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The Paper Man (1963)

El hombre de papel (original title)
A dumb homeless finds a 10,000 pesos bill, with it he pretends to buy a child of his own, unfortunately everybody around him try to steal it, tragedy will come soon.

Director:

Ismael Rodríguez

Writers:

Ismael Rodríguez (screenplay), Luis Spota (story "El Billete") (as Luís Spota) | 4 more credits »
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ignacio López Tarso ... Adán
Alida Valli ... La Italiana
Susana Cabrera Susana Cabrera ... La Gorda
Guillermo Orea ... Tendero
Alicia del Lago Alicia del Lago ... María
José Ángel Espinosa 'Ferrusquilla' José Ángel Espinosa 'Ferrusquilla' ... Torcuato (as Ferrusquilla)
Famie Kaufman Famie Kaufman ... Prostituta flaca (as 'Vitola')
Mario García 'Harapos' Mario García 'Harapos' ... El Gorgojo, pepenador (as Harapos)
Dolores Camarillo ... Encargada del Deposito de Papel
Raúl Castell Raúl Castell ... Don Trini
Tizoc Rodríguez Tizoc Rodríguez
Jana Kleinburg Jana Kleinburg ... Señorita profesora
Carlos Ancira Carlos Ancira ... Comisario
Pedro de Urdimalas Pedro de Urdimalas ... Policía en comisaria
Ismael Rodríguez Jr. Ismael Rodríguez Jr.
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Storyline

A deaf and mute vagabond finds a large denomination bill in a Mexico City dump, and while he tries to buy something with it, others try to con him into giving it away. Written by Salvador Monroy Ordaz <comarqro@akbaal.image.net.mx>

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Genres:

Drama

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Pan y Amor
Performed by Los Jokers
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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish | Italian

Release Date:

5 September 1963 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

The Paper Man See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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