WorldCat Identities

Facello, Abel 1944-

Works: 6 works in 13 publications in 2 languages and 1,509 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Biographical films  History  Political films  Film adaptations  Internet videos  Motion pictures  Religious films  Romance films 
Roles: ard
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Abel Facello
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Argentine teacher lives in blissful ignorance of the evils perpetrated by her country's government. Over time, she begins to suspect that her adopted daughter may have been the child of a murdered political prisoner. When she attempts to unearth the truth, her investigation reveals levels of political corruption so abhorrent that the illusions of her past life are irrevocably shattered
Lugares comunes = Common ground by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando, a respected university professor, and Lili, his devoted wife, have lived happily together in Buenos Aires for many years. Without warning, they find their comfortable life threatened when Fernando is forced into early retirement as a result of Argentina's economic crisis. Facing an uncertain future, the couple relocates to the countryside where they bravely set out on a new chapter of their lives
El faro( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an car accident in which the rest of their family is killed, sisters Aneta (8) and Memé (17) are orphaned and sent to live with two aunts in Uruguay. Memé, whose leg was badly injured in the crash, eventually takes her little sister and runs away to Buenos Aires, where they meet a friend of their late mother and Memé works in a bar and looks after Aneta. The story follows the sisters' lives over the next decade, as Aneta grows up and Memé becomes ill
Últimas imágenes del naufragio = Last images of the shipwreck by Eliseo Subiela( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insurance agent in a mid-life crisis is trying to finish a novel. He stops a woman he thinks is about to commit suicide by throwing herself onto the subway tracks. They share a meal and he finds out that the suicide act is practiced to find customers. Believing he has found the subject of his novel, he tries to pay her for her story, and becomes submerged in her family's life
Camila by María Luisa Bemberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Recounts the true story of a young Catholic socialite from Buenos Aires, Camila O'Gorman, who falls in love and runs away with a young Jesuit priest, Ladislao Gutierrez, in 1847. Eventually they are found and executed by the repressive government. The film also makes a statement about the affect of dictatorship on personal and political freedom
Un lugar en el mundo = A place in the world by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Drama set against the backdrop of a ranching valley in Argentina, which chronicles a confrontation between traditional values and the incursions of progress
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.26 for La histori ... to 0.45 for Un lugar e ...)

La historia oficial
Lugares comunes = Common ground