WorldCat Identities

Manver, Kiti 1953-

Overview
Works: 71 works in 258 publications in 5 languages and 4,364 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Dark comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kiti Manver
Los abrazos rotos = Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in Spanish and French and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro Almódovar's acclaimed tale of sex, secrets and cinema. When her father becomes gravely ill, beautiful Lena consents to a relationship with her boss Ernesto Martel. An extremely wealthy and much-older man, he pays for her father's hospitalisation and provides her a lavish lifestyle. Lena's dream, however, is to act and she soon falls for the director of her first film - a project bankrolled by her jealous husband to keep her near. Upon his discovery of the affair, Ernesto stops at nothing to ruin Lena's happiness
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pepa is a successful actress, doing voice-dubbing and detergent commercials. She lives in a beautiful apartment in the heart of Madrid, with her lover and fellow actor Ivan. He has deserted her without warning, and may have gone back to his wife Lucia, who has been in a mental institution for twenty years. Pepa's best friend, Candela has an equally serious problem: her boyfriend has been arrested as a terrorist, and she needs to hide from the police. Ivan's son and pushy fiancée arrive, possible tenants for Pepa's apartment. As Pepa's apartment fills up, hearts are broken, stockings torn, suicide attempts botched, and windows smashed--the chaos of the day ends with soporifically terrific gazpacho for all
La flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 561 WorldCat member 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
Te doy mis ojos by Icíar Bollaín( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrified Pilar hastily flees from her husband Antonio's rage in the middle of the night with her young son as if her life depends on it. Reaching her sister Ana's house, Pilar breaks down in turmoil. Banging on Ana's front door is Pilar's husband, Antonio, who in a fit of rage screams for Pilar to return home. With Ana's support, Pilar is determined to save herself from Antonio's rage. Yet the very passionate Antonio is far from a one-dimensional brute, and the bond between Pilar and Antonio is deep
Cosas que dejé en La Habana = Things I left in Havana by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón( Visual )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young, charming and beautiful sisters leave Cuba in search for the good life in Spain. Once in Madrid, they move in with their aunt who owns a sweatshop that makes fur coats. Since they lack work permits, their aunt plans to marry them off to suit her own interests. But a friend of their aunt's decides to protect the girls from these manipulations. That is until the friend and one of the sisters ends up falling in love with the same man
¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gloria (Carmen Maura) is a cleaning woman and housewife who is addicted to amphetamines. She lives in a crowded apartment with her miserable taxi driving husband (who once forged Hitler's diaries), her two teen sons--one who is selling drugs, the other sleeps with older men, and her crazy mother-in-law who keeps a pet lizard. Driven by despair, Gloria sells off one of her sons, accidentally kills her husband and sets into motion a nightmarish chain of events in Pedro Almodovar's absurdist black comedy."--Container
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios"( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in Spanish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While attempting to contact her ex-lover Iván, actress Pepa Marcos is enmeshed in a series of unexpected meetings with and revelations involving Iván, his mentally unbalanced ex-wife Lucía, his and Lucía's son Carlos, Carlos's fiancée Marisa, Lucía's lawyer Paulina Morales, and Candela, Pepa's model friend who has unwittingly become involved with Shiite terrorists
Noche de reyes( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaos erupts at a business meeting when Lucia Cuspineda discovers that her husband is having an affair with his assistant. In a race against the clock to save the family business, life gets crazier as the Cuspineda clan meets a string of wacky characters
Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pepi cultive de la marijuana sur son balcon. Un flic, terriblement laid, le découvre, la fait chanter, la viole et la déflore. Pour se venger, Pépi décide de séduire Luci, la femme du policier, femme au foyer dévouée et soumise" (Jacquette)
Opera prima by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Matias meets Violeta, his cousin one morning in Madrid at the Plaza de Opera. He is twenty-five, she is eighteen. He's a divorced journalist trying to write a thriller, she studies violin. She's a vegetarian, he loves meat. Many things separate them, but he moves into her apartment."
Todo por la pasta by Enrique Urbizu( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veronica, a frustrated nursing home director, and Azucena, sex-show performer, become unlikely partners in crime
Todos los hombres son iguales = All men are the same by Manuel Gómez Pereira( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living by the motto, "No woman will spend the night in this house," three divorced men are caught off guard when they each fall for their maid
La luz prodigiosa( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man returns to Granada and recalls a herdsman he met during the Spanish Civil War who may be Federico García Lorca
El caballero Don Quijote = The knight Don Quixote by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the legendary Don Quixote and his companion Sancho Panza
¿Qué hace una chica como tú en un sitio como éste? by Fernando Colomo( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman who is separated from her husband meets a rock singer through some friends who invites her to one of his concerts. When her husband finds out, he takes their two children away from her
El Seductor = [The seducer] by José Luis García Sánchez( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosme, a 15 year-old adolescent boy falls in love with Merche, his sexy new neighbor, a 35 year-old married woman
Habla mudita by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El abuelo Ramiro está de vacaciones en un parador de la sierra en compañía de su familia. Decide enviar a los suyos a Madrid y quedarse en un refugio, alegando problemas de salud. Pero el motivo es otro
Las ovejas no pierden el tren by Alvaro Fernández Armero( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A rural couple in crisis, who have a brother and sister with urban problems, and all of them trying to find a solution."--IMDB
La seducción del caos by Basilio Martín Patino( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The police investigate an apparent crime of passion. The main suspect is an intellectual dedicated to the study of forms of cultural and artistic expression. The film is a criticism of deceptive representations in the media
Don Juan by Jacques Weber( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in German and Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the play by Moliére, written by Jacques Weber. Lets face it we have all heard of Don Juan in the movie. Weber plays Don Juan and is pursued by the two brothers of Elvire, one of the women he has seduced
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Los abrazos rotos = Broken embraces
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Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdownLa flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secret
Alternative Names
Kiti Manve Spanish actress

Kiti Manver actrice espagnole

Kiti Mánver actriță spaniolă

Kiti Mánver actriu espanyola

Kiti Mánver actriz española

Kiti Mánver aktore spanjolle

Kiti Manver attrice spagnola

Kiti Manver Spaans actrice

Kiti Manver spanische Schauspielerin

Kiti Mánver spansk skådespelare

Kiti Mánver spansk skodespelar

Kiti Mánver spansk skuespiller

Mantecón Vernalte María Isabel Ana

Mantecón Vernalte, María Isabel Ana 1953-

Manver, Kitty 1953-

Vernalte, María Isabel Ana Mantecón 1953-

Кити Манвер испанская киноактриса

Кіті Манвер

كيتي مانفر ممثلة إسبانية

کیتی مانبر بازیگر اسپانیایی

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