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La casa del ángel (1957)

The House of the Angel focuses on the ruling class in 1920s Argentina, a deeply repressive society where political arguments were often settled by duels, and young women were expected to be totally ignorant of sex.

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Beatriz Guido (novel), Beatriz Guido (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elsa Daniel ... Ana
Lautaro Murúa ... Pablo Aguirre
Berta Ortegosa Berta Ortegosa ... Señora de Castro, Mather of Ana
Bárbara Mújica ... Vicenta
Yordana Fain Yordana Fain ... Naná
Alejandro Rey ... Julian
Eduardo Naveda Eduardo Naveda
Lili Gacel Lili Gacel ... Julieta
Alicia Bellan Alicia Bellan
Paquita Vehil
Elvira Moreno Elvira Moreno
Domingo Mania Domingo Mania
Beto Gianola
Miguel Caiazzo Miguel Caiazzo
Alberto Barcel Alberto Barcel
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The House of the Angel focuses on the ruling class in 1920s Argentina, a deeply repressive society where political arguments were often settled by duels, and young women were expected to be totally ignorant of sex.

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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

11 July 1957 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

End of Innocence See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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This film was nominated to Samuel Goldwyn International Award in the 18th Annual Golden Globe Awards, 1961. See more »

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The first great Torre Nilsson film
24 May 2000 | by -406See all my reviews

This movie reflects a major change in Argentine filmmaking and the maturity of a young director. The decadence of the aristocracy is showed subtlety in a claustrophobic atmosphere. The innocence confronted with the sexuality of a young woman. A superb art direction. A masterpiece on filmmaking


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