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Sogetel (Firm)

Overview
Works: 105 works in 259 publications in 4 languages and 7,372 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Bildungsromans  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Horror films  Motion pictures  Allegories 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sogetel (Firm)
Butterfly( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Spanish and French and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid young boy learns about a world of possiblities when his teacher shows him the wonders of nature ; but as the Spanish Civil War affects their community, the boy and his family must choose where they stand in the conflict
Abre los ojos Open your eyes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this steamy, intriguingly complex, psychological thriller the line between reality and fantasy is hopelessly blurred. César tries to make sense of his life after a car crash leaves his once-handsome face grotesquely disfigured. After he is placed into a psychiatric penitentiary for a murder he doesn't remember committing, César's only hope is to delve into the depths of his subconscious mind where the answer to ending his living nightmare lies in his dreams"--Container
The buried mirror reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the diversity of peoples and cultures that make up the Hispanic world. Presents a survey of Hispanic past on both sides of the Atlantic, pointing out the importance of ritual and ceremony and the potency of the ever-present past in our lives today. Highlights the contributions of Hispanic arts and literature
Los amantes del Círculo Polar Lovers of the Arctic Circle by Julio Medem( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a chance meeting as eight-year-olds, Ana and Otto come to live under the same roof when Ana's mother and Otto's father marry. As the two grow older, they begin to discover an attraction for each other, delving deeper and deeper into a forbidden love. Destiny tears the family apart, but years later they are given one last chance to be reunited
El espejo enterrado reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written and narrated by Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's well-known novelist, El Espejo Enterrado ("The Buried Mirror") consists of five one-hour programs on the historical roots of contemporary Hispanic history and culture. The series presents the origin of modern Latin America from the arrival of the Spanish conquerors to the present
Barrio by Fernando León( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught in the concrete jungle of the big city, 15-year-old friends Rai, Manu, and Javi pass the summer dreaming of girls and sandy beaches. Javi is surprised by his friends' sexual interest in his sister Susi. Not having a vehicle, Manu struggles to keep his pizza delivery job. Rai decides to enter a contest for an exotic vacation, but wins a jet ski instead. This is immediately stolen before he manages to profit by selling it. Manu and his father lie about Manu's absent junkie brother, while Javi's mother gets a court restraint to deal with Javi's violent father
La Celestina( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When beautiful maiden Melibea does not return the love of young knight Calisto, he turns to the sorceress Celestina for help. The maiden and knight are joined, but Calisto's servants begin to feel jealous when he rewards Celestina for her help. Feeling that they also played a part in his winning over Melibea, the servants begin to plot revenge
Cosas que dejé en La Habana Things I left in Havana by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young, charming and beautiful sisters leave Cuba in search for the good life in Spain. Once in Madrid, they move in with their aunt who owns a sweatshop that makes fur coats. Since they lack work permits, their aunt plans to marry them off to suit her own interests. But a friend of their aunt's decides to protect the girls from these manipulations. That is until the friend and one of the sisters ends up falling in love with the same man
The Virgin and the bull( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Fuentes looks for his forebears in the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, Indian, and African. He asks what is unique in their culture that is cause for celebration in the 500th anniversary year of Columbus. His quest takes him from the quayside at Vera Cruz back to Spain
The Age of gold( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New World brought Spain enormous treasures: gold, silver, chocolate, tomatoes, the potato. Yet Spain's most powerful ruler, Philip II, lived in austere solitude in a cell-like study. He sought to protect the Catholic faith, while Cervantes questioned all values in Don Quixote. Velázquez painted masterpieces of psychological penetration that vaulted the Atlantic
The Conflict of the gods( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his lifetime Carlos Fuentes has witnessed the rediscovery of ancient Aztec temples beneath the central square of modern Mexico City. He retraces the Indian world through their magnificent pyramids and sculptures. The return of their exiled god was forecast for the very year Cortés reached their shores. The savagery of the conquistador equaled that of the Indian, but he brought with him a new god, a god who sacrificed himself for men
The Price of freedom( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year a million Mexicans gather in their capital to celebrate El Grito, the cry for independence. Following its progress, Carlos Fuentes crosses the Andes in the steps of Bolívar and San Martín. The liberators succeeded in throwing off the Spanish yoke, but they found it harder to establish a just society. For the gaucho there was the consolation of the open spaces, the mountains, and the plains. And for those crowding into the new cities like Buenos Aires, there was tango, a sad thought that can be danced
Unfinished business( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within the lifetime of those born now, half the population of the U.S. will be Spanish-speaking. Every year, half a million brave the border patrols to enter the U.S. illegally, "searching for the Gringo gold but also bringing the Latino gold." Hispanic immigrants contribute a wealth of traditions: diverse cultural creativity in art, music, and dance, respect for family ties--distinct hallmarks of the Spanish-speaking world
Boca a boca Mouth to mouth by Manuel Gómez Pereira( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling actor reluctantly takes a job as a phone sex operator and falls for a sultry, mysterious caller who wants to do more than just talk
Vacas by Julio Medem( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in Spanish and Basque and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga spanning over half a century of the twisted goings on between families in Northern Spain. From the Carlist Wars of 1875 to the Spanish Civil War in the thirties, the fathers, sons and grandsons are locked in an absurdly stubborn and emotionally exhausting conflict. Sometimes there seems to be no escape from how family ties dictate our fate
Two much by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art Dodge becomes entangled in an outrageous charade in which he invents his own twin brother so he can date two beautiful sisters at once. Of course, his double life soon spins hilariously out of control
Libertarias by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 19th, 1936. The revolution has just started in a small town near Barcelona. Maria, a young innocent nun escaping from her convent, which is being ransacked by revolutionaries, finds refuge in a whorehouse. In the whorehouse some militia women--Libertarias--burst in with the mission of freeing the prostitutes. Befriended by the group, Maria will participate in the armed fight, and the course of her life will change forever
Abre los ojos by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un jeune play-boy défiguré à la suite d'un accident est accusé d'un meurtre dont il n'a aucun souvenir
Tierra( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Called to fumigate the land after a plague of woodlice imparts a distinctive, earthy taste to the wine, Angel tries vainly to keep body and soul together even as he falls in love with demure, unhappily married Angela and in lust with the highly sexed Mari: women reflective of his own split personality. Is he insane-- or is he really connected to the cosmos?"--Container
El día de la bestia by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un sacerdote cree haber encontrado el mensaje secreto del Apocalipsis según San Juan: el Anticristo nacerá el 25 de diciembre en Madrid. Para detener este suceso, el cura se une a un joven aficionado al death metal intentando por todos los medios descubrir en qué parte de Madrid tendrá lugar el apocalíptico evento. Con la ayuda del profesor Cavan, que presenta un programa de televisión sobre lo sobrenatural, el cura deberá enfrentar la llegada del Ángel Oscuro, en el profetizado día de la Bestia"--Container
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identitySogecine (Firm)

Société générale de télécommunications

Languages
Spanish (89)

English (19)

Basque (1)

French (1)

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The Virgin and the bullThe Age of goldThe Conflict of the godsThe Price of freedomUnfinished businessTwo much