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  • Miracles of Thursday

    Directed by Luis García Berlanga • 1957 • Spain

    In the village of Fuentecilla, there is a medicinal spa which was very popular in the past but that now has been forgotten by the public. In order to bring back the tourists, the 'prominent men' of the village organize a fake miracle: the apparitio...

  • Plácido

    Directed by Luis García Berlanga • 1961 • Spain

    In a small Spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a 'Sit a poor man at your table' dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person dining with them that night. The celebrations also include...

  • The Executioner

    Directed by Luis García Berlanga • 1963 • Italy, Spain

    This masterpiece of black humor, beloved in Spain but too little seen elsewhere, threads a scathing critique of Franco-era values through a macabre farce about an undertaker who marries an executioner's daughter and reluctantly takes over he...