Friday, March 17, 2017
East Building, SECU Auditorium
(1947) Directed by Roberto Gavaldón. Maria Félix, Arturo de Córdova, Fortunio Bonanova. (107 min.) In Spanish with English subtitles. DCP.
Smoldering diva Maria Félix, known as “la devoradora de hombres” (the man-eater), models for a sensuous nude statue, and her beauty ensnares a respectable man married to a delicate invalid.
“The most outré of melodramas . . . Félix embodies a moral ambiguity beyond good and evil” (J. Hoberman, New York Times).