Javier is used to make the best of his military life. When a companion is killed in his place, he makes up his mind and enters religious life. Reencountering his rich and spoiled family ... See full summary »

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Javier Mendoza 'Balarrasa'
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Mayte Mendoza
Dina Sten ...
Lina Mendoza (as Dina Stein)
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Fernando Mendoza
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Mario Santos
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Don Carlos Mendoza
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Elena
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Teniente Hernández
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Octavio (as Jose Mª Rodero)
Julia Caba Alba ...
Faustina
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Zanders (as Gerard Tichy)
Virginia de Matos ...
Nina
Gary Land ...
Juanjo
Félix Dafauce ...
Hombre del aeropuerto
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Javier is used to make the best of his military life. When a companion is killed in his place, he makes up his mind and enters religious life. Reencountering his rich and spoiled family will show him that not all the battles were fought during the war. Written by BSK

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5 February 1951 (Spain)  »

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Le noceur  »

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It's time to look at you
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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