Las Abandonadas

Wednesday Aug 13, 2014

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Film starring Pedro Armendáriz and Dolores del Rio follows a pregnant woman abandoned by her fiancé. Part of the Mexican Classics series.


Ciclo de Cine Mexicano de la Época de Oro Las Abandonadas starring Dolores del Río, Pedro Armendáriz and Víctor Junco. Margarita Pérez, a young and pregnant woman abandoned by her fiance has to deal with a society that is cruel with unmarried mothers. The movie have one of the greatest and expensive wardrobes of the Mexican Cinema, designed by Armando Valdes Peza. It is a sample of the deep devotion that the director and the photographer felt for Dolores del Río.  

The South Broadway Cultural Center, in cooperation with the Consulate of Mexico, presents five vintage films from Mexico in a series entitled “Cine de la Época de Oro” (Films from the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema) on five consecutive Wednesdays. The films are in Spanish with English subtitles.

See also: Reel World

Cinema oro

The South Broadway Cultural Center (1025 Broadway SE), in collaboration with the Consulate of Mexico, is bringing a series of classic Spanish-language films with The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema. The series gets underway on Wednesday, July 30, with 1943’s Flor Silvestre, Dolores del Rio’s first Mexican film after her long career in Hollywood. The film, chronicling one young woman’s adventures during the Mexican Revolution, also features Mexican cinema icon Pedro Armendáriz. The next film is Wednesday, Aug. 6. Armendáriz and del Rio reunite for Bugambilia, about a charming girl looking for love under the watchful eye of a controlling father. On Wednesday, Aug. 13, del Rio and Armendáriz star in Las Abandonadas, about a young pregnant woman abandoned by her fiancé. Wednesday, Aug. 20, brings La Perla, in which a greedy foreign doctor conspires to fleece a rural family (Armendáriz and María Elena Marqués). The festival closes out on Wednesday, Aug. 27, with Pueblerina. In this 1949 drama, a recently released convict (Roberto Cañedo) tries to rebuild his life with a new bride (Columba Domínguez) but is stymied by a couple of corrupt local landowners. All films in the series start at 7pm. Admission is free and open to the public. The films are presented in Spanish with English subtitles.

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