The Holy Innocents (Los santos inocentes)
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The Holy Innocents (Los santos inocentes)
Meant to reflect the harsh realities of segments of society in 1960s, Franco-era Spain, this slow-moving, drawn-out story is about a struggling, impoverished family who work on the estate of a wealthy aristocrat. Paco (Alfredo Landa) is the head of his small family who constantly tries to placate his irascible overlords and also teaches them how to hunt birds. His wife Régula (Terele Pávez) is as subservient as Paco. The family is rounded out by a mute, crippled daughter, a son away at military service, and Azarias (Francisco Rabal), an uncle whose mental stability is in question. These… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A memorable performance by Francisco Rabal."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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