El Lazarillo de Tormes

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This article is about the 1959 Spanish film. For the 16th-century Spanish picaresque novel, see Lazarillo de Tormes.
El Lazarillo de Tormes
Directed by César Fernández Ardavín
Produced by César Fernández Ardavín
Written by César Fernández Ardavín
Starring Marco Paoletti
Cinematography Manuel Berenguer
Edited by Magdalena Pulido
Release dates 16 November 1959 (Spain)
4 April 1963 (USA (NYC only))
Running time 114 minutes
Country Spain
Language Spanish

El Lazarillo de Tormes is a 1959 Spanish film directed by César Fernández Ardavín. An adaptation of the anonymous sixteenth century novel Lazarillo de Tormes (1554), it tells the story of Lazarillo, a poor boy who has to live by his wits after being sold to a series of cruel masters.





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