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Title The executioner [videorecording] / screenplay by Luis García Berlanga, Rafael Azcona, Ennio Flaiano ; directed by Luis García Berlanga.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    EXE    Available
Edition DVD special edition
Description 1 videodiscs (92 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical monaural Dolby digital rda
widescreen (1.85:1) rda
DVD-video NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture.
Series The Criterion collection ; 840
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 840.
System Details DVD ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono.
Language In Spanish, with optional subtitles in English.
Note Title from container.
Cast Nino Manfredi, Emma Penella, Jose Isbert, Guido Alberti, José Luis López Vázquez, Ángel Álvarez, Guido Alberti, Julia Caba Alba, María Luisa Ponte, María Isbert.
Credits Executive producer, Nazario Belmar ; cinematography, Tonino Delli Colli ; editor, Alfonso Santacana ; music, Miguel Asins Arbó.
Note DVD release of the 1963 motion picture.
Widescreen (1.85:1).
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary A macabre farce about an undertaker who marries an executioner's daughter and reluctantly takes over her father's job so the family can keep their government allotted apartment.
Note Bonus features: New interview with Pedro Almodóvar ; new program on director Luis García Berlanga ; Spanish television program from 2009 on The executioner featuring archival interviews with Berlanga ; trailer ; new English subtitle translation ; essay by film critic David Cairns.
Subject Undertakers and undertaking -- Drama.
Executions and executioners -- Drama.
Families -- Drama.
Capital punishment -- Drama.
Foreign films -- Spain.
Motion pictures, Spanish.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Comedy films.
Added Author Berlanga, Luis García, film director, screenwriter.
Azcona, Rafael, 1926-2008, screenwriter.
Flaiano, Ennio, 1910-1972, screenwriter.
Belmar, Nazario, film producer.
Asíns Arbó, Miguel, 1916-1996, composer.
Delli Colli, Tonino, cinematographer.
Santacana, Alfonso, film editor.
Manfredi, Nino, 1921-2004, actor.
Penella, Emma, 1930- actor.
Isbert, José, 1885-1966, actor.
Alberti, Guido, 1909-1996, actor.
López Vázquez, José Luis, actor.
Álvarez, Ángel, 1906-1983, actor.
Caba Alba, Julia, 1912-1988, actor.
Ponte, María Luisa, 1918-1996, actor.
Isbert, María, 1917-2011, actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Note Original title: Verdugo
Added Title Container of (work): Verdugo (Motion picture : 1963)
ISBN 9781681432175
Standard No. 715515187411
Music No. CC2690DDVD The Criterion Collection

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