Alma llanera (film)

Alma llanera (English: "Soul of the Plains") is a 1965 Mexican Western drama film directed by Gilberto Martínez Solares and starring Antonio Aguilar, Flor Silvestre and Manuel Capetillo.[1][2] It is one of the films featuring Aguilar portraying his characteristic ranchero film hero.[1]

Alma llanera
Directed byGilberto Martínez Solares
Produced byManuel Zecena Diéguez
Screenplay byGilberto Martínez Solares
Alfredo Ruanova
Carlos E. Taboada
Story byAlfredo Ruanova
Carlos E. Taboada
StarringAntonio Aguilar
Flor Silvestre
Manuel Capetillo
Music byRaúl Lavista
CinematographyAgustín Martínez Solares
Edited byCarlos Savage
Panamerican Films S.A.
Distributed byAzteca Films Inc.
Release date
  • 29 October 1965 (1965-10-29) (Mexico)


Two childhood friends, Juan Pablo (Antonio Aguilar) and Ramiro (Manuel Capetillo) meet again, but when a difficult situation arises, the friends will be slowly turned into rivals. Complicating matters is Juan Pablo's love for Lucía (Flor Silvestre).



La guía del cine mexicano de la pantalla grande a la televisión, 1919–1984 states about the film: "The film tries to reproduce a climate similar to that of Doña Bárbara. Unfortunately, the beautiful and famous Venezuelan song that gives its title to Alma llanera is wasted."[3]


  1. ^ a b Garcia Berumen, Frank Javier (2016). Latino Image Makers in Hollywood: Performers, Filmmakers and Films Since the 1960s. McFarland. p. 46. ISBN 978-1-4766-1411-3.
  2. ^ García Riera, Emilio (1992). Historia documental del cine mexicano, Volumen 12 (in Spanish). Universidad de Guadalajara. pp. 94–95. ISBN 968-895-541-8.
  3. ^ García Riera, Emilio; Macotela, Fernando (1984). La guía del cine mexicano de la pantalla grande a la televisión, 1919–1984 (in Spanish). Editorial Patria. p. 19. ISBN 968-39-0029-1.

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