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Paredes, Marisa 1946-

Overview
Works: 203 works in 826 publications in 7 languages and 11,450 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Marisa Paredes
Publications by Marisa Paredes
Most widely held works about Marisa Paredes
 
Most widely held works by Marisa Paredes
La vita è bella Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni( visu )
39 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,152 libraries worldwide
This film transports you to a world that even in its darkest moments, shines a light of hope and joy. A magical tale, it tells the captivating story of one man's love for his family and his ability to use the power of imagination to save them. A deeply moving, intensely funny and unforgettable masterpiece that will stay with you always. DVD
Todo sobre mi madre All about my mother by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
91 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,135 libraries worldwide
A woman must come to terms with the death of her 17-year-old son and her past when she seeks out her son's father
El Espinazo del Diablo The Devil's backbone ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 898 libraries worldwide
"Twelve-year-old Carlos is the latest arrival to Santa Lucia School, an imposing stone building that shelters the orphans of the Republican militia and politicians during the last days of the Spanish Civil War. Carlos gradually uncovers the dark ties that bind the inhabitants of the school: hidden riches, sexual intrigue and the restless ghost of a murdered student"--Container
La flor de mi secreto The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
46 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 830 libraries worldwide
"Leo writes romance novels - but with a loveless marriage, she finds herself fresh out of inspiration. Angel is a tough and gruff journalist with an iron will and a heart of gold. When their paths cross, they discover something neither had expected - a real-life love affair"--Container
La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
31 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has wanted to create a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he cultivates a skin that is a real shield against every assault. Now, besides the years of study and experimentation, the unscrupulous doctor needs to find an accomplice, and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?
High heels Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
63 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 415 libraries worldwide
The husband of a TV anchorwoman, ex-lover of her long-estranged singer-actress mother, is mysteriously killed, and both mother and daughter come under suspicion in a frenzied investigation filled with romantic mix-ups and mistaken identities
La piel que habito The skin I live in ( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has wanted to create a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he cultivates a skin that is a real shield against every assault. Now, besides the years of study and experimentation, the unscrupulous doctor needs to find an accomplice, and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?
El espinazo del diablo by Guillermo del Toro( visu )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and French and held by 360 libraries worldwide
"One of the most personal film by Guillermo del Toro,... is also among his most frightening and emotionally layered. Set during the final week of the Spanish Civil War, it tells the tale of a twelve-year-old boy who, after his freedom-fighting father is killed, is sent to a haunted rural orphanage full of terrible secrets. Del Toro expertly combines gothic ghost story, murder mystery, and historical melodrama in a stylish melange that, like his later Pan's Labyrinth, reminds us the scariest monsters are often the human ones"--Container
Entre tinieblas Dark habits by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 322 libraries worldwide
A nightclub singer hides out in a convent after her lover dies of an overdose. The nuns, who welcome her with open arms, have problems of their own
Profundo carmesí Deep crimson by Arturo Ripstein( visu )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the Lonely Hearts Murders, Nicolas and Coral roam the back roads of Mexico looking for lonely women who Nicolas seduces and the insanely jealous Coral then murders
El coronel no tiene quien le escriba No one writes to the Colonel ( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 204 libraries worldwide
An old colonel goes each Friday to the post office to see if his long-awaited pension has come through. Everyone in the small town knows that he waits in vain. He knows it too. But the Colonel, eyes closed to the all too evident truth, stands by his dream, for if not, what else remains for him? As his needs become more prevalent ... no one writes to the Colonel
Viva Pedro the Almodóvar collection by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Eight of director Pedro Almodóvar's original films
Alles über meine Mutter ( visu )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 119 libraries worldwide
La fleur de mon secret by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
32 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 112 libraries worldwide
"Léo écrit des romans sentimentaux sous le pseudonyme d'Amanda Gris. Epouse en manque d'amour, romancière en manque d'inspiration, elle est décidée à détruire son oeuvre. C'est alors qu'elle rencontre Angel, rédacteur en chef des pages culturelles d'El Pais et fan d'Amanda Gris. Angel ne se doute pas que Léo est précisément son auteur préferé
Queens ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Hilarious high jinx and mayhem unfold as the mothers of six men, about to partake in Spain's first ever en masse gay wedding, learn to deal with their own prejuidices, history, and desires
El coronel no tiene quien le escriba by Arturo Ripstein( visu )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 105 libraries worldwide
"The Colonel waits. They promised him a pension, which for years has remained a promise unfulfilled. Friday after Friday, solemn and dressed in his finest suit, the Colonel waits by the dock in anticipation of the letter announcing the arrival of his pension. Everyone in the small town knows that he waits in vain. He knows it too. Every Friday, his wife watches him at the mirror dressing and preparing to pick up the letter that for years has eluded him. But the Colonel, eyes closed to the all too evident truth, stands by his dreams, for if not, what else remains for him? There is hunger in the Colonel's house. His wife is a sack of bones consumed by asthma, and the Colonel lives ashamed of his poverty with the shame befitting a decent man. As his needs become more prevalent ... no one writes to the Colonel."--Container
Profundo carmesí Deep crimson ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 104 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
Four last songs ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Larry is a chronically unsatisfied ex-pat residing on a remote island village in the Mediterranean. The tiny village is famous for having been the home of one of Europe's most celebrated composers. Desperate to make his mark Larry stages a gala concert as a tribute to the late composer. With his kooky entourage in tow, Larry must learn to balance all the harmonies of his life and deliver his own masterpiece
Trois vies et une seule mort by Raúl Ruiz( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in French and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Banker/armsdealer Luc Allamand is in a surrealistic shell game during which the primary players remain a mystery to each other. Fitting together the pieces to this clever puzzle, Luc's tangled life takes us on a dynamic journey through the lives of his adversaries. A fairy tale mixes comedy and suspense in this fictional examination of a person's capacity to host a multitude of identities
La piel que habito [The skin I live in] ( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 79 libraries worldwide
"Dr. Robert Ledgard ... is a driven plastic surgeon haunted by personal tragedies. After many years of trial and error, he finally perfects a new skin--a shield which could have prevented the death of his wife in an accident years earlier. His latest "guinea pig" is a mysterious captive whose true identity masks a shocking mystery"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Bartolomé, María Luisa Paredes.
Bartolomé, Marisa Luisa Paredes, 1946-
MARISA PAREDES
Paredes Bartolomé, María Luisa.
Paredes Bartolomé, María Luisa 1946-
Paredes Bartolomé, Marisa Luisa, 1946-
Paredes, Marisa
Languages
Spanish (301)
German (58)
French (32)
Italian (25)
English (14)
Turkish (1)
Esperanto (1)
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