacha sudamericana, embarazada. El anciano, antiguo portero de la ópera a quien le gusta travestirse, les reúne a todos para pedirles que se marchen, ya que va a morir y quiere estar solo en el tramo final de su vida
Què t'hi jugues, Mari Pili? ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Catalan and Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three young women who share an apartment in Barcelona decide to see if "all men are alike" by going out with the first men they come in contact with
Anita no pierde el tren by Lauren Films ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 14 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
El perquè de tot plegat by Ventura Pons ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in Catalan and Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comédie philosophique et érotique présentant quinze contes moraux de Quim Monzo sur ce qui fait courir les hommes et les femmes
Amic, amat ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Catalan and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of friendship set in Barcelona
Caricias ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actrices ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aspiring actress interviews three veteran actresses
Els meus (i els altres) by Ventura Pons ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in Catalan and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Esta noche o jamas ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A luxury apartment building in 1990s Barcelona is the backdrop for the lives of 14 characters portrayed in this film ; on the eve of a major holiday, we encounter love, family turmoil, gender confusion - not to mention a diamond smuggling racket
Amigo, amado Amic, amat = Beloved, friend ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film moves between the lives of five characters who argue, struggle and hurt each other. At the same time they discover that there's a fine line between wishes and making them possible with another person. The film explores the complications of delicate friendships with an aging and terminally sick homosexual as the centre point of conflicting aims, hopes, desires
 
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Audience level: 0.60 (from 0.21 for Amor idiot ... to 0.93 for Ventura Po ...)
Alternative Names
Bep de l'Oli, 1945-
Pons i Sala, Ventura, 1945-
Pons Sala, Bonaventura
Pons Sala, Bonaventura, 1945-
Pons Sala, Ventura 1945-
Pons, Ventura
Sala, Bonaventura Pons
Sala, Bonaventura Pons 1945-
Sala, Ventura Pons i 1945-
Languages
Catalan (59)
Spanish (54)
English (11)