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Plácido [videorecording] / una producción Jet Films ; dirección, Luis G. Berlanga ; argumento, Luis G. Berlanga, Rafael Azcona ; guión, Luis G. Berlanga ... [et al.]
Madrid : Divisa Home Video, c2004
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .P52 2004    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Christmas plays
Homelessness -- Drama
Poor families -- Spain -- Drama
Foreign films
Motion pictures, Spanish
Films for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD 5 ; Dolby digital (stereo and mono) ; PAL ; Multizone ; Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Requires region-free player
Language Spanish language track
Closed-captioned in Spanish for the hearing impaired
Cast José Luis López Vázquez, Castro Sendra "Cassen," Elvira Quintillá, Amelia de la Torre, Julia Caba Alba, Amparo Soler Leal, Manuel Alexandre, Mari Carmen Yepes, Roberto Llamas
Credits Director of photography, Francisco Sempere ; editor, José Antonio Rojo ; music, Miguel Asíns Arbó
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961
Summary "In a small Spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person dining with them that night. The celebration also includes a parade, and in it we find Plácido, the humble owner of a three-wheeler, whose family is forced to live in a public lavatory because of the lack of money to pay the rent, and who has to pay the second bill of his vehicle before midnight or else he will lose it"--IMDb
Awards CEC Award (Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain), Best Film, Best Director, 1962
Alternate Author Berlanga, Luis García
Azcona, Rafael, 1926-2008
López Vázquez, José Luis
Cassen, 1928-1991
Quintillá, Elvira, 1928-
Torre, Amelia de la
Jet Films (Spain)
Divisa Home Video

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