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Alcoriza, Luis

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Los Olvidados = The young and the damned by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

100 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film focuses on Pedro, a young boy whose mother has no use for him, and who becomes involved with a malevolent gang of delinquents; and on Jaibo, an older, more hardened youth, who leads Pedro deeper into the world of crime. Despite Pedro's sincere attempts to reform, he moves inevitably toward tragedy."
El ángel exterminador( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a lavish dinner party in a stately mansion, the guests believe themselves unable to leave the premises. As the days pass, the elaborate facades of their social positions collapse and they are forced to live like animals. Finally discovering they are actually free to leave, they go to church to give thanks, where they are again trapped
El bruto by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

34 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El dueño de una vivienda decide poner en la calle a sus inquilinos para vender los terrenos. Ante la negativa de éstos a desalojar sus casas, el casero, asesorado por su amante, contrata a un matón: el bruto
La mort en ce jardin = Death in the garden by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rarely seen Luis Bunuel effort mixes "Wages of Fear"--Styled thrills with the director's darkly satiric outlook on religion and human nature. After fleeing a diamond field in the Amazon, a group of misfits comes to depend on each other for survival in the jungle. The discovery of a crashed airplane sends them back to their greedy, violent ways
Robinson Crusoe by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1659 and after a shipwreck, the sole survivor, Robinson Crusoe, is washed ashore on a deserted tropical island. Suddenly faced with a hostile and unknown wilderness, he carves out a life for himself with his bare hands. Remarkably, he learns how to survive the maddening absence of human companionship and intense loneliness. An amazing story about the human spirit's ability to endure what seems like insurmountable challenges
The Exterminating Angel by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

37 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elegant guests at a dinner party are inexplicably held prisoner for several days without food, water or other essentials in a room in their host's house, until the veneer of civility wears thin
This strange passion( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological study of a man obsessed. Francisco's romantic love and marriage fades as a paranoid obsession with his wife's supposed infidelity causes him to display fits of jealousy and repentance for his unfounded suspicions
Lo que importa es vivir( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lazarus and Isabel's ranch thrives thanks to the work of Candelario. Isabel begins a love affair with Candelario, and eventually they have a child. Lazaro intends to punish them, but suffers an accident that affects his sense of reason. Lazaro soon dies in another accident, and Isabel and Candelario marry. Locals end up accepting the new couple as the estate has contributed to the town's society, which causes Candelario to take off with his son
El gran calavera by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy that concerns a family's attempts to change the wealthy patriarch's somewhat indulgent and hedonistic ways by fooling him into thinking his large fortune is gone. They assume a life of poverty in Mexico in an attempt to teach him a lesson. However, he discovers it's a ruse, but continues to perpetuate the facade of ignorance while sneaking off during the day to conduct his thriving business in order to teach his overly dependent family a lesson
Ensayo de un crimen by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

26 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archibald poursuit sa vie durant un fantasme de son enfance : il est persuadé d'avoir tué sa gouvernante en déclenchant une boîte à musique qui exauce tout désir de mort. Adulte, la liste de ses victimes s'allonge...El : Francisco, riche homme d'affaire mexicain, tombe amoureux d'une femme croisée à l'église. Une fois marié, il devient d'une jalousie excessive, et tombe dans la folie meurtrière...Profondément surréaliste par l'irruption du vacarme de l'inconscient au coeur de la banalité de l'existence, ces deux chefs-d'oeuvre de Luis Bunuel jettent la violence des pulsions humaines à la face de la respectabilité sociale. (Source : jaquette)
Fe, Esperanza y Caridad( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three stories make up this entertaining Mexican film. In "Fe" (Faith), a woman sets out on a pilgrimage to save her husband from a fatal disease. Though she endures multiple assaults, she vows to return once she sees that the miracle she sought worked. In "Esperanza" (Hope), a man agrees to recreate a freak Jesus Christ show in order to financially help his mother. In "Caridad" (Charity), a humble woman faces the lack of charity from those with means, while her worst nightmares begin to play out
A paso de cojo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the time of the Cristero War, a group of men with disabilities is encouraged by the village priest to form a small army and join the fight
The exterminating angel : based on a cinedrama by Luis Buñuel( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An aristocrat named Nobile invites several society friends to his house after the opera. But even as the dinner preparations are underway, servants feel compelled to leave. Despite threats of dismissal, the footman also leaves, and, as guests arrive, other servants escape. Dinner is served and hours pass, but the guests do not leave. Finally, each refusing to be the first to leave the party, distrust sets in, and the guests turn on their host, blaming him for their self-induced captivity."--Jacket
Presagio by Luis Alcoriza( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Mama Santos declares, "Something bad is going to happen" in Presagio, it becomes a bad omen rather than a mere statement. Her provincial town quickly transforms from a close-knit village into a virtual ghost town. Few townsfolk can find work; guilt and hatred permeate the community with devastating results. As Mama Santos (Anita Blanch) watches one resident after another vacate the premises, her self-fulfilling prophecy comes full circle. Written by Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez" -- Facets web site
El río y la muerte by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long-simmering feud between two families who live by the river is reignited when the scion of one family, a big-city doctor, returns to his roots, unaware that the leader of the other family plans to murder him
Mecánica nacional( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Eufemio takes his family on an outing, he encounters every possible calamity. A group of unconnected lotharios almost romance his wife and his daughter away from him, he encounters a military man who is a little too ready to draw his gun at the slightest provocation, and his mother manages to eat herself to death."--Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide
Exterminating angel( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of high-society friends find themselves unable to leave their host's mansion after a lavish dinner party
La hija del engaño = Don Quintin l'amer by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

17 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quintin Guzman, voyageur de commerce, n'est pas heureux en affaires. En rentrant chez lui après une mission ratée, il surprend son épouse dans les bras de son meilleur ami. Fou de rage, il chasse sa femme, qui au passage, lui annonce qu'il n'est pas le père de leur fille. Profondément blessé, il abandonne l'enfant à la porte d'une humble maison de paysans. Les années passent, il devient le redoutable patron d'un cabaret, méprisant tous les gens qui l'entourent. Dans son lit de mort, son ex-femme lui avoue que l'enfant était vraiment le sien. Repenti, il cherche à retrouver sa fille, mais vingt années se sont écoulées
El esqueleto de la señora Morales by Rogelio A Gonzalez( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the tale of a quiet taxidermist Pablo Morales who suffers the demands of his prudish and hyprochondriac wife Gloria. One day Gloria disappears and Pablo becomes a suspect of murder
Escuela de rateros( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous actor is murdered, and a look-alike bread vendor impersonates the dead man in an attempt to find the killer
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The exterminating angel : based on a cinedrama
Alternative Names
Alcoriza de la Vega, Luis

Alcoriza de la Vega, Luis 1918-1992

Alcoriza, Luis

Alcoriza, Luis de la Vega, 1918-1992

De la Vega, Luis Alcoriza

La Vega, Luis Alcoriza de

Luis Alcoriza film director

Luis Alcoriza meksykański reżyser, scenarzysta i aktor pochodzenia hiszpańskiego

Luis Alcoriza mexikanischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor spanischer Herkunft

Luis Alcoriza realizador, guionista e ator hispano-mexicano

Luis Alcoriza regista cinematografico, sceneggiatore e attore spagnolo

Luis Alcoriza Spaans filmregisseur (1921-1992)

Vega, Luis Alcoriza de la

Луис Алкориса

Луис Алькориса

Луис Алькориса мексиканский кинорежиссёр

Луїс Алкоріса мексиканський кінорежисер

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