Maria Candelaria

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Maria Candelaria ★★ Portrait ofMaria; Xochimilco 1946

Society rejects a woman because people don't like her mother. (She posed nude for an artist, and the town responds by stoning her to death, proving that going against small-town morals can be lethal). Eventually, time and circumstance push daughter onto mother's path in this tragic soaper. Del Rio portrays the scorned young woman, although she was 40 years old. 96m/B VHS . MX Dolores Del Rio, Pedro Armendariz Sr., Margarita Cortes; D: Emilio Fernandez.