Members of a highland clan battle the farmers of the lowlands in a dispute over water rights in this romantic adventure drama. Xavier and Pencho are the sons of the rival factions who end up fighting for the love of the beautiful Maria del Carmen. Pencho flees after stabbing Xavier and leaves the dagger imbedded in the severely wounded victim. News of the incident soon spreads, and Pencho must flee for his life to North Africa. Xavier falls in love with Maria when she offers to help in his recovery. Xavier steals Maria from Pencho, who returns to renew the duel when his rival has sufficiently recovered. Parts of this feature were filmed in North Africa in addition to France.
~ Dan Pavlides, All Movie Guide