A man asks a pretty young woman for a dance and discovers that she has been paralyzed in a fall from a horse and can't walk. Taking pity on her, he begins spending more and more time with ... See full summary »
Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and sea-side resort of his early adolescence, Louis, a seventy-eight-year-old man encounters Olivia, a nineteen-year-old girl madly... See full summary »
A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's protégé. Separated first by duties and then by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.
Helen Lester is in love with a man she has known just 24 hours, a playboy who spent time in jail for passing bad checks. Though the man has promised to change, most of her straitlaced ... See full summary »
Even when Carlos Borcosque was never a good director it is fair to say that this time he achieves an interesting goal: to offer the portrait of one of those Stephan Zweig demented women. On the other hand, the film was planned as a first rate manufacture and the technicians, specially the photography and the settings are quite OK. The cast is a really an interesting one: Amelia Bence and Roberto Escalada are two beautiful objects and they can convey the emotions of the unfortunate couple. Ms. Bence was always prone -in the 40's- to create frightful portraits of not very well mentally balanced women. And this deranged widow is one of her best creatures. As for Mr. Escalada he was fresh from a smash success like SAFO, HISTORIA DE UNA PASIÓN, by Carlos Hugo Christensen. But, there's always a but, they don't click. The movie belongs to Ms. Bence. Mr Escalada has allowed the crew to photograph him. All in all is interesting to see this old melodrama to prove what the old studios could do when respecting a text. The novel had been shot before and would be translated into images very often but this one is very peculiar and worth to watch. abel posadas
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