The Twelve Chairs

Las doce sillas (Original title)

1962 Comedy

About

When her country is taken over by socialist revolutionaries, a wealthy woman can't bear to give up all of her wealth and possessions to the new government, so she hides all of her treasures in the 12 chairs of a dining-room set. After her death her nephew finds out what she had done and, since the chairs had been "nationalized" and are now in the possession of a dozen different people, he sets out...

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Written by

Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (Screenplay)
Ilya Ilf (Novel)
Yevgeni Petrov (Novel)
Ugo Ulive (Screenplay)

Runtime

94 minutes

Country

Cuba

Language

Spanish

Cast

Keywords

cultural revolution socialism chair