Directed by Luis Bunuel
A powerful social melodrama which deals with a
corrupt landlord who decides he needs a strong-arm man to intimidate his
restless tenants. El Bruto, played by Pedro Armendariz, is the
thick-headed slaughterhouse worker loyal to the exploiters. Bruto is
lusted after by his employer's frustrated wife and at the same time longs
for an innocent girl whose father he unfortunately beat to death. Spanish
with English subtitles. 83 minutes.