The story begins with the death of a model worker, who is buried with his labor card as a badge of honor. However, his widow is told she needs that card to claim the benefits she is entitled. The story then takes several surreal turns, as the family of the dead man try to recover the precious card from the grave.
|Original Title||La muerte de un burocrata|
|German Title||Der Tod eines Bürokraten|
|French Title||La mort d`un bureaucrate|
|Other Titles||La muerte de un burocrata|
|Directed by||Tomás Gutiérrez Alea|
|Available Formats||DVD, DCP|
|Screenplay||Tomás Gutíerrez Alea, Alfredo del Cueto, Ramón F. Suárez|
|Film Editing||Mario Gonzáles|
|Cinematography||Ramón F. Suárez|
|Production||ICAIC - Margarita Alexandre|
Prix spécial du Jury au Karlovy Film Festival 1966
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