Doña Bárbara (1998 film)

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Doña Bárbara
Directed by Betty Kaplan
Produced by María de la Paz Mariño
David Frost
Peter Rawley
Written by Betty Kaplan
Rómulo Gallegos (novel)
Starring Esther Goris
Jorge Perugorría
Music by Bingen Mendizábal
Cinematography Héctor Collodoro
Carlos González
Edited by José Salcedo
Distributed by United International Pictures
Universal Pictures
Release dates
  • 14 May 1998 (1998-05-14)
Running time
120 minutes
Country Spain
Argentina
Language Spanish

Doña Bárbara is a 1998 Argentine-Spanish romantic drama film directed by Betty Kaplan adapted from the novel Doña Bárbara by Venezuelan author Rómulo Gallegos. The film stars Esther Goris in the title role of a wealthy, embittered female land owner who clashes with a male neighbor, portrayed by Jorge Perugorría.

Other versions[edit]

Doña Bárbara was first adapted into an acclaimed 1943 Mexican film starring María Félix as well as a 1975 Venezuelan telenovela.

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