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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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 »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

It's Now or Never
Performed by Elvis Presley (uncredited)
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Magnificent work by Javier Fesser .
10 April 2014 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

The sense of humor that shows this is quite particular Short ( mix of absurd humor of Monty Python and Woody Allen, with very sharp and surreal dialogues ... ) .

It is one of the best short films, mainly for the splendid montage showing . At times it seems pointless as it has, but not more than the convoluted way it has to tell the story, told masterfully by Ramón Langa .

In general it can be said that has much in common with "El Milagro De P. Tinto " (Javier Fesser , 1998) , since the story takes place in Spain that same year indeterminate fictional Spanish clichés mixture of all kinds in same place, and mainly by the sense of so old and quirky humor have .

Magnificent, awesome, super, outstanding short of absurd humor kind Francisco Ibáñez, Great Javier Fesser 's work is amazing in the way of making films, so original, unrealistic, is extremely busy and about Slapsticks to the " Looney Tunes ", "Aquel Ritmillo " was fine but this I like more. Few Shorts of Spanish fiction have to be better than this .


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