Our Lady of Sorrows (film)

Our Lady of Sorrows (Spanish:La Dolorosa) is a 1934 Spanish musical drama film directed by Jean Grémillon and starring Rosita Díaz Gimeno, Agustín Godoy and Mary Amparo Bosch. It is an adaptation of the 1930 zarzuela La dolorosa. The film was made at the leading Spanish CEA Studios and shot on location in Aragon with 1500 extras. It was a box office hit on its release.[1] The film was part of a popular European trend of operetta films during the 1930s.

Our Lady of Sorrows
Movie poster
Directed byJean Grémillon
Written byJuan José Lorente
Jean Grémillon
StarringRosita Díaz Gimeno
Agustín Godoy
Mary Amparo Bosch
Pilar Garcia
Music byDaniel Montorio
José Serrano
CinematographyJosé María Beltrán
Jacques Montheraud
Falcó Films
Distributed byCifesa
Release date
Running time
85 minutes


  • Rosita Díaz Gimeno as Dolores
  • Agustín Godoy as Rafael
  • Mary Amparo Bosch as Nicasia
  • Pilar Garcia as Madre de Dolores
  • Eva López as Juanica
  • María De Araya as Sirvienta
  • Maruja Berges as Inés
  • Ramón Cebrián as Perico
  • José María Linares-Rivas as Natalio
  • Anselmo Fernandez as Tío José
  • Alberto López as Tío Bienvenido
  • Luis Llaneza as Don Serafín
  • Luis Moreno as Prior


  1. Bentley p.57-58


  • Bentley, Bernard. A Companion to Spanish Cinema. Boydell & Brewer 2008.

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