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Directed by Edwin Carewe
United States, 1928
Romance, Silent


A gorgeous, harsh melodrama about race and place starring Dolores del Río as the titular character, who follows her heart into extremes of pleasure and pain.

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Ramona Directed by Edwin Carewe

Critics reviews

No less than RAMONA, Carewe represented a sensibility drifting magnificently into obsolescence.
June 13, 2014
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it’s rare to find a film clear-eyed about race relations (from 1928!) that also takes a Native American—or, half Native America and half Italian, in this case with Edwin Carewe’s Ramona—as its central character. Ramona stingingly darts away from the historically and morally muddied path of so many westerns that would come in the years of the talkies.
June 11, 2014
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