In 1840's Buenos Aires, Argentina, a beautiful young socialite named Camila falls in love with Ladislao, a Jesuit priest. After several failed attempts at fighting his own feelings, he ultimately succumbs to her. The two later escape to a far off, secluded village where they assume new identities as husband and wife and begin running a children's school. After several months of relative happiness, the couple's identity is discovered by a local priest. Under moralistic pressure from both Camila's family and the Catholic church the authorities apprehend the lovers, and imprison them for sacrilege.
Love Against All Odds.
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Official submission of Argentina for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 57th Academy Awards in 1985. See more
Ladislao, Are you there?
Close to you, Camila.
Referenced in There's Nothing Out There