The struggles of a Spanish family as it emigrates from the country to Madrid circa 1950.

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(as Jose Antonio Nieves Conde)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Peña ...
El Mellao
...
Pili (as Maruja Asquerino)
Francisco Arenzana ...
Pepe
Marisa de Leza ...
Tonia
Ricardo Lucía ...
Manolo Pérez (as Ricardo Lucia)
José Prada ...
Manuel Pérez (as Jose Prada)
Félix Dafauce ...
Don Roque 'El Chamberlain' (as Felix Dauface)
María Francés ...
La madre (as Maria Frances)
Carmen Sánchez ...
Tía (as Carmen Sanchez)
...
Rosario
Manuel de Juan
Mary Merche
Francisco Bernal ...
Espabilao
José María Martín ...
(as Jose Mª Martin)
José Villasante ...
(as Jose Villasante)
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The struggles of a Spanish family as it emigrates from the country to Madrid circa 1950.

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17 June 1954 (Portugal)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Hidden cameras used for some scenes.Some people and some police are real and didn't know they are acting in a movie. See more »


Soundtracks

Cantares de la luna
Lyrics by José Vega (as Jose Vega)
Music by Jesús García Leoz
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A Franco's dictatorship realistic history
5 May 2002 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

It don't seems logic that Franco's ideological censors allowed a realistic history based on poor situation in Madrid in 50's early. But the dictatorship's target was to dissuade these people than want to left your rural work and change to a urban way of life while the Spanish industrial development level of these years couldn't yet get job to a lot of workers. 'Surcos' is like a Italian 'neorealistic' film, but also has a highest technical level, with influence from the European (mainly German) expressionism. A great b&w photo, and a good work of players. A 'rara avis' in the Spanish cinematography from these years. Later, the director J.A. Nieves Conde, had a sad career,so far in all ways from 'Surcos'.


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