In 1860s Madrid, Fabián Conde is a dissolute young man who drives his dishonored identity into a life of seduction and dueling. When he eventually falls in love, changes for good and finds ...
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His director's only film, Vida en Sombras tells the story of a man who from his childhood falls in love with cinema and grows to be a director and cameraman. While struggling to make ... See full summary »
Lorenzo Llobet Gracia
Fernando Fernán Gómez,
María Dolores Pradera,
Isabel de Pomés
Mass inner migration in Spain from Andalusia to Catalonia in the 60s is portrayed in two stages: first the husband, who must adapt to his new country, find work and a place for his family ... See full summary »
A rural magistrate tries to solve the mystery of a man's death that turns to murder in the light of new events, while searching for his lost love, a beautiful and enigmatic woman who suddenly disappeared.
A young policemen witnesses a bank robbery which will become his first case. To catch the thieves he will infiltrate himself as one of the gang members. At first it works, but it won't be so easy afterwards.
At the Hacienda of El Soto lives Doña Raimunda and her daughter, Acacia. After being widowed, Raimunda married Esteban, who is secretly in love with Acacia and her, in turn, feels a deep ... See full summary »
Francisquita, owner of a pastry shop with her widowed mother, loves Fernando, but he only has eyes for Aurora, a temperamental artist. It's his father who courts Francisquita, despite her ... See full summary »
Grandfather Ramiro is on vacation at a mountain inn in the company of his family. He decides to send his people to Madrid and stay in a shelter, saying that his health needs it. But the reason is another one.
Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón
José Luis López Vázquez,
Barcelona: during a long night of August, some people have different experiences what left a deep impression in them: Lucía is abandoned by his boyfriend Iván after a three-years-old ... See full summary »
Manuela Burló Moreno
Pilar López de Ayala,
Filigranas and Aceituno are two bullfighters hired for an amateur bullfight in a little town of Castile. Filigranas is a young man with enthusiasm and a huge desire to succeed; Aceituno, ... See full summary »
In the last years of the Middle Ages, the Corpus Christi procession takes place in the Spanish city of Toledo. There, the young Calixto meets the beautiful lady Melibea, and he falls in ... See full summary »
César Fernández Ardavín
Amelia de la Torre
In 1860s Madrid, Fabián Conde is a dissolute young man who drives his dishonored identity into a life of seduction and dueling. When he eventually falls in love, changes for good and finds the truth about his family, his two opposite friends give him contrasted advice on what he should do. He chooses and time goes by. Then something unexpected happens that will put him on the brim of loosing everything he has fought for. Written by
Armando Calvo had become a successful leading man by the time El Escándalo was made, and he would be even more popular after this film. It is a curiosity watching him perform together with his father, Juan Calvo (Juan Domènech), who plays the role of Gutiérrez, the man who will reveal the truth about Fabián Conde's past. See more »