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Producciones Amaranta

Overview
Works: 22 works in 78 publications in 2 languages and 2,180 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Fiction  Fantasy films  Short films  Made-for-TV movies  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Producciones Amaranta
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic young woman falls for a rebel leader and takes on a murderous dictator
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 376 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
El coronel no tiene quien le escriba = No one writes to the Colonel by Gabriel García Márquez( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 285 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 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is Gabriel García Márquez's retelling of Sophocles' tale of Oedipus, so the setting is strife-torn 20th-century Colombia. Œdipo is the mayor of a town 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, with all the classic tales complications
Con el amor no se juega = Don't fool with love( Visual )

5 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 59 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?
Saturday night thief( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 51 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
Far apart( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 51 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
El evangelio de las maravillas by Arturo Ripstein( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A religious sect chooses a young woman to be the mother of God when he comes to the world, and to be the spiritual leader of the religious community named the "New Jerusalem."
Sin compasión( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 26 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

"Coral es una regordeta y solitaria enfermera con dos niños pequeños e insatisfecha con su vida. Sus ansias amorosas la llevan a contactar a través de las páginas de 'corazones solitarios' a otra alma sola que busca compañía, Nicolás. Este resulta ser un galán de pacotilla y bisoñé, que se dedica a seducir mujeres solitarias, para robarles y matarlas. Coral descubre su juego y por estar con él, está inclusive dispuesta a ayudarlo. Coral se ha enamorado apasionadamente de Nicolás y lo deja todo para seguirle. Así comienza una extraña dependencia que culmina en genuino amor"--Container
Edipo alcalde by Jorge Alí Triana( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 11 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
Jonas 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
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
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
Contigo en la distencia = Far way with you( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
A propósito de Buñuel by José Luis López-Linares( Visual )

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

Documental sobre la vida y obra del cineasta aragonés, agresivo, genial, enigmático, esquivo. Luis Buñuel fue uno de los más importantes artistas del siglo xx
 
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