Director: Maria Luisa Bemberg
Cast: Assumpta Serna, Dominique Sanda
In 17th century Mexico the poetess Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz is adopted by the temporal authorities, particularly the viceroy's wife, but increasingly considered a threat by the archbishop.
Austere but rewarding story of a doomed feminist who happens to be more intelligent and sensitive to creation than her ecclesiastical superiors. Apparently entirely shot in a studio.