The Female Soldier

TitleThe Female Soldier
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1967
AuthorsBolaños, José
Running Time88 min
Date Released10/1967
CountryMexico
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

Newlywed bliss turns to tragedy during the Mexican Revolution. 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.

Cast

Silvia Pinal

Jaime Fernández

Credits

directed by José Bolaños

story and screenplay by José Bolaños

Genre

Action, Drama, War

Original PublicationLa soldadera
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