Juana Gallo

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Juana Gallo
Directed by Miguel Zacarías
Written by Miguel Zacarías
Starring María Félix
Cinematography Gabriel Figueroa
Release date
  • 12 June 1961 (1961-06-12)
Running time
120 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

Juana Gallo is a 1961 Mexican drama film written and directed by Miguel Zacarías. It was entered into the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival.[1]


The story takes place during the Mexican Revolution. After Juana Gallo's (Maria Felix) father and boyfriend were executed by the government officials, Juana takes courage in response of her lost and rescues the man from the village that were taken as prisoners. Juana breaks the stereotypes and lectures the man from the village and the soldiers, (now prisoners) of how Mexicans are killing other Mexicans just to protect a corrupt government.


In alphabetical order


  1. ^ "2nd Moscow International Film Festival (1961)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 

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