Maribel and the strange family

Maribel and the strange family

Original title: Maribel y la extraña familia
Production: Tarfe Films; As Films Producción
Country: Spain
Director: José María Forqué
Script: Miguel Mihura; Luis Marquina; Vicente Coello; José María Forqué
Photography: José F. Aguayo
Music: Manuel Parada
Cast: Silvia Pinal; Adolfo Marsillach; Julia Caba Alba; Guadalupe Muñoz Sampedro; Trini Alonso; Carmen Lozano; Gracita Morales; José Orjas; Erasmo Pascual; Dolores Bremón; Antonio Queipo; Pilar Muñoz; Alicia Hermida; Pilar Gómez Ferrer; Julia Pachelo
Year: 1960
Duration: 98
Genre: Comedy
Color: BW
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish


Maribel and Marcelino come from completely different worlds. He is an innocent and shy guy who owns a chocolate factory in a small town and who still lives with his mother and aunt. She, however, is a prostitute who has lived more than she had wanted. One day they are in a nightclub, they fall in love and decide to marry. When Marcelino presents her to his family, his aunt and his mother welcome her from the first moment, but they do not know yet the true profession of the young girl.

Based on the play by Miguel Mihura.


Winner of a CEC Award, at Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 1961: Best Supporting Actress (Julia Caba Alba)

Winner of the Prize of the National Syndicate of Spectacle 1960: Best Supporting Actress (Julia Caba Alba)

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