Three independent stories that reflect some of the many faces of love. Elvira and Alfonso have been engaged for ten years in courtship, during which they have kept their chastity zealously,... See full summary »
Julia Gutiérrez Caba,
Doña Pura, don Benito and don Augusto are three venerable old people who usually coincide each month in the queues of the mutuality windows to collect their pension, an opportunity they ... See full summary »
The stay in the prison of Eudosio and Carlos, accused unjustly, prevents them from getting a job when they go free. As much as they intend to explain that they were locked up for no reason,... See full summary »
Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent
Set in rural South of Spain in the 19th century, tells the story of group of outlaws, from very different origins, trying to survive, hiding from the law enforcement officers in caves in a ... See full summary »
José María Forqué
In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell stories, known as "aventis" (the film's original title in Catalan, its original language). ... See full summary »
With the intention of stealing the compensation for a work accident, Enrique kills an old man. However, it turns out that he had not yet collected it, so he will try, then, to falsify the ... See full summary »
Carlos López Moctezuma,
Old captain retired from the merchant navy, Filiberto Aguirre abandons his career for having well-founded hopes of receiving a large inheritance. But time is passing, the inheritance does ... See full summary »
Isabel de Pomés,
Fernando Fernán Gómez,
Carlos is a poor but ambitious young man who lives in the outskirts of Barcelona. Desiring to improve his life and earn a lot of money, even through crime, he will suggest to an old friend ... See full summary »
A civil servant quits job and engages with his family in a circus life, searching for fun and excitement. There they will find out that artists, at their turn, are longing for a different and less adventurous life.
Neville, extraordinary director with titles as "La Torre de los siete jorobados" 1944, "El crimen de la Calle Bordadores" 1946, "El Marqués de Salamanca" 1948, "El ultimo caballo" 1950 ... rehearsed comedy episodes, and does so without doubt one of his best films, perhaps the funniest, the most it comedy at its best. Is full of light humor, manners and healthy. The second episode, looser than the others, is not signed by French filmmaker Lefrauc individual.
The episodes presented by Pedro Porcel describe Interest Introduction to Film shots of streets, squares, bars and bullring "Cosos".
The theme of the film is how it changes the lives of people to find by chance, a lot of money. The first episode is great, full of grace and an Andalusian humor Spacious, light and where Fernan Gomez again shows his talent for comedy, the second episode is the less fun and more convoluted, the subtraction algorithm which coherence to Neville triptych, the third episode is the best, hilarious and brilliant, a little masterpiece, with an memorable, delicious and great mourning companies Actors Antonio Vico and Irene Caba Alba, the Fourth is downright fun to work effective and Antonio Casal and Rafael Alonso.
The true value of this film is a Time Travel (50 years before), through the streets of two beautiful Spanish cities: Seville (The Royal Tobacco Factory, The Portugal Pavilion, Golden Tower, La Giralda ... ) and Salamanca (the facade of the University, the Plaza Mayor, the Cathedral, the Convent of San Esteban ...), in addition to a fun tour "castiza" culture: flamenco, wine, women, picaresque, bulls and art , lots of art...
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