Bilbao. The commander of the Guardia Civil, Evaristo Torrecuadrada discovers that his son Paco of 17 years old is a heroin addict. His hope was to see him in the Military Academy. Paco, by differences with his father, runs away from home with a pistol. The commander begins his quest aided by co-Body, using the means at its disposal to achieve its objective. Lt. Alcantara, an expert on drugs, will be one of the most prominent in this quest. The Civil Guard Commander begins to discover a world that knew nothing. Urko's father, nationalist leader with a heroin adict son, helps in some way to find out. His principles, his life, his struggle, fall into a deep crisis, exacerbated by the developments ...

  1. Eloy de la Iglesia

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Gonzalo Goicoechea


Top Billed Cast

  1. José Luis Manzano

    José Luis Manzano


  2. José Manuel Cervino

    José Manuel Cervino

    Evaristo Torrecuadrada

  3. Luis Iriondo

    Martín Aramendía

  4. Javier García


  5. Enrique San Francisco

    Enrique San Francisco

    Mikel Orbea

Full Cast & Crew




Original Title El pico

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 4, 1983


    Not recommended for audiences under 18.

Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget -

Revenue $1,334,173.00



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