WorldCat Identities

Alcaine, José Luis

Works: 219 works in 784 publications in 6 languages and 7,752 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Sex comedy films  Dark comedy films  Erotic films  Mad scientist films  Horror films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Performer, Videographer , Actor, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about José Luis Alcaine
Most widely held works by José Luis Alcaine
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

46 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of their mother, Raimunda 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, and 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
Belle époque by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1931, 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?
The skin I live in = La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La espeluznante historia de un brillante cirujano plástico, quien después de perder a su esposa en un accidente automovilístico, se obsesiona por crear la piel perfecta para que el cuerpo habite; una creación sintética capaz de proteger el cuerpo humano de cualquier daño externo, hasta las llamas que le arrebataron a su esposa. El médico hace las pruebas de esta nueva ₋piel- en Vera, una intensa mujer que ha secuestrado, sin que ella conozca su propio vínculo con la sed de venganza del doctor. --Envase
The dancer upstairs by John Malkovich( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 546 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
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madcap comedy about a woman who has been jilted by the love of her life, her friend who is in love with a terrorist, and her ex-lover's crazed wife
Atame! = Tie me up/Tie me down! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 419 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..."
La mala educación = Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lifelong friends revisit some painful memories from their Catholic school days, with unexpected consequences
Finding Altamira( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1879, Spanish archaeologist Marcelino and his daughter Maria discover seemingly impossible paintings of galloping bison adorning the walls of a hidden cave. The cave of Altamira brings the world together in amazement, drawing people of all types to see the paintings in person. But, Marcelino soon realizes that the art on the walls must be 10,000 years old, earlier than anyone believes possible
Rustlers' rhapsody( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 183 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 175 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
Don Juan by Jacques Weber( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in French and held by 165 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
Jamoń, jamón by José Juan Bigas Luna( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 152 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)
Ay, Carmela! by Carlos Saura( Visual )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Spain in 1938 during the civil war, the story concerns a group of traveling entertainers caught between two warring factions. They are arrested by Franco's troops and about to die when they're saved by an officer who loves the theater and wants them to put on a show for his troops
Son de mar by José Juan Bigas Luna( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and German and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A finales de verano, Ulises llega a una pequeña localidad levantina para trabajar como profesor de literatura en un colegio. Allí conoce a Martina, una bella y sensual muchacha que trabaja con sus padres en la pensión en la que Ulises se ha instalado. Los jóvenes se casan y tienen un hijo, pero, poco después, Ulises desaparece en el mar mientras pescaba
Jealousy = Celos by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen and Antonio's story illustrates how jealousy can tear a couple apart as well as bring them back together
I'm so excited! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un grupo de pasajeros con circunstacias muy distintas viven una situación de riesgo dentro de un avión que se dirige a México D.F. La situación de alarma acaba provocando una catarsis generalizada que a su vez acaba convirtiéndose en el mejor modo de escapar a la idea de la muerte
El sur by Víctor Erice( Visual )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in Spanish and German and held by 70 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 67 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
Dile a Laura que la quiero( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
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Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.16 for Gunslinger ... to 0.56 for Jamoń, ja ...)

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 Escaño cineasta español

José Luis Alcaine Escaño Spanish cinematographer

José Luis Alcaine Spaans director of photography

José Luis Alcaine Spanischer Kameramann

José Luis Alcaine Spanish cinematographer

Хосе Луис Алькайне

חוסה לואיס אלקאין

خوزه لوئیس آلکائینه



Belle époqueRustlers' rhapsody