Balada triste
Balada Triste de Trompeta

A film by Alex de la Iglesia

2010 Spain - Drama War

synopsis

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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