About the film
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Release Date: January 21, 1944
|Production Companies||:||Films Mundiales|
|Producers||:||Felipe Subervielle, Agustín J. Fink, Armando Espinosa|
|Writers||:||Emilio Fernández, Mauricio Magdaleno|
A young journalist asks an old artist about the portrait of a naked Indian woman that he has in his study. The artist tells the story of Maria Candelaria, a young Indian woman who was rejected by her own people for being the daughter of a prostitute. She is protected by a young Indian man, Lorenzo Rafael, who has fallen in love with her.