WorldCat Identities

Alterio, Héctor 1929-

Works: 216 works in 672 publications in 4 languages and 7,724 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Biography  Television adaptations  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Héctor Alterio
Most widely held works by Héctor Alterio
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )
41 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Argentina, the sheltered wife of a wealthy businessman finds herself face to face with a legacy of terror as she begins to discover that her adopted daughter may have been stolen from a family of "los desaparecidos" (the disappeared ones)
Yo, la peor de todas I, the worst of all by la peor de todas Yo( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This historical drama tells the story of Juana Inés de la Cruz, one of the greatest poets of the Spanish Siglo de Oro. In order to pursue her passion for writing, Juana enters the convent. There, she develops an intimate relationship with the vicereine, who inspires her poetry. But when the forces of the Inquisition invade the convent, the women have only each other to turn to
El hijo de la novia by Juan José Campanella( Visual )
48 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rafael is a 42-year-old divorced father and restaurant owner who is overwhelmed with life. He feels guilty that he doesn't visit his mother, who is stricken with Alzheimer's disease; he lives in his father's shadow; he doesn't spend enough time with his daughter and he can't commit to his girlfriend. When a series of unexpected events happen, Rafael re-evaluates his life
Camila by Maria Luisa Bemberg( Visual )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True story of the young Argentine socialite who falls in love with a priest and the persecution they face when they run off together
Intruders ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though no one can see him, Hollow Face lurks in the corners, desperately desiring love but only knowing how to spread fear and hate. He creeps into the life of John Farrow (Clive Owen) after Farrow's beloved 13-year-old daughter Mia is assaulted in their home. The line between the real and the imaginary blurs as fissures start to open within the family unit. It seems that no security measure can keep Hollow Face out
Summer of the colt ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every summer Daniel and his two siblings visit their grandfather's ranch. This summer Daniel faces the ultimate challenge of breaking in his first horse, and quickly learns that success will not come easy. As Daniel struggles to become a seasoned wrangler, his vibrant enthusiasm inspires his proud and stubborn grandfather to reclaim the peace and serenity of his youth
Caballos salvajes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caballos Salvajes is a lively yet poignant Argentine crime adventure about three fugitive rookie anarchists who transform themselves into media darlings after their botched robbery
Amanecer de un sueño Awakening from a dream ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abandoned by his mother at the age of eight, Marcel is raised by his loving grandfather, Pascual. But when he turns 21 and prepares to move out, starting a new life with his girlfriend, he must choose between caring for Pascual, who has become sick with old age, and pursuing his dreams and desires
Esperando al Mesías ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the Jewish community of Buenos Aires. Ariel is a young man who lives with his father. He is clumsy and always questioning his own identity. He becomes acquainted with Santamaría, a laid-off banker who has become a sort of vagabond, gathering documents from the trash. In spite of the collapse of their families and projects, their relationship introduces new strategies for dealing with life's existential crises
Cría cuervos by Carlos Saura( Visual )
16 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ana, una niña de nueve años, cree tener el poder sobre la vida y la muerte de quienes viven con ella. Cuando su padre muere en extrañas circunstancias, piensa que ha sido ella la causante. Hay otro poder que Ana cree poseer: el de invocar la presencia de su madre
Teresa de Jesus ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in Spanish and German and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This historically accurate mini series, based on the life of the sixteenth century nun and mystic writer, Santa Teresa de Jesús (sometimes called Santa Teresa de Avila), offers an account of the times when this mystic nun was setting up Carmelite monasteries in the deepest depths of the interior of Spain. It follows her life from the time Teresa was about 23 to her death in 1852
Kamchatka by Marcelo Piñeyro( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1976, during the time of the "disappeared ones" in Argentina, two boys are moved to the countryside by their parents in an effort to keep the family together as long as possible
Los Siete locos by Leopoldo Torre Nilsson( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Erdosain, a young inventor in a precarious economic state, is abandoned by his wife. He becomes involved with a terrorist group whose goal is to take power by force. The leader of the gang has a capricious and arbitrary vision of justice, and drags his gang toward a chaotic and apocalyptic end
El Crimen de Cuenca by Pilar Miró( Visual )
37 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A realistically detailed film based on a true event in which two men were accused of killing a priest who disappeared from their town in the early 1900s. The mean are tortured to elicit confessions in scenes which graphically portray the methods of the Guardia Civil. The film is a plea to end police brutality and provincial ignorance. Banned in Spain until 1982
La regenta ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman tormented by a loveless marriage and small town prejudices is drawn into passionate relationships with two men, one of whom is her confessor
La Patagonia rebelde ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film based on actual historical events involving the brutal military suppression of a series of strikes by rural workers in the southernmost province of Argentina in the early 1920's
El Quijote Don Quixote ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of the legendary Don Quixote and his companion Sancho Panza
El ultimo tren The last train ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollywood producers decide to purchase an antique locomotive in Uruguay. While the news is welcomed by many locals, members of the 'Friends of the Railroad Association' are not happy and decide to sabotage the sale
Pantaleón y las visitadoras Captain Pantoja and the special services ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vidas privadas: Carmen Uranga, an Argentine exile, returns to her homeland after 20 years when her father has a stroke. As Carmen struggles with her memories, a new shocking truth from her past comes to light
Pascual Duarte by Ricardo Franco( Visual )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vision of the post-war era as seen through the eyes of a destitute peasant. Concerns the son of an alcoholic father and an unloving mother who is pushed by circumstances into a series of terrible acts
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.07 for Summer of ... to 0.93 for La Patagon ...)
Alternative Names
Alterio, Héctor
Alterio Onorato, Héctor Benjamín 1929-
Onorato, Héctor Benjamín Alterio 1929-
Spanish (268)
English (9)
French (3)
German (1)