Bugambilia

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Bugambilia
Directed byEmilio Fernández
Produced byFelipe Subervielle
Written byEmilio Fernández
Mauricio Magdaleno
StarringDolores del Río
Pedro Armendáriz
Julio Villarreal
Music byRaúl Lavista
CinematographyGabriel Figueroa
Editing byGloria Schoemann
Distributed byFilms Mundiales
Running time105 minutes
CountryMexico
LanguageSpanish
 
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Bugambilia
Directed byEmilio Fernández
Produced byFelipe Subervielle
Written byEmilio Fernández
Mauricio Magdaleno
StarringDolores del Río
Pedro Armendáriz
Julio Villarreal
Music byRaúl Lavista
CinematographyGabriel Figueroa
Editing byGloria Schoemann
Distributed byFilms Mundiales
Running time105 minutes
CountryMexico
LanguageSpanish

Bugambilia ("Bougainvillea") is a Mexican movie of 1945 directed by Emilio Fernández and starring Dolores del Río and Pedro Armendáriz.

Plot

In the Mexican city of Guanajuato, in the 1800s, the young and beautiful Amalia de los Robles (Dolores del Río) there wakes up the passion of all the men of the region, what provokes the fury of his widower father, Don Fernando (Julio Villarreal) that feels for his own daughter a kind of obsession, since he sees in she the face of his dead wife. But Amalia falls in love with the smart Ricardo (Pedro Armendáriz), but the circumstances prevent them from being united.

Curiosities

The plot of the movie was inspired by the Rodolfo Usigli's poem The Bugambilia, that the writer dedicated to Dolores del Rio. The movie was considered the Mexican version of the American film Wuthering Heights (directed by William Wyler). The film paused the important collaboration of Dolores del Río with Emilio Fernández that had lasted 3 years.

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