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Morirse en domingo (2006)

Carlo's uncle died on a Sunday morning, and the only funeral home working on Sundays is managed by a very suspicious character.

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Joaquin
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Carlos
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Ana
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Javier
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Eleuterio
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Decano
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Doña Mago
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Calderon
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Pedro
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When Carlo's uncle died on a Sunday morning, the only option they can find and afford is a shady funeral home, but what Carlos does not know is that the manager of the funeral home has a side business, he sells the bodies of the dead to universities. Carlos demands his uncle's body and ends up falling in love with the embalmer's daughter. Written by jairhcastillo

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Rated R for language, some sexuality, drug use and disturbing images | See all certifications »
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16 February 2007 (Mexico)  »

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During the scene of the practice in the medicine school, with all the students gathering around the corpse of Carlos's uncle, we can see in a shot that the actor who plays the uncle dead is moving his eyelids. See more »

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i 've just seen it on the international film festival of San Sebastian!!
26 September 2006 | by (san sebastian,EUSKADI,spain) – See all my reviews

wow!an amazing film...i have seen it some hours ago,it was the first time,also,for the actors...and after watching it,people didn't stop clapping their hands...all the actors are awesome,perfect...i didn't know nothing at all about most of them:SILVERIO PALACIOS makes a fantastic role,HUMBERTO BUSTO-i saw him in amores perros with gael garcia bernal-offers many different things in one character,MAYA ZAPATA shows that her future is not enough to make us know how much is she able to grow...the photo,the production itself... its a great film,different,a mixture of events and feeling...a fantastic job of DANIEL GRUENER(director) ant the production team(with SUSANA ZABALETA on it).you all have to see it.


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