Our Lady of Sorrows (film)

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Our Lady of Sorrows
La Dolorosa -- movie poster.jpg
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Spanish La Dolorosa
Directed by Jean Grémillon
Written by Juan José Lorente  [ es ]
Jean Grémillon
Cinematography José María Beltrán
Jacques Montheraud
Music byDaniel Montorio
José Serrano
Falcó Films
Distributed by Cifesa
Release date
  • 1934 (1934)
Running time
85 minutes

Our Lady of Sorrows (Spanish: La Dolorosa) is a 1934 Spanish musical drama film directed by Jean Grémillon and starring Rosita Díaz Gimeno, Agustín Godoy and Mary Amparo Bosch. It is an adaptation of the 1930 zarzuela La dolorosa . The film was made at the leading Spanish CEA Studios and shot on location in Aragon with 1500 extras. It was a box office hit on its release. [1] The film was part of a popular European trend of operetta films during the 1930s.



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  1. Bentley, Bernard (2008). A Companion to Spanish Cinema. Boydell & Brewer. pp. 57–58. ISBN   1855661764.