Synopses & Reviews
Beneth the twin shadows of Popocatepetl and Ixtaccihuatl in Mexico, a fateful series of events unfolds. Set against the backdrop of Europe during the Spanish Civil War, and in the course of one day, an entire life is chronicled.
Under the Volcano remains one of the most powerful and lyrical statements on the human condition and one mans constant struggle against the elemental forces that threaten to destroy him.
On a single, fateful day in Quauhnahuac, Mexico, 1938, a former British consul wrestles with his demons as his wife tries to rescue their marriage from his drinking problem.