Bichir, Demián 1963-
Most widely held works by Demián Bichir
In the time of the butterflies ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
An idealistic young woman falls for a rebel leader and takes on a murderous dictator. Today, November 25 is observed in many Latin American countries as the International Day Against Violence Towards Women. This is based on the story of the Mirabal sisters, whose deaths became the final blow to the regime of Leonidas Trujillo, who was assassinated six months later.
Che ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
A portrait of the man who overthrew a dictatorship and became a revolutionary before his life was ended. Includes both Che Part One: The Argentine and Part Two: Guerrilla and bonus features.
Che. Part one, the Argentine Partie un, l'Argentin ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
On November 26, 1956, Fidel Castro sails to Cuba with eighty rebels. One of those rebels is Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, an Argentine doctor who shares a common goal with Fidel Castro - to overthrow the corrupt dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista.
Che. Part two, guerrilla Partie deux, guérilla ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
After the Cuban Revolution, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades and Bolivian recruits to start the great Latin American Revolution. The story of the Bolivian campaign is a tale of tenacity, sacrifice, idealism, and guerrilla warfare that ultimately fails, bringing Che to his death.
Cilantro y perejil ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 323 libraries worldwide
A female documentary director's latest project is to capture her sister's marital difficulties on film in hopes of shedding light on the travails of modern romance.
Santitos ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 285 libraries worldwide
After the widowed Esperanza loses her daughter to a rare virus, she searches her faith for an explanation. When St. Jude appears to her and tells her that her daughter is still alive, Esperanza becomes convinced her daughter was kidnapped and sold as a sex slave. Becoming a prostitute, she sets out to find her daughter in Tijuana. She eventually finds her way to Los Angeles where she unexpectedly finds true love.
Zapata amor en Rebeldía ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Features the life of Mexico's revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata, who works for the son-in-law of the dictator Porfirio Díaz. He is in love with the wealthy Rosa Rendón, daughter of a rich land owner of English descent. However, they realize that their relationship cannot be a lasting one as they face many problems.
Salon Mexico ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The glamour and romance of a popular 1930's dance hall are replaced by violence and mystery when Maria and her lover Paco kill each other in a terrible fight. Inspector Castellon is called in to investigate the deaths, tracing the couple's stormy and passionate past as he interviews those who knew them.
Rojo amanecer ( Visual )
in Spanish and held by 138 libraries worldwide
In Mexico City, October 2, 1968, is remembered as "La Noche de Tlatelolco" (the Night of Tlatelolco) or "La Noche Triste" (the Sad Night). This film examines the events of that evening through the lens of a typical middle-class Mexican family living in Tlatelolco--a large apartment complex near the Plaza de las Tres Culturas. The government has spent massive amounts of money preparing for the Olympic Games, scheduled to begin in ten days. But a student movement has erupted, and 10,000 university and secondary students have gathered--just outside the family's windows--in the Plaza to demonstrate. This family will witness, and become hopelessly embroiled in, the government massacre of student protesters on that fatal night.
La vida conyugal ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Un par de enamorados se casan con la intención de vivir juntos hasta que la muerte los separe. Cuando el amor desaparece y la infidelidad los sustituye, la esposa resuelve el problema en forma poca ortodoxa: matar al esposo.
Sexo, pudor y lágrimas = Sex, shame and tears ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Sex-deprived Ana is nearly out of her mind with longing until her wild ex-boyfriend Thomas, who has been traveling around Europe, returns and stays in the apartment with Ana and her husband. Across the street live Andrea and Miguel who also have a houseguest, an ex-girlfriend of Miguel's. With these invitations, a sexual and gender war between the characters is unleashed.
Todo el poder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 115 libraries worldwide
A comedy-thriller about crime in Mexico City and its effects on the city's inhabitants. A filmmaker finds himself the victim of crime and violence as frequently as three times a day.
American visa ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 114 libraries worldwide
"Mario Alvarez, is an English professor seeking to reunite with his son, years after having sent him to the United States to seek a higher education. Mario's plans are seemingly ruined when his visa application is rejected due to the stricter policies implemented in the post 9/11 aftermath. Desperate to reunite with his son, Mario resorts to questionable measures to overcome the bureaucracy and corruption that stands between him and the visa. Along the way he befriends, Blanca, a beautiful exotic dancer that will make him question whether the road to true happiness lies in following your heart or in fulfilling the American Dream"--Container.
Todo el poder Gimme power ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Todo el poder (105 min.): Mexico City filmmaker Gabriel grabs his camera and sets off in search of the thieves who stole his ex-wife's new car while it was in his care. La ley de Herodes (123 min.): Junkyard operator Juan Vargas is named Temporary Municipal President after the mayor is lynched, and the power goes to his head.
Lazos de amor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 98 libraries worldwide
María Guadalupe, María Paula y María Fernanda son trillizas idénticas sólo físicamente, ya que su forma de ser, vidas y destínos son diferentes. Cuando tenían tres años perideron a sus padres en un accidente automovilístico, en el que María Guadalupe desaparece y María Fernanda queda ciega. Ana Salas encuentra a María Guadalupe y la cria como si fuera su hija, pero el temor de que alguien la reconozca hace que dejen su pueblo y se trasladen a la capital. El reencuentro de las tres hermanas provocará que sus vidas queden atadas por fuertes lozos de amor y odio.
Fuera del cielo Beyond the sky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Marlboro is out of jail and looking for his brother, who perhaps was the reason for his imprisonment. Over the next 24 hours, they will reunite, forgive one another, and also commit a robbery which leads them to mix with people of other social spheres.
La otra mitad del sol The other side of the sun ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Felipe es un hombre casado atraído hacia una mujer misteriosa en sus sueños. Al buscar ayuda para su inquietud, Filipe se sorprende al conocer a la psicoterapeuta Mariana, quien tiene un extraordinario parecido con la mujer que aparece en sus sueños. Las sesiones de psicoterapia se convierten en un trayecto de introspección tanto para la terapeuta como para el paciente, quienes bajo hipnosis descubren un fuerte lazo que une sus pasados.
Til death Hasta morir ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 83 libraries worldwide
The violent lives of Mexican street kids are examined in this intense Mexican social drama that centers upon the friendship between two adolescents.
Luces de la noche Night trails ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Eduardo, a distinguished judge, sets out to find his long lost love, Tina. Their lives have taken far different turns. Tina lives a life of danger and uncertainty as the wife of a mob boss, a life she desperately wants to leave behind.
A better life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Carlos Galindo always dreamed of a better life for his wife and newborn son when he crossed the border into the U.S. But when his wife left him, Carlos's only goal became to make sure his son Luis was given the opportunities he never had. A story that follows father and son as they embark on a physical and spiritual journey where they discover that family is the most important part of the American dream.
Alvarez, Julia Batista y Zaldívar, Fulgencio,--1901-1973 Biographical films Biographical television programs Bolivia Castro, Fidel,--1926- Children--Death Comedy films Crime Cuba Documentary films--Production and direction Dominican Republic Drama Families Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Foreign films Guerrillas Guevara, Ernesto,--1928-1967 Historical films Historical television programs History Immigrants Latin America Li shi (Title) Made-for-TV movies Man-woman relationships Marriage Mexico Mexico--Mexico City Mirabal, María Teresa,--1935-1960 Mirabal, Minerva,--1926-1960 Mirabal, Patria,--1924-1960 Political science Political television programs Prostitution Revolution (Cuba : 1959) Revolutionaries Sisters St. Jude Television adaptations Thrillers (Television programs) Trujillo Molina, Rafael Leónidas,--1891-1961 United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women motion picture producers and directors Women revolutionaries
Bichir Nájera, Demián.
Bichir Nájera, Demián, 1963-
Nájera, Demián Bichir.
Nájera, Demián Bichir, 1963-