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El monje blanco

Directed by Julio Bracho
Mexico, 1945


The arrival of a new monk causes a stir in a small town due to the great mystery that surrounds him. More curiosity ensues when El Monje tries to untangle the love triangle between Galata, Mina Amanda and Count Hugo.

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El monje blanco Directed by Julio Bracho

Awards & Festivals

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

1946 | 4 nominations including: Best Actress

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  • ramosbarajas's rating of the film El monje blanco

    The technique is great. It reminded me of The Passion of Joan of Arc, not only for the time setting, but for the blocking and cinematography. The performances are hindered by incredibly literary dialogue. It may have something to do with the medieval setting, but also the fact that it's based on a play. The story itself is good. I just need time to see how it compares to other Mexican films.

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