In rural Spain, sister of an ex con convinces him to take revenge against the local who tipped off the authorities about the man's whereabouts, which led to his subsequent arrest. Unfortunately, she soon falls in love with the snitch.

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Carmen Sevilla ...
Andrea Díaz
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Luis 'El Torcido'
Jorge Mistral ...
Juan Díaz
José Prada ...
Santiago 'El Viejo'
Manuel Alexandre ...
Pablo 'El Tinorio'
Manuel Peiró ...
Maxi 'El Chico'
Conchita Bautista ...
Cantante
José Marco Davó ...
Hombre 1
Rafael Bardem ...
Médico
Maria Zanoli ...
Madre
Xan das Bolas ...
Segador gallego
Rufino Inglés ...
Amo 1
Ángel Álvarez ...
Amo 2
Goyo Lebrero ...
Tonto
José Riesgo ...
Hombre 2
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In rural Spain, sister of an ex con convinces him to take revenge against the local who tipped off the authorities about the man's whereabouts, which led to his subsequent arrest. Unfortunately, she soon falls in love with the snitch.

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9 January 1959 (Netherlands)  »

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First movie from Spain to be nominated for an academy award for "Best Foreign Language Film". See more »

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Referenced in Viva la clase media (1980) See more »

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Popular songs from the XV century, sung by Roque Montoya 'Jarrito'
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A failure
28 February 2003 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews



Oscar nominated 'La venganza' fails IMO because i can see the real origin of the conflict between the two antagonists principal characters. Then, all the discussions that they have seems forced. The movie tries to embrace too many topics, too. 5/10.


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