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The Executioner (El verdugo)

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The Executioner (El verdugo)
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29 May 20207pm - 31 May 2020

Online Event

The Instituto Cervantes presents Clásicos contigo (Classics with you), an online programme of free cinema in conjuction with the Spanish Film Academy and AECID Film Archive. Every remaining Friday of May starting on Friday 8th May at 19.00h (local time in UK), 4 classic masterpieces of Spanish cinema will be showed.

Each film will be available on the Instituto Cervantes Vimeo channel for 48 hours, with subtitles in English, and will be presented by a member of the Spanish Film Academy. In order to access the film a password will be provided on the information page on our website: https://cultura.cervantes.es/leeds/en/el-verdugo--the-executioner-/133214

"The Executioner" (Luis García Berlanga, 1963) will be the fourth and last film of the series to be showed on Friday 29th May at 19.00h. Filmmaker and writer David Trueba will introduce the film on another video that will be published on the Instituto Cervantes Vimeo channel. "The Executioner" will be available to watch until Sunday 31st May at 19.00h.

In "The Executioner", a young man reluctantly accepts the position of executioner, having married the daughter of the present one, to get the salary and house, but has to be dragged to carry out the hanging.

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During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.

Access password will be provided on our website via the link above.

Instituto Cervantes Leeds
Online Event
  • Free Event
  • Adults only
  • Film
  • Online
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