The brothers Santos and Rufino Peralta are used like animals in the workplace at the Parana Stop. There they encounter enormous hardship and inhuman conditions of work as a consequence of the immense greed of the managers. A worker’s rebellion is maturing, to the point that it is developed into trade union of workers who respond against their grief. Finally, the workers plot a counterattack and punish their corrupt employers.
Director: Hugo del Carril. AKA Dark River.
Writers: Eduardo Borrás, Alfredo Varela (novel) (as Alfredo Varela hijo), Alfredo Varela (screenplay).
Stars: Hugo del Carril, Adriana Benetti, Raúl del Valle, Pedro Laxalt, Gloria Ferrandiz, Eloy Álvarez, Herminia Franco, Luis Otero, Joaquín Petrocino, Domingo Garibotto.
1952 Venice Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Lion.