WorldCat Identities

Contreras, Patricio

Works: 58 works in 147 publications in 5 languages and 2,125 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Comedy films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Patricio Contreras
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Argentine teacher lives in blissful ignorance of the evils perpetrated by her country's government. Over time, she begins to suspect that her adopted daughter may have been the child of a murdered political prisoner. When she attempts to unearth the truth, her investigation reveals levels of political corruption so abhorrent that the illusions of her past life are irrevocably shattered
Old Gringo by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet, a frustrated spinster, flees her unrewarding life in America, hoping to discover the passion in her soul. Ambrose Bierce, the Old Gringo, is a retired journalist and adventurer who wanders through the hostile desert, seeking some meaning to the last years of his life. Arroyo, a fiery young general, is driven by both the Revolution and his desire for Harriet. Set in the spectacle of the Mexican Revolution, their lives become inexplicably drawn together as they face love, death and war
La frontera = The exile by Ricardo Larraín( Visual )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the military dictatorship of Chile, Ramiro Orellana is sentenced to internal exile. La frontera is a desolate land inhabited by castaways whose lives are made of dreams and frustrations. Through his odyssey, Ramiro begins to find himself and to question his own personal frontiers
Ciudad del sol by Carlos Galettini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the apparent suicide of her mother, Manuela hides her identity when she meets a friend of her mother's, who may lead her to the answer she seeks. Manuela embarks on a journey that uncovers a troubling, deeply buried secret
Tres noches de un sábado : creación colectiva en tres tiempos, basada en ideas y textos de Carlos Alberto Cornejo, Patricio Contreras, Alfonso Alcalde by Carlos Alberto Cornejo( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in Spanish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Made in Argentina by Juan José Jusid( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emmigrant experience is explored when Mabel and Osvaldo return to Argentina from New York, where they have lived for 10 years
Sexo con amor by Boris Quercia( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sex comedy about a group of middle-class parents agonising over how their children's school should deal with sex education. Soon, their own antics eclipse the sexual confusions of their kids who can only look on as a pageant of lust, infidelity, frustration, impotence, pregnancy and more unfolds before them
La sonámbula( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A town is ravaged by an explosion in a chemical plant and almost everybody lost their memories. A team is assembled to try to reconstruct the lives of all these people and one of the main tools they use is dream analysis. They are baffled by a strange woman who never sleeps but has daydreams of a mystical resistance fighter who has promised to bring down the system
Che : la eterna mirada( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En Junio de 1997, un equipo de científicos argentinos y cubanos, integrado por antropólogos forenses y geofísicos, desarrollaron un trabajo de búsqueda en tierras del viejo aeródromo de Vallegrande en Bolivia, para dar con los restos del comandante Che Guevara y los seis compañeros que habían sido enterrados allí, hacía 30 años. Este trabajo documental, muestra mas allá de la labor científica y el hallazgo de los restos óseos, un emocionante relato de los que fueron los acontecimientos del 8 de Octubre de 1967, cuando el Che, cae prisionero en el combate de Vado del Yeso, frente a las fuerzas de los Rangers bolivianos, y posteriormente un día después es fusilado en la escuelita de La Higuera."
La pasión de Michelangelo = The passion of Michelangelo( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1983, during a period of economic crisis and social unrest under the Pinochet dictatorship, Larraín's political drama tells the tale of 14-year-old Miguel Angel, thrust into the limelight by his alleged direct communication with the Virgin Mary. In a fragile and conflicted country, everyone is out to glean some benefit from this 'miracle', as the vulnerable boy at the centre of the storm is raised ever higher before the inevitable fall
Nocturno = Nocturnal by Eduardo Nery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En las afueras hay un pueblo como todos los demas; sus casas son bajas, la iglesia descansa junto a la plaza, y uno que otro tren interrumpe el silencio de la antigua estacion. Pero hay algo en este pueblo que lo hace distinto al resto: sus habitantes nocturnos
Sotto voce by Claudio Pazienza( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Telma (Norma Pons) is concerned when her father Salerno dies of a [supposed] heart attack in a movie theater while watching a film of two thugs beating another man. She believes that there is something more to it, and seeks the help of Deganis (Patricio Contreras), a forensic psychiatrist. Deganis, having found out the names of the two actors doing the beating onscreen, looks one of them up. His name is Walensky (Lito Cruz), and he is looking for Smith (Martin Adjemian), the other actor. Deganis pays him to continue looking, and the actors' pasts begin to be revealed as the story continues"--Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide
La fuga = The runaway by Eduardo Mignogna( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the summer of 1928, several inmates from the National Penitentiary in Buenos Aires managed to escape. The film narrates the fate of each of these runaways in search of their destiny - tough men with their own ethical codes and ready to do anything not to return to prison. Some of them will suffer violent deaths, while others manage de disappear. Sordid and moving stories, not excluding tenderness and love, mercy or horror sealed with a pact of prison love that will remain in the heart of Buenos Aires, as witness of the yearned-for freedom"--Internet Movie Database
Cachimba by Silvio Caiozzi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La película narra el único momento importante de la vida de Marcos; un insignificante empleado de banco. En el interior de una vetusta casona a punto de derrumbarse, encontrará una colección de cuadros de dudoso valor artístico; supuestamente la obra de un desconocido pintor chileno que habría tenido un relativo éxito en el París de los años 30. Nuestro héroe siente que, junto a su novia, debe asumir la misión de dar a conocer este "Tesoro artístico" para dejar como su legado de vida un nuevo patrimonio artístico para la nación. Cual Quijote latinoamericano, Marcos deberá enfrentar aventuras y desventuras al intentar rescatar su descubrimiento del abrupto interés de oscuros personajes por apropiarse del "Museo" y las "Obras de arte" que han adquirido valor instantáneo al ser develados por los medios de comunicación
Sal( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film director obsessed with making a western decides to go to Northern Chile in search of a story for his screenplay. Being confused with another, a real adventure begins. Now he will have a good script ... If he leaves alive! The story of a man with no history. The journey of an author becoming his own character and his impossible return. --
Asesinato a distancia( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can there be a perfect crime? Detective Daniel Hernández says no, his new case causes him to doubt deeply held beliefs. A boy throws himself into the sea during a storm, in front of a crowd of witnesses. An obvious suicide, but Hernández says no, although it will be difficult to deny what the witnesses saw
Fotos del alma( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pablo and Mariana, a young creative couple expecting their first child, discover Pablo is HIV positive. The news forces their separation. Pablo turns inward towards an ever increasing isolation. Mariana works with her theater students on the fears and prejudice of the new generation. Their child brings them back together again and they find a common goal in life
A Bayesian confidence interval for value-at-risk by Patricio Contreras( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operación México : un pacto de amor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events in Argentina during the late 1970s. Edgar Tulio Valenzuela is given an ultimatum by the government to go to Mexico and infiltrate the insurgent group Organización Montoneros, or, his pregnant wife Raquel Negro will be hurt
Tirano Banderas by José Luis García Sánchez( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El dictador latinoamericano Santos Banderas vive solitario y amargado, rodeado de intrigantes y aduladores. Las fuerzas rebeldes están cada vez mejor organizadas, y el hecho de que el tirano haya procedido contra el hijo de un infeliz indígena termina de desatar las iras del pueblo, que convierten en símbolo los restos del chico, devorados por los cerdos y metidos en un humilde saco
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La historia oficial
Alternative Names
Contreras Pavez, Patricio Alejandro

Patricio Contreras actor chilenu

Patricio Contreras Argentijns acteur

Patricio Contreras argentinsk skådespelare

Patricio Contreras argentinsk skodespelar

Patricio Contreras argentinsk skuespiller

Patricio Contreras attore cileno

Patricio Contreras Chilean-Argentine actor

Pavez, Patricio Alejandro Contreras

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