The Nail

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Mérida Nueva, Spain, late 19th century. Judge Javier Zarco finds in a cemetery a skull pierced by a nail and suspects that a murder has been committed. When he investigates the case in depth, his suspicions fall on the woman who was going to marry the deceased.

  1. Rafael Gil

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Pedro Antonio de Alarcón


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  1. Amparo Rivelles

    Amparo Rivelles


  2. Rafael Durán

    Javier Zarco

  3. Juan Espantaleón


  4. Milagros Leal

    Authoritarian Lady

  5. Joaquín Roa

    Joaquín Roa


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The Nail
The Nail


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Original Title El clavo

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 30, 1949
    Theatrical (limited)


Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Runtime 1h 29m

Budget -

Revenue -



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