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The Children (1959)

Los chicos (original title)
| Drama | 1959 (Spain)
Four boys meet at a kiosk during a rainy afternoon. One of them has to study and the other three go to the cinema, although at a young age they are not allowed to enter. Andrés works as a ... See full summary »

Director:

Marco Ferreri

Writers:

Marco Ferreri, Leonardo Martín (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
José Luis García José Luis García ... El chispa
Joaquín Cascales Zarzo Joaquín Cascales Zarzo ... Joaquín, el negro (as Joaquín Zaro)
Alberto Jiménez Alberto Jiménez ... Carlos
José Sierra José Sierra ... Andrés
Mari Carmen Aymat Mari Carmen Aymat ... Chica #1 (as María del Carmen Aymat)
Ana María Vidal Ana María Vidal ... Chica #2
Carmen Franco Carmen Franco ... Chica #3 (as Carmen Francoi)
Matilde Asencio Matilde Asencio ... Chica #4
Concha Gómez Conde Concha Gómez Conde ... Chica #5 (as Conchita Gómez Conde)
Félix Dafauce ... Enrique
Rosario García Ortega
María Luisa Ponte ... Madre de Joaquín
Carlos Díaz de Mendoza Carlos Díaz de Mendoza
Tilma Galy Tilma Galy
Elías García Elías García
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Four boys meet at a kiosk during a rainy afternoon. One of them has to study and the other three go to the cinema, although at a young age they are not allowed to enter. Andrés works as a bellman in a hotel and dreams of being a bullfighter, "El Chispa" runs his father's kiosk, Carlos is a student, and "El Negro" is a shy boy. They are a group of friends who just want to have fun. However, reality forces them to deal with the problems of the adult world. Written by jsanchez

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1959 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Chłopcy See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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