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La ciudad no es para mí (1966)

Agustín Valverde is an old widower peasant who has always lived in the village of Calacervia, near Zaragoza. One day, he decides on a whim to go and settle down in Madrid. When he arrives ... See full summary »

Director:

Pedro Lazaga

Writers:

Pedro Masó, Vicente Coello (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paco Martínez Soria ... Agustín Valverde
Doris Coll Doris Coll ... Luciana 'Luchi'
Eduardo Fajardo ... Dr. Agustín Valverde hijo
Cristina Galbó ... Sara
Alfredo Landa ... Genaro
José Sacristán ... Venancio
Margot Cottens ... Geno
María Luisa Ponte ... Carolina
Sancho Gracia ... Dr. Ricardo Torres
Ángel Ter Ángel Ter ... Luterio
Marta Baizán Marta Baizán ... Belén
Ángel Calero Ángel Calero ... Alcalde
Manuel Tejada Manuel Tejada ... El cura
Valentín Tornos Valentín Tornos ... Jeremías
Tomás Martín Cao Tomás Martín Cao
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Storyline

Agustín Valverde is an old widower peasant who has always lived in the village of Calacervia, near Zaragoza. One day, he decides on a whim to go and settle down in Madrid. When he arrives in the capital he is caught in the vortex of the Gran Vía's busy traffic. But, even if it is with great dicculty, he manages to reach the apartment of Agustín hijo, his son who has become a renowned doctor. His forty-year-old offspring lives a luxury life there in the company of Luciana, his wife and his daughter Sara. But things are far from ideal : the threesome are annoyed by his uninvited presence while, for his part, Agustín is troubled by the loss of moral values that governs his relatives : frivolity, duplicity and conceit reign supreme among them... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

13 January 1967 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

A cidade não é para mim See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

During the opening credits, a theater marquee prominently advertises The Family Plus One (1965), which was also a Pedro Masó production. See more »

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References Nobleza baturra (1965) See more »

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Themes by musical group "Los Shakers"
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One of worst Spanish movies
30 October 2000 | by diazcdmSee all my reviews

"Plan Nine from Outer Space" the worst movie of all? Don't! It's this! A classic representative movie of Paco Martínez Soria's movies, about an old man from a little town who proclaims his conservative morality and his pedestrian ideas. Primitive in all his means.


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