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Divinas palabras (1987)

A work of Valle-Inclán, the story takes place in Galicia in the early twentieth century. To escape poverty, the wife of a sacristan uses a hydrocephalic child as a sideshow attraction. This causes a confrontation with her sister-in-law.

Director:

José Luis García Sánchez (as J.L. García Sánchez)

Writers:

Ramón del Valle-Inclán (play) (as Don Ramón María del Valle-Inclán), Enrique Llovet (adaptation) | 3 more credits »
4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ana Belén ... Mari Gaila
Francisco Rabal ... Pedro Gailo
Imanol Arias ... Séptimo Miau
Esperanza Roy ... Rosa la Tatula
Aurora Bautista ... Marica del Reino
Juan Echanove ... Miguelín
Víctor Rubio Víctor Rubio
Rebeca Tébar Rebeca Tébar ... Simoniña
Francisco Merino
Tito García
Ofelia Angélica Ofelia Angélica
Ernesto Chao Ernesto Chao
Nicolás Dueñas Nicolás Dueñas ... Conde Polaco
Dorotea Bárcena Dorotea Bárcena
Luis Ciges
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Storyline

A work of Valle-Inclán, the story takes place in Galicia in the early twentieth century. To escape poverty, the wife of a sacristan uses a hydrocephalic child as a sideshow attraction. This causes a confrontation with her sister-in-law.

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female nudity | based on play | See All (2) »

Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

15 September 1987 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Boskie slowa See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Spanish Church protested the scene where Ana Belén is nude in front of a church, and asked the producers for a theological reason to why the nudity was necessary. See more »

Connections

Version of Divinas palabras (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Estoy celosa del vuelo
Performed by Ana Belén
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