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Directed by
Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent  (as Joaquín L. Romero Marchent)
Writing credits
Fernando Sánchez Cobos (story)

Miguel Gila (screenplay) &
Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent (screenplay) (as J.L. Romero Marchent)

Miguel Gila (dialogue) &
Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent (dialogue) (as J.L. Romero Marchent)

Original Music by
Jesús Franco 
Enrique Pinilla 
Cinematography by
Godofredo Pacheco 
Film Editing by
Bienvenida Sanz 
Art Direction by
Teddy Villalba 
Makeup Department
Concepción A. de la Braña .... makeup assistant
Adolfo Ponte .... makeup artist
Production Management
Santos Alcocer .... general production manager
Francisco García Gárgoles .... second assistant production manager (as F. García)
Jesús García Gárgoles .... production manager
Joaquín Palomares .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jesús Franco .... assistant director
Art Department
Augusto Lega .... set constructor
Jaime Pérez Cubero .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Plácido Colmenares .... sound technician
Camera and Electrical Department
Miguel Agudo .... camera operator
Jorge Herrero .... assistant camera
Sanantonio .... still photographer
Editorial Department
Gloria Rodriguez .... assistant editor
Other crew
E. Cobos .... second production assistant
F. García .... second production assistant
Vicente Martín .... production assistant
Rafael Romero Marchent .... script supervisor (as Rafael R. Marchent)
Miguel Gila .... illustrator: title pictures (uncredited)
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85 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)


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It is a necessary film for lovers of classic Spanish cinema, 22 October 2010
Author: psagray from Spain

Film premiered at the Palace of the Music of Madrid on 21 April 1957, "El hombre que viajaba despacito" with "Fulano y Mengano" and the subsequent film "El hombre con el paraguas blanco" the trilogy humanist, poetic and comical that determines an interlude in the work of the good director Joaquin Luis Romero Marchent.

"El hombre que viajaba despacito" is an interesting movie, despite being carried out with very low budget, and we can put on the line of neorrealista cinema. This film is as value-added a hefty cast. Film "road movie," which changes scenarios and circumstances with great frequency, so that offers opportunities to successive a large number of brief actors of any condition, including distinguished veterans, and promising rookies.

The country that travels as slowly as may, is framed by a pervasive army, truck drivers drink wine "bulk" and that circulate without brakes, tourists who do not learn nothing, men linked to a deck of cards, clever children, puppeteers squalid yokels, brutal and insensitive.

A unique and irreplaceable film, marked by the genius of one of the greatest humorists in the history of Spain, the immeasurable comic actor, radio, film, television and magazine, draftsman, writer and gymnast Miguel Gila.

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