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García Bernal, Gael 1978-

Works: 150 works in 1,180 publications in 13 languages and 26,609 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Road films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Motorcycle films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Producer, Contributor, Narrator, Other, Restager , Interviewee, Singer, fmd, Composer, Lyricist, Musician
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Gael García Bernal
Most widely held works by Gael García Bernal
The Motorcycle diaries = Diarios de motocicleta by Walter Salles( Visual )

133 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,910 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
Babel by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

101 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,796 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
Y tu mamá también = And Your Mother Too by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

91 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,013 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?
Amores perros Love's a bitch by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

121 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,991 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
Letters to Juliet by Gary Winick( Visual )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,903 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. 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
La mala educación Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

106 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,381 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
Rosewater by Jon Stewart( Visual )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Persian and held by 1,335 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 )

51 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,116 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 )

57 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,108 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
También la lluvia by Icíar Bollain( Visual )

41 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,062 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."
Casa de mi padre( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armando Alvarez has lived and worked on his father's ranch in Mexico his entire life. As the ranch faces financial strains, Armando's younger brother Raul shows up and pledges to settle all his father's debts. It seems that Raul's success as an international businessman means the ranch's troubles are over, but when Armando falls for Sonia, and Raul's business dealings turn out to be less than legit, the Alvarez family finds themselves in a full-out war with Mexico's most feared drug lord
A little bit of heaven by Kate Hudson( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 903 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 )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 888 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 by Carlos Cuarón( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stuck working on a banana ranch, two super competitive soccer-playing brothers dream of getting off the farm and finding stardom: Beto as a pro goalie and Toto as a singer -- but it might break them. When a professional soccer team ignores Beto's goalie skills in favor of Toto's fancy footwork, Beto signs on to a rival team, and the battle between brothers is on."--Distributor website
The loneliest planet( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Catalan and held by 465 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
Who is Dayani Cristal?( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 456 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
The limits of control by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The king by Yadika( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discharged from the Navy with his duffel 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 by Lukas Moodysson( Visual )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 316 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
Viva Pedro the Almodóvar collection by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight of director Pedro Almodóvar's original films
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.10 for Letters to ... to 0.43 for Gael Garci ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Motorcycle diaries = Diarios de motocicleta
Alternative Names
Bernal, Gael García.

Bernal Gael García 1978-....

Gael García Bernal aktor meksykański

Gael García Bernal attore messicano

Gael García Bernal cinéaste

Gael García Bernal Mexicaans acteur

Gael García Bernal Mexican film actor and director

Gael García Bernal mexikanischer Schauspieler und Filmregisseur

Gaélʹ Garsïa Bernalʹ

Gael Garsija Bernal

Gaels Garsija Bernāls

García Bernal, Gael

García-Bernal, Gael 1978-

García, Gael.

García, Gael 1978-...

Garcia Gael, Bernal

Γκαέλ Γκαρσία Μπερνάλ

Гаел Гарсия Бернал

Гаел Гарсија Бернал

Гаель Гарсія Берналь

Гарсиа Берналь, Гаэль

Гаэль Гарсиа Берналь

Гаэль Гарсиа Берналь мексиканский актёр и кинорежиссёр

Գաել Գարսիա Բեռնալ

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 CursiMammothViva Pedro the Almodóvar collection