The Dog in the Manger Poster

Release Date: 1996

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
The beautiful and cold Diana (Emma Suárez), Countess of Belflor, becomes desperately jealous when she learns that Teodoro (Carmelo Gomez), her secretary, is engaged to Marcela (Ana Duato), a lady-in-waiting. When Diana reveals her love, Teodoro entertains fantasies of passion and upward mobility -- except that the lovers cannot satisfy their desire because of his lowly rank. Unable to have him for herself, Diana schemes to keep Teodoro and Marcela apart through deception and trickery.

Cast: Emma Suárez, Carmelo Gómez, Fernando Conde, Ana Duato, Miguel Rellán, Ángel de Andrés López, Juan Gea, Maite Blasco

Director: Pilar Miró

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: CARTEL, Lolafilms S.A.

Keywords: Temptation, Rivalry, Passionate, Forbidden love, Revenge, Amusing, Playful