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I, the Worst of All (1990)
"Yo, la peor de todas" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  24 November 1995 (USA)
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A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The ... See full summary »

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La Virreina
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Lautaro Murúa ...
Archbishop
Graciela Araujo ...
Sister Ursula
Alberto Segado ...
Father Miranda
Gerardo Romano ...
Siguenza
Franklin Caicedo ...
Santa Cruz
Hugo Soto
Margara Alonso
Lidia Catalano
Margarita Padín
Alejandra Colunga ...
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Rosario Blefari
Felisa Rocha
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A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The prelate finds her a symbol of European laxity. He engineers the election of a new abbess, severe and ascetic. The virreina visits Sor Juana often and inspires her to write passionate poetry that the archbishop finds scandalous. The viceroy protects her. After he is replaced and returns to Spain with his wife, Sor Juana faces envy and retribution. A bishop betrays her, her confessor humbles her. Plague, a tribunal, and her confession as "the worst of all" end the great poet's life. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Interesting Historical Drama
2 November 1999 | by (Sanford, FL) – See all my reviews

This film is an interesting historical piece set in the late 17th century. It is in Spanish and is based on a book by noted Mexican author Octavio Paz, which was itself based on a true story. The story is about Sor Juana, a nun and poet in Spanish Mexico who challenges the theology of the archbishop. In doing so, it also explores the tension between the church and the crown, in this case between the archbishop and the viceroy, who supports Sor Juana. The camera work and use of color, light, and shadow throughout the film sets the mood quite well. While it occasionally seems a little drawn out, in general it is an interesting, effective and entertaining work.


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