Waiting for the Hearse (1985)

Director
Alejandro Doria

Main cast
Luis Brandoni; China Zorrilla; Antonio Gasalla; Julio De Grazia; Betiana Blum

Genres
Comedy

Description
A lot of confusion and mixed situations between relatives in the middle of Mamá Cora's wake, the grandma, who supposely commit suicide throwing herself in front of a train.


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