The second of the four films that Burt Lancaster and Robert Aldrich made together is the story of two mercenaries in Mexico after the American Civil War who are hired by Emperor Maximillian to safely bring a countess to Vera Cruz. When they discover that millions of dollars in gold are hidden in the countess’ stagecoach, complications ensue.
A woman with aspirations to be a novice commits a sin in her early days within the religion. Now she and her son, the fruit of this sin, leave Spain to start a new life. After several years they lead a quiet life in a small town in the south of France. The Mother will try everything to prevent her son from making the same mistake as her given the intervention of the presence of an unwanted woman within her home.
To the East of Mexico City, three people have decided to break the stereotypes set by the society and build a new reality; where love, solidarity and dance are the axes.
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