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Enamorada (1946)

During the Mexican Revolution, a macho rebel general falls in love with the independent-minded daughter of an aristocrat in the town he is occupying.

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Beatriz Peñafiel
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Gen. José Juan Reyes
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Padre Rafael Sierra
José Morcillo ...
Carlos Peñafiel
Eduardo Arozamena ...
Alcalde Joaquín Gómez
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Fidel Bernal
Eugenio Rossi ...
Eduardo Roberts
Norma Hill ...
Rosa de Bernal
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Capt. Quiñones
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Maestro Apolonio Sánchez
Pascual García Peña ...
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Storyline

In Mexican Revolution times, a guerrilla general (Armendáriz) and his troops take the conservative town of Cholula, near by Mexico City. As the revolutionaries mistreat the town's riches, Armendáriz falls for beautiful and wild Beatriz Peñafiel (María Félix), the daughter of one of the town's richest men. Written by Maximiliano Maza <mmaza@campus.mty.itesm.mx>

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2 December 1949 (USA)  »

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Die Fackel der Liebe  »

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Inside the church office, there is a man in black reflected in the mirror behind the two leads. See more »

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Remade as The Torch (1950) See more »

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Ave Maria
Written by Franz Schubert
Performed by 'Fernando Fernández accompanied by the Children's Choir of the Cathedral of Morelia'
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La Doña Hits the Road!

Romantic melodrama at its best, if you ask me! I still remember the reaction of the international audience who saw this motion picture as part of the homage to Fernández in La Habana Film Festival, half a century after its original release: as the word "Fin" appeared on the screen, people stood up and applauded in a mix of emotion, humor and excitement. Because watching a celebrity as "La Doña" hit the dusty road as a common soldadera, following the officer she loves during Mexican revolution in 1910, is something to cherish, laugh at and applaud. In Cholula, a general falls for the beautiful, haughty daughter of a landowner, engaged to an American, so it is "The Taming of the Shrew" time once again. And believe me, it is a pleasure to watch the duel between Félix and Armendáriz as the Trío Calaveras sings. Ariel Awards for Best Direction, Actress, Cinematography (Gabriel Figueroa), Film Editing, sound and new actor (Eduardo Arozamena). A special Golden Ariel was given to director Fernández.


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