overview : Viridiana is preparing to start her life as a nun when she is sent, somewhat unwillingly, to visit her aging uncle, Don Jaime. He supports her; but the two have met only once. Jaime thinks Viridiana resembles his dead wife. Viridiana has secretly despised this man all her life and finds her worst fears proven when Jaime grows determined to seduce his pure niece. Viridiana becomes undone as her uncle upends the plans she had made to join the convent.
Release Date : Apr 01, 1962
Runtime : 1h 30m
Genre : Drama
Companies : Unión Industrial Cinematográfica, Films 59, Producciones Gustavo Alatriste
Countries : Spain, Mexico
Keywords : based on novel or book, nun, faith, lie, uncle, wine, devoutness, rural area, black and white, orphan, guilt, mother superior, convent (nunnery), novice, vow