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1943 | B/N | 101 min

In 1909, María Candelaria and Lorenzo Rafael, indigenous natives of Xochimilco, decide to get married even though nothing is in their favor: the people of the town mistreat María Candelaria for being a prostitute´s daughter, and the greedy shopkeeper Damián wants her for himself. When María Candelaria comes down with malaria, Lorenzo Rafael steals some quinine and a dress from Damián´s store, sealing the tragic fate of the two lovers


Country: México
Direction: Fernández; Emilio
Script: Magdaleno; Mauricio, Fernández; Emilio
Production: J. Fink; Agustín
Photography: Figueroa; Gabriel
Sound: E. Randall; Howard
Music: Domínguez; Francisco
Cast:Torvay; José, Quiroz; Salvador, Galán; Alberto, Icardo; Rafael, Valle González; David, Cortés; Margarita, Ramos; Beatriz, Ahuet; Julio, Nieves; Nieves, Loza; Elda, Garnica; Lupe, Zambrano; Enrique, Jiménez; Alfonso “Kilómetro”, Torres; Irma, del Castillo; Lupe, Inclán; Lupe, Armendáriz; Pedro, Inclán; Miguel, del Río; Dolores, Soto Rangel; Arturo
Art direction: Fernández; Jorge
Participation year at FICM: 2004

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