A tragic love story between the daughter of a rich miner and a humble cockfight owner/trainer (gallero) puts filial love, defense of honour, and loyalty to the test.

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Amalia de los Robles
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Ricardo Rojas
Julio Villarreal ...
Don Fernando de los Robles
Alberto Galán ...
Luis Felipe
Paco Fuentes ...
Don Enrique, juez
Arturo Soto Rangel ...
Señor cura
Elba Álvarez ...
Mercedes (as Elva Alvarez)
Conchita Sáenz ...
Nicanora, nana (as Concha Sanz)
Maruja Grifell ...
Matilde, chismosa (as Maruja Griffell)
Roberto Cañedo ...
Alberto, el poeta
Víctor Velázquez ...
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Lupe del Castillo ...
Rosenda - sirvienta (as Guadalupe del Castillo)
José Elías Moreno ...
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Estela Inda ...
Zarca (as Stella Inda)
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A tragic love story between the daughter of a rich miner and a humble cockfight owner/trainer (gallero) puts filial love, defense of honour, and loyalty to the test.

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One of El Indio's best

Many critics consider this tragic love story one of the best movies ever made by Emilio Fernández, along with "Flor Silvestre" and "Víctimas del pecado". Dolores del Río plays a wealthy woman for a change, and she is indeed better cast as the spoiled daughter of a miner than the suffering peasant María Candelaria, the icon of the "cine indigenista" for which Fernández is better remembered. Again her love for Pedro Armendáriz brings death, and the B&W cinematography by Gabriel Figueroa is remarkable.


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