Directed by Betty Kaplan
The second film adaptation of the 1929 novel by
Romulo Gallegos, Dona Barbara tells of a dramatic confrontation
over land and civil rights, notable for its passionate characterizations.
A young lawyer, Luzardo (Jorge Perugorria) returns to his family's ranch
with the intention of selling it. However, his family's secrets refuse to
remain in the past, and an encounter with the reputed witch Dona Barbara
soon draws him into a game of seduction. Spanish with English subtitles.