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The Pearl

La perla

Directed by Emilio Fernández
United States, Mexico, 1947
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

In a humble fisherman’s village, the discovery of a valuable pearl by a poverty-stricken fisherman (Pedro Armendáritz) brings about the ruin of his family when the pearl attracts the attention of greedy and ruthless dealers in the area.

Synopsis

In a humble fisherman’s village, the discovery of a valuable pearl by a poverty-stricken fisherman (Pedro Armendáritz) brings about the ruin of his family when the pearl attracts the attention of greedy and ruthless dealers in the area.

The PearlDirected byEmilio Fernández

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1947 | Winner: Best Cinematography (International Award)
Golden Globes (USA)
1949 | Winner: Best Cinematography
National Film Preservation Board
2002 | Winner: National Film Registry

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