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The Executioner

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, Cleveland OH

Jul 14 - 15 2022
The Executioner

In this long out-of-release black comedy, an elderly executioner looking to marry off his unappealing daughter and, at the same time, find his own successor discovers a possible candidate in a meek, lonely undertaker’s assistant.

Spain/Italy, 1963, Luis García Berlanga

Nino Manfredi (Bread and Chocolate) stars in this long out-of-release black comedy that, according to The Time Out Film Guide, is “regularly voted by its country’s critics as the best Spanish film of all time.” In it, an elderly executioner looking to marry off his unappealing daughter and, at the same time, find his own successor discovers a possible candidate in a meek, lonely undertaker’s assistant. Despite skewering Franco-era values, this

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