Maria Candelaria (1942)

Maria Candelaria
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 44mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Mauricio Magdaleno Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Gabriel Figueroa Photography n/a 120835 6000001
Gloria Schoenmann Editor n/a 172 7000001
Francisco Dominguez Music n/a 120781 8000001
Emilio Fernandez Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Agustin J Fink Producer n/a 3 3000001
Pedro Armendariz Actor Lorenzo 1 1000002
Alberto Galan Actor n/a 1 1000003
Emilio Fernandez Director n/a 2 2000001
Dolores Del Rio Actor Maria 1 1000001
Synopsis
Maria, a simple flower seller who hopes to marry her sweetheart, Lorenzo, is harassed by the villagers of her community in the floating gardens of Xochimilco for being the daughter of a fallen woman -- a prostitute. A visiting artist struck by her "Indian" beauty which he says embodies the purity of the Mexican race, asks Maria to pose for a painting. Although he superimposes her head on the body of another model, the villagers are outraged by the nude painting that results, and take violent action against Maria.
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