A work of Valle-Inclán, the story takes place in Galicia in the early twentieth century. To escape poverty, the wife of a sacristan uses a hydrocephalic child as a sideshow attraction. This causes a confrontation with her sister-in-law.
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Mari Gaila
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Pedro Gailo
Imanol Arias ...
Séptimo Miau
Esperanza Roy ...
Rosa la Tatula
Aurora Bautista ...
Marica del Reino
Juan Echanove ...
Miguelín
Víctor Rubio
Rebeca Tébar ...
Simoniña
Francisco Merino
Tito García
Ofelia Angélica
Ernesto Chao
Nicolás Dueñas ...
Conde Polaco
Dorotea Bárcena
Luis Ciges
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A work of Valle-Inclán, the story takes place in Galicia in the early twentieth century. To escape poverty, the wife of a sacristan uses a hydrocephalic child as a sideshow attraction. This causes a confrontation with her sister-in-law.

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O Salutaris Hostia
Performed by Ana Belén
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