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3.7
33 Ratings

I, the Worst of All

Yo, la peor de todas

Directed by María Luisa Bemberg
Argentina, 1990
Biography, Drama, History

Synopsis

Set in 17th-century Mexico during the Inquisition, this tragedy chronicles the true story of a rebellious, highly educated nun—writer/poet Sister Juana Ines de la Cruz (1651-1695)—who is persecuted for her radical ideas, after her mentors, the Spanish Viceroy and his wife, return to Europe.

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I, the Worst of All Directed by María Luisa Bemberg

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1990 | Honorable Mention: OCIC Award

Cartagena Film Festival

1991 | Winner: Best Film

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

1991 | Winner: Best Screenplay, Adapted

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