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Broken Toys (1966)

Juguetes rotos (original title)
Summers portrays with his camera several characters very popular at another time, but completely forgotten in their old age: a bullfighter, Nicanor Villalta; a retired football player, ... See full summary »

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Manuel Summers

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Tico Medina (screenplay), Manuel Summers (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Rosita Pinedo Rosita Pinedo ... Self
Justo Masó Justo Masó ... Self (as El gran Gilbert)
Guillermo Gorostiza ... Self
Paulino Uzcudum Paulino Uzcudum ... Self
Hilario Martínez Hilario Martínez ... Self
Ricardo Alís Ricardo Alís ... Self
Luis Vallespín Luis Vallespín ... Self
Eusebio Librero Eusebio Librero ... Self
Eduardo López Eduardo López ... Self
Francisco Díaz 'Pacorro' Francisco Díaz 'Pacorro' ... Self (as Pacorro)
Marina Torres Marina Torres ... Self
Nicanor Villalta Nicanor Villalta ... Self
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Tico Medina Tico Medina ... Interviewer
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Summers portrays with his camera several characters very popular at another time, but completely forgotten in their old age: a bullfighter, Nicanor Villalta; a retired football player, Guillermo Gorostiza, and an old animator, El Gran Gilbert, among others. All of them show the reality of abandonment and the decay of oblivion. They really are 'Broken toys'. Written by jsanchez

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The painful twilight of triumph
1 August 2002 | by toni_mg4See all my reviews

Sociological document about the doubtful and transitory greatness of success, which commercial bump cut off Summers unruly and promising career, that since then would be focus on the most tedious and loathsome commercial search.

In a capable montage that mixed library pictures with interviews through a complex combination of acrimony, tenderness and sarcasm, the film shows the pathetic situation of some old figures (Uzdudum, boxer; Gorostiza, footballer; Villalta, bull-fighter; El Gran Gilbert, singer and show-man...) with the objective of recriminate the hateful competence of human nature for desert the same idols that it created with passion.

In the other hand, the report offers a cynical and exhaustive description of vices and deficiencies of Spanish sixties way of life, that, how it was to be presumed, couldn't dodge the pro-Franco censorship.


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Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

10 November 1966 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Broken Toys See more »

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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