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Camila (1984)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  15 March 1985 (USA)
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In 1840's Buenos Aires, Argentina, a beautiful young socialite named Camila falls in love with Ladislao, a Jesuit priest. After several failed attempts at fighting his own feelings, he ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Susú Pecoraro ...
Camila O'Gorman
Imanol Arias ...
Ladislao Gutiérrez
Héctor Alterio ...
Adolfo O'Gorman
Elena Tasisto ...
Joaquina O'Gorman
Carlos Muñoz ...
Monsignor Elortondo
Héctor Pellegrini ...
Commandant Soto
Juan Leyrado
Cecilio Madanes
Claudio Gallardou ...
Eduardo O'Gorman
Boris Rubaja ...
Ignacio
Alberto Busaid
Lidia Catalano
Zelmar Gueñol
Jorge Hacker
Carlos Marchi
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In 1840's Buenos Aires, Argentina, a beautiful young socialite named Camila falls in love with Ladislao, a Jesuit priest. After several failed attempts at fighting his own feelings, he ultimately succumbs to her. The two later escape to a far off, secluded village where they assume new identities as husband and wife and begin running a children's school. After several months of relative happiness, the couple's identity is discovered by a local priest. Under moralistic pressure from both Camila's family and the Catholic church the authorities apprehend the lovers, and imprison them for sacrilege. Written by <alexjoannebubbajeanbillybob@yahoo.com>

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jesuit | priest | love | church | 1840s | See more »

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Love Against All Odds. See more »

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Trivia

Argentina's official selection for the 1984 Oscar Awards, Foreign Language film category. See more »

Quotes

Camila O'Gorman: Ladislao, Are you there?
Ladislao Gutiérrez: Close to you, Camila.
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Remake of Camila O'Gorman (1909) See more »

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i recommend this movie
24 March 2000 | by (Illinois, United States) – See all my reviews

After watching Camila, I thought that the movie displayed true history of Argentina. The idea of religion and social class are demonstrated thoroughly throughout the movie. Camila takes on a strong role as a lady who is determined to be with her man. However, this man is a priest and has to obey to the church and g-d. Rosas helps define the true meanign of dictatorship with his brutality toward everyone. Camila is independent and very passioniate therefore the she has many conflicts with Rosas. After watching the movie, i did notice that the director is byased and sticks to her beliefs and attitudes. The main idea is for Argentina to protect its national reputation. Overall, this movie portrays many historical aspects and should be shown in other classes.


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