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103 Ratings

Portrait of Maria

María Candelaria (Xochimilco)

Directed by Emilio Fernández
Mexico, 1944
Drama, Romance


The poignant story of a young girl who is mercilessly persecuted by her townspeople, first for the misconduct of her mother, and then for that which the villagers attribute to her.

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Portrait of Maria Directed by Emilio Fernández

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1946 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography

Locarno International Film Festival

1947 | Winner: Best Cinematography

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