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The Brute
(El Bruto)

by Luis BUÑUEL

To secure a good real estate deal, Cabrera wants to evict the tenants of a dilapidated building. He hires a young butcher, of Herculean strength, to scare them. El Bruto, the butcher, kills one of the tenants. The victim’s daughter fails in love with her father’s murderer, unaware of who he is. Cabrera’s wife, a former lover of the butcher’s who has
become madly jealous, makes her husband believe El Bruto raped ber. A furious Cabrera tries to kill the brute but El Bruto strangles the landlord…

  • Titre français
  • Original title
    El Bruto
  • Titre international
    The Brute
  • Scénario
    Luis Buñuel, Luis Alcoriza
  • Musique
    Raul Lavista
  • Interprétation
    Pedro Armendáriz, Rosita Arena, Katy Jurado, Paco Martinez, Gloria Mestre, Roberto Meyer, Beatriz Ramos, Andrés Soler
  • Production
    Sergio Kogan
  • Support de projection
    35 mm

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