A sociological study of the people, of a small pueblo in Santiago, in the remote mountains of Mexico, who have not caught up with modern civilization, as reflected in the life of a young boy, Juan Diego, and his family. A protest against the government and religion that keeps the peasants poor, uneducated and rooted to superstition and poverty. Written by
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The Motion Picture Division of the New York State Board of Education banned the film when it came out because of its depiction of childbirth and a scene showing a baby at its mother's breast. See more