About

An undertaker gets married to an old executioner's daughter and, although he doesn't like it, must continue the profession of his father-in-law after his retirement.

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Directed by

Luis García Berlanga

Written by

Ennio Flaiano (Screenplay)
Luis García Berlanga (Screenplay)
Rafael Azcona (Screenplay)

Runtime

91 minutes

Country

Italy, Spain

Language

Spanish

Tagline

An original and brilliant movie

Cast

Keywords

spain death wedding retirement dying and death death penalty undertaker grave digger mallorca hangman executioner

Lists

#236 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?