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The Telephone Box (1972)

La cabina (original title)
A man gets trapped inside a telephone box and nobody is able to free him.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
José Luis López Vázquez ...
Hombre de la cabina (Man in Phone Box)
Agustín González ...
Hombre segunda cabina
Goyo Lebrero ...
Jefe de bomberos (Lead Fireman)
Tito García ...
Señor corpulento (Beefy Man)
Carmen Martínez Sierra ...
Señora 1ª (Lady 1)
Carmen Luján ...
Señora 2º (Lady 2)
María Vico
Felipe Martín Puertas ...
Trabajador 1 (Worker 1) (as Felipe Martín Puerta)
José Montijano ...
Trabajador 2 (Worker 2)
Blaki ...
Guardia (Guard)
Mariano Bardera ...
(as Mariano Barderas)
Antonio Moreno ...
Cristalero
José Miguel Aguado ...
Kid
José Manuel Hoyos ...
Kid
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A man gets trapped inside a telephone box. Onlookers unsuccessfully try to free him. Then the men from the telephone company arrive, but relief turns into puzzlement, then horror, as it transpires what they have in store for him. Written by Donald Fisk <donald@info.bt.co.uk>

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13 December 1972 (Spain)  »

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A telefonfülke  »

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Never forgotten
21 February 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When I was a child I played outside. I was happy. I did not know about life. I skipped school. I looked at the stars. I was innocent. I loved purely the girl I saw across the street. I was happy. I like films that move me. 'Soft' films like Field of dreams. I'm not a critic. I like happy endings. This is not a film I would have chosen to watch. I tuned in to this once by accident when I was young. It has never left me. I'm not happy I watched it. It changed me. It stole my childhood. I would not have missed it for the world. To this day I speak of it. No one I know has ever seen it. I always wondered if I imagined it. Having seen IMDb I now know it was real. Now I have worse fears. Was this really a film or a message sent to just a few to warn us. A warning. A WARNING. I would have missed it for the world. Oh God.


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