World Cinema


  • Description
  • Based on a screenplay by Luis

    Burruel, this is a gothic tale of jealousy

    and ambition, focusing on a wealthy

    family living in isolation in rural

    Galicia at the end of the 19th century.

    When a young man comes to visit and

    becomes attracted to the beautiful

    daughter, dark secrets begin to

    surface. Against a backdrop of ancient

    trees, the manor house and the cliffs,

    the movie takes on the tone of a

    classic Hammer film, slowly revealing

    the pieces of the puzzle as the

    attractive couple are drawn closer to

    each other.

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