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Balarrasa (1951)

 |  Drama  |  5 February 1951 (Spain)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fernando Fernán Gómez ...
Javier Mendoza 'Balarrasa'
María Rosa Salgado ...
Mayte Mendoza
Dina Sten ...
Lina Mendoza (as Dina Stein)
Luis Prendes ...
Fernando Mendoza
Eduardo Fajardo ...
Mario Santos
Jesús Tordesillas ...
Don Carlos Mendoza
Maruchi Fresno ...
Mario Berriatúa ...
Teniente Hernández
José María Rodero ...
Octavio (as Jose Mª Rodero)
Julia Caba Alba ...
Gérard Tichy ...
Zanders (as Gerard Tichy)
Virginia de Matos ...
Gary Land ...
Félix Dafauce ...
Hombre del aeropuerto
Eloísa Muro


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Release Date:

5 February 1951 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Le noceur  »

Box Office


ESP 12,016 (Spain)

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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References The Secret Fury (1950) See more »

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31 March 2004 | by (Madrid, Spain) – See all my reviews

Balarrasa, a totally forgotten movie in its own country, Spain, shares lot of details with some epic movies from the 50's and 60's from Hollywood (I recall Ben Hur, Quo Vadis and Barabbas).

Balarrasa is the nickname of a militar guy who's living in the wild side. Suddenly he experiments in the war field an extraordinary experience and he decides to give his live to God. He becomes a priest.

Coming back to his hometown, he finds his family totally broken and living as he used to, that means in the edge of the blade. He starts a kind of crusade to save them.

A hidden pearl in Spain movie history... Look at your hands...

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