Synopsis by Clarke Fountain
José Maria Gil Ramos (Patrick Newell) is a noted attorney who agrees to defend a minor government official accused of stealing 4,000 tons of oil. As Ramos investigates, the trail leads to possible wrongdoing orchestrated by the brother of military dictator Franco. High government officials try to impede the investigation and derail the defense of Ramos' client. This intricate investigative drama is based on a 1972 incident which was investigated by the famous Spanish liberal Gil Robles.
dictator, false-accusation, hijacker, investigation, lawyer, robbery