In a small spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person... See full summary »
Luis García Berlanga
José Luis López Vázquez,
A surrealistic documentary portrait of the region of Las Hurdes, a remote region of Spain where civilisation has barely developed, showing how the local peasants try to survive without even the most basic utilities and skills.
It provides a very deep, human investigation in the roots of crime both sides of the law. Tender and funny, cruel and dramatic, this film is also a great window to the story of my country, where death row was forbidden since democracy in 1978. I would invite specially G. Bush, but also anyone who approves death row, to watch it and think about it.
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