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The Executioner (1963)

AP 1965-03-29 (US) ComedyDrama 1h 31m
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An original and brilliant movie


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.

  1. Luis García Berlanga

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Ennio Flaiano


  3. Rafael Azcona


Top Billed Cast

  1. Nino Manfredi

    Nino Manfredi

    José Luis Rodríguez, el enterrador

  2. Emma Penella

    Emma Penella

    Carmen, la hija de Amadeo

  3. José Isbert

    José Isbert

    Amadeo, el verdugo

  4. José Luis López Vázquez

    José Luis López Vázquez

    Antonio Rodríguez, el hermano mayor de José Luis

  5. Ángel Álvarez

    Ángel Álvarez

    Álvarez, el enterrador

  6. Guido Alberti

    Guido Alberti

    Director de la prisión

  7. Julia Caba Alba

    Julia Caba Alba

    Mujer visitante de la obra nº 2

  8. María Luisa Ponte

    María Luisa Ponte

    Estefanía, esposa de Antonio

  9. María Isbert

    María Isbert

    Ignacia, esposa de Álvarez

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The Executioner
The Executioner

Original Title El verdugo

Status Released

Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Budget -

Revenue -


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