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Alcaine, José Luis

Works: 196 works in 666 publications in 6 languages and 4,831 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sex comedy films  Horror films  Erotic films  Mad scientist films  Romance films 
Roles: Photographer, Cinematographer , Illustrator, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by José Luis Alcaine
Belle époque by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando, a handsome, young Spanish Civil War deserter who befriends a free-thinking artist, finds himself in a romantic dilemma when the artist's four beautiful daughters return to their country home. Which woman should he love?
La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and German and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has wanted to create a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he cultivates a skin that is a real shield against every assault. Now, besides the years of study and experimentation, the unscrupulous doctor needs to find an associate and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his best and most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?
The dancer upstairs by John Malkovich( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a Latin American nation nears collapse, idealistic policeman Agustin Rejas faces his greatest challenge: to catch the mysterious terrorist leader Ezequiel. Mass panic sets in as the terrorist attacks become more ferocious, and Rejas finds himself drawn to Yolanda, his daughter's beautiful ballet teacher. As the search for Ezequil comes nearer, he and Yolanda must choose between love, country or self
La mala educación Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lifelong friends revisit some painful memories from their Catholic school days, with unexpected consequences
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans l'un des appartements les plus chics d'Espagne, quelques femmes, à bout de nerfs : Pepa est obsédée par son ex-amant Ivan qui vient de rompre, Candela a découvert que son amant était un terroriste chiite, Lucia sort tout juste d'un séjour de 20 ans dans un hôpital psychiatrique. Et il reste encore Marisa, la copine du fils d'Ivan, qui visite l'appartement... Ce film au rythme endiablé est une farce kitsch, libertine et malicieuse dans lequel les acteurs fétiches de Pedro Almodóvar nous font partager leur plaisir de jouer des personnages plus hystériques les uns que les autres. (Rédigé d'après la jaquette)
Atame! Tie me up/Tie me down! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Después de pasarse media vida huyendo de los orfanatos, Ricky...un joven impulsivo y decidido, vive obsesionado con Marina...una actriz con quien se acostó una vez. Para conseguir su amor decide raptarla y encerrarla en su propia casa. Pero la ausencia de Marina pronto comienza a preocupar a su hermana Lola..."
Don Juan by Jacques Weber( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in French and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nobleman Don Juan is on the run from two brothers for abandoning their sister before marriage. With no signs of repentance, Don Juan continues his amorous conquests with women he meets along the way regardless of the consequences
Rustlers' rhapsody( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrator introduces the audience to Rex O'Herlihan, a singing cowboy riding into town on his trusty horse, Wildfire. As the narrator ponders what westerns would be like if they were made today, O'Herlihan is thrust into the world of color, where he finds himself entering a cliché ridden town where the evil cattle tycoon teams up with the new raincoat-clad Italian cowboys as they attempt to rid the town of Rex and the sheep ranchers
Gunslinger's revenge( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idealistic lifestyle of an old West farmer, his Indian wife, and half-breed son, who narrates the tale is disrupted when his father, and old gunslinger, shows up on the farm
Jamoń, jamón by José Juan Bigas Luna( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silvia est une fille "jamona", synonyme en espagnol de sensuel et appétissant, qui travaille à l'atelier d'une usine de sous-vêtements où elle fréquente José Luis, le fils des patrons. Quand Silvia tombe enceinte, José Luis lui promet de l'épouser malgré l'avis contraire de sa mère, Conchita, qui n'accepte pas que son fils épouse une fille de condition inférieure. Elle va engager Raoul, un livreur de jambon macho et obsédé, pour séduire Silvia et briser son couple. Mais le pouvoir de séduction de Raoul aura des conséquences intattendues... (d'après la jaquette)
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

38 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of their Mother, Raimunda (Penelope Cruz) and Sole leave la Mancha for Madrid. Raimunda works menial jobs to support her daughter and deadbeat husband, whilst lonely Sole works clandestinely as a hairstylist. They still visit their friend Augustina, who is struggling to come to terms with the disappearance of her mother, an their Aunt Paula who speaks of the girl's mother as if she was still alive. When Aunt Paula passes away the situation changes and the past comes back again, in a twist of mystery and suspense
Jealousy Celos by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen and Antonio's story illustrates how jealousy can tear a couple apart as well as bring them back together
Ay, Carmela! by Carlos Saura( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aragón, Spain, 1938. Carmela and her two companions quit their posts as entertainers for the Republican troops in search for a better fortune. By mistake, they cross over to the Nationalist zone, get arrested and are given the chance to perform for their freedom
I'm so excited! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Des passagers hauts en couleur pensent vivre leurs dernières heures à bord d'un avion à destination de Mexico. Pour essayer d'oublier l'angoisse du moment, ils se mettent alors à révéler leurs secrets les plus cachés, tous aussi inattendus qu'explosifs !" (source jaquette)
El sur by Víctor Erice( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En una ciudad del norte de España viven Agustín, su mujer, Julia, y Estrella, la hija de ambos, que va creciendo fascinada por su padre, de quien observa todos sus actos. Así descubre que en la vida de él hay un gran secreto
Amantes Lovers by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in '50s Spain, a young man (Sanz) leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée (Verdu) can get married. He rents a room from a widow (Abril), and shortly begins a torrid affair with her. The fiancée figures it out and decides to win him back by offering herself to him and taking him to meet her family. Ultimately he has to make a decision. Based on a true story." --IMDb
¿Quién puede matar a un niño? = Who can kill a child? by Narciso Ibáñez Serrador( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a vacation away from their family, Tom and his pregnant wife Evelyn sail to an island off the coast of Spain that seems deserted-- until its children emerge from the shadows with the blood of their parents on their hands and a hatred for all adults
Dile a Laura que la quiero( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dile a Laura que la quiero: The relationsip between Jorge and Laura as a married couple works perfectly well till she finds him with another woman. Then Laura leaves the flat they share and goes to live with a girlfriend
Libertarias by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 19th, 1936. The revolution has just started in a small town near Barcelona. Maria, a young innocent nun escaping from her convent, which is being ransacked by revolutionaries, finds refuge in a whorehouse. In the whorehouse some militia women - Libertarias - burst in with the mission of freeing the prostitutes. Befriended by the group, Maria will participate in the armed fight, and her the course of her life will change forever
Girl from Rio( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discovering your wife is sleeping with your boss can make a man do strange things. For a Samba-obsessed London clerk, robbing a bank and boarding the first flight to Rio is just the beginning"--Container
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Belle époque
Alternative Names
Alcaine Escaño, José Luis

Alcaine Escaño, José Luis, 1938-

Alcaine, J. L. 1938-

Alcaine, José Luis

Alcaine, Jose Luis 1938-

Escaño Alcaine, José Luis, 1938-

José Luis Alcaine direttore della fotografia spagnolo

José Luis Alcaine Spaans director of photography

José Luis Alcaine Spanischer Kameramann

José Luis Alcaine Spanish cinematographer

Хосе Луис Алькайне


Rustlers' rhapsody