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The Hunt (1966)

La caza (original title)
Three men go hunting rabbits during a hot day. Heat and talking about events happened in the past make them angry, until they go totally crazy.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ismael Merlo ...
José
Alfredo Mayo ...
Paco
José María Prada ...
Luis (as Jose Maria Prada)
Emilio Gutiérrez Caba ...
Enrique (as Emilio G. Caba)
Fernando Sánchez Polack ...
Juan (as Fernando Sanchez Polack)
Violeta García ...
Carmen (as Violeta Garcia)
María Sánchez Aroca ...
La Madre de Juan (as Maria Sanchez Aroca)
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Three men go hunting rabbits during a hot day. Heat and talking about events happened in the past make them angry, until they go totally crazy.

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25 June 1966 (West Germany)  »

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ESP 9,336,852 (Spain)
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1.66 : 1
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Featured in Huellas de un espíritu (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Tu loca juventud
Written by Tomás de la Huerta (as Huerta) and José Luis Navarro (as Navarro)
Performed by Federico Cabo
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A tragedy of human emotions pushed over the edge
30 December 2003 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

My first encounter with this bleak, stunning film was in its homeland, some 50 miles or so from the area. I felt the heat, the anger and how nature really does control us. What it shows keenly , particularly in the exquisite use of black and white is how close we can all be at any time to savagery. The thin veneer of humanity can so easily be removed. It left me sadly aware that we are all capable of such tragedy. Watch it for a feral insight into our dark souls. Superb.


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