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Prieto, Rodrigo

Overview
Works: 143 works in 467 publications in 7 languages and 19,774 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Western films  Biographical films  Fiction  Motion pictures  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Composer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rodrigo Prieto
Argo by Ben Affleck( Visual )
15 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal and a quake in global politics still felt today. But there's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped. And a mid-level agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them
Babel by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )
38 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,449 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
Frida by Julie Taymor( Visual )
37 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of artist Frida Kahlo, from her humble upbringing to her worldwide fame and controversy that surrounded both her and her husband, Diego Rivera
Water for elephants by Sara Gruen( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Against all odds, a veterinary student and a beautiful circus performer from a bygone era meet and fall in love through their shared compassion for a special elephant. But their secret romance incurs the wrath of her dangerously volatile husband. Bonus features included
8 mile by Curtis Hanson( Visual )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jimmy, known to his friends as Rabbit, is a young man trying to make his way out of the burned-out shell of inner-city Detroit. Rabbit is a white kid trying to make music in a predominantly African-American community and culture. After Rabbit freezes up in the midst of an MC battle, he's convinced he's missed his chance and that he's doomed to lead a marginal life as a factory rat for the rest of his days. With the help of his friends, and his new girlfriend Alex, Rabbit struggles to work up the courage and the confidence to take one more shot at making his dream a reality
The wolf of Wall Street by Martin Scorsese( Visual )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"L'histoire incroyable et vraie de Jordan Belfort, courtier en Bourse à New York à la fin des années 80. Du rêve américain à l'avidité sans scrupule du monde des affaires, il va passer des portefeuilles d'actions modestes et de la droiture morale aux spectaculaires introductions en Bourse et à une vie de corruption et d'excès. L'argent, le pouvoir, les femmes, la drogue. Les tentations étaient là et les autorités n'avaient aucune prise" [source : jaquette]
21 grams by Guillermo Arriaga Jordán( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fate brought them together, now vengence will tear them apart. A violent car accident unexpectedly throws together the lives of a college professor, an ex-con and a young mother with a reckless past. The crossing of their paths takes them through the heights of love, the depths of revenge and the promise of redemption
Biutiful by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )
14 editions published in 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Biutiful" takes place in grimy and crowded parts of Barcelona that are a world away from that city's tourist attractions. Uxbal is a midlevel mobster, in charge of Chinese sweatshop workers making counterfeit watches and bags, and the African vendors who sell them. He collects and dispenses money, and runs interference with the cops. He also has two young children, a mentally unstable former wife, and a terminal illness. He is trying, despite his job, to be a good man, a good father. He tries to be stoical, tough, and compassionate, but he suffers because he cannot do good things, and he cares about the consequences of his actions
Los abrazos rotos Broken embraces by S.A Deseo( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pedro Almódovar's acclaimed tale of sex, secrets and cinema. When her father becomes gravely ill, beautiful Lena consents to a relationship with her boss Ernesto Martel. An extremely wealthy and much-older man, he pays for her father's hospitalisation and provides her a lavish lifestyle. Lena's dream, however, is to act and she soon falls for the director of her first film - a project bankrolled by her jealous husband to keep her near. Upon his discovery of the affair, Ernesto stops at nothing to ruin Lena's happiness
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( Visual )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start
Original sin by Antonio Banderas( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Luis is a wealthy Cuban coffee exporter, who sends away to America for a mail-order bride having had little luck finding love on his island. To his surprise, his new wife turns out to be not only beautiful, but passionate and devoted. But Luis' happiness proves to be short-lived when he learns that his bride may not be the person she claims to be
Alexander revisited the final cut by Oliver Stone( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Alexander the Great, who in 4th century BC conquered ninety percent of the known world of the time by defeating Greece, Persia, Afghanistan, and India in just eight years
25th hour ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monty Brogan is facing a seven year prison sentence for dealing drugs. On the night before he has to go to jail, he decides to go out with his friends one last time, and re-examines his life in the process
Oedipo alcalde Oedipus mayor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A local mayor is sent to a small town in the Andes to negotiate peace amongst guerrilla revolutionaries, paramilitary groups, peasants, and the Colombian army. While there he begins a torrid romance with the widow of a war lord, with tragic consequences
Amores perros Love's a bitch by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mexico. Un tragique accident de voiture. Les extrêmes de la vie, sous l'angle de trois histoires radicalement différentes : Octavio, un adolescent qui a décidé de s'enfuir avec la femme de son frère ; Daniel, un quadragénaire qui quitte sa femme et ses enfants pour aller vivre avec un top model; el Chivo, un ex-guerillero communiste devenu tueur à gages, qui n'attend plus rien de la vie
Alexander ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oliver Stone recreates the towering true story of Alexander the Great, who in the 4th Century B.C. conquered Greece, Persia, Afghanistan, and India, which made up 90% of the known world
Fibra óptica optical fibre ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A phone call prompts a young journalist to write about the murder of a prominent labor union leader. At the same time, a criminal lawyer is hired the same way, via the telephone. Guided by an anonymous voice on the phone, each one works on their own assignment, until they are trapped in a game and have to accept or reject one final offer
Ten tiny love stories ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten women, each discussing the man who was the most important or who had the most impact on their lives
Los abrazos rotos Etreintes brisées by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Harry Caine est un écrivain aveugle, qui vit et travaille avec l'aide de sa fidèle directrice de production, Judith García. Une nuit, le fils de Judith a un accident. Pour le distraire, Harry consent à lui parler de l'époque où, 14 ans auparavant, il s'appelait Mateo Blanco, et lui dévoile ce qui s'est véritablement passé durant ce jour tragique où il perdit la vue, son identité et l'amour de sa vie, Lena."
I segreti di Brokeback Mountain ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1963, Wyoming. Sui pascoli di Brokeback Mountain, Ennis e Jack, due giovani mandriani, si conoscono, si studiano, diventano amici e infine si abbandonano a una passione senza scampo e senza futuro
 
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Alternative Names
Prieto Stambaugh, Rodrigo ca. __.11.1965-
Languages
English (160)
Spanish (44)
Italian (14)
German (13)
Multiple languages (6)
French (3)
Turkish (1)
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