WorldCat Identities

Díaz Torres, Daniel

Overview
Works: 29 works in 75 publications in 3 languages and 260 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  History  Documentary films  Biography  Fiction  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Caper films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Daniel Díaz Torres
 
Most widely held works by Daniel Díaz Torres
Alicia en el Pueblo de Maravillas Alice in Wondertown( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice is a drama teacher who goes on a cultural mission to a small town where the most bizarre occurrences are commonplace. Mirrors become doors, circus animals walk along the streets, and it appears that anything can happen. Everyone except Alice seems resigned to the situation. She discovers before long that the town's population is made up of officials and workers who have been fired for violating rules, minor or illusionary, and now cannot find their way out of this strange town
Cuba, caminos de revolución( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 7-part summary of the Cuban revolution and history. Beginning with the story of Che Guevara's influence, it moves on to the events of 1959 and beyond, and then looks at the stream of exiles (from the Batistianos to Elian Gonzalez), the arts that make up Cuban culture, Cuba's civil and military aids to other countries, and the relationship between Fidel Castro and Cuba
Hacerse el sueco It happened in Havana( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about a family living in Havana. The father, an ex-police officer is unable to find work due to his health. The mother and daughter decide to rent a room to Swedish tourist claiming to be a literature professor, who, in actuality is a jewel thief
Otra mujer Another woman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rural woman battles old ideas of women's roles in society
Kleines tropikana Tropicanita( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One summer night in Havana, the body of a German tourist, with large wings attached to his shoulders and a bottle of rum in his hand, is discovered in the garden of a house shared by many families. Lorenzo, a young policeman from the provinces assigned to Havana to track down grave robbers, decides to investigate in an effort to advance his lacklustre career. His investigation turns out to be one that is complicated and hilarious, involving German filmmakers, Nazi spies, midgets, magic potions, nightclub dancers, antique dealers, elevator operators and an aging "internationalist" sexpot who sleeps her way around the world
Madagascar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madagascar: Set in contemporary Cuba, a bored physics professor is confronted with her lost idealism as her adolescent daughter's search for identity moves from typical teenage interests to an obsession with religion and good works
Quiéreme y verás( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old thief is obsessed with the idea of discovering the identity of a woman whose unexpected apparition, thirty-five years before, had foiled his attempted holdup of a bank. "Tres individuos intentan asaltar un importante banco en La Habana Vieja, pero una demora imprevista frustra el gran golpe. Años mas tarde, estos tres viejos amigos sienten renacer sus viejas ilusiones perdidas."--Container
Una Isla en la corriente( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Este documental es un resumen en imágenes histór icas sobre los avatares de una isla en la corriente de este difícil y desigual mundo contemporáneo. Se completa con declaraciones y comentarios de Fidel Castro, el niño Elián y otros "balseros" residentes fuera de la isla
Los 4 años que estremecieron al mundo( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Se trata de un documental que, acompañado de imágenes, narra los primeros cuatro años de la Revolución Cubana, desde enero de 1959 hasta 1962. Se completa con retazos de discursos de Fidel Castro, de una entrevista realizada a Reynold González y con declaraciones y comentarios realizados por Fidel Castro, Robert Macnamara, Arthur M. Schlesinger, William Y. Smith y Anatoly I. Gribkov durante la Conferencia Tripartita sobre la Crisis del XXX Aniversario de la Crisis de Octubre, celebrada en 1992
Cuba: caminos de la revolución historia de la revolución cubana( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jibaro The wild ones( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at a famous mountain hunter and the conflicts he faces in trying to adapt to the revolution and its social transformations
Cuba, caminos de revolución( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on Cuba from the 1959 Revolution through the early 1960s
La revolución cubana Una isla en la corriente( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuba, caminos de revolución( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on emigration from Cuba since the 1959 Revolution
La pelicula de Ana( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional actress without much luck test to the limit her histrionic skills and becomes, in exceptional circumstances, audiovisual director. She will dare to shoot an unusual "documentary" about prostitution in Cuba, which includes her among the protagonists. But her adventures, and the complex consequences of these, have only just begun. --
Los 4 años que estremecieron la isla( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los 4 años que estremecieron al mundo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary on Cuba from the 1959 Revolution through the early 1960s
Lisanka( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"En Veredas, pueblo imaginario de la Cuba de principios de los anos sesenta, se encuentran enclavados cohetes sovieticos. Dos jovenes, Sergio y Aurelio, se disputan el amor de Lisanka, la muchacha mas bella y deseada de la zona. La Crisis de los Misiles esta por comenzar y llega al lugar un "grupo" de soldados sovieticos, entre ellos, Volodia, quien se convierte en un peligroso rival para Sergio y Aurelio. La vida cotidiana del lugar y la de Lisanka se altera irremediablemente"--Container
La Revolución Cubana Cuba: caminos de revolución( )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Una isla en el corriente( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Daniel Díaz Torres Film director, screenwriter

Daniel Díaz Torres filmregisseur uit Cuba (1948-2013)

Daniel Díaz Torres kubanischer Filmregisseur

Torres, Daniel Díaz

Torres Daniel Díaz 1948-2013

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