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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María Félix ...
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Fernando Fernández ...
Padre Rafael Sierra
José Morcillo ...
Carlos Peñafiel
Eduardo Arozamena ...
Alcalde Joaquín Gómez
Miguel Inclán ...
Capt. Bocanegra
Manuel Dondé ...
Fidel Bernal
Eugenio Rossi ...
Eduardo Roberts
Norma Hill ...
Rosa de Bernal
Juan García ...
Capt. Quiñones
José Torvay ...
Maestro Apolonio Sánchez
Pascual García Peña ...
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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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Malagueña Salerosa
Sung by Trío Calaveras
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Not a Revolutionary Film
16 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Armendáriz was terrific in this. I won't repeat the praises from prior reviews, I concur.

My only problem with this film is that it wasn't true to the revolution. In that sense, it was indeed a Fernandez film as neither was he true to the revolution. He gave a Cristero slant to the issues of Church/State and redistribution of wealth. Just take it as a love story set in the revolutionary period and try to ignore the political bias. Jeeze, you'd think he'd have shown more gratitude having been pardoned by Lázaro Cárdenas for his treason.

Pedro Armendáriz, María Felix and the town of Cholula were the great stars of this film. The exteriors were certainly shot in Cholula.

There were some snippets of revolutionary period music (La Adelita and El Tren) and an anachronistic performance of Malageña Salerosa when he had mariachi serenade María Felix. That song is so lovely, I didn't mind.


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