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.
Did You Know?
On the 25th anniversary of the shooting of the film, the village of Sos del Rey Católico, in Aragón, Spain, offered a moving homage to Berlanga and Azcona, both deceased. Several members of the cast as well as other personalities were present and uncovered the sculptures of both writers. Pepe Sacristán confessed that he is terrified of bulls and could not do the scenes with the wild cow. See more
La clave de todo es este chico, Mariano se llama.
Mucho pelo, eh, mucho pelo.
Se le corta.
Songs performed by Angelillo See more