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Never on a Sunday (2006)

Morirse en domingo (original title)
Carlo's uncle died on a Sunday morning, and the only funeral home working on Sundays is managed by a very suspicious character.

Director:

Daniel Gruener

Writer:

Antonio Armonia
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Cast

Credited cast:
Silverio Palacios ... Joaquin
Humberto Busto ... Carlos
Maya Zapata ... Ana
Rafael Simón ... Javier
Axel Ricco Axel Ricco ... Dracula
Raúl Méndez ... Eleuterio
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Enrique Arreola ... Tipográfo
Fernando Becerril
Rosa María Bianchi ... Laura
Jose Angel Bichir Jose Angel Bichir ... Jorge
José Antonio Chamizo José Antonio Chamizo ... Decano
Josefina Echánove ... Doña Mago
Humberto Elizondo ... Calderon
Paulina Gaitan ... Isabel
Antonio Gaona Antonio Gaona ... Pedro
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Storyline

When Carlo's uncle died on a Sunday morning, the only option they can find and afford is a shady funeral home, but what Carlos does not know is that the manager of the funeral home has a side business, he sells the bodies of the dead to universities. Carlos demands his uncle's body and ends up falling in love with the embalmer's daughter. Written by jairhcastillo

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexuality, drug use and disturbing images | See all certifications »
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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

16 February 2007 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Never on a Sunday See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$513,004
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Color:

Color
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Goofs

During the scene of the practice in the medicine school, with all the students gathering around the corpse of Carlos's uncle, we can see in a shot that the actor who plays the uncle dead is moving his eyelids. See more »

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i 've just seen it on the international film festival of San Sebastian!!
26 September 2006 | by almanaseSee all my reviews

wow!an amazing film...i have seen it some hours ago,it was the first time,also,for the actors...and after watching it,people didn't stop clapping their hands...all the actors are awesome,perfect...i didn't know nothing at all about most of them:SILVERIO PALACIOS makes a fantastic role,HUMBERTO BUSTO-i saw him in amores perros with gael garcia bernal-offers many different things in one character,MAYA ZAPATA shows that her future is not enough to make us know how much is she able to grow...the photo,the production itself... its a great film,different,a mixture of events and feeling...a fantastic job of DANIEL GRUENER(director) ant the production team(with SUSANA ZABALETA on it).you all have to see it.


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