People interested in movies probably already heard about The Executioner. I can easily recommend. It has a beautiful storyline. The fact is that The Executioner is very good. Great storyline with good action and acting. Efficient balancing between different, preferably extreme, moods seems to me one of the greatest pieces in screenwriting. The Executioner turned out to be even much better than I really wanted. For 3/4 of the movie, I had an unpleasant hug in my stomach. Subconsciously, I felt that the action would go even worse, that the main character would have even harder.... Show more
The Executioner description:
The story begins with the fact that the main character (the old executioner in Spain from the early 1960s) is approaching retirement age. Since his job is not exactly what can be called "popular", he (very gentle and friendly, caring and proud of tradition) begins to worry about who can take his place after retirement. He has a daughter, but unfortunately she seems to have been sentenced to an eternal "crime": As soon as the future groom learns about her father and his "job", he runs away from her in fear. Sad life ... However, a new character emerges: a local funeral director, a handsome and young man who has the exact same problem ... No girl wants him to get a job. So you have a woman almost nobody will marry and a man almost nobody will marry. Of course they are meant for themselves. But here the old executioner has something to say: she is not against her daughter marrying a young entrepreneur; he seems to be a decent man and so on ... But there is one condition: ...... Show more
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