La soldadera / The Female Soldier

TitleLa soldadera / The Female Soldier
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1967
AuthorsBolaños, José
Running Time88 min
Date Released08/10/1967
Publication LanguageSpanish

Newlywed bliss turns to tragedy during the Mexican Revolution (1910–1920). Lázara chooses to follow Juan, forced to enlist in the federal army. After he dies in battle against revolutionary forces, rebel soldiers seize Lázara. They train her to become a soldier (la soldadera). The film conveys the important roles and changing life circumstances of women during the war.

Original PublicationLa soldadera
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