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1953 | B/N | 91:00

Quiet-looking Francisco Galván de Montemayor—wealthy, conservative, religious, and a virgin—meets Gloria at the foot-washing ceremony on Holy Thursday. At a party at his mansion, he wins her over and later marries her. Starting on their wedding night, jealousy transforms him into an obsessive and paranoid man who sees only murder and mutilation as a solution to his madness.

Country: México
Direction: Buñuel; Luis
Script: Buñuel; Luis, Alcoriza; Luis
Production: Dancigers; Óscar
Photography: Figueroa; Gabriel
Sound: González Gancy; Jesús, De Pérez; José
Music: Hernández Bretón; Luis
Cast:de Córdova; Arturo, Garcés; Delia, Pidal; José, Walker; Aurora, Martínez Baena; Carlos, Dondé; Manuel, Banquells; Rafael, Casanova; Fernando, Beristáin; Luis
Participation year at FICM: 2022

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