Mara Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1943)

Director
Emilio Fernández

Main cast
Dolores del Río; Pedro Armendáriz; Alberto Galán; Margarita Cortés

Genres
Romance, Drama

Description
A young journalist asks an old artist about the portrait of a naked Indian woman that he has in his study. The artist tells the story of Maria Candelaria (Dolores del Río), a young Indian woman who was rejected by her own people for being the daughter of a prostitute. She is protected by a young Indian man, Lorenzo Rafael (Pedro Armendáriz), who has fallen in love with her.


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