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The Cannibal Man ()

La semana del asesino (original title)
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A meat factory worker accidentally kills a taxi driver, and begins gradually killing people close to him in order to cover up his original crime. He starts getting rid of the mounting corpses stored in his bedroom through his day job.

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Marcos
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Paula
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Néstor
Charly Bravo ...
Esteban
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Señor Ambrosio (as Fernando Sanchez Polak)
Goyo Lebrero ...
Taxista
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Rosa
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Jefe de personal
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Agustín (as Rafael Hernandez)
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Tendero (as Jose Franco)
Valentín Tornos ...
Obrero (as Valentin Tornos)
Antonio Orengo ...
Camarero
Antonio Corencia ...
Obrero burlón
Antonio del Real ...
Obrero burlón (as Antonio Fernandez del Real)
José Félix Montoya ...
Vigilante de servicio (as Felix Jose Montoya)
Ángel Blanco ...
Trabajador fábrica (as Angel Blanco)
Manuel Calvo
Emilio Hortela
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(as Mary Francis)
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Carmen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antonio de Benito ...
Pasajero del metro (uncredited)
Inés Morales ...
Secretaria (uncredited)
Claudio Rodríguez ...
Jefe de personal (uncredited) (voice)

Directed by

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Eloy de la Iglesia

Written by

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Eloy de la Iglesia ... (story)
 
Antonio Fos ... (screenplay)
Eloy de la Iglesia ... (screenplay)
 
Dick Randall ... (dialogue: English version) &
Robert H. Oliver ... (dialogue)

Produced by

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Vicente Parra ... associate producer
José Truchado ... executive producer (as Jose Truchado)

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Fernando García Morcillo ... (as Fernando Garcia Morcillo)

Cinematography by

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Raúl Artigot ... (as Raul Artigot)

Film Editing by

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José Luis Matesanz ... (as Jose Luis Matesanz)

Editorial Department

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Claudio García ... second assistant editor
María del Pilar López ... assistant editor (as Maria del Pilar Lopez)

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Santiago Ontañón ... (as Santiago Ontañon)

Makeup Department

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María Carmen Fletes ... assistant hair stylist (as Mari Carmen Fletes)
Gregorio Mendiri ... key makeup artist
Carlos Moreno ... assistant makeup artist

Production Management

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Luis María Lasala ... production manager (as Luis Maria Lasala)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Luis Gómez Valdivieso ... assistant director (as Luis Gomez)

Art Department

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Félix Michelena ... construction coordinator (as Felix Michelena)
Manuel Romero ... assistant decorator
Víctor Vázquez ... property master (as Victor Vazquez)

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Manuel Baquero ... special effects (as Baquero)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Miguel Barquero ... camera operator
Antonio de Benito ... still photographer (as Antonio Gonzalez)
Santiago García ... assistant camera (as Santiago Garcia)
Anastasio Medina ... gaffer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Paquita Pons ... costumer

Script and Continuity Department

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Marisol Martínez ... script supervisor

Additional Crew

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Pedro Escuder ... first production assistant
Fernando Mateo ... voice dubbing (uncredited)
Claudio Rodríguez ... voice dubbing: Ismael Merlo (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A young man, Marco, working as a butcher, accidentally kills a taxi driver. His girlfriend Paula wants to go to the police so he has to kill her too. He then has to kill his brother, his brother's fiancée and her father, who have become suspicious. He gets rid of the bodies by taking them to a slaughter house... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Taglines When the butcher goes berserk.... See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Week of the Killer (Spain)
  • La Semana Del Asesino (India, English title)
  • Cannibal Man (Canada, English title)
  • The Apartment on the 13th Floor (United States)
  • Cannibal Man (United States)
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Runtime
  • 98 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Was the first movie to use the "vomit-bag" gimmick. Theatres offered free barf bags with the tickets to increase the sales of this 'violent' film. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Don't Scream: It's Only a Movie! (1985). See more »

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