Alfonso XII and María Cristina

Alfonso XII and María Cristina or Where Are You Going, Sad Man? (Spanish: ¿Dónde vas triste de ti?) is a 1960 Spanish historical drama film directed by Alfonso Balcázar and Guillermo Cases and starring Marga López, Vicente Parra and José Marco Davó. It is the sequel to Where Are You Going, Alfonso XII? and portrays the marriage between Alfonso XII of Spain and Maria Christina of Austria.

Alfonso XII and María Cristina
Directed byAlfonso Balcázar
Guillermo Cases
Produced byAlfonso Balcázar
Francisco Balcázar
Eduardo Manzanos Brochero
Written byJuan Ignacio Luca de Tena
Luis Marquina
Miguel Cussó
StarringMarga López
Vicente Parra
José Marco Davó
Music byGuillermo Cases
CinematographyJosé F. Aguayo
Edited bySara Ontañón
Balcázar Producciones Cinematográficas
Release date
17 April 1960
Running time
99 minutes

It is similar in style to the German Sissi film series. It was very popular but led to Vicente Parra's typecasting.[1]

The film's sets were designed by the art director Enrique Alarcón.



  1. ^ Mira p.236


  • Mira, Alberto. Historical Dictionary of Spanish Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2010.

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