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42 Ratings

Benjamin's Woman

La mujer de Benjamín

Directed by Carlos Carrera
Mexico, 1991
Comedy, Drama


Old bachelor Benjamin still lives with his sister Micaela in the boredom of a small town. He falls in love with beautiful and young Natividad. First, he writes love letters for her. Then, when this strategy fails, Benjamin and the old men plan to abduct her and wait for her falling in love.

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Benjamin's Woman Directed by Carlos Carrera

Awards & Festivals

Montréal World Film Festival

1991 | Winner: Montréal First Film Prize

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

1992 | 3 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

1992 | 12 nominations including: Golden Ariel

Havana Film Festival

1991 | Winner: Best Actor

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