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6 Ratings

The Black Widow

La Viuda Negra

Directed by Arturo Ripstein
Mexico, 1977


In a small town in Mexico, Matea (Isela Vega) is an orphan who assists the priest, Father Feliciano (Mario Almada) in his parish. The village doctor tries to seduce her but fails and proceeds to defame her into believing that Matea maintains relations with the priest.

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The Black Widow Directed by Arturo Ripstein

Awards & Festivals

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

1984 | Winner: Best Actress

1984 | 6 nominations including: Golden Ariel

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