Ash Wednesday (1958 film)

Ash Wednesday (Spanish: Miércoles de ceniza) is a 1958 Mexican drama film directed by Roberto Gavaldón. It was entered into the 8th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

Ash Wednesday
DVD cover
Directed byRoberto Gavaldón
Produced byGregorio Walerstein
Written byJulio Alejandro
Luis G. Basurto
Roberto Gavaldón
StarringMaría Félix
CinematographyAgustín Martínez Solares
Edited byRafael Ceballos
Release date
  • 2 October 1958 (1958-10-02)
Running time
112 minutes


Victoria (María Félix) was attacked in her youth by a Catholic priest. Years later she is a famous prostitute and hates everything related to the Catholic Church. She falls in love with Dr. Federico Lamadrid (Arturo de Córdova), a hidden priest during the Cristero War.



  1. "Ash Wednesday". Film Affinity. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
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