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4.1
76 Ratings

The Pearl

La perla

Directed by Emilio Fernández
United States, Mexico, 1947
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

In a humble fisherman’s village, the discovery of a valuable pearl by a poverty-stricken fisherman (Pedro Armendáritz) brings about the ruin of his family when the pearl attracts the attention of greedy and ruthless dealers in the area.

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The Pearl Directed by Emilio Fernández

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1947 | Winner: Best Cinematography (International Award)

Golden Globes (USA)

1949 | Winner: Best Cinematography

National Film Preservation Board

2002 | Winner: National Film Registry

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

1948 | 5 wins including: Golden Ariel

1948 | 5 nominations including: Best Actress