EDEXCEL A LEVEL SPANISH SET TITLES


Below are the Spanish film and literature titles  set for the EDEXCEL A  level starting from September 2016. 

All the titles are available to buy from us (order details at the bottom of the page) 

SET EDEXCEL SPANISH FILMS FROM SEPTEMBER 2016

DIARIOS DE MOTOCICLETA /MOTORCYCLE DIARIES (15) 2004 ARGENTINA    SALLES,W/THOMAS D DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £19.99

Based on the journals of  Ché Guevara, this coming-of-age road movie follows the adventures of the young medical student  Ché (Gael García Bernal) and his friend Alberto Granada (Rodrigo de la Serna) as they cross South America on motorbikes in the early 1950s, on their way to take up their medical residency at a leper colony in Peru.
 

 

EL LABERINTO DEL FAUNO/PANS LABYRINTH (15) 2006 SPAIN TORO, GUILLERMO DEL £17.99

An adult fairy tale set in 1944 Spain, where both fantasy and reality are sinister and malevolent.

Level: AS, A2, GCSE, Scottish Highers Subject: Spanish, Film Studies, Media Studies

ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCREENPLAY

ENGLISH FILM NOTES

SPANISH LANGUAGE SCREENPLAY

SPANISH STUDY GUIDE

LA LENGUA DE LAS MARIPOSAS/BUTTERFLY’S TONGUE (15) 1999 SPAIN JOSE LUIS CUERDA £19.99

A school boys friendship with his teacher is tested with the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War.

SPANISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

MATERIALES CURSOS ANTERIORES SPANISH LANGUAGE GUIDE

SPANISH LANGUAGE WEB PAGE

SPANISH LANGUAGE GUIDE WRITTEN BY PAULA PERERO CHAVARRÍA

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

MACHUCA (15) 2004 CHILE WOOD, ANDRES £19.99

Andres Woods semi-autobiographical film is set in Chile in 1973.

SPANISH FILM NOTES BY ANA VALBUENA

MAR ADENTRO/SEA INSIDE (PG) 2004 SPAIN    AMENABAR,  ALEJANDRO         £19.99

 The real-life story of the paralysed Ramon Sampedro, who fought a 30 year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

SPANISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE WRITTEN BY JACKY COLLINS AND ANN DAVIES

SPANISH LANGUAGE WORKSHEET

LOS SIN NOMBRE/NAMELESS(18) 1999 SPAIN  BALAGUERÓ, JAUME     £19.99   
 Mother receives a telephone call for her young daughter (who she believed died five years before) demanding she  find her before ‘they’ kill her

TODO SOBRE MI MADRE/ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (15) 1999 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO £19.99

On the death of her son a single mother goes to find the boys father, a transvestite named Lola who does not know he had a child Level: AS, A2 Subject: Spanish, Women, Gender, Film Studies, Media Studies, PSHE & Citizenship

SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY JACKY COLLINS AND ANN DAVIES

VOCES INOCENTES/INNOCENT VOICES (12) 2004 MEXICO MANDOKI, LUIS £19.99

Set in El Salvador in the 1980s, an eleven-year-old boy who suddenly becomes the’man of the house’ after his father abandons the family in the middle of a civil war

Level: GCSE topic: relationships, first love AS / A Level topic: war, third world 

SPANISH LANGUAGE  PRE FILM STUDENT GUIDE

SPANISH LANGUAGE POST FILM STUDENT GUIDE

SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY CARMEN HERRERO AND ANA VALBUENA

VOLVER (15) 2006 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO £19.99

After her death, a mother returns as a ghost, to fix a family situations she couldn’t resolve during her life.

Level: AS, A2, GCSE Subject: Spanish, Film Studies, Media Studies

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES

SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE WRITTEN BY CARMEN HERRERO


SET EDEXCEL SPANISH LITERATURE FROM SEPTEMBER 2016



ALLENDE, ISABEL:  LA CASA DE LOS ESPIRITOS
Entertaining  family saga spanning four generations, with  an eccentric cast of  men, women and spirits.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT
 Debolsillo ISBN: 9788483462034 - £12.95

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS
  Black Swan.  ISBN:  9780552995887 - £8.99

DVD -  HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS (15) 1993  AUGUST, BILLE IN ENGLISH   £15.99
   Isabelle Allende's bestselling romantic novel with dashes of politics and 'magic realism' set in Chile, is turned into an international co-production epic filmed in Portugal with an all-star cast.

ALLENDE, ISABEL:  EVA LUNA 
 Story of an orphan who beguiles the world with her astonishing visions, triumphing over the worst of adversity and bringing light to a dark place.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT
 Debolsillo  ISBN: 9788497592512 - £11.75

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - EVA LUNA
 Penguin Books  ISBN:  9780241951651 - £7.99

BORGES, JORGE LUIS:  FICCIONES
 Anthology of wildly original and influential collection of tales

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT-
 Debolsillo ISBN: 9788499089508 - £12.95

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - FICTIONS
 Penguin Books.  ISBN: 9780141183848 - £8.99 

ESQUIVEL, LAURA:  COMO AGUA POR CHOCOLATE 
  Set in revolutionary Mexico the book is a  comic  fairy tale of  romance, repression, revolution and cooking in the all-female De La Garza family.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT
 Punto de lectura.  ISBN: 9788466329088 - £12.80 

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE
  Black Swan.  ISBN: 9780552995870 - £7.99

DVD - COMO AGUA PARA CHOCOLATE/LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE (15) MEXICO 1993 ARAU, ALFONSO     £15.99
 Mexico’s biggest international hit, based on Laura Esquivel’s novel, it’s a  captivating comic fairy tale of  romance, repression, revolution and cooking.

GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL:  CRÓNICA DE UNA MUERTA ANUNCIADA            
Santiago Nasar is brutally murdered in a small town by two brothers, twenty seven years later, a man arrives in town to try and piece together the truth.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT
 Debolsillo ISBN: 9788497592437 - £11.75

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - CHRONICLE OF A DEATH FORETOLD
 Penguin Books  ISBN:  9780241968628 - £8.99

GRANDE, ALMUDENA:  MODELES DE MUJER 
 Seven stories about women exploring the themes of love, obsession, body image and self-empowerment.
SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT- 
 Tusquets Editores ISBN: 9788483106020 - £6.95

LAFORET, CARMEN:  NADA
 Eighteen-year old Andrea moves to Barcelona to pursues her dreams of studying at university and moves into a  crumbling apartment with an eccentric collection of misfits whose psychological ruin and violent behaviour echoes that of the recent civil war. 

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT
 ISBN: 9788423342792 - £11.75

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - NADA
 Vintage.  isbn: 9780099494195 - £8.99

LORCA, FEDERICO GARCIA:  BODAS DE SANGRE 
  Play is set in a village community in Andalusia, and tells the story of a couple drawn together in the face of an arranged marriage.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT
  Cátedra  ISBN: 9788437605609  - £11.95

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - BLOOD WEDDING
 Methuen   ISBN:  9780713685169  - £9.99

DVD - BODAS DE SANGRE/BLOOD WEDDING  (U) 1981 SPAIN SUARA, CARLOS £15.99
    Antonio Gades and his troupe rehearse and perform a flamenco ballet version of Lorca's tragedy of outraged honour and revenge. Filmed in a bare day-lit studio, director Carlos Saura concentrates on the gestures, ceremony and conventions in the ballet itself injecting the story with dramatic and cinematic passion.

LORCA, FEDERICO GARCIA: LA CASA DE BERNADA ALBA 
 Widow Bernarda Alba and her five daughters are in mourning, however the daughters  want top break free,  in this tale of the repression of women within Catholic Spain before the  Spanish Civil War. 

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT
 Alianza - El Libro de Bolsillo  ISBN: 9788420671772 - £13.75  

BILINGUAL EDITION - THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA : LA CASA DE BERNARDA ALBA
 Methuen Drama  ISBN:  9780713686777  - £9.99

SÁBATO , ERNESTO: EL TÚNEL  
 Infamous for the murder of Maria Iribarne, the artist Juan Pablo Castel is now writing a detailed account of his relationship with the victim from his prison cell.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT-
Colección Austral.  ISBN:  9788432248368 - £9.95

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - THE TUNNEL
 PENGUIN.  ISBN: 9780141194547 - £8.99 

SENDER, RAMON:  RÉQUIEM POR UN CAMESINO ESPAÑOL.
 Catholic priest Mosén Millán is preparing requiem mass to celebrate the life of a young peasant named Paco killed by the Nationalist in the Spanish Civil War. As he waits we hear the Priests thoughts and feelings.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT-
 Booket Planeta  ISBN: 9788423342396 - £9.95
 Manchester University Press.  ISBN: 9780719032226 - £10.99  

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - REQUIEM FOR A SPANISH PEASANT 
 Aris & Phillips Ltd  isbn: 9780856687822 - £15 

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