A retired police sergeant has an unnatural stranglehold over his wife and daughter. His claustrophobically enclosed world is threatened when Santos finds herself pregnant and forced to marry a young man. Silayan attempts to extend his influence over his son-in-law, who resists; there is a confrontation…
Director: Mike De Leon.
Writers: Clodualdo Del Mundo Jr., (as Doy Del Mundo Jr.), Raquel Villavicencio (as Raquel N. Villavicencio) & Mike De Leon (screenplay), Nick Joaquin (essay “The House on Zapote St.”) (as Quijano de Manila).
Stars: Vic Silayan, Charito Solis, Charo Santos-Concio, Jay Ilagan, Ruben Rustia, Aida Carmona, Juan Rodrigo, Cora Alforja, Dindo Angeles, Edwin O’Hara, Mandy Bustamante, Mely Mallari, Monette Alfon, Teresita R. Sanchez.