Director: Humberto Solás
Writer: Jorge Ramos, Nelson Rodríguez, Humberto Solás
Stars: Daisy Granados, Imanol Arias, Raquel Revuelta, Miguel Benavides, Eslinda Núñez
Countries: Cuba, Spain
Cecilia, a Cuban girl of mixed race in violent 19th-century Cuba, is raised by her mother and grandmother as a courtesan. Soon, pale-skinned Cecilia catches the eye of the estate owner’s son, Leonardo. Cecilia bows to Leonardo’s demands provided he agrees to shelter a wounded member of the resistance movement at his home. Leonardo’s wealthy father, Cándido de Gamboa, arranges the engagement of his son to a white girl of their own class. Cecilia tries to stop the wedding with tragic results.