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El verdugo [videorecording] / Naga Films, S.A. y Zebra Films, S.P. ; productor ejecutivo, Nazario Belmar ; dirigida por Luis García Berlanga
[Spain?] : Video Mercury Films : Distribuido Tribanda, c2008
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .V468 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Capital punishment -- Spain -- Drama
Executions and executioners -- Spain -- Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, PAL, region 2, Dolby digital
Requires region-free player
Language In Spanish
Note DVD release of the 1963 motion picture
Cast Nino Manfredi, Emma Penella, José Isbert, José Luis López Vázquez, Ángel Álvarez, Elvira Quintillá, María Luisa Ponte, Julia Caba Alba, María Isbert, José Orjas, Alfredo Landa
Credits Screenplay, Rafael Azcona, Ennio Flaiano, Luis García Berlanga ; photography, Antonio Delli Colli ; music, Miguel Asíns Arbó
Summary Amado is a professional executioner about to retire. José Luis, soon to marry his daughter, Carmen, must inherit his father-in-law's unpopular profession in order to keep the house where they are going to live. All goes well until the day the son-in-law faces his first execution. Amadeo assures José Luis that the condemned man will be pardoned at the last minute, so José and his family take a vacation in Mallorca. But the pardon doesn't come ..
Alternate Author Berlanga, Luis García
Azcona, Rafael, 1926-2008
Flaiano, Ennio, 1910-1972
Manfredi, Nino, 1921-2004
Penella, Emma, 1930-
Isbert, José, 1885-1966
López Vázquez, José Luis
Naga Films
Zebra Films, Ltd
Video Mercury Films, S.A
Tribanda Pictures

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