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Historia de un gran amor (1942)

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Manuel Venegas / Rodrigo Venegas
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Padre Trinidad
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Soledad
Julio Villarreal ...
Don Elías
Narciso Busquets ...
Manuel Venegas - niño
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Antonio Arregui
Andrés Soler ...
Vitriolo
Eugenia Galindo ...
Polonia
Lupita Torrentera ...
Soledad, niña
José Baviera ...
Dr. Trajano
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Sacristán
Joaquín Coss ...
Cofrade Mayor
Alberto Galán ...
Jinete
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Doña Josefa
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8 October 1943 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Egy nagy szerelem története  »

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A tragic love story
11 September 2005 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

Shakespeare couldn't have said it better. This tragic love story has some interesting added ingredients to the original Romeo and Juliet. The movie shows us several facets of the human nature. From greed and hatred, to impotence. From pure love to desire. From submission to a macho attitude. The fatherly figure is very strong; his will has to be obeyed at all times, even if this means sacrificing your own life. The other very imposing figure, is the local Priest, whose authority and respect is very obvious. In a way, the players, acted in a very theatrical manner. You can, at times, think that you are watching a play in a theater, rather than watching a movie. A love story could not end without a tragedy, and this one is not the exception. Interesting movie to watch, specially since it was filmed back in 1942 with very limited technical resources.


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