La Biblia en pasta

La Biblia en pasta
Directed by Manuel Summers
Written by Manuel Summers
Starring Celedón Parra
Annete Neils
Fulgencio Sequeiro
José Luis de la Fuente
Emilio Fornet
Guillermo Summers
Manuel Summers
Music by Carlos Viziello
Release date
Running time
87 minutes
Country Spain
Language Spanish

La Biblia en pasta (Spanish for "The Bible in pulp paper", a Spanish idiom for something hard and difficult) is a 1984 Spanish comedy film directed by Manuel Summers. It is a humorous version of some episodes from the Old Testament.[1]


The film shows a humorous version of four episodes of Genesis: Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, the Flood and the Tower of Babel, also Abraham appears very briefly at the end. There are many anachronisms for humorous purposes, such as Noah's Ark having windscreen wipers or Cain singing the Internationale and absurd jokes such as Noah painting stripes on a white horse to hide not having a zebra.


Spanish critic Carlos Aguilar in his Guía del cine español considers this film "painful".[2]


  1. La Biblia en pasta Archived 2013-04-24 at the Wayback Machine. en
  2. Aguilar, Carlos (2007). Guía del cine español. Cátedra. p. 121. ISBN 978-84-376-2419-8.
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