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Nazarin (1959)

Nazarín (original title)
A priest in a poor community lives a charitable life in accordance with his religious principles, but many others do not return the favor.

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Cast overview:
Marga López ...
Beatriz
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Padre Nazario
Rita Macedo ...
Andara
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El sacrílego
Ofelia Guilmáin ...
Chanfa
Luis Aceves Castañeda ...
El parricida
Noé Murayama ...
El pinto
Rosenda Monteros ...
La prieta
Jesús Fernández ...
Ujo el enano
Ada Carrasco ...
Josefa
Antonio Bravo ...
Don Pablo, architecto
Aurora Molina ...
La Camella
David Reynoso ...
Juan
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Nazarin is a priest, attempting to living a pure and honest life strictly according to Christian principles - but others only show him distrust and hatred, apart from the local prostitute... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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Trivia

In his autobiography, 'My Last Sigh', Luis Buñuel said the dying woman in the plague scene was inspired by _Dialog Between a Priest and a Dying Man_ by Marquis de Sade. See more »

Quotes

Father Nazario: Night carries yesterday's sorrow and the hope and joy of a new day. That's what death is like. Joyous and sorrowful. Joyous because it frees us of life's chains. And sorrowful because we love our flesh and it hurts us to leave it.
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Referenced in L.A. Without a Map (1998) See more »

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Dios nunca muere
Written by Macedonio Alcalá
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Another enigmatic film by Luis Bunuel
10 August 2005 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

When you look at Mexico's best movies you will more than likely find that the Photography was performed by Gabriel Figueroa. He is recognized in the world as one of the best that have ever existed. His master control of the cameras gave an added asset to the movies he was part of. If added to his participation we add the direction of Luis Bunuel, you will never find such a pair of aces anywhere else in the world. This story, Nazarin, was written by Spain's greatest writer besides Miguel de Cervantes(Don Quijote de la Mancha). The story in itself is superb: Nazarin a priest that lives by his beliefs tries to live a very Christian life, but as always there are people that do not accept this. He wanders through many places preaching his Christianity but finding, most of the time, people that do not accept him. But besides the splendid story, it is always interesting to try to interpret the enigmatic messages that Bunuel sends us throughout the picture in scenes that make you shiver.


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