Jun 04

Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: La Perla


Based on John Steinbeck's novella by the same name, La Perla (The Pearl) comments on the greedy nature of man. It follows a poor diver named Quino who finds a pearl worth thousands. While initially seduced by the pearl's promise of wealth, Quino and his family begin to question their luck as scam artists and thieves become a constant threat. This film is not rated (1947, 85 min.).This film will be presented in Spanish with English subtitles.


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