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El grano de mostaza (1962)

Evelino Galindo is a normal man who has a porcelain shop, but one day, during a game of dominoes, he has a big argument with his playmate that ends in tragedy, as he challenges his opponent... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Evelio Galindo
Leoncio Toledano
Matilde, mujer de Leoncio
Mujer de Evelio
Camarero Venta flamenca
Adrián Ortega ...
Francisco Piquer
Propietario Venta flamenca
Paco Morán ...
El Repollo (as Francisco Morán)
Mr. Quino
Pablo Sanz


Evelino Galindo is a normal man who has a porcelain shop, but one day, during a game of dominoes, he has a big argument with his playmate that ends in tragedy, as he challenges his opponent to death. As the game progresses, Evelino will realize the mistake he has made and try to sneak by all means, something that will not be so simple. Written by jsanchez

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A great comedy by Jose Luis Saenz de Heredia.
24 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

Evelio Galindo (Manolo Gomez Bur), owner of a shop of porcelain luxurious, during a game of dominoes that is celebrated in the casino, has a small discussion with a partner of the game (Jose Bódalo). It is a "mustard seed", but that for Evelio represents a small tragedy, because it has challenged to death as "Mr. Horcajo" without realizing. Later, thinking about what happened, go to a friend (Rafael Alonso) and rehearse together several trickery to get rid of evil drink is going to happen. With references in the Gospels, often called "mustard seed" to those circumstances of our lives, seem inconsequential, end up being essential to harness the rest of our lives.

Is a great comedy with an argument sympathetic and ingenious, before giving way to a work modest but that brims with entertainment, it was considered the best script of the year by the Circle of Writers Film. Film very noteworthy among the director Jose Luis Saenz de Heredia.

It's one of the best interpretations of Manolo Gomez Bur next to the made in "Accident 703" and "Lola espejo oscuro" and with some excellent performances by an extraordinary cast of actors such as Rafael Alonso Gracita Morales, Amparo Soler Leal, Jose Bódalo Agutín Gonzalez, Antonio Garisa ...

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