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.
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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
Referenced in Vida en sombras