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robbery madrid, spain gun hostage shop police tobacco friends romance neighbor niece relationship mason
The Tobacconist of Vallecas
Release Date: April 09, 1987
|Production Companies||:||TVE, Compañía Iberoamericana de TV, Ministerio de Cultura, Ega Medios Audiovisuales|
|Director||:||Eloy de la Iglesia|
|Writers||:||Eloy de la Iglesia, Gonzalo Goicoechea, José Luis Alonso de Santos|
Leandro, an unemployed mason and his friend, Tocho, attempt to rob a tobacconist in the Vallecas district of Madrid, but Mrs. Justa, the tobacconist, impedes it alerting the neighbors who notify police. Inside the shop, the confrontation between the two friends and their 'hostages', the tobacconist and her niece Angeles, is relaxing, and a budding sympathy arises between them.