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Flor silvestre

Emilio Fernández Mexico, 1943

francisca bacon's rating of the film Wild Flower

3,5 An instance of persona phogocyting over individual is that Dolores del Rio's “real” name is to me María Candelaria - her role in '44 Xochimilco (just as Peter Falk is avant tout Columbo) - and though films change, the sobriquet remains, aided perhaps by oft-seen columnar aspens in Fernández' landscapes rising like vegetal supplicant hyperbolic Candles. Sons revolt against fathers' ways, but their righteous hybris