Original title: Mararía
Production: Reyes Abades; Cinetel; Filmigranas; Madrid Film S.A.; Panavision UK; Sincronía
Country: Spain
Director: Antonio José Betancor
Script: Antonio José Betancor; Carlos Álvarez
Photography: Juan Antonio Ruiz Anchía
Music: Pedro Guerra
Cast: Carmelo Gómez; Iain Glen; Ulises Hernández; Goya Toledo; Mirta Ibarra; José Manuel Cervino; Manuel Manquiña; Francisco Casares; Juli Mira; Miguel Ángel Alonso; Cyra Toledo; Gloria del Toro
Year: 1998
Duration: 109
Genre: Drama
Color: Color
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish


Mararía is a beautiful young girl who lives on the island of Lanzarote, her dream is to leave the island and see the world. Fermín is a doctor destined to the island who tries that people lose their fear to medicine. Later, a handsome English reporter, Bertrand, comes to the island. Fermín has to leave the island when the Civil War (1936-1939) begins. However, on his return tragedy bursts when love, jealousy and passion intersect between these three characters.

Based on the novel by Rafael Arozarena.


Warning: This movie may contain nudity scenes and strong language. Viewer discretion is advised.


Winner of a Goya Award 1999: Best Cinematography

Winner of a Golden Egret, at Miami Hispanic Film Festival 1999: Best Film

Winner of an Award, at Spanish Music Awards 1999: Best Score

Winner of an Award, at Toulouse Cinespaña 1999: Best Film Score

Nominated to 4 Goya Awards: Best New Actress (Goya Toledo); Best Screenplay - Adapted; Best Original Score; and, Best Production Design

Nominated to Tokyo Grand Prix, at Tokyo International Film Festival 1998

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