Marcelino is an orphan who grows up in a monastery. One day when he eats his small meal in a room full of old things he gives a piece of his bread to an old wooden Jesus figure - and indeed... See full summary »
In the Madrid of the 19th century a young man plays roulette. A mysterious character helps him by pointing with his walking stick the next number where the ball is going to fall. The ... See full summary »
Isabel de Pomés,
The movie tells a melancholic story of a little girl who is living in a city in the north. She is fascinated by the secrets of the south which seem to be hidden in the personality of her ... See full summary »
A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.
Jacinto (Antonio Vico) is a former matador of bulls long ago withdrawn, who lives with his small nephew "Pepote"(Pablito Calvo), when he receives a letter reminding that needs to be submitted in a bullfight that is going to hold. Jacinto believes he is a joke, and was furious, until that collecting cigarette butts of cigars with his nephew in the vicinity of the Bullring of "Las Ventas" sees that it is true that he figure in the cartel that announced the following bullfight. Thus begins a film that Spanish must be among the best of Spanish cinema. Throughout the history that account in the film is very well taken. The scenarios in which develops the indent show a Madrid in the 1950 where he also lived all kinds of small robbers, street vendors, and a whole host of characters that are emerging in the movie, acting to perfection. The central Character "Jacinto" is interpreted by Antonio Vico in a way formidable, can be said that the character is done to his measure. And "Pepote" his nephew, interprets splendidly Pablito Calvo, without detract nothing proceedings very good in other films as "Marcellin Pan y Vino", and "Un angel pasó por Broocklýn". Appear in this film as actors secondary characters such as José Isbert, that is one of the major actors in the Spanish cinema, and humorists as Miguel Gila and Luis Sanchez Pollack. The director Ladislao Vadja succeeds in this film a great achievement, managing perfectly to the actors and taking advantage of them the best of his performance, with a magnificent photography of Enrique Guerner . I place this film of Ladislao Vadja among the best in the Spanish cinema
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