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1948 | B/N | 100:00

José María and Maclovia’s great love is threatened by the wild passion that Sergeant De la Garza feels for the ravishing woman. Determined to possess her at all costs, the officer imprisons José María and offers Maclovia her lover’s freedom in exchange for her honor.

Direction: Fernández; Emilio
Script: Magdaleno; Mauricio
Production: Walerstein; Gregorio
Photography: Figueroa; Gabriel
Sound: B. Carles; José
Music: Díaz Conde; Antonio
Cast:Morcillo; José, Cañedo; Roberto, Dondé; Manuel, Pérez; Ismael, Torvay; José, López Moctezuma; Calos, Múzquis; Carlos, Domínguez; Columba, Soto Rangel; Arturo, Félix; María, Armendáriz; Pedro, Arozamena; Eduardo, Inclán; Miguel
Art direction: Fontanals; Manuel
Participation year at FICM: 2017

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