Cecilio Rubes, a businessman engaged in the manufacture of baths and toilets, try to remain neutral in the imminent Spanish civil war. But the attitude of Ceci, her only child, a spoiled ... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cecilio Rubes
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Adela Rubes
Mónica Randall ...
Paulina
Miguel Bosé ...
Cécil Rubes
Carmen Lozano ...
Charo
Gabriel Llopart ...
Luis Sendín
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Gloria Sendín
Alberto Fernández ...
Hipólito
Josefina Díaz ...
Viuda Rubes
Carmen Cuesta ...
Elisita Sendín
José Luis Alexandre ...
Luisito Sendín
Manuel Andrade
Ramón Durán
Pedro del Río
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Cecilio Rubes, a businessman engaged in the manufacture of baths and toilets, try to remain neutral in the imminent Spanish civil war. But the attitude of Ceci, her only child, a spoiled boy who grows without respect their parents, will forced him to face the reality of the facts. Jumping back and forth in time, we are shown his present and his past through his wife Adela and Paulina, the mistress of father and son. Written by jsanchez

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18 May 1978 (Portugal)  »

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Family Portrait  »

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ESP 20,000,000 (estimated)
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