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La corte de Faraón (1985)

98 min | Comedy, Musical

In the early Spanish Civil Post-war, in Madrid, during the most hard times of the Franco dictatorship, a group of second-rate players try to get out of their wretched lives taking advantage of the artistic caprices of the son of a rich man...See moreIn the early Spanish Civil Post-war, in Madrid, during the most hard times of the Franco dictatorship, a group of second-rate players try to get out of their wretched lives taking advantage of the artistic caprices of the son of a rich man who supports the regime. They try to stage a Pre-war 'zarzuela' (a sort of Spanish operetta), 'La Corte Del Faraón', which ironically, thirty years later, is too obscene for the regime censorship. They finally manage to perform the 'zarzuela' but end up in the police station where they confirm that justice depends on which side are you on Written by Paco Delgado See less
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Writers
Guillermo Perrín (operetta) (as Perrín) | Miguel de Palacios (operetta) (as Palacios) | Rafael Azcona (adaptation) | José Luis García Sánchez (adaptation) (as J.L. García Sánchez)
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Vicente Lleó (as V. Lleó)
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Updated Sep 26, 1985

Release date
Oct 1985 (United States)

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Ana Belén
Mari Pili / Lota / Sul Mari Pili / Lota / Sul   See fewer
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Antonio Banderas
Fray José Fray José   See fewer
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Josema Yuste
Tarsicio / Putifar Tarsicio / Putifar   See fewer
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Agustín González
Padre Calleja Padre Calleja   See fewer
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Quique Camoiras
Corcuera / Faraón Corcuera / Faraón   See fewer
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Mary Carmen Ramírez
Fernanda / La Reina Fernanda / La Reina   See fewer
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Juan Diego
Roberto Roberto   See fewer
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María Luisa Ponte
Patricia Patricia   See fewer
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Millán Salcedo
Copero de S.M. Copero de S.M.   See fewer
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Antonio Gamero
Ramírez Ramírez   See fewer
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Luis Ciges
Huete Huete   See fewer
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Pedro Farrés
Gran Sacerdote Gran Sacerdote   See fewer
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María Rus
Irene Irene   See fewer
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Amélia Fonts
Marta (as Amelia Font) Marta (as Amelia Font)   See fewer
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Maruja Recio
Doncella Doncella   See fewer
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Tomás Sáez
Policia (as Tomas Saenz Retamar) Policia (as Tomas Saenz Retamar)   See fewer
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Pedro Basanta
Gerente Gerente   See fewer
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Manuel Huete
Millán Millán   See fewer
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Laura Bayonas
María (uncredited) María (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 338 votes