This film was directed by Jérôme Lescure from images shot in five arenas in the south of France during the summer of 2004 : Châteaurenard, Nîmes, Arles, Rieumes and Saint-Gilles.

The film shows unpublished images of afeitado, then highlights the three acts of bullfighting : tercio de pique, tercio de banderilles, and tercio de mort, according to the rites of codified torture… all this to music by Tribunal Animal. The text of the law is also recalled before the start of the film.

Please note that, following various additions to article 521-1 of the French Penal Code, its alinea 3 has become nowadays alinea 9. As for the penalties provided for, they have increased to a fine of 45,000 euros and 3 years’ imprisonment.