In this engaging Spanish magic realist comedy, the village of San Hilario was renowned for its magnificent funerals. People traveled for miles to die and be buried there. But changes in funeral fashion have left the village decimated. And so they eagerly await the arrival of Germán Cortes, their first customer in years.  When a fugitive with the same name arrives, he secretly assumes the other man’s identity. And so the plans for the big event get under way…

Languages:
Spanish

Duration:
105 minutes

Country of origin:
Spain

Year of production:
2004