the daughter of a wealthy Buenos Aires family, eloped with Ladislao Gutierrez, whose family was as aristocratic as Camila's, but who was also. View page in TimesMachine, Page 00006 The New York Times Archives. Rosas dictatorship, the church and a patriarchal society, epitomized by Camila's own severe father. Adolfo's hatred of his daughter and obsession with making her pay causes Camila's mother to curse the day she married him. Ladislao is visibly troubled by the hypocrisy of his public priesthood and his private violation of his vows.
"New York Times March 15, 1985 Adolfo O'Gorman's Letter to Juan Manuel de Rosas, December 21, 1847 "Camila a CurtainUp Review Gacksetter, Elizabeth; Robbins, Timothy (July 28, 2015). See more » Filming Locations: Chascoms, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. Rosas' decision to ignore their pleas and execute a pregnant woman horrified his supporters, sent shock waves across South America, and, according to some historians, contributed to his overthrow and exile in 1852. 'Camila' is only the third feature to be directed by Miss Bemberg, a 62- year-old playwright and screen writer, but it possesses its own recognizable style, employing the gestures and mannerisms of romantic fiction for distinctly unromantic ends. Their vocal criticism of his rule ultimately caused Rosas to sign a decree expelling all Jesuit priests from Argentina.