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Called by the Mexican President himself, and in spite of a heart condition, young teacher Rosaura Salazar travels to the deserted town of Rio Escondido to accomplish the mission of bringing education to the poorest people. Being there, Salazar has to fight Regino Sandoval the evil landlord of the town. He has transformed the town into his own property, imposing his will and spreading death everywhere.

  1. Emilio Fernández

    Director, Story

  2. Mauricio Magdaleno


Top Billed Cast

  1. María Félix

    María Félix

    Rosaura Salazar

  2. Carlos López Moctezuma

    Carlos López Moctezuma

    Regino Sandoval

  3. Fernando Fernández

    Fernando Fernández

    Felipe Navarro

  4. Agustín Isunza


  5. Manuel Dondé

    Manuel Dondé

    El Rengo

Full Cast & Crew

Río Escondido


Status Released

Release Information

  • February 12, 1948


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget -

Revenue -



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