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1949 | B/N | 91 min

Ramiro, a rich widower given to drinking, lets himself be exploited by his children Virginia and Eduardo, his lazy brother Ladislao, and his sister-in-law Milagros. In a state of desperation, his brother Gregorio decides to make Ramiro believe he has lost all his money. Now, his family will have to work to survive

Country: México
Direction: Buñuel; Luis
Script: Alcoriza; Janet, Torrado; Adolfo
Production: Sole; Fernando, Dancigers; Óscar
Photography: Carrasc; Ezequiel
Sound: González Gancy; Jesús, Ruiz Esparza; Rafael
Music: Esperón; Manuel
Cast:Jambrina; Francisco, Bravo; Antonio, Chávez; José, Granados; Rosario, Martínez; Pepe, Monsell; Antonio, Pérez Martínez; Gerardo, Pulido; Juan, Rodríguez; Nicolás, R; R, Grifell; Maruja, Alcoriza; Luis, Rojo; Gustavo
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Participation year at FICM: 2004

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