Maclovia (1948 film)
|Directed by||Emilio Fernández|
|Produced by||Gregorio Walerstein|
|Written by||Emilio Fernández|
Carlos López Moctezuma
|Music by||Antonio Díaz Conde|
|Edited by||Gloria Schoemann|
|September 30, 1948|
On the beautiful Janitzio Island, in the middle of the Pátzcuaro Lake in Michoacán in Mexico lives Maclovia (María Félix), the beautiful daughter of a leader of Purépecha Indian community (Miguel Inclán). Maclovia loves José María Lopez (Pedro Armendáriz), a young very poor Indian. Maclovia's father refuses to the marriage of the couple. José María hopes to win the favor of the old man. But the arrival of a battalion causing the conflict when the brutal sergeant (Carlos López Moctezuma) develops eyes for Maclovia.
Notes and references
The movie was acclaimed during the 1949 edition of the Venice Film Festival. The face of María Félix characterized as Maclovia, hung from the bridges of San Marcos.