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Village Girl
(Pueblerina)

by Emilio FERNÁNDEZ

After spending six years in prison, Aurelio returns to his village. His mother is dead and his house is in ruins. The Gonzalez brothers, Ramiro andJulio, the richest men in the village greet him with hostility. Six years before, Julio had raped Paloma, Aurelio’s fiancée, in turn, wounded Julio with a gun shot and was sent to prison. Aurelio, however, is not interested in vengeance. He just wants to work his land in peace. Rejected by the villagers, Paloma lives outside of town with her son, Felipe. She is too ashamed to see Aurelio again. But they are in still in love with each other and Aurelio manages to marry her. They work hard together and manage to have a good harvest, but, unfortunately, the Gonzalez brothers are the only people who can afford to buy their crop. Aurelio manages to find another customer and, with part of his earnings, buys himself a gun. Aurelio’s difficulties lead him to decide to leave the village once and for all. On his way out, he meets up with the Gonzalez, with whom he exchanges gun shots. The Gonzalez brothers die and Aurelio continues on his way with his family.

  • Titre français
    La Villageoise
  • Original title
    Pueblerina
  • Titre international
    Village Girl
  • Scénario
    Emilio Fernandez
  • Photo
    Gabriel Figueroa
  • Montage
    Jorge Bustos
  • Musique
    Natonio Diaz Conde
  • Interprétation
    Columba Dominguez, Roberto Canedo, Nino Ismael-Perez, Luis Aceves Castaneda, Guillermo Cramer, Manuel Donde, Arturo Soto Rangel
  • Production
    Oscar Dancingers et Jaime A. Menasce
  • Support de projection
    35 mm
  • Sous-titrage
    VOSTF

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