Balada triste
Balada Triste de Trompeta

A film by Alex de la Iglesia

2010 Spain - Drama War


1937 Spanish civil war, circus' clowns are recruited by force to join the militia and the butchery starts as they are still in their clown costume.Years after, Javier y Sergio, two terrifyingly disfigured clowns battle to the death to win an acrobat's ambiguous love. Their incredible confrontation is a satirical reflection of Franco's dictatorship during which the story takes place. As in the drama between the two Spains, both clowns destroy the object of their love in their struggle.

  • cast

    • Carlos Areces (Javier)
    • Antonio de la Torre (Sergio)
    • Carolina Bang (Natalia)
    • Sancho Garcia (Coronel Salcedo)
    • Carmen Maura (Sonsoles)
  • crew

    • Production
    • Tornasol Films
    • Producer
    • Gerardo Herrero
    • Producer
    • Mariela Besuievsky
    • Director of Photography
    • Kiko de la Rica
    • Editor
    • Alejandro Lazaro
  • infos

    • Running time
    • 108
    • Ratio
    • 2.35

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