Ash Wednesday (1958 film)

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Ash Wednesday
Miércoles de ceniza.jpg
DVD cover
Directed by Roberto Gavaldón
Produced by Gregorio Walerstein
Written by Julio Alejandro
Luis G. Basurto
Roberto Gavaldón
Starring María Félix
Cinematography Agustín Martínez Solares
Edited by Rafael Ceballos
Release date
  • 2 October 1958 (1958-10-02)
Running time
112 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

Ash Wednesday (Spanish: Miércoles de ceniza) is a 1958 Mexican drama film directed by Roberto Gavaldón. It was entered into the 8th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]


Victoria (María Félix) was attacked in her youth by a Catholic priest. Years later she is a famous prostitute and hates everything related to the Catholic Church. She falls in love with Dr. Federico Lamadrid (Arturo de Córdova), a hidden priest during the Cristero War.



  1. ^ " Awards for Ash Wednesday". Retrieved 2010-01-03. 

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