Maria Luisa Bemberg
Maria Luisa Bemberg is the author of my favourite tear jerker film, Camila, which is the true story of Camila O'Gorman and her love affair with a priest. I won’t tell you the story because you have to see it.
She also made We don’t want to talk about it, another love affair, this time a local middle-aged land owner and a young dwarf. Again I won’t tell you what happens because you have
to see it.
She was born in 1922 into one of the richest families in Argentina. (Why are so many of my favourite writers Argentinian) She was a feminist, film writer, director and actress.
http://www.raintaxi.com/online/2001fall/bemberg.shtml review of An Argentine Passion: María Luisa Bemberg and Her Films
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAtSTFUuARw a clip from Camila (sub. English)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4o_h0RvQDm8 We Don’t Want To Talk About It (trailer in English)
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=maria+luisa+bemberg&aq=f clips from a selection of her movies, mostly in Spanish