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Tomás Gutiérrez Alea – La muerte de un burócrata AKA Death of a Bureaucrat (1966)

SYNOPSIS
A worker dies in an accident at his work and is buried with his union card, essential for the widow to receive a pension. To recover it, the family is forced to carry out a clandestine exhumation. The impediments of the bureaucracy make it impossible to bury the corpse again. The absurdity of the situation degenerates into violence. Read More »