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CamilaLike the recent hit The Crime of Father Amaro, Maria Luisa Bemberg's story suggests that errant priests are nothing new. In 1840s Argentina, an ...CamilaLike the recent hit The Crime of Father Amaro, Maria Luisa Bemberg's story suggests that errant priests are nothing new. In 1840s Argentina, an ...2003-01-17
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Camila

Starring: Imanol Arias, Susu Pecoraro; Director: Maria Luisa Bemberg

Like the recent hit The Crime of Father Amaro, Maria Luisa Bemberg’s story suggests that errant priests are nothing new. In 1840s Argentina, an independent-minded woman falls for her confessor, and the scarlet pair run off together to live in unwedded (and, need I say, doomed?) bliss. Mostly a bodice-ripper melodrama, Camila is most compelling toward the violent end of the couple’s idyll.

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