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Camila

  • Film
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Time Out says

Described by the director as 'a passionate woman's intellectual and sexual seduction of a man she found morally desirable', this is the true story of the doomed amours of a young socialite from the beau monde of Buenos Aires and her Jesuit priest. The historical background (the Rosas dictatorship, 1847) is left somewhat sketchy, and Bemberg, a 62-year-old feminist who made her first film at 58, evidences an over-fondness for the Laura Ashley school of costume drama, all starched petticoats and soft-focus cinematography. But, presided over by an unholy trinity of Church, State and family, Susu Pecoraro as Camila conducts her romance with proper abandon and a vibrant intelligence that burns bright and true amid the frilly period fashions.
Written by SJo

Release Details

  • Duration:105 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Maria Luisa Bemberg
  • Screenwriter:Maria Luisa Bemberg, Beda Cocampo Feijoo, Juan Bautista Stagnaro
  • Cast:
    • Susu Pecoraro
    • Imanol Arias
    • Hector Alterio
    • Elena Tasisto
    • Carlos Muñoz
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