Director Luis Bunuel
|Release date 1951|
Writer Carlos Arniches (play), Luis Alcoriza (adaptation), Janet Alcoriza (adaptation)
Daughter of Deceit (Spanish: La hija del engaño) is a 1951 Mexican film. It was written by Luis Alcoriza and directed by Luis Buñuel. It is based on the farce Don Quintín, el amargao by Carlos Arniches and José Estremera.
Fernado Soler, plays Don Quintin, a man who is always having economic problems. One day he comes home to find his wife in bed with another man. He begins having doubts about the paternity of his daughter and decides to leave. Years later he decides to find her.