Set in Mexico during the 30's, a young boy falls in love with his elementary school teacher.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Felipa
Mario Zaragoza ...
Eliseo (adult)
Daniel Acuña ...
Eliseo (Young)
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Burro
Ricardo Rentería ...
Rafael (Young)
Luisa Huertas ...
María
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Magda
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Esposa del Brujo
Mayra Serbulo ...
Lupita (Adult)
Gabriela Murray ...
Leticia
Guillermo Gil ...
Lucio
Rodolfo Arias ...
Rey Reyes
Gerardo Campbell ...
Fabián
Martín Zapata ...
Ignacio
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Nemesio (adult)
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The movie takes place in Mexico after the revolution, Eliseo, a young boy falls in love with his school teacher (played by Blanca Guerra) a affair between them occurs, and when it is discovered by the town people she is forced to leave. many years pass and Eliseo now a full grown man still longs the love of his teacher. Written by jairhcastillo

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15 September 1998 (Canada)  »

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Asszonyvarázs  »

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1.85 : 1
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Beautiful...
30 August 1999 | by (Norwalk, CT) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at the Lincoln Center in New York 2 days ago in one of those weird film festivals and I say weird because sometimes people remember only bad things of Latin America and forget the wonderful ones about us. This is one good-looking movie. The photography is breathtaking and the actors performances are wonderful. Especially good is the actress that interprets the role of Felipa, the teacher who falls for a sailor but finds solace in the arms of a 13 years old. Although the story slows a lot when the characters grow older, the story is flawless, full of passion and magic. Don't miss it!


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