Waiting for the Hearse

Waiting for the Hearse (1985)

An out of the ordinary weekend in the life of an Argentine family

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1985-05-06
  • User Rating: 8.1/10 from 117 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 27min
  • Language: Español
  • Production Company: Rosafrey SRL
  • Production Country: Argentina
  • Director: Alejandro Doria
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Mama Cora, who is almost eighty years old, has three sons and a daughter. She lives with one of them, who has serious financial problems. The family meets one day to celebrate an anniversary meal, and that is when the problem arises: which of them will take care of her?

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  • Luis Brandoni

    as Antonio
  • China Zorrilla

    as Elvira
  • Antonio Gasalla

    as Mamá Cora
  • Julio De Grazia

    as Jorge
  • Betiana Blum

    as Nora
  • Juan Manuel Tenuta

    as Sergio
  • Mónica Villa

    as Susana
  • Enrique Pinti

    as Felipe
  • Darío Grandinetti

    as Cacho
  • Cecilia Rossetto

    as Dominga
  • Andrea Tenuta

    as Matilde
  • Lidia Catalano

    as Emilia
  • Clotilde Borella

    as Doña Elisa
  • José Andrada

    as Morgue clerk
  • Jorge Santos

    as Florist kid
  • Matías Puelles

    as Oscarcito
  • Gloria Necon

    as Hungarian woman
  • Miguel Ángel Porro

    as Bus driver
  • Gofredo Colombo

    as Don Genaro
  • Juan Acosta

    as Peralta, police officer
  • José Andrada

    as Policeman, partner of Peralta
Writing Alejandro Doria Screenplay
Directing Alejandro Doria Director
Production Alejandro Doria Producer
Writing Jacobo Langsner Screenplay
Writing Jacobo Langsner Theatre Play
Directing Santiago Carlos Oves Assistant Director
Camera Willi Behnisch Camera Operator
Sound Pedro Saborido Sound Assistant
Camera Juan Carlos Lenardi Director of Photography
Sound José Luis Díaz Sound
Editing Silvia Ripoll Editor
Costume & Make-Up Alex Mathews Makeup Artist
Editing Jorge Firdman Assistant Editor
Production Diana Frey Executive Producer
Camera Andrés Mazzon Assistant Camera
Art Jorge Sarudiansky Production Design
Sound Javier Salinas Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Directing Hugo Lescano Second Assistant Director
Art Horacio Pigozzi Assistant Set Designer
Lighting Óscar Robledo Lighting Director
Camera Fabián Giacometti Assistant Camera
Production Patricia Barbieri Producer's Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Josefina De Robledo Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Selva Chomnalez Makeup & Hair
Lighting Sergio Scalisi Gaffer
Production Fernando Wajs Administration
Editing Irma Planas Assistant Editor
Directing Viviana Guadarrama Second Assistant Director
Sound Perfecto de San José Sound Assistant
Production Claudio Prestia Producer's Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Angelica Teruzzi Hairstylist
Crew Feliciano Brunelli Compositor
Production Oscar Draganczuk Producer's Assistant
Directing Tanya Barbieri Second Assistant Director
Editing Sergio Rosenfeldt Assistant Editor
Lighting Adolfo Calo Gaffer
Lighting Jose Di Dio Gaffer
Camera Graciela Portela Still Photographer
Crew Walter Basualdo Carpenter
Art Rodolfo Navarro Props
Art Juan Carlos Villar Title Designer
Production Marta Ratti Administration