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Trueba, Fernando

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Most widely held works about Fernando Trueba
Most widely held works by Fernando Trueba
Belle époque by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

132 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando, a handsome, young Spanish Civil War deserter who befriends a free-thinking artist, finds himself in a romantic dilemma when the artist's four beautiful daughters return to their country home. Which woman should he love?
Chico & Rita by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

48 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring an original soundtrack by legendary cuban pianist, bandleader and composer Bebo Valdes, Chico & Rita features a sublime soundtrack with music by Thelonious Monk, Cole Porter, Dizzy Gillespie and many more"--Container
Calle 54 by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

46 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed as one of the very best motion pictures ever made about music, Calle 54 offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives of Grammy Award winner Tito Puente and some of the greatest Latin jazz artists of our time
La niña de tus ojos = Girl of your dreams by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

47 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of the Spanish Civil War, Germany invites a selected group of filmmakers to Berlin to film two versions of the Andalusian musical drama, "The girl of your dreams," one in Spanish and the other in German. Eager to leave the war behind, the tiny troup leave Spain for Berlin. The hospitality displayed by the German Minister of Propaganda upon their arrival has more to do with the young charms of Macarena Granada. In addition, the only movie extras with Andalusian features are Jewish and Gypsy prisoners in a nearby concentration camp. When Macarena befriends one of the prisoners and assists in his escape, calamity ensues. The troup must now decide if the movie is more important that their own welfare
El artista y la modelo = The artist and the model by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer of 1943. In occupied France, not far from the Spanish border, a famous old sculptor, who is tired of life and wars, finds the desire to work again on his last masterpiece when a beautiful young Spanish girl comes knocking after escaping a refugee camp in the South of France
Lumière et compagnie = Lumière & company by Sarah Moon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively tip of the hat to the pioneers of the moving picture, this commemoration of the Centenial of the Lumiere Brothers' first "motion picture" is an anthology of short pieces by 40 contemporary filmmakers, {u0097}including Peter Greenaway, Spike Lee, David Lynch, Wim Wenders, and Zhang Yimou. They would make their own "Lumiere" films with a restored camera that once belonged to the Lumiere brothers. The filmmakers were required to work according to the same conditions under which the Lumieres made their films one hundred years ago: the sequence could not exceed the 52 seconds of film, could not use sound, and could not be artificially lit. Each director offers their own signature styles in their films, and in interviews offers their impressions on films and filmmaking
The queen of Spain = La reina de España by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in Spanish and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar-winner Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona) stars as the famous movie star Macarena Granada, who flees the glitz and glamour of 1950s Hollywood to return to her roots in Spain where she has signed on to star in an epic film as Queen Isabella of Spain
Two much by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 182 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
El embrujo de Shanghai = Shanghai spell by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This historical epic paints a lush yet realistic version of Barcelona in the 1940s. It follows the story of Dani, a young boy whose father was killed in the brutal violence of the Spanish Civil War. It is the start of a hot Spanish summer, and Dani is enlisted to care for a crazy neighbor--a Captain who is suffering posttraumatic stress and on an obsessive quest to close down a local industrial plant. Along with having to care for this damaged soul, Dani finds himself drawn to an older woman, the beautiful daughter of an anarchist who is dying of tuberculosis."--Http://
El año de las luces by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

46 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tender story of adolescents set in 1940
Diccionario de cine by Fernando Trueba( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La historia del cine y la crítica llamada seria están construídas sobre la cantidad de arbitrariedades, verdades aceptadas, tópicos y caprichos; su presunta objetividad es tan discutible que cabe preguntarse ¿para qué otro diccionario subjetivo más?, ¿para qué un nuevo volumen que sólo puede ser inútil y superfluo, por redundante? La respuesta es, querido lector, que este libro que ahora tienes es las manos no es serio en absoluto". Fernando Trueba
Diccionario de jazz latino by Nat Chediak( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chico & Rita by Javier Mariscal( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En la Cuba de finales de los cuarenta, Chico y Rita inician una apasionada historia de amor. Chico es un joven pianista enamorado del jazz y Rita sueña con ser una gran cantante. Desde la noche en que el destino los junta en un baile de La Habana, la vida va uniéndoles y separándoles como a los personajes de un bolero
Sé infiel y no mires con quién = Move over Mrs. Markham( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The owners of a children's book publishing company are about to go bankrupt. They somehow manage to arrange a meeting with a top author. While one owner wines and dines the author, everyone's romantic lives become a mess
Chico & Rita by Bebo Valdés( Recording )

3 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuban jazz legend Bebo Valdés is in charge of this wonderful soundtrack for Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal's animated film about the romance between a singer and a pianist, set in La Havana and New York of the '40s and '50s. In addition to Valdés, the main performers include Freddy Cole, Jimmy Heath, Idania Valdés, Germán Velasco, and Amadito Valdés, in a collection of both originals and jazz and bolero standards arranged by Michael Philip Mossman. Estrella Morente sings the main title song, "Lily."
Carreteras secundarias = Back roads by Emilio Mártinez-Lázaro( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Near the end of the Franco dictatorship in 1974, a poor yet optimistic salesman travels the Spanish coast with his rebellious teenage son
El embrujo de Shanghai [adaptación de la novela de Juan Marsé] by Juan Marsé( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En la Barcelona de la posguerra el capitán Blay se pasea por el barrio sacudido aún por los estertores de la guerra perdida. El pequeño Daniel le escolta a través de aquellas calles. Ambos llegan hasta la casa en la que convalece Susana, una niña enferma de los pulmones, hija de un revolucionario, huido del país y nimbado por el fulgor mítico de los furtivos. Pronto les visitará un amigo y compañero de viaje del fugitivo. Éste narrará a los niños la arriesgada aventura que el padre de la niña emprendió en Shanghai. Allí vive enfrentado a nazis sanguinarios, pistoleros sin piedad y mujeres fatales de los más sórdidos cabarets de la ciudad prohibida
Opera prima by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The protagonist of Trueba's Truffaut-inspired comedy is Matias, a loquacious young man in his mid-twenties, who lives in Madrid and works unenthusiastically as a journalist. Ambitious but unfocused, he is in the process of writing his "best-selling book" but cannot progress beyond chapter 6. Distracting him from his literary designs, is the stormy affair he is having with his beautiful cousin, Violette
El baile de la Victoria by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the years following the repressive reign of Augusto Pinochet in Chile, a general amnesty program released famous safe-cracker Nicolás and 20-year-old small-time crook Ángel from prison. All Nicolás wants to do is go legit and reunite with his estranged wife and son, but discovers that they have both moved on with their lives without him. With few other options for the aging Nicolás, he is pulled deep into Ángel's plan to pull off one last heist to steal a fortune amassed by some of Pinochet's former henchmen. Ángel complicates matters by falling in love with the beautiful young Victoria, an unstable ballet dancer who was left mute by a mysterious past trauma
Mi diccionario de cine by Fernando Trueba( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.36 (from 0.28 for El artista ... to 0.91 for El embrujo ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Belle époque
Lumière et compagnie = Lumière & companyTwo muchDiccionario de cineChico & RitaMi diccionario de cine
Alternative Names
Fernando Trueba cinéaste

Fernando Trueba director de cine español

Fernando Trueba director de cinema español

Fernando Trueba director de cinema espanyol

Fernando Trueba Hispaania filmirežissöör

Fernando Trueba regista e sceneggiatore spagnolo

Fernando Trueba regizor de film spaniol

Fernando Trueba regjisor spanjoll

Fernando Trueba Spaans filmregisseur

Fernando Trueba španělský filmový režisér, scenárista, producent a novinář

Fernando Trueba Spanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Fernando Trueba Spanish film director

Rodríguez Trueba, Fernando 1955-

Trueba, Fernando

Труэба, Фернандо испанский кинематографист

Фернандо Труеба

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فرناندو تروئبا فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان اسپانیایی

فيرناندو ترويبا

فيرناندو ترويبا مخرج أفلام إسباني

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