Passion According to Berenice (La Pasión Según Berenice)

1976, Not rated, 99 min. Directed by Jaime Humberto Hermosillo. Starring Pedro Armendariz Jr., Martha Navarro, Blanca Torres and Emma Roldán.

CineClub México: Berenice, who has been facially scarred by the fire that also took her husband's life, moves in with her money-lending godmother in a provincial Mexican town. The two only leave the house on Sundays to go to church and the movies. Then Berenice meets a young doctor who is aroused by her scars and who awakens her dormant emotions. Ultimately, this path leads to her self-emancipation. Read a full review of La Pasión Según Berenice.
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