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The Hidden One (1956)

La escondida (original title)
| Drama, Western, War | 1957 (USA)
A dramatic story which tells the love between a beautiful woman named Gabriela and a revolutionary man. All framed by violent and exciting battles.

Director:

Roberto Gavaldón

Writers:

Miguel N. Lira (novel), José Revueltas (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview:
María Félix ... Gabriela
Pedro Armendáriz ... Felipe Rojano
Andrés Soler Andrés Soler ... General Nemesio Garza
Arturo Martínez Arturo Martínez ... Don Cosme
Domingo Soler ... Tata Agustino Rojano
Jorge Martínez de Hoyos ... Máximo Tepal
Carlos Agostí ... Coronel Octavio Montero
Sara Guasch ... Hortensia
Miguel Manzano ... Don Chente
Carlos Riquelme ... Doctor Herrerías
Eduardo Alcaraz ... Señor Ariza
Rafael Alcayde ... Amo de hacienda (as Rafael Alcaide)
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A dramatic story which tells the love between a beautiful woman named Gabriela and a revolutionary man. All framed by violent and exciting battles.

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Te Amaré, Vida Mia
(uncredited)
Written by Cuco Sánchez
Performed by Juan Zaizar with Hermanos Záizar
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La Escondida
25 March 2009 | by lucyneedshelpSee all my reviews

La Escondida (The hidden one) is one of the most famous films directed by Roberto Gavaldòn and was deservedly shown at the 1956 Cannes film festival. Its personal and fascinating portrayal of one woman's journey through the Mexican revolution is both captivating and enlightening. The film provides the viewer with a political insight and background into the conflict. The lead performances by Felix and Armendariz are convincing making the plot enjoyable and easy to follow. The use of various well-known Mexican corridos adds depth and sentimentality to the storyline. La Escondida adopts a unique approach, focusing on the heart wrenching romance of two lower class Mexicans struggling to be together in such troubled times.


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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Escondida See more »

Filming Locations:

Tlaxcala, Mexico

Company Credits

Production Co:

Alfa Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA High Fidelity)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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