Mallorca, 1865. There are held the funerals for the lords of Bearn, whose motto has always been "rather die than mixing my blood." The priest Juan Mayol, an orphan who doesn't know anything about his past, decides to reconstruct the history of this family.
Based on the novel by Llorenç Villalonga.
Warning: This movie may contain strong language. Viewer discretion is advised.
Winner of the Jury Prize, at Montréal World Film Festival 1983 : Jaime Chávarri
Winner of an Award, at Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 1984 : Best Actress (Amparo Soler Leal)
Winner of a Fotogramas de Plata 1984 : Best Movie Actress (Amparo Soler Leal)
Nominated to a Fotogramas de Plata 1984: Best Movie Actor (Imanol Arias)
Nominated to a Gold Hugo, at Chicago International Film Festival 1983 : Best Film