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Drama starring
Silvia Pinal
Francisco Rabal , Fernando Rey
Viridiana is about to take her final vows as a nun. At the request of her legal guardian, she returns home on a last visit. There, confronted with the brutal realities of life, she is forced to renounce not the world but the cloister.
In Spanish with English subtitles.
Director Luis Bunuelf 1961) B/W * FILM REVIEWS pages 49-58
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Unknown: Silvia Pinal
Unknown: Francisco Rabal
Unknown: Fernando Rey
Director: Luis Bunuelf
Viridiana: Silvia Pinal
Jorge: Francisco Rabal
Don Jaime: Fernando Rey
Ramona: Margarita Lozano
Lucia: Victoria Zinny
Rita: Teresa Rabal

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