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Ana Ruiz (as Christian Galvé)
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Miguel Solís
Emma Penella ...
Marga
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Don Antonio
Rosario García Ortega ...
Doña Carmen
Rafael Alonso ...
Ernesto Sánchez Blasco
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José Luis Suárez (as Arsenio Fregnac)
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Manolo (as Manuel Alejandre)
Arturo Marín ...
Constantino Valdés
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Rafael Muñoz
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Matilde Agustín
Miguel Pastor ...
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Manuel Guitián ...
Jesús
Aníbal Vela ...
Empresario
Alfonso Gallardo ...
Pepito
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Ana Ruiz, a young actress who works in a traveling theater company, performs only small roles, but she hopes to succeed and puts her success before the love of Miguel. When the company decides to release "Heaven is not far" by Ernesto Sánchez Blasco, Ana hopes to get the leading role. Written by jsanchez

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Remade as Varietés (1971) See more »

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Incidental music by Ronnie O'Dell's orchestra
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About that first Bardem
27 July 2005 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

In 1953 Juan Antonio Bardem shot his first movie -alone, that is-. He decided to pay homage to his parents -both of them actors-. But beyond this personal streak, "Cómicos" is a film that deserves to be seen nowadays. This is Bardem before his Antonioni's usual copies. And at his most sincere. You have to watch the shots of those thespians working day and night in that 50's Spain to sympathize with them. On the other hand, Ana Ruiz is not only a character but an idea: the idea of the "dirty hope" as she calls it. She waits for a break because she know she's worth as an actress. No matter when the moment will arrive. Unfortunately for her that moment comes and goes very quickly. But now she's had the opportunity to know that she was right. As for the actors, the Argentinian actress Christian Galvé -Elisa Christian Galvé- is a wonderful image- and Fernando Rey, Ema Penella and Carlos Casavilla are no less than perfect. And what shots those of that Mr Bardem... Try not to watch and you'll find it impossible. Besides, you'll listen to intelligent dialog's abel posadas


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