Nuevo Mundo

Nuevo Mundo

Director: Gabriel Retes

Cast: Aaron Hernan, Tito Junco Jr., Juan Angel Martinez

     
 

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Gabriel Retes's period religious drama Nuevo Mundo (AKA The New World, 1978) concerns a 16th century Machiavellian priest who devises a wicked scheme to convert mass numbers of South Americans to Catholicism. He teams up with an artist to create an icon of an "Aztec Virgin Mary," reasoning that many indigenes will see the image and be induced into

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Gabriel Retes's period religious drama Nuevo Mundo (AKA The New World, 1978) concerns a 16th century Machiavellian priest who devises a wicked scheme to convert mass numbers of South Americans to Catholicism. He teams up with an artist to create an icon of an "Aztec Virgin Mary," reasoning that many indigenes will see the image and be induced into worshipping Mary and accepting Christianity. Aaron Hernan, Tito Junco, Juan Angel Martinez and Elpidia Carrillo co-star. The Vatican instantly objected to this film, and banned it for well over twenty years.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/22/2007
UPC:
0658769721430
Original Release:
1978
Rating:
NR
Source:
Vanguard Cinema
Time:
1:31:00

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- New World
1. One [10:36]
2. Two [15:22]
3. Three [11:02]
4. Four [3:41]
5. Five [16:02]
6. Six [15:58]
7. Seven [9:16]
8. Eight [5:27]

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