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Están recogiendo caracoles y metiéndoles en una bolsa de lona. Hay fragmentos de partes del cuerpo, un caracol sin concha, y la fachada de una casa medio destartalada. Un hombre y una mujer ... See full synopsis »

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Bigas Luna

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Bigas Luna (story), Bigas Luna (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Àngel Jové Àngel Jové ... Bernardo (as Angel Jové)
Consol Tura Consol Tura ... Eloísa
Linda Pérez Gallardo Linda Pérez Gallardo ... Dany
Cruz Tobar Cruz Tobar ... Alberto
Sara Grey Sara Grey ... Tía Lina
Marta Molins Marta Molins ... Carmen
Carlos Martos Carlos Martos ... Ejecutivo 1º
Miguel Avilés Miguel Avilés ... Ejecutivo 2º
Werner Delil Werner Delil ... Domesticador
Marcel Ibero Marcel Ibero ... Dentista (as Marcelo Ibero)
Buenaventura Martínez Buenaventura Martínez ... Sacerdote
Manuel Cazorla Manuel Cazorla ... Monaguillo (as Manuel Cazorla 'Cazorlini')
Isabel Heredia Isabel Heredia ... Enfermera
Asunción Ruiz Asunción Ruiz ... Peatón
Natalia Soler-Nou Natalia Soler-Nou ... Peatón
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Storyline

Están recogiendo caracoles y metiéndoles en una bolsa de lona. Hay fragmentos de partes del cuerpo, un caracol sin concha, y la fachada de una casa medio destartalada.

Un hombre y una mujer van en un coche;´él, Bernardo (Ángel Jové) conduce y se queja de que le duelen las muelas. Ella, Eloísa (Consul Tura) le dice que le pida dinero a Tía Lina (Sara Grey) , ya que si es para el dentista sí qeu se lo dará. Él dice que quiere que se muera de una vez, para poder heredar. La pareja lleva a Dany (), un perro caniche, en el coche.

Corte a una carrera de perros. La mujer no presta atención, y murmura que seguro que él ha perdido todo el dinero.

De regreso a la casa, Dany sale corriendo por la finca. Eloísa sale corriendo detrás de él, casi parece presa del pánico. Bernardo, que está limpiando un pequeño estanque de ramas podridas y animales muertos, lo sujeta. Eloísa le dice que no se pase, que le está haciendo daño, a lo que Bernardo responde que debería vigilarolo más y no dejarlo salir de la...

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

8 June 1979 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Poodle See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Company Credits

Production Co:

Figaro Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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The end credits list the names of some of the dogs that appear in the film: Dany, Perla, Toy, Macoco, Papi, Melania, Verta, Cero and Sombrita. See more »

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Featured in Bigas Luna: The entomologist gaze (2008) See more »

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Allegro
Written by Béla Bartók
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A movie about dogs,but not for dog lovers. Dark and sinister.

The film is disturbing and ugly. I don't really find any beauty in it. There is a passion for dogs and the best moments are when the dogs perform all alone. I could eventually see it as philosophical inquiry into what we've done as humans, turning wolves into dogs and then becoming savage animals ourselves in the way we many times treat the animals that trust us. The human characters in the movie are very hard to sympathize with. All of them. So, again, a very dark movie. Not for sensitive people and while there is not gore per se, the violence suggested can be quite disturbing. The direction is not bad. Perhaps the most interesting part of the movie.


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