MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 12,108 this week

María Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1944)

Approved  |   |  Romance, Drama  |  11 September 1944 (USA)
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 588 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 4 critic

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 »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 02 May 2011
 
list image
a list of 25 titles
created 22 Jan 2014
 
a list of 36 titles
created 27 May 2014
 
a list of 30 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 58 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: María Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1944)

María Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1944) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of María Candelaria (Xochimilco).
3 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A taxidermist decides to murder his wife after having to put up with her after twenty years of hellish marriage.

Director: Rogelio A. González
Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Amparo Rivelles, Elda Peralta
Pueblerina (1949)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Aurelio Rodríguez is released from jail, and tries to start a new life marrying Paloma and working his land. But the local landowners, the brothers González, interfere with his plans.

Director: Emilio Fernández
Stars: Columba Domínguez, Roberto Cañedo, Arturo Soto Rangel
The Abandoned (1945)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young woman, abandoned by her womanizing fiancé, is forced to provide for the upbringing of her son and combat the difficulties of being an unmarried mother during the strife of early 20-... See full summary »

Director: Emilio Fernández
Stars: Dolores del Rio, Pedro Armendáriz, Víctor Junco
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The most prominent female painter of Latin America, Frida Kahlo, is agonizing in her Coyoacán home. She evokes memories of her childhood, of the streetcar accident that caused her terrible ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Leduc
Stars: Ofelia Medina, Juan José Gurrola, Max Kerlow
Another Dawn (1943)
Drama | Thriller | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Julio Bracho
Stars: Andrea Palma, Pedro Armendáriz, Alberto Galán
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Mercedes (Marga Lopez) dances for money with the clients of Salon Mexico, a famous cabaret in Mexico City. Her younger sister Beatriz (Derbez) studies in an expensive private school, paid ... See full summary »

Director: Emilio Fernández
Stars: Marga López, Miguel Inclán, Rodolfo Acosta
Hidden River (1948)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Called by the Mexican President himself, and in spite of a heart condition, young teacher Rosaura Salazar travels to the deserted town of Rio Escondido to accomplish the mission of bringing... See full summary »

Director: Emilio Fernández
Stars: María Félix, Carlos López Moctezuma, Fernando Fernández
Red Meadows (1945)
War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Directors: Bodil Ipsen, Lau Lauritzen
Stars: Poul Reichhardt, Lisbeth Movin, Per Buckhøj
Neecha Nagar (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The films takes an expressionist look at the gulf between the rich and poor in the society. The film centers on a wealthy and capacious landlord, Sarkar (Rafi Peer) who lives in a palatial ... See full summary »

Director: Chetan Anand
Stars: Rafiq Anwar, Uma Anand, Kamini Kaushal
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The boyfriend (Cantinflas) of the servant of a rich industrial man, gets into the house in order to kill a mad dog. Suddenly this man appears so the servant tells him that Cantinflas is his... See full summary »

Director: Juan Bustillo Oro
Stars: Cantinflas, Joaquín Pardavé, Sara García
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Fridrikh Ermler
Stars: Mikhail Derzhavin, Pyotr Andriyevsky, Yuri Tolubeyev
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Renato Castellani
Stars: Maria Fiore, Vincenzo Musolino, Filomena Russo
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
Alberto Galán ...
El Pintor
Margarita Cortés ...
Lupe
Miguel Inclán ...
Don Damian
Beatriz Ramos ...
Reporter
Rafael Icardo ...
Priest
Julio Ahuet ...
Jose Alfonso
Lupe del Castillo ...
Bone-doctor (as Guadalupe del Castillo)
Lupe Inclán ...
Gossip
Salvador Quiroz ...
Judge
Nieves ...
Model
Elda Loza ...
Model
Lupe Garnica ...
Model
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

mexican | native american | See All (2) »

Taglines:

Una sublime historia de amor

Genres:

Romance | Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 September 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Portrait of Maria  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A very naked look at the poor classes of mid 20th Century Mexico
9 August 2005 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

For the younger generations to see movies like this one, may seem that they are not real. They may imagine that the story being told was created by some sick mind. How can it be possible that human beings were so miserable? This story happens in what's now a suburb of Mexico City, but which at that time(early 1940's)was a little village by itself. The destiny of the poor people, specially if they were indians, was to live a life of misery. The few rich owners of the majority of the land and the resources in the area dictated what had to be done. If you were an Indian the situation was even worse. They decided, for their own benefit, the rules that had to be obeyed. If, like in this movie, one of those indians was a beautiful woman that was even worse for her, because she could be taken by the ruling class as a simple sex toy. If she would not accept this, she and anyone close to her would suffer all type of hardships. It is a beautifully told story that could have been a true one.


7 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD/streaming availability? phasmatrope
Discuss María Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1944) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?