OCR A LEVEL SPANISH SET TITLES




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

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

SET OCR 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.
 

 


ERES MI HÉROE/YOU'RE MY HERO (15) SPAIN 2003 CUADRI, ANTONIO £19.99
 
Mexican roadmovie about two teenagers and an older woman.
 

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

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

SOLAS (15) 1998 SPAIN ZAMBRANO, BENITO £19.99

Award wining film about the relationship between a mother and her daughter.

SPANISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES TO SOLAS

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEACHING NOTES TO SOLAS

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 OCR 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.

CERCAS, JAVIER:  LOS SOLDADOS DE SALAMINA
 Escaped writer and fascist Rafael Sanchez Mazas is confronted by an unknown soldier who turns and walks away. Who was the  soldier who chose not to shoot, why did he spare him? And might he still be alive?

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT- 
 Tusquets Editores ISBN: 9788483101612 - £13.95

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - SOLDIERS OF SALAMIS
 Bloomsbury isbn: 9780747568230 - £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:  EL CORONEL NO TIENE QUIEN LE ESCRIBA 
 Atmospheric novel is set in a small Colombian town where the frustrated and stubborn Colonel has waited for many years for the letter authorising payment of his war pension.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXTS - 
 Manchester University Press.  ISBN: 9780719008368 - £10.99 
 Debolsillo. ISBN: 9788497592352 - £8.55  

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - NO ONE WRITES TO THE COLONEL
  Penguin Books  ISBN: 9780241968734 - £8.99

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

VALLEJO, ANTONIO BUERO: HISTORIA DE UNA ESCALERA 
 One-act play about the frustrations of tenants living in a run down  apartment block in Madrid in the 1940s.
SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT- 
 Austral nuevo formato ISBN: 9788467033281 - £12.95

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