About

Francisco is rich, rather strict on principles, and still a bachelor. After meeting Gloria by accident, he is suddenly intent on her becoming his wife and courts her until she agrees to marry him. Francisco is a dedicated husband, but little by little his passion starts to exhibit disturbing traits. Nevertheless, Gloria meets with scepticism as she expresses her worries to their acquaintances.

7.9
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Directed by

Luis Buñuel

Written by

Luis Buñuel (Story)
Luis Alcoriza (Story)
Mercedes Pinto (Novel)

Runtime

92 minutes

Country

Mexico

Language

Spanish

Tagline

Another film masterpiece by the director of the prize-winning 'The Young and the Damned'

Cast

Keywords

flashback jealousy church passion sadness abuse rage wrath threat rich husband

Lists

#335 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?