Dog in the Manger El Perro Del Hortelano is a feature comedy about Brus, an indigenous artist, and his efforts to organize his community against an American oil company, Kenny Oil. Searching for answers, Brus joins a local NGO, finding himself entangled in the subversive work of an American researcher, Angie. As Brus explores the surreal world of volunteers and development experts, he ultimately discovers his own way of bringing strength to his community.