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El detective y la muerte ()


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An aged and powerful magnate is dying. He offers Laura, his young and beautiful mistress, a birthday gift; a sophisticated display of virtual reality in which he will "come to life" for her... See more »

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Detective
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María
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Hombre Oscuro (as Carmelo Gomez)
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G.M. (as Hector Alterio)
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Duquesa (as Charo Lopez)
Mapi Galán ...
Laura (as Mapi Galan)
Francis Lorenzo ...
D. Luis
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Ofelia (as Paulina Galvez)
Myriam De Maeztu ...
Rosa
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Hombre Tiburón
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Skin-Head 1
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Skin-Head 2
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Padre
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Enfermera
Ethel Szul ...
Enfermera
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Hombre de Plástico
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Vecino
Ryszard Marciniewski ...
Regidor

Directed by

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Gonzalo Suárez ... (as Gonzalo Suarez)

Written by

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Gonzalo Suárez ... (story)
 
Gonzalo Suárez ... (screenplay)
 
Azucena Rodríguez ... (collaboration)
 
Hans Christian Andersen ... (story "Historien om en moder") (uncredited)

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Miguel Ángel Barbero ... executive producer (as Miguel Angel Barbero)
José Luis García Arrojo ... line producer
Andrés Vicente Gómez ... producer (as Andres Vicente Gomez)
Manuel Lombardero ... associate producer
Ignacio Martínez ... associate producer (as Ignacio Martinez)
Sylvia Suárez ... associate producer (as Sylvia Suarez)

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Suso Sáiz ... (as Suso Saiz)

Cinematography by

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Carlos Suárez ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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José Salcedo ... (as Jose Salcedo)

Editorial Department

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Rosa Ortiz ... assistant editor
Meco Paulogorrán ... assistant editor (as Meco Paulogorran)

Art Direction by

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Alain Bainée

Set Decoration by

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Allan Starski ... (as Allan Starsky)

Costume Design by

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Yvonne Blake

Makeup Department

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Anna Adamek ... makeup artist
Czeslawa Baldo ... hair stylist
Maria Dziewulska ... assistant makeup artist

Production Management

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Michal Szczerbic ... production manager: Poland

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Marek Brodzki ... second assistant director
Fernando Pacheco ... assistant director

Art Department

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Joanna Doroszkiewicz ... assistant decorator
Dariusz Lipinski ... set dresser
Cezary Matysiak ... set dresser
Ángel Ortiz ... graphic design (as Angel Ortiz)
Grzegorz Piatkowski ... assistant decorator
Marek Razniewski ... construction coordinator (as Marek Razneiwski)
Waldemar Weiss ... construction coordinator

Sound Department

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Luis Castro ... foley artist
Andrzej Chuszno ... boom operator
Eduardo Fernández ... sound (as Eduardo Fernandez)
Krzysztof Grabowski ... sound: Poland
José Salcedo ... sound editor (as Jose Salcedo)

Special Effects by

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Miroslaw Marchwinski ... special effects

Stunts

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Krzysztof Kotowski ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Henryk Bazydlo ... electrician
Francesc Brualla ... gaffer
Alfonso Casado ... grip
Slawomir Grinka ... electrician
Henryk Jedynak ... focus puller
Krzysztof Koperski ... gaffer: Poland
Cezary Lisowski ... electrician
Emil Makowski ... dolly
Piotr Malinkiewicz ... electrician
Zbigniew Nietresta ... grip
Pawel Pasek-Paszkowski ... electrician (as Pawel Pasek Paszkowski)
Andrzej Przestrzelski ... still photographer
Zbigniew Szukala ... second assistant camera
Ryszard Szymanski ... grip

Casting Department

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Magdalena Szwarcbart ... casting: Poland (as Magda Szwarcbart)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Beata Blaut ... wardrobe assistant
Anna Kiljanska ... costume assistant (as Anna Kilianska)
Anna Rychlik ... wardrobe assistant
Wieslawa Starska ... key costumer
José Vico ... assistant costume designer (uncredited)

Location Management

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Grazyna Kozlowska ... location manager

Music Department

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Joxan Goikoetxea ... musician: accoridion (as Josean Goicoetxea)
Javier Paxariño ... musician: clarinet / musician: flute
Antonio Sauco ... musician: keyboards / musician: piano
Matthew Simon ... musician: flugelhorn (as Matthew L. Simon) / musician: trumpet (as Matthew L. Simon)
Nacho Sáenz de Tejada ... music advisor (as Nacho Saenz de Tejada)

Other crew

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Urszula Baraniak ... cashier (as Ursula Barianak)
Andrzej Besztak ... production coordinator
Dorota Burska ... personal assistant to director: Poland
Barbara Cieslak ... production secretary
Malgorzata Dedek ... production accountant
José Manuel Fernández ... production assistant (as Jose Manuel Fernandez)
Rafa Fernández ... press (as Rafa Fernandez)
Marco Gómez ... production assistant (as Marco Gomez)
Elzbieta Heleniak ... production accountant
Pura Herrero ... second production assistant
Jan Janik ... production assistant: Poland
Jerzy Mizak ... production assistant: Poland
Monika Zalewska ... script supervisor
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

An aged and powerful magnate is dying. He offers Laura, his young and beautiful mistress, a birthday gift; a sophisticated display of virtual reality in which he will "come to life" for her after his death. But Laura much prefers that her mother, the Duchess, who has taken her place in the magnate's heart and bed, dies instead. Written by LolaFilms

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Taglines La muerte nunca devuelve lo que coge. Sólo, a veces, cambia una vida por otra. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Detektyw i smierc (Poland)
  • The Detective and the Death (World-wide, English title)
  • The Detective and Death
Runtime
  • 108 min
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Movie Connections Referenced in Y decirte alguna estupidez, por ejemplo, te quiero (2000). See more »
Soundtracks Donde va el amor See more »

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