A work of Valle-Inclán, the story takes place in Galicia in the early twentieth century. To escape poverty, the wife of a sacristan uses a hydrocephalic child as a sideshow attraction. This causes a confrontation with her sister-in-law.
The Spanish Church protested the scene where Ana Belén is nude in front of a church, and asked the producers for a theological reason to why the nudity was necessary.
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