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The Dog in the Manger

  • The Dog in the Manger © EFE

    The Dog in the Manger © EFE

  

Category

Feature film

Original title

El perro del Hortelano

Year

1996

Director

Pilar Miró

The last film directed by Pilar Miró was this brilliant adaptation of the play by Lope de Vega.  

Diana, the Countess of Belflor, is an intelligent, impulsive woman in love with her secretary, Teodoro. He is engaged to Marcela, one of the countess’s ladies in waiting. When the countess finds out about the engagement, driven by jealousy, she does everything possible to separate the lovers.
 

Technical specifications

Screenplay
Pilar Miró

Actors
Emma Suárez, Carmelo Gómez, Ana Duato, Miguel Rellán, Ángel de Andrés López, Juan Gea, Blanca Portillo

Photography
Javier Aguirresarobe Zubía

Music
José Nieto

Format
Colour

Duration
108 minutes

Awards
Ombú de Oro Award at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, 1996

  

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