Everyone Off to Jail

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Todos a la cárcel
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Luis García Berlanga
Written by Jorge Berlanga
Luis García Berlanga
Starring José Sazatornil
Juan Luis Galiardo
José Luis López Vázquez
Agustín González
Santiago Segura
Amparo Soler Leal
Cinematography Alfredo F. Mayo
Edited by María Elena Sáinz de Rozas
Rosario Sáinz de Rozas
Release dates
  • 22 December 1993 (1993-12-22)
Running time 99 minutes
Country Spain
Language Spanish

Todos a la cárcel (English: Everyone to Jail or Everyone Off to Jail) is a 1993 Spanish comedy film directed by Luis García Berlanga.The script was written by Berlanga with his son Jorge Berlanga. The plot takes place entirely a prison in Valencia during the day of the inmate called Everyone to Jail (Todos a la cárcel), an event to reunite victims of the Francoist repression. A businessman tries to recover the 80 million pesetas that the administration owes him, the banker Cesar Muyagorri tries to obtain the freedom of his friend from Milan Tornicelli. The celebration gets complicated because some of those who were invited did not come and the death of father Rebolli and the welch shed of the participants and there is a prison riot. The banker manages to escape with the help of NATO security forces, but the businessman gives up his intention to claim what he is owed by the minister.

Accolades[edit]

Goya Awards
  • Best Film
  • Best Director
  • Best Sound

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