Video — 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Do the Indians of the new world have a heart? Such is the object of the controversy which opposed in 1550 to Valladolid, the capital of Spain, the canon philosophizes Sepulveda and famous Dominican Las Put, burning guard of the Indians. Were they repurchased by the blood of Christ or are theborn ones? In front of a papal legate, a representative of Charles QUINT and a whole assembly, the two adversaries clash. To confirm or cancel their declarations the legate made come from the new grounds several natives: One will be able to observe if they are or not capable of human feelings. Discusses ignited, deep, baroque, premonitory. Decision taken will depend, for centuries, the fate of tens of million men, but inevitably those which one believes.