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Divine Words

Divinas palabras

Spain, 1987


The story takes place in Galicia in the early twentieth century. To escape poverty, the wife of a sacristan uses a hydrocephalic child as a sideshow attraction. This causes a confrontation with her sister-in-law.

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Divine Words Directed by José Luis García Sánchez