Synopsis by Clarke Fountain
The generally hopeless lot of Mexico's poor is closely examined in this tragic melodrama. In the story, Lolo is a seventeen-year old man with a job at a foundry. The foundry job doesn't pay much, but it's something. However, when he is robbed and beaten so badly that he must go to the hospital, the foundry fires him for his absence. When he gets home, he is scolded by his mother for "taking it easy" at the hospital. Despite having the normal urges of a young man for love and family, his situation goes from bad to worse, and one day he loses his temper in a disastrous way.