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Pons, Ventura

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Most widely held works by Ventura Pons
Carícies = Caresses by Sergi Belbel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Barcelona, portrays eleven interlocking stories of intimate encounters, laced with humour
Food of love by Ventura Pons( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 75 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
Amic/amat = Beloved/friend by Lauren Films( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in Catalan and Spanish and held by 74 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
Amor idiota by Ventura Pons( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 73 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
Morir(o no) = To die (or not) by ELS Films de la Rambla( Visual )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Catalan and Spanish and held by 66 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
El perquè de tot plegat = What's it all about( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in Catalan and held by 52 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
Ocaña, retrato intermitente = Ocaña, an intermittent portrait = Ocaña, retrat intermitent by Ventura Pons( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the painter Ocaña and the reconstruction of his world, his provocations and his vicissitudes
Actrices by Ventura Pons( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Catalan and Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aspiring actress interviews three veteran actresses
El perquè de tot plegat : 15 relats de Quim Monzó = El porqué de las cosas : 15 relatos de Quim Monzó by Ventura Pons( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barcelona is the setting for this Mediterranean comedy, consisting of a number of separate episodes entitled: Will-power, Wisdom, Honesty, Sincerity, Submission, Competition, Passion, Consensus, Egocentricism, Spite, Desire, Jealousy, Love, Trust and Doubt. Each is illustrated by a story in which content and form go hand in hand
Forasters by Ventura Pons( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two generations of a dysfunctional family deal with terminal illness and with foreign neighbors
Amigo, amado = Amic, amat = Beloved, friend by Ventura Pons( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Catalan and Spanish and held by 26 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
Anita no pierde el tren by Ventura Pons( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 year-old Anita is dismissed from her job at a movie theatre when the building is demolished. She returns to the building site ; she falls in love with a bulldozer driver who is younger than her and he returns her amorous advances
Barcelona by Pereza( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 23 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
Carícies by Ventura Pons( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven episodes portray different encounters in a large city during the course of a single night towards the end of the millennium
?Que te juegas, Mari Pili?( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sole, Mari Pili y Marta son tres jóvenes que comparten piso en la Barcelona preolímpica. Cansadas de sacrificarse para encontrar pareja, se preguntan qué necesidad tienen de esperarse al fin de semana para ir a una discoteca y enrollarse con el primer tipo que les pregunta el nombre. Entonces deciden pasar a la acción y jugar a un juego: Vivirán una aventura con el primer hombre que les pregunte el nombre
Amor idiota by Ventura Pons( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amor idiota : guión cinematográfico by Ventura Pons( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Gran Gato un musical documentat de Ventura Pons : quinze cançons i memòria de Gato Pérez( Visual )

7 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mil cretins Mil cretinos( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in Catalan and Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quince historias contemporáneas de Quim Monzó en las que, con un humor sarcástico y sin concesiones, se hace balance del dolor, la vejez, la muerte y el amor, pero sobre todo de la estupidez humana
A la deriva by Ventura Pons( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna regresa de África, donde ha trabajado dos años en una ONG, y se contrata como guardia de seguridad en un exclusivo centro de salud a las afueras de Barcelona. Al romper con su marido e irse de casa, un compañero de trabajo le deja una autocaravana como vivienda provisional. Pasa unas semanas en un camping desierto y después se instala en el aparcamento de una área de servicio de la autopista. En una ronda nocturna del trabajo conoce un joven, ingresado por orden judicial, que no camina por causa de una parálisis y que se niega a revelar su identidad. Ella sentirá una creciente atracción, que se materializará en una relación oscura y de dependencia. Pero Anna no puede sacarse África de la cabeza
 
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Bep de l'Oli 1945-

Pons i Sala, Ventura 1945-

Pons Sala, Bonaventura

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Pons Sala Ventura‏ 1945-....

Pons, Ventura

Sala, Bonaventura Pons

Sala Bonaventura Pons 1945-....

Sala Ventura Pons‏ 1945-....

Sala, Ventura Pons i 1945-

Ventura Pons

Ventura Pons director de cine español

Ventura Pons kataloński reżyser filmowy i teatralny

Ventura Pons regista spagnolo

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Ventura Pons Spanish film director

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