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Maestre, Francisco

Overview
Works: 16 works in 38 publications in 3 languages and 640 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Horror films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film noir  Melodrama  Fiction  Police films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Francisco Maestre
El Espinazo del Diablo = The Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the most personal film by Guillermo del Toro, ... is also among his most frightening and emotionally layered. Set during the final week of the Spanish Civil War, it tells the tale of a twelve-year-old boy who, after his freedom-fighting father is killed, is sent to a haunted rural orphanage full of terrible secrets. Del Toro expertly combines gothic ghost story, murder mystery, and historical melodrama in a stylish melange that, like his later Pan's Labyrinth, reminds us the scariest monsters are often the human ones"--Container
La mala educación = Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980 Madrid, filmmaker Enrique Goded is scrambling for inspiration. A bearded young man arrives at his production office, claiming to be his old parochial school friend Ignacio Rodriguez. Ignacio has written a story called "The Visit" about their early experiences with a sexually predatory priest named Manolo, which would make a great project--but only if he can play the lead. Enrique takes the story home and reads. And reads. Filled with standard deceits, double-crosses, passions, desires, seductions, crimes of the flesh and of lucre, this film noir thriller is appropriately convoluted and dark, and involves blackmail, false identities, lust, drug addiction, and cover-ups--just for starters--since the story we see may or may not be the one that Enrique read
Taxi by Carlos Saura( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in Spanish and French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this grim crime melodrama, fascist Spanish taxi drivers unite to become a xenophobic vigilante force dedicated to eradicating all undesirables from the streets of Madrid. Velasco is the leader of the murderous cabbie clan that is comprised of Dani and his father Reme, the skinhead Nino and the nearly insane ex-policeman Calero. Velasco's daughter Paz secretly desires Dani, but her dreams are dashed when she learns about the nefarious activities of Dani and her father. The gang's self-appointed mission is to kill all undesirable foreigners (Arab immigrants are a favorite target), gays and lesbians, blacks and drug addicts. Internal turmoil comes from the burgeoning romance between Paz and Dani coupled with Dani's gradual realization that "the family" may be in the wrong
Justino : un asesino de la tercera edad by La Cuadrilla( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bullfighter, unable to adjust to retirement, finds a new career in crime
La herencia Valdemar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luisa Lorente es una experta tasadora de casas antiguas que acude a la mansión Valdemar en lo que parece ser otro trabajo rutinario. Pero, al llegar allí, desaparece sin dejar rastro. Su jefe, Maximilian, contrata los servicios del detective Nicolás Tremel para encontrarla lo antes posible. Tremel se enfrentará entonces a la leyenda de Valdemar, una tragedia que ocurrió hace más de un siglo pero cuyas consecuencias siguen vigentes en la actualidad (La herencia Valdemar)
Eso( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Domingo can't lose his virginity since his department store night job keeps him from meeting girls. Encouraged by Tinin, he borrows stylish clothing from the store to impress women, concocts lies, and adopts an assumed name. He scores with a diplomat's daughter Elizabeth ... The situation escalates further when it's revealed that hidden cameras are documenting their encounters for a TV 'reality' show which hopes to have the couple wed on the show. Complicating matters, Isabel's ex-boyfriend arrives to create trouble."--Allmovie
La Marrana by José Luis Cuerda( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verano de 1492. Tras haber estado cautivo en Túnez, Bartolomé regresa a su tierra extremeña con la ilusión de comer su manjar preferido: cerdo. En el camino se topa con un desertor que tiene una marrana
La mala educaci©đn Bad education( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In 1980 Madrid, filmmaker Enrique Goded is scrambling for inspiration. A bearded young man arrives at his production office, claiming to be his old parochial school friend Ignacio Rodriguez. Ignacio has written a story called "The Visit" about their early experiences with a sexually predatory priest named Manolo, which would make a great project--but only if he can play the lead. Enrique takes the story home and reads. And reads. Filled with standard deceits, double-crosses, passions, desires, seductions, crimes of the flesh and of lucre, this film noir thriller is appropriately convoluted and dark, and involves blackmail, false identities, lust, drug addiction, and cover-ups--just for starters--since the story we see may or may not be the one that Enrique read
La herencia Valdemar + La herencia Valdemar II: La sombra Prohibida( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Luisa Llorente (Silvia Abascal), una tasadora de fincas de la compañía Inmoverance, que tuvo el temible encargo de ir a evaluar la casa de Lázaro Valdemar (Daniele Liotti), ha desaparecido sin dejar rastro. Dos expediciones salen en su búsqueda: por un lado, Nicolás Trámel (Óscar Jaenada), detective contratado por Maximilian Colvin (Eusebio Poncela), jefe de la compañía; por otro, Ana (Norma Ruiz) y Eduardo (Rodolfo Sancho), compañeros de Luisa, que viajan en coche con la idea de poder unir sus fuerzas con el detective, pero algo pasa... (La herencia Valdemar II: La sombra Prohibida)
Taxi (1996) by Carlos Saura( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A young girl, after failing an exam, is forced by her father, a taxi-driver, to learn his profession. Soon she discovers that her father is not only a driver but also a member of a racist group eliminating colored, homosexual, transvestite, etc. people. She also falls in love with a boy, also a taxi-driver and a "socio" of the group
Don Juan último [rehearsals]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The cast of Don Juan último rehearses for the work's performance at Teatro María Guerrero during the 1992 Festival de Otoño. Robert Wilson is shown directing
Al-Andalus : the heritage of Islamic Spain( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Depicts the artistic and cultural achievements of Islam in the Iberian Peninsula and the Maghrib in the years 711 to 1492
al-Andalus artes islamicas en España( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentaire enrichi de reconstitutions historiques dépeignant les contributions artistiques et culturelles de l'islam dans la Péninsule ibérique de 711 à 1492
IM SCHUTZ DER NACHT ; Regie: Carlos Saura. Mit Ingrid Rubio, Carlos Foentes, Agata Lys, Angel de Andres Lopez, Eusebio Lazaro, Francisco Maestre. Musik: Gipsy Kings, Mano Negro( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, after failing an exam, is forced by her father, a taxi-driver, to learn his profession. Soon she discovers that her father is not only a driver but also a member of a racist group eliminating colored, homosexual, transvestite, etc. people. She also falls in love with a boy, also a taxi-driver and a "socio" of the group
Taxi( Book )

in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
FRANCISCO MAESTRE

Maestre, Juan Francisco

Maestre, Paco

Maestre, Paco 1957-2011

Maestre Soriano, Francisco 1957-2011

Paco Maestre Spaans acteur (1957-2011)

Paco Maestre Spanish actor (1957-2011)

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