Most Popular Titles With Antonio Vilar
1. Scheherazade (1963)
Not Rated | 124 min | Adventure, Drama
Sheherazade is promised to a powerful Sultan as a gift in exchange for free passage to the Holy Land. When the Sultan's underling saves her from certain death, she falls madly in love with her hero.
Not Rated | 91 min | Western
After witnessing a brutal massacre, the legendary hero Sartana is ready to do some investigating. Almost everyone in the tiny town of Indian Creek seems eager to buy up the property left ... See full summary »
3. The Female (1959)
101 min | Drama
Handsome and rich Spanish gentleman abandons his wife and riches for his love of a young girl of poor stock who taunts and degrades him. Only after she has humbled him mercilessly does she offer him her love in the end.
4. Aniki Bóbó (1942)
71 min | Drama, Family
The story takes place in the old streets of Porto and by the banks of the Douro River. A gang of very young kids has just accepted a new member, Carlitos, a shy boy who has "played it tough... See full summary »
5. The Courtyard of the Ballads (1942)
121 min | Comedy, Musical
This classic of Portuguese cinema depicts the friendships and rivalries of the inhabitants of a square in downtown Lisbon, where exists a spirit of familiarity between neighbors.
6. Asalto al casino (1981)
104 min | Action, Crime
Sir Thomas Bedford orchestrates the heist of a Spanish casino, with the aid of a singer performing there. The police are aware of their activities, and a hostage situation arises.
7. The Tyrannical Father (1941)
114 min | Comedy
Francisco, salesman in a shoe store, is totally in love with Tatão, which sells perfume in the same street. But he is an amateur theater actor, as she hates theater and is a fan of cinema. Will this unlikely love endure?
8. Dawn of America (1951)
112 min | History
The story of Cristóbal Colón's tribulations to get financial support for a maritime expedition which should have provided a new commercial route to the Far East but discovered America instead.
9. O Primo Basílio (1959)
138 min | Drama
During the absence of Jorge, a mining engineer, Luísa, his wife, allowed himself to be seduced by Basílio, a relative whom he had broken years before, who had gone to Brazil.
10. Il padrone delle ferriere (1959)
105 min | Drama, Romance
Philippe Derblay, master of Pont Avesnes ironworks, is an honest and generous young man loved by his workers. He has long been in love with Marchioness Claire de Beaulieu.
15. La calle sin sol (1948)
95 min | Drama, Mystery
Mauricio is a Frenchman who arrived in Barcelona fleeing from justice. He takes refuge in a pension in Chinatown (today called Raval) and falls in love with Pilar, the niece of the owner. ... See full summary »
17. Don Juan (1950)
124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Don Juan, pursued by the Justice, is finally pardoned and returns to his natal city Seville leaving Venice. He finds his father has died and has left him a condition to inherit his fortune : to marry Doña Inés and lead an honorable life. He will not hesitate to figure out a plot to get the money, while he continues seducing women and dueling with rivals. He will not hesitate either to make love ... See full summary »
18. Embajadores en el infierno (1956)
103 min | Biography, Drama, War
Spanish right-wingers equally devoted to Catholic religion and Franco dictatorship, go soldiering as volunteers with the Germans when these started hostilities against Russia (1943), then ... See full summary »
19. Ala-Arriba! (1942)
94 min | Drama, Romance
In a village of poor fishermen in the North of Portugal, João Moço and Julha fall in love. Unfortunately they belong to two different fisher castes and the community as well as their respective families condemn their love...
22. Reina santa (1947)
110 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A virtuous Spanish princess becomes Queen of Portugal, then troubled by social struggles and court intrigue. She negotiates a truce between the king's and his son's factions; and performs a... See full summary »
24. Mare nostrum (1948)
90 min | Drama
The Spanish merchant "Mare Nostrum", captained by Ulises Ferragut, docked in September 1939 at the port of Naples to repair a breakdown. Walking through the ruins of Pompeii, Ferragut meets... See full summary »
25. Amor de Perdição (1943)
128 min | Drama, Romance
The fatalism caught up and the amorous tragedy between Teresa de Albuquerque and Simão Botelho, who survives the intolerant litigation of her noble families.
26. Disco rojo (1973)
97 min | Crime, Drama
A member of the jet-set dies in Lisbon, of drug overdose. A journalist tries to pass through disinformation nets to get to the traffick ring leader who is acting with such impunity. He is ... See full summary »
27. A Severa (1931)
110 min | Drama
The (too brief) life, the (ardent) loves and the (too early) death of Maria Severa Onofirana (1820-1846), better known as "A Severa", a beautiful gypsy who, besides being a prostitute, sang... See full summary »
28. Inês de Castro (1944)
92 min | Drama, History, Romance
Constanza, princess of Spain, meets Pedro, her promised husband and future king of Portugal. Amidst political intrigue, Pedro falls in love with Inès, Constanza's aid. Inès returns hastily ... See full summary »
29. Una mujer cualquiera (1949)
A woman who has walked out of an unhappy marriage is unsuccessful trying to earn herself a new living and gets mixed with a man who is a murderer and tries to incriminate her.
32. Le désir et l'amour (1951)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama
A French crew is working on location in Spain. But when they want to film a scene in which Gérardn the male star is supposed to be swimming across a river, the matinée idol proves water-shy... See full summary »
33. Bocage (1936)
124 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Bocage is a former navy officer, a cultured gentleman, a passionate man, and a poet. He lived in the second half of the 18th century, and he goes through a number of relationships, writing ... See full summary »
35. A Vizinha do Lado (1945)
115 min | Comedy
The story of how the conflicting relationship of Eduardo and vaudeville actress Isabel is affected by the passion he feels for their neighbor, Mariana, a young overprotected, and the unexpected visit of his uncle Plácido, a moral teacher.
37. La quintrala (1954)
105 min | Biography, Drama
Chile in the seventeenth century a woman kills her lover because he wants to conquer a priest. A slave commit the murder; when he is hanged religious, discover the truth.
47. Historias de la feria (1958)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
During an international exhibition in Barcelona several individual stories are intertangled. Filmed on location during the exhibition (XXV Fira de Mostres).
48. Pão Nosso (1940)
94 min | Drama, Musical
City couple lacking an objective in life, and happiness, buy a large piece of land in the vast planes of Alentejo. At first, they are happy learning to live like peasants, with simplicity ... See full summary »