A writer is having a midlife crisis. He recollects his life and it makes him feel even worse. Only a love affair or two helps him take his mind off things.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jesús Puente ...
José Manuel Alcántara
Victoria Vera ...
Elena Álvarez
Teresa Gimpera ...
Lola
Eduardo Hoyo
Pastor Serrador
Manuel Lorenzo
Pablo Hoyos ...
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Santiago Amón
Juan Cueto
Silverio Cañada
José Manuel Fernández
Pedro Lazaga
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joaquín Carballino
Pedro Infanzón
Andrés Presumido
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A writer is having a midlife crisis. He recollects his life and it makes him feel even worse. Only a love affair or two helps him take his mind off things.

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