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The Lieutenant Nun

La Monja Alférez

Directed by Emilio Gómez Muriel
Mexico, 1945
Drama, Adventure


A 17th century woman, imprisoned for fighting in a bar, recounts her past to a priest. She tells of her father teaching her how to fence, of being sent to a convent by her aunt when her father died, of escaping by dressing as a man, and of her life as a man following the escape…

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The Lieutenant Nun Directed by Emilio Gómez Muriel