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Producciones Amaranta

Overview
Works: 25 works in 73 publications in 2 languages and 2,197 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Historical films  Short stories  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Short films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PQ8180.17.A73, 863
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Most widely held works by Producciones Amaranta
In the Time of the Butterflies( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member 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
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabio.( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rundown bus station in rural Cuba becomes the backdrop for romance and miracles in Juan Carlos Tabio's blend of magical realism and social commentary
No one writes to the colonel, and other stories by Gabriel García Márquez( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old colonel goes each Friday to the post office to see if his long-awaited pension has come through. He knows it will not; so does his wife who is still grieving over the death of their son the year before. The colonel has a mission: to elevate the grim routine of poverty and failure to a high mass of defiance. He does that by showing that a heart that has been broken still beats with vengeance
Oedipo alcalde = Oedipus mayor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A local mayor is sent to a small town in the Andes to negotiate peace amongst guerrilla revolutionaries, paramilitary groups, peasants, and the Colombian army. While there he begins a torrid romance with the widow of a war lord, with tragic consequences
Con el amor no se juega = Don't fool with love( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two way mirror: A young woman is about to wed the son of a prominent family embarks on a steamy romance when she discovers that she can see through time in her bedroom mirror. Saturday night thief: A lonely woman whose husband is away far too often finds hersefl strangely attracted to the bandit who breaks into her mansion. Far away: A tragic tale of ill-fated love
Mi querido Tom Mix = My dear Tom Mix( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joaquina has never married, but she makes up for it by going to the movies, where she lets her imagination run away with her. When her young nephew comes for a visit, she introduces him to her fantasy world, in which the actors easily become the characters they play, and vice versa. But, she takes her fantasies too far when she decides to do something about the marauding bandits that plague her small town. She writes to legendary western hero Tom Mix -- the King of the Cowboys -- imploring him to ride to the rescue on Tony the Wonder Horse to save her village.--DVD cover
The Two way mirror( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three weeks before her marriage in 1990, a young woman named Susana has a massive antique mirror hung on her bedroom wall. What is she to think when she discovers a soldier--circa 1863--living in the room's reflection? And what are her family and fiancée to think when, having fallen deeply in love with him, Susana steps through the glass to enter his bygone world?
Far apart( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On April 11, 1956, destiny (and a trivial mistake) sabotaged a plan by two young lovers to elope. But when a letter arrives 35 years after it was mailed, Ofelia Rosales de Mendoza, once known as Ofelita "My Eyes," begins making inquiries into the whereabouts of her lost paramour, José Luna. The conflicting stories she hears from the people who knew them as teenagers only increase her confusion--until up walks the man himself, at the café where they were to rendezvous so many years ago
Saturday night thief( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a burglar named Hugo comes to rob the house of a woman whose husband is conveniently away on business, is it any surprise that he makes himself at home for the weekend? Linked by a passion for music and dance and a romantic notion of love, Hugo and Ana Luisa Guzman--host of his favorite radio show--find in each other what has been missing in their otherwise sterile lives
El evangelio de las maravillas by Arturo Ripstein( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una secta religiosa ficticia elige a una joven para ser la madre del hijo do Dios cuando venga al mundo y ser la líder espiritual de la comunidad religiosa llamada "Nueva Jerusalén."
Sin compasión( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young student in Lima, Peru takes revenge on the social injustices he perceives in the world around him
Profundo carmesí = Deep crimson by Arturo Ripstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Nicolas and Coral, a couple who roam the back roads of Mexico looking for lonely women who Nicholas seduces and the insanely Coral then murders
Waiting list( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rundown bus station in rural Cuba becomes the backdrop for romance and miracles in Juan Carlos Tabio's blend of magical realism and social commentary
Edipo alcalde( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relocates Sophocles' tale of Oedipus to a strife-torn 20th-century Colombia. Edipo is the mayor of a town where he is trying to make peace between freedom-fighting guerrillas, drug cartels, paramilitary organisations, landowners and the government, while still trying to protect a civilian population. In the process he becomes romantically involved with a beautiful and wealthy landowner
Jonás y la ballena rosada( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film chronicles the misadventures of Julia and her brother-in-law, Jonah, a teacher at a private girls' school. His troubles began when he married the wealthy daughter of an eccentric family. His snooty father-in-law has never concealed his disapproval of Jonah's modest social standing. His wife is unable to enjoy sex and this adds further tension. Eventually the frustrated Jonah allows Julia to seduce him. Unfortunately, the family finds out and to save face, sends Julia to the United States. The family soon falls into financial ruin. Meanwhile, Julia falls in love with a powerful drug lord and because of this, tragedy ensues
In the time of the butterflies( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the time of butterflies: 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
American visa ; Jonás y la ballena rosada( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonás y la ballena rosada: Chronicles the misadventures of a teacher at a private girls' school, Jonah, and his sister-in-law, Julia
Con el amor no se juega( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La virgen de la lujuria( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a story by Max Aub, Mexican director Arturo Ripstein brings the tale of an unpredictable romance between a cruel call girl and an introverted waiter to film. Nacho is a reserved and lonely waiter at the cafe. He also has a foot fetish and collects women's gloves. His days go by at the Ofelia Café but everything changes when Lola, a Spanish prostitute bursts into his life. This gives rise to a sadomasochistic relationship between them and before long; Nacho becomes obsessed with Lola, even willing to commit the ultimate crime for her
Landron de Sabado = Saturday's thief( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

When a burglar named Hugo comes to rob the house of a woman whose husband is conveniently away on business, is it any surprise that he makes himself at home for the weekend? Linked by a passion for music and dance and a romantic notion of love, Hugo and Ana Luisa Guzman--host of his favorite radio show--find in each other what has been missing in their otherwise sterile lives
 
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