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Navarrete, Javier 1956-

Works: 80 works in 231 publications in 5 languages and 6,484 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Motion picture music  Orchestral music  Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Javier Navarrete
El Espinazo del Diablo The Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and French and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Twelve-year-old Carlos is the latest arrival to Santa Lucia School, an imposing stone building that shelters the orphans of the Republican militia and politicians during the last days of the Spanish Civil War. Carlos gradually uncovers the dark ties that bind the inhabitants of the school: hidden riches, sexual intrigue and the restless ghost of a murdered student"--Container
El laberinto del fauno Pan's labyrinth by Maribel Verdú( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1944 Spain, against the backdrop of the anti-Franco guerrilla warfare. A young girl goes to live with her mother and her new stepfather on a rural military outpost. Following her discovery of a labyrinth and the local group of resistance fighters, she is involved in a series of strange encounters
Wrath of the Titans by Sam Worthington( Visual )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Hades and Ares kidnap Zeus to release the power of Kronos, Perseus is called on to fight against the gods
Hemingway & Gellhorn ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the passionate love affair and tumultuous marriage between Martha Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway, following the adventurous writers through all the great conflicts of their time
Mirrors by Alexandre Aja( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Attempting to pick up the shattered pieces of his life, a disgraced former cop takes a routine job guarding the charred ruins of a once-famous department store. But the terrifying images he sees in the store's ornate mirrors will send him on a pulse-pounding mission to unravel the secrets of the building's past ... before they destroy his entire life
The new daughter ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John, a newly divorced father moves into a rural South Carolina home with his adolescent daughter Louisa and young son Sam. But when Louisa begins to behave in a bizarre and increasingly violent manner, John must uncover the truth behind her transformation. Is the former owner's shocking secret to blame? And how far will a father go to protect his daughter from an ancient evil determined to take her over?
Byzantium ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In director Neil Jordan's vampire thriller a mother and daughter struggle to hide their bloody secret from their adopted community. Having survived for over 200 years, itinerant single mother Clara (Gemma Arterton) and her daughter Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan) are offered shelter at the down-at-heel Byzantium guest house when they arrive at a rundown seaside resort. Whilst her cold-hearted mother plies her trade as a prostitute to keep their heads above water and indulges her bloodletting at any opportunity, Eleanor wrestles with keeping her secret from her latest love, Frank (Caleb Landry Jones). But when the truth finally spreads its way through the local population, the arrival of two strangers belonging to an all-male vampire sect known as 'The Brotherhood' heralds a reckoning neither woman is prepared for
Pan's labyrinth by Javier Navarrete( Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
PAN'S LABYRINTH unfolds through the eyes of Ofelia, a dreamy little girl who is uprooted to a rural military outpost commanded by her new stepfather. Ofelia lives out her own dark fable as she confronts monsters both otherworldly and human. Spanish composer, Javier Navarrete brings the music of Pan's Labyrinth alive. It captures the fantastical mood of the film - a fairy tale fantasy for adults, set against the backdrop of the Spanish Civil War - with all of the tension and imagination of this rich, layered film
Inkheart by Iain Softley( Visual )
12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The hole ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When Dane and his little brother Lucas move from the city to the suburbs, they're in for a big surprise. Along with cute next door neighbor Julie, they unlock a trap door to a mysterious hole in their basement. Once opened, long buried secrets are unearthed and the three must confront their darkest fears in a fierce battle for survival!"--Container
El Mar by Agustí Villaronga( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of the Spanish Civil War and its aftermath, this film tells the story of three young friends.Two boys (Ramallo and Manuel) and a girl in the Spanish Civil War are involved in a murder-suicide based on vengeance. The terrible event haunts them into adulthood where they all coincidentally meet again in a seaside hospital for tuberculosis treatment. They all now have serious emotional problems: Ramallo is a rent-boy and thief, Manuel is gaunt and obsessed by religion and their girl friend, now Sister Francisca, is now a nun helping the people in the hospital. For each of them, the sea is their refuge
El laberinto del fauno Le labyrinthe de Pan by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Espagne 1944. Ofelia s'installe avec sa mère dans une garnison dirigée par Vidal, son beau-père,capitaine autoritaire de l'armée franquiste. A proximité de la grande maison familiale, la jeune fille découvre un étrange labyrinthe gardé par une créature nommée Pan. Le monstre lui révèle qu'elle n'est autre que la princesse disparue d'un royaume enchanté. Afin de découvrir la vérité, Ofelia devra se soumettre à trois épreuves que rien ne l'a préparée à affronter
The life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthropology graduate student, guided by her prostituting neighbor, delves into the complexities of the world's oldest profession
Pan's labyrinth Le labyrinthe de Pan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ofelia enters a world of unimaginable cruelty following a bloody civil war, when she moves in with her new stepfather, a tryrannical military officer. Armed with only her imagination, Ofelia discovers a mysterious labyrinth and meets a faun who sets her on a path to saving herself and her ailing mother. Soon, the line between fantasy and reality begins to blur, and before Ofelia can turn back, she finds herself at the center of the ferocious battle between good and evil
El alquimista impaciente by Patricia Ferreira( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ironic and intriguing story of two detectives, Vila and Chamorro, who are investigating the mysterious death of a nuclear plant worker who was bound and gagged in a shady motel room
Pan's labyrinth ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When young Ofelia and her mother go to live with her new stepfather on a rural military outpost, she finds herself in a world of unimaginable cruelty. Soon Ofelia finds the creatures of her imagination in which she used to escape have become a reality and she must battle them to save both her mother and herself. In the terrifying battle that ensues, Ofelia soon learns that innocence has a power that evil cannot imagine
Cracks by Jordan Scott( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zgodba se dogaja v 30. letih prejšnjega stoletja v strogem angleškem dekliškem internatu
The Devil's backbone El espinazo del Diablo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Spanish Civil War, young Carlos is abandoned at a completely isolated orphanage. The tensions therein have been building for years, exacerbated by the unexploded bomb resting menacingly in the courtyard. Bullies scheme, tempers flare, and a ghost that visits Carlos's bed seems to be the key to it all
Wrath of the Titans 3D ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world
Susanna ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.07 for Inkheart ... to 0.87 for El laberin ...)
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Navarrete Hernández, Francisco Javier
Navarrete Hernández, Francisco Javier 1956-
English (54)
Spanish (51)
German (8)
French (7)
Catalan (6)