When slaughterhouse worker Marcos (Vincent Parra) accidently kills a man during a fight, he beings to lose his grip on sanity. As his brutal crimes escalate and the body count grows, the killer must find a way to dispose of his victims.
Born in the Basque town of Zaráuz on 1.1.1944. He studied film at the IDHEC in Paris and began making films in the mid-sixties; his films were considered provocative in Spain under Franco. Iglesia makes use of popular genres such as the thriller and the horror film in order to convey his social criticism; he was also one of the first to address homosexuality in his films. In 1996, San Sebastián film festival featured an extensive retrospective of his work. –Berlinale