- Original title
- Running time
- 90 min.
Rafael Azcona, Luis García Berlanga, Ennio Flaiano
Miguel Asins Arbó
Tonino Delli Colli (B&W)
José Isbert, Nino Manfredi, Emma Penella, José Luis López Vázquez, Ángel Álvarez, María Luisa Ponte, María Isbert, Julia Caba Alba, Guido Alberti, Erasmo Pascual, Xan das Bolas, José Orjas, José María Prada, Félix Fernández, Antonio Ferrandis, Lola Gaos, Alfredo Landa, José Sazatornil, Agustín González, Chus Lampreave, José Luis Coll, José Cordero, Pedro Beltrán, Dolores García, Emilio Laguna, Enrique Tusquets, Enrique Pelayo
Co-production Spain-Italy; Naga Films, Zabra Films
Comedy | Satire. Black Comedy. Cult Movie
- Synopsis / Plot
- An undertaker's assistant marries an executioner's daughter, and the new groom takes on his father-in-law's job but grows real squeamish when the time comes to execute someone. UK TimeOut movie critic wrote: "Regularly voted by its country's critics as the best Spanish film of all time, Berlanga's brilliant dark comedy on the peculiar horror of the garotte has not lost its power over the years."
: Venice Film Festival: FIPRESCI Award
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