A lonely, squeamish undertaker (Nino Manfredi) thought his dismal prospects for happiness were solved when he met up with the equally non-marriageable daughter (Emma Penella) of an aging and soon-to-retire state executioner (José Isbert). The joy’s short-lived, though,as he’s now expected to assume his new father-in-law’s grim duties in order to maintain the family benefits! Acclaimed dark farce from director Luis García Berlanga co-stars José Luis López Vázquez, Ángel Álvarez. 92 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: Spanish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; featurettes; theatrical trailer. In Spanish with English subtitles.