El Perro Del Hortelano (1996)

Genres - Historical Film, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Period Film, Romantic Drama  |   Run Time - 107 min.  |   Countries - Spain  |  
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A prominent 17th-century Spanish noblewoman throws social convention to the wind and pursues a romance with her low-born personal secretary in this romantic and lavish costume thriller. The trouble begins when the young Countess Diana discovers that the secretary Teodoro is engaged to one of her maids. Outraged, she manipulates her servant into falling in love with another so she can have Teodoro to herself. The attention she heaps upon Teodoro inspires the jealousy of her blue-blooded suitors who begin plotting his demise.

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aristocracy, forbidden-love, love, romance