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Ayer Amargo

[VHS & DVD] Puerto Rico (1959)
Remastered by the Ateneo Puertorriqueño (2000)
Director: Amilcar Tirado
Language: Spanish
Black & White; Duration: 110 minute
This Puerto Rican film classic relates the story of young married couple who have been unsuccessful in conceiving a child. The husband who fathered a child from an earlier affair, suddenly finds himself responsible for the youngster when the mother of the child perishes. The drama that unfolds as the couple struggles through this dilemma is the focus of the movie.