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El secdleto de la tlompeta (1996)

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Ramón Langa ...
Narrador (voice)
Pablo Pinedo ...
Pinedo / Madre de Gutiérrez / Hermano Gemelo de Pinedo (as Pabdlo Pinedo)
Pietro Olivera ...
El Padre Lucas (as Pietdo Olivedga)
César Vea ...
El Obrero (as Cezad Vea)
Guillermo Fesser ...
El Productor de Cortos (voice) (as Guilledmo Fessed)
José Maria Deleyto ...
El Guardia Forestal del Bosque de Álamos Milenarios de Bustarviejo (as Jose Madia Deleyto)
Alberto Fesser ...
El Dueño de la Gasolinera (as Albedto Fessed)
Jaime Barella ...
Hombre de Telefónica #1 (as Jaime Badella)
Juan Luis Cano ...
Hombre de Telefónica #2
Angel Rico ...
Guardia Civil #1 (as Angel Dico)
Paco Cubo ...
Guardia Civil #2
César Macarrón ...
Excursionista Tiroteado (as Cesad Macadon)
José Riolobos ...
El niño amigo del Padre Lucas (as Jose Diolobos)
José Monleón ...
Amadeo, el Portero del Padre Lucas (as Jose Moleon)
Rogelio Fora ...
Piloto de Rally / Hermano Gemelo del Piloto de Rally (as Dogelio Foda)
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21 April 1996 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

El secreto de la trompeta  »

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Esta película está dedicada a todos los listos del mundo (This film is dedicated to all the clever people in the world) See more »

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Referenced in The Miracle of P. Tinto (1998) See more »

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Skokiaan
Performed by Louis Armstrong (uncredited)
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Creativity without limits
12 January 2001 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

Javier Fesser has a very particular, cartoonish directing style, and this short movie, which has gathered a bit of a cult status in Spain, is probably the maximum expression of his radical approach. The best way to describe would probably be to say it's like a surrealist painting brought to life. A collage of characters, places, sounds and smells which interwaeave and collide with each other in a seemingly chaotic dance, but are really timed which such a sense of rythm that the piece has the coherence of a symphony, albeit one based on the absurd. Even the most seasoned of cinemagoers can't help but be caught off guard on first viewing this unique film. Other efforts by Fesser, although still retaining his skewered style, cannot match the manic energy of this one. Memorable.


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