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María Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1944)

Approved | | Romance, Drama | 11 September 1944 (USA)
In Xochimilco 1909, María Candelaria and Lorenzo Rafael long for getting married but the odds are against them. Maria Candelaria is segregated for being a prostitute's child and the couple ... See full summary »

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Alberto Galán ...
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Margarita Cortés ...
Lupe
Miguel Inclán ...
Don Damian
Beatriz Ramos ...
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Rafael Icardo ...
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Julio Ahuet ...
Jose Alfonso
Lupe del Castillo ...
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Lupe Inclán ...
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Salvador Quiroz ...
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Nieves ...
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In Xochimilco 1909, María Candelaria and Lorenzo Rafael long for getting married but the odds are against them. Maria Candelaria is segregated for being a prostitute's child and the couple faces the greed of Mr. Damian, the town's shop owner who secretly desires Maria. When Maria falls sick with Malaria, Lorenzo Rafael steals a quinine bottle from Damian's shop, unleashing tragedy for the lovers. Written by Raul Ortega

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Una sublime historia de amor

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Romance | Drama

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11 September 1944 (USA)  »

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Portrait of Maria  »

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Referenced in Una familia de diez: El abuelo se va a morir (2007) See more »

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this movie rocks!
8 March 2005 | by (NY, USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie the other day, and I thought it was awesome. It never ceases to amaze me that there are good movies out there that don't have any computer animation or fancy lighting.

This movie is very simple but very powerful at the same time, not only in terms of lighting and stage work, but also in the manner in which "El Indio" portrayed María Candelaria and the other characters. The supporting characters also do a wonderful job of adding authenticity and support to the movie.

I highly recommend that you see this movie if you haven't already. Dolores del Río does an incredible job playing María Candelaria. Her interpretation of the story is excellent.


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