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Skeleton of Mrs. Morales (1960)

El esqueleto de la señora Morales (original title)
| Comedy, Crime, Horror | 1960 (USA)
A taxidermist decides to murder his wife after having to put up with her after twenty years of hellish marriage.

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Dr. Pablo Morales
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Gloria Morales
Elda Peralta
Guillermo Orea ...
Profesor
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Meche, sirvienta
Luis Aragón ...
Elodio
Mercedes Pascual ...
Lourditas Mendiolea
Antonio Bravo ...
Padre Artemio Familiar
Angelines Fernández ...
Clara, hermana de Gloria
Armando Arriola ...
Don Amado
Paz Villegas ...
Sra. Mendiolea
Roberto Meyer ...
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Pepita González ...
Amiga de Gloria, testiga contra Pablo
León Barroso ...
Dr. Quiñones
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Bizarre movie about a sexually repressed taxidermist who finds solace in his job while his frigid and deformed wife psychologically tortures him because of his devotion to stuffed animals. Written by Salvador Monroy Ordaz <comarqro@akbaal.image.net.mx>

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Remade as Siete mil días juntos (1994) See more »

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The director/writer had one brilliantly mad sense of humor.
2 November 2001 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

This film is charmingly macabre, about a taxidermist with a sincere love and lust for life, and his terrible antithesis of a wife. The performances are absolutely convincing, and the pompous catholic padre is unforgettable during the confession at the end, as is the lead character. The attention to detail makes it a pleasure to watch this film again and again.


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