Juan Moreira is unfairly sent to jail. When he is liberated he makes justice with his own hands thus sealling his fate. Persecutions and deaths follow. He joins a political party and changes sides when he is betrayed. Submerged in political rivalries, fraude, and betrayal, death seems his only way out.
Based on a novel by Eduardo Gutiérrez.
Winner of 5 Silver Condor, at the Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards, 1974: Best Film; Best Cinematography (Juan Carlos Desanzo); Best Set Design (Miguel Angel Lumaldo); Best Soundtrack; and, Best Music Score (Pocho Leyes y Luis María Serra)