6.5/10
1,048
36 user 37 critic

Bless Me, Ultima (2013)

PG-13 | | Drama, War | 22 February 2013 (USA)
Trailer
2:05 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

A drama set in New Mexico during WWII, centered on the relationship between a young man and an elderly medicine woman who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil that rages in his village.

Director:

Writers:

(based on the novel by), (written for the screen by)
3 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Adapted from the best-selling novel. Navy Captain Peter Mackenzie is sent on his toughest assignment when the Soviet nuclear submarine Kirov is stolen and the weapons are aimed at the United States.

Director: Carl Franklin
Stars: Michael Moriarty, Maria Rangel, Todd Field
Director: Carl Franklin
Action | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

When soldier Anthony Glenn discovers that Mai is missing, he sets out to rescue her from the corrupt Major Sorenson pitting soldier against soldier in a bloody game of honor.

Director: Carl Franklin
Stars: Todd Field, Andy Wood, Ken Jacobson
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Rural Texas, 1960 -- An age of good times and innocence, when growing up was supposed to be easy. Six high school seniors know the terrible secret that will make the difference in the ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Franklin
Stars: David Carradine, Matt Adler, Kelly Ashmore
180º (2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Salvador Diaz is a skilled conman. For most of his years, he cheated others for a living... until he cheated the wrong man. After messing with Martin Soto, Salvador's life now lies in the ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Kalife
Stars: Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Elizabeth Valdez, Eduardo Blanco
Sarah's Key (2010)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942.

Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Based on true events, involving powerful Catholic priest Fernando Karadima, who committed crimes of child abuse and pedophile between 1980's-2000's. The struggle of his victims, to be able to reveal the truth and look for justice.

Director: Matias Lira
Stars: Luis Gnecco, Benjamín Vicuña, Ingrid Isensee
Unbranded (2015)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Sixteen mustangs, four men, one dream: to ride border to border, Mexico to Canada, up the spine of the American West. The documentary tracks four fresh-out-of-college buddies as they take ... See full summary »

Director: Phillip Baribeau
Stars: Ben Masters, Jonny Fitzsimons, Thomas Glover
The Lady (2011)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Director: Luc Besson
Stars: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the football team, Tim an aspiring actor playing a minor part in Romeo and Juliet. Their romance... See full summary »

Director: Neil Armfield
Stars: Ryan Corr, Sarah Snook, Francesco Ferdinandi
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A woman tries to survive the invasion of Berlin by the Soviet troops during the last days of World War II.

Director: Max Färberböck
Stars: Nina Hoss, Evgeniy Sidikhin, Irm Hermann
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau terrorist who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.

Director: Justin Chadwick
Stars: Naomie Harris, Oliver Litondo, Tony Kgoroge
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Ultima
...
Gabriel
...
Maria
...
Tenorio
...
Narciso
...
Uncle Pedro
...
Uncle Lucas
...
Uncle Juan
...
Uncle Mateo
James Victor ...
Antonio's Grandfather
...
Andrew
...
Eugene (as Miguel Gómez)
...
Leon
...
Florence (as Diego Miró-Rivera)
Edit

Storyline

A drama set in New Mexico during WWII, centered on the relationship between a young man and an elderly medicine woman who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil that rages in his village.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence and sexual references. | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

22 February 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Abençoe-me Ultima: A Feiticeira  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Author of the original novel Rudolfo Anaya was a frequent visitor to the set and was treated like royalty by cast and crew, because a majority of both were natives of New Mexico and grew up on the novel. See more »

Quotes

Antonio: Bless me, Ultima.
Ultima: I bless you in the name of all that is good and strong and beautiful.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Maltin on Movies: Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Muy Sabroso Blues
Written by Lalo Guerrero
Performed by Lalo Guerrero
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
It was pretty good
11 November 2013 | by See all my reviews

Bless Me, Ultima Both the movie and the book expressed a wide view of different moods, details, and analysis. The book took the story one step at a time as the author, Rudolfo Anaya, progressively showed how the main character Antonio developed along with the conflicts of the novel. The book was good with a very detailed insight that made you feel as if you were a part of the book. The movie emphasized the major influences on Antonio as he becomes the age where you decide who and what you are going to be as an adult. The movie was pretty fast paced to fit the whole plot of the book into film, but it did not include the golden carp like it did in the book. This gave Antonio another religion to think about and I think this was very important to the book and the movie did not include it. Also, I like how the book goes into extreme detail to give you a perfect idea to how the story is meant to be portrayed. I liked to see each of the ways that Bless Me Ultima is expressed, but overall, the movie and the book was good.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
El Paso premiere? nowayj
Fair to the book? MiaLily
Opening at DREAMCATCHER in Espanola sevjr2001
premiere at santa fe Archangel-of-Lust
Limited release Anaheim92807
Discuss Bless Me, Ultima (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?