The Twelve Chairs (1962 film)

The Twelve Chairs (Spanish: Las doce sillas) is a 1962 Cuban comedy film directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea. The plot based on Ilf and Petrov's novel of the same name. It was entered into the 3rd Moscow International Film Festival.[1]

The Twelve Chairs
Directed byTomás Gutiérrez Alea
Produced byMargarita Alexandre
Written byTomás Gutiérrez Alea
StarringEnrique Santiesteban
Music byJuan Blanco
CinematographyRamón F. Suárez
Release date
  • 17 December 1962 (1962-12-17)
Running time
94 minutes


  • Enrique Santiesteban as Hipólito Garrigó
  • Reynaldo Miravalles as Oscar (as Reinaldo Miravalles)
  • René Sánchez as El Cura
  • Pilín Vallejo as Gertrudis
  • Idalberto Delgado as Ernesto
  • Ana Viña (as Ana Viñas)
  • Manuel Pereiro
  • Pedro Martín Planas
  • Raúl Xiqués
  • Gilda Hernández
  • Silvia Planas

See also


  1. "3rd Moscow International Film Festival (1963)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2012.
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