Bunuel's fascinating study of a married man's obsession with his wife's virtue. Middle-aged, church-going Francisco (de Cordova) has abstained from sex his entire life. One day, while helping the local priest wash the feet of parishioners, he notices the delicate feet of a woman and
looks up to see the hauntingly beautiful Gloria (Garces), of whom he is instantly enamored. He lures Gloria away from her architect lover and they marry, but on their wedding night Francisco reveals a jealous nature of obsessional proportions. In what is far from the film's most deranged moment,
he pokes a knitting-needle through the keyhole of the bedroom door, convinced that his wife'...