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Director  Benjamin Doniger
Music director  Hector Campos Parsi
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Short
Initial release  1956
Running time  35 minutes
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Writer  Benjamin Doniger, Luis A. Maisonet, Rene Marques, Domingo Silas Ortiz (story)
Cast  Antonia Hidalgo (Modesta), Juan Ortiz Jiménez (the husband), Barrio Sonadora Community
Screenplay  Rene Marques, Luis A. Maisonet, Benjamin Doniger
Similar movies  M (1931), 1914 (1931), The Trunks of Mr OF (1931), Suddenly (2013)

Modesta


Modesta is a 1956 short film, set in Puerto Rico, in which a peasant woman rebels against her husband's authoritarianism. She and the other women of her community organize the Liberated Women League to fight for their rights. It stars Antonia Hidalgo and Juan Ortiz Jiménez.

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The movie was adapted by Benjamin Doniger, Luis A. Maisonet and René Marqués from a story by Domingo Silas Ortiz. It was directed by Doniger. In 1998, Modesta was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Modesta


References

Modesta Wikipedia
Modesta IMDb Modesta themoviedb.org


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