About the film
Release Date: January 06, 1979
|Director||:||Tomás Gutiérrez Alea|
|Writers||:||Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Antonio Benítez Rojo|
A bourgeois Cuban family of aristocratic origin locks itself into its mansion when the Cuban Revolution comes to power, waiting for the new regime to be overthrown. As time passes, they regress to older and older systems of policital order, from capitalism to feudalism to "primitive savagery."