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La vaquilla (1985)

A platoon of mismatched republican soldiers cross the front-line to steal the bull that the enemy is going to fight on the saint patron date of the village. In addition to ruining the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Brigada Castro
... Mariano
... Limeño
... Teniente Broseta
... Cura
... Coronel Republicano
Violeta Cela ... Guadalupe
... Comandante Nacional
... Juana
... Alférez
... Adela
Carlos Tristancho ... Cartujano
... Párroco
... Vicenta
... Sargento Nacional 1º
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A platoon of mismatched republican soldiers cross the front-line to steal the bull that the enemy is going to fight on the saint patron date of the village. In addition to ruining the nationals' celebration they want the animal in order to butcher it and feed their famished troops. They get caught in the procession and have to go through a series of funny and pathetic incidents before they can get back to their side. Written by Mary Solari

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6 March 1985 (Spain)  »

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A Vitela  »

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Director Luis García Berlanga took over 30 years to do the movie because on it he was looking the Civil War in a fun way. See more »

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Tío Cagurrio, pregonero: [through the speakers] ¿Puedo tocar la cuerna?
Brigada Castro: ¡La de tu padre!
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Songs performed by Angelillo
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