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María Candelaria (Xochimilco) / Portrait of Maria (1944) Emilio Fernández, Dolores del Rio, Pedro Armendáriz, Alberto Galán, Romance, Drama

Maria Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1944)
In Xochimilco 1909, María Candelaria and Lorenzo Rafael long for getting married but the odds are against them. Maria Candelaria is segregated for being a prostitute’s child and the couple faces the greed of Mr. Damian, the town’s shop owner who secretly desires Maria. When Maria falls sick with Malaria, Lorenzo Rafael steals a quinine bottle from Damian’s shop, unleashing tragedy for the lovers.

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