WorldCat Identities

Reygadas, Carlos 1971-

Overview
Works: 38 works in 220 publications in 9 languages and 2,286 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Melodrama  Romance films  Anthology films  History  Short films  Action and adventure films  War films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Restager , Scenarist, Film editor, fmd, Performer, fmp, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Carlos Reygadas
 
Most widely held works by Carlos Reygadas
Silent light = Stellet licht by Carlos Reygadas( Visual )

62 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The head of a Mennonite family in northern Mexico disrupts his marriage and his faith by falling in love with another woman
Japón by Carlos Reygadas( Visual )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A man leaves Mexico City for the remote countryside to prepare for his death. There he finds lodging with an old Indian widow in her rickety home overlooking a desolate canyon. In the vastness of a wild, breathtaking nature, he confronts the old woman's infinite humanity and oscillates between cruelty and lyricism. His dulled senses return to him, reawakening his desires and instincts for life and raw sexuality."--Container
Post tenebras lux = Light after darkness by Carlos Reygadas( Visual )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows an upscale Mexican family whose move to the countryside in search of an ideal life results in domestic crisis and class friction. An enthralling and enigmatic exploration of the primal conflicts of the human condition
Batalla en el cielo = Battle in heaven by Carlos Reygadas( Visual )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chauffeur that lives an impoverished life with his family turns to crime when he is fed up. When he ruins the chance to make his family wealthy, he puts all of their lives in danger instead
Los bastardos by Amat Escalante( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award winning film about two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day they stand on the corner at the home improvement store seeking employment. Today, the job they are given is well paid compared to their poor usual wages. Today, one of them carries a shotgun inside his backpack
Revolución = Revolution by Mariana Chenillo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of ten short films that come together to celebrate the one hundred years since the Mexican revolution. A powerful and multifaceted compilation that expresses the rich culture and customs of contemporary Mexican society. Stories include the journey of a young Mexican-American woman bringing back her father's body to Mexico for burial, a tuba player living in a small village, children rescuing a priest that they find hanging upside down in a tree and a woman who works in a big box store
Sangre by Amat Escalante( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Diego trabaja contando gente en la puerta de un edificio de gobierno. Su esposa Blanca es una mujer demente de celos y su relación se basa en tener sexo, ver la televisión y pelearse. La rutina de Diego es interrumpida con la llegada de su hija Karina. Blanca se niega a aceptarla, acorralando a Diego entre sus celos y la enorme necesidad que exige Karina por ser amada. La situación llega a una sorprendente culminación en la que Diego pierde todo el control"--Container
Revolución : la realidad cambia cuando es observada de cerca( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of ten short films that come together to celebrate the one hundred years since the Mexican revolution. A powerful and multifaceted compilation that expresses the rich culture and customs of contemporary Mexican society. Stories include the journey of a young Mexican-American woman bringing back her father's body to Mexico for burial, a tuba player living in a small village, children rescuing a priest that they find hanging upside down in a tree and a woman who works in a big box store
Heli by Amat Escalante( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force"--Internet movie database, Oct. 21, 2014
Japón( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een schilder uit Mexico-Stad die een einde aan zijn leven wil maken vestigt zich in een afgelegen bergdorpje
La influencia by Pedro Aguilera( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Una mujer desorientada y frágil es asediada por los problemas de la vida diaria. Embargan sus bienes, cierran su tienda de cosméticos y el futuro de sus hijos es incierto. La vitalidad de los niños contrasta con la apatía de la madre, quien lentamente se sumerge en una profunda depresión. Viendo que ella carece de la madurez y la fortaleza necesaria para enfrentarse a todos esos problemas, los niños tendrán que salir adelante. La vida transcurre y las cosas cambian. A veces los cambios son lentos e imperceptibles, otras bruscos y palpables, pero invevitablemente todos se transforma"--Back of container
Japón( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un homme de la ville, cynique et désillusionné, se rend au fin fond du Mexique pour se préparer à la mort. Il trouve à se loger chez une vieille métisse habitant seule dans un canyon désolé. Plongé dans l'immensité d'une nature vertigineuse et sauvage, il voit se réveiller en lui l'ivresse des sens, son désir de vie et de sexualité crue."
Carlos Reygadas( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Reygadas es hoy, con sólo tres títulos en su filmografía, uno de los nombres de referencia dentro del panorama cinematográfico actual. Enfant terrible del cine mexicano, sus trabajos están caracterizados por el lirismo que encierran las imágenes que construye. Aplaudidos por la crítica especializada en los festivales de cine más prestigiosos del mundo, especialmente en el de Cannes, donde ha obtenido varios reconocimientos. Las películas que componen esta trilogía proyectan la particular y personalísima mirada del director, un estudio casi antropológico de la libertad que le rodea. Además de las tres obras del director mexicano ("Japón", Batalla en el cielo", "Luz silenciosa"), el pack también incluye "La influencia", la ópera prima del director español Pedro Aguilera producida por Carlos Reygadas
JAPÓN by Carlos Reygadas( )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ópera prima. Un hombre anónimo vaga por un escarpado paisaje mexicano. Se cruza con un muchachito , él le confiesa al chico que quiere subir a las montañas para matarse. Los cazadores lo guían hasta a un pueblito remoto situado en un cañón. Encuentra alojamiento en la casa de una anciana, una viuda rústica y devota llamada Ascen, cuyos parientes la están estafando, tratando de despojarla de su propiedad. Abrumado por sueños vívidos, el extraño intenta el suicidio, pero falla. Los días pasan, y visiblemente afectado por la bondad de su altruista anfitriona, pareciera que él ha encontrado una razón para seguir viviendo
El árbol( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santiago se separa de su familia. El juez no permite que se acerque a su mujer e hijos. Además, a consecuencia de esto y de su estilo de vida, se ve "obligado" a trabajar en el bar de un amigo. Allí es despedido. Así comienzan sus peores días, callejeando por Madrid, en los cuales tendrá que afrontar su realidad y la responsabilidad de cambiar o morir
Stille lys Stellet licht( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in German and Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battle in heaven( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcos, el chofer de una familia de dinero, pierde el control tras el resultado trágico del secuestro de un bebé, perpetrado con su mujer. Buscando liberarse, confiesa el crimen a la hija de su patrón, una niña frívola que se prostituye por diversión. Pero la situación no mejora y Marcos continua cayendo por una espiral sin fin
Stellet licht Stilles Licht by Carlos Reygadas( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Johan is the head of a family in a Mennonite community in northern Mexico. However, he goes against the law of both God and man by falling in love with another woman and, although he is honest with his wife about the affair, his actions create conflict in their otherwise serine and tranquil existence." [box cover note]
Carlos Reygadas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luz Silenciosa by Maria Pankratz( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Low German and Dutch and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Carlos Reygadas filmregisseur uit Mexico

Carlos Reygadas meksykański reżyser

Carlos Reygadas Mexican film director, screenwriter and film produzent

Carlos Reygadas mexikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Carlos Reygadas regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico messicano

Reygadas, Carlos

Reygadas Castillo, Carlos

Reygadas Castillo, Carlos 1971-

Рейгадас, Карлос

کارلوس ریگاداس بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان مکزیکی

カルロス・レイガダス

卡洛斯·雷加达斯

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