Placido


1h 30m 1961

Brief Synopsis

A poor truck driver tries to make due with the payments he owes on his vehicle, all the while trying out to help his fellow poor folk through charity.

Film Details

Genre
Drama
Black Comedy
Foreign
Release Date
1961
Location
Spain

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m
Color
Black and White

Synopsis

A poor truck driver tries to make due with the payments he owes on his vehicle, all the while trying out to help his fellow poor folk through charity.

Film Details

Genre
Drama
Black Comedy
Foreign
Release Date
1961
Location
Spain

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m
Color
Black and White

Award Nominations

Best Foreign Language Film

1962

Quotes

Trivia

The film was originally going to be titled "Siente a un pobre a su mesa" ("seat a poor man at your table"), but this was ultimately changed because the Spanish censorship would not allow it.

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States 1994 (Shown in New York City (Public Theater) as part of program "Spanish Eyes III: Classics From the Spanish Cinema 1960-1975" October 21 - November 10, 1994.)