Yerma | 1998

Drama, Adaptation
Despondent after several failed attempts at pregnancy, Yerma talks to an old pagan woman, who counsels that her husband, Juan, is actually the source of the problem. Yerma considers seducing the handsome shepherd Victor ...more

Synopsis

Despondent after several failed attempts at pregnancy, Yerma talks to an old pagan woman, who counsels that her husband, Juan, is actually the source of the problem. Yerma considers seducing the handsome shepherd Victor to become pregnant, but village gossip paralyzes her. As her frustration and resentment build, Yerma becomes mentally unstable and begins considering violent solutions.

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