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Diestro, Alfredo del

Overview
Works: 5 works in 21 publications in 2 languages and 466 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Historical films  War films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Melodrama 
Roles: Performer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alfredo del Diestro
El compadre Mendoza by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

11 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mendoza, a landowner, tries to maintain friendships with both the leader of the government forces and the general of the Zapatista rebels during the Mexican Revolution. This film is part of a trilogy along with El prisionero trese (1933) and Vámonos con Pancho Villa (1935)
El prisionero 13 by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two gripping stories are interwoven in Prisoner 13; a son pays for his father's faults, and a desperate mother tries to save her son's life at any cost. Destiny and corruption play a trick on Carrasco when he is bribed to free a revolutionary and arrest someone in his place. Unbeknownst to him he ends up arresting his own son"--Container
The revolution trilogy 3 films( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trilogy of dramas set during the Mexican Revolution. The 1st film tells the story of a son who pays for his father's faults and a desperate mother who tries to save her son. The 2nd examines the corrupted ideals of the Revolution by way of an opportunistic landowner who must choose between remaining loyal to a general in Zapata's army--and facing financial ruin--or saving his own skin. The 3rd follows the adventures of six young men who leave their rural homes to join Pancho Villa's army, enduring hardship, loss, and disillusionment over the Revolution in the process
Prisioner 13 El prisionero 13( Visual )

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

Dos fascinantes historias se entrelazan en el prisionero 13, un hijo paga los errores de su padre, y su madre desesperada a toda costa trata de salvar la vida de su hijo. El destino y la corrupcion le juegan una broma a Carrasco cuando acepta un soborno para liberar a un revolucionario y arrestar aotro en su lugar. Sin saberlo termina arrestando a su propio hijo
Prisoner 13 (Prisionero 13) by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

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

The original film in what has come to be known as the Mexican Revolution Trilogy (with El Compadre Mendoza (1934) and Vamonos Con Pancho Villa (1936)), all written and directed by Fernando de Fuentes, "the Mexican John Ford" (A.O. Scott, The New York Times). Two stories unfold here : a son who pays for his father's faults and a desperate mother who tries at any cost to save her son's life
 
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Alternative Names
Alfredo del Diestro acteur et ralisateur chilien

Alfredo del Diestro Chilean actor

Alfredo del Diestro chilenischer Schauspieler

Del Diestro, Alfredo

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