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La casa del ángel (1957)

The House of the Angel focuses on the ruling class in 1920s Argentina, a deeply repressive society where political arguments were often settled by duels, and young women were expected to be totally ignorant of sex.

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Ana
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Berta Ortegosa ...
Señora de Castro, Mather of Ana
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Vicenta
Yordana Fain ...
Naná
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Julian
Eduardo Naveda
Lili Gacel ...
Julieta
Alicia Bellan
Elvira Moreno
Domingo Mania
Miguel Caiazzo
Alberto Barcel
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The House of the Angel focuses on the ruling class in 1920s Argentina, a deeply repressive society where political arguments were often settled by duels, and young women were expected to be totally ignorant of sex.

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11 July 1957 (Argentina)  »

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End of Innocence  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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This film was nominated to Samuel Goldwyn International Award in the 18th Annual Golden Globe Awards, 1961. See more »

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The first great Torre Nilsson film
24 May 2000 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

This movie reflects a major change in Argentine filmmaking and the maturity of a young director. The decadence of the aristocracy is showed subtlety in a claustrophobic atmosphere. The innocence confronted with the sexuality of a young woman. A superb art direction. A masterpiece on filmmaking


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