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