I, the Worst of All


1h 40m 1990

Brief Synopsis

Set in 17th-century Mexico during the Inquisition, this tragedy chronicles the true story of a rebellious, highly educated nun--writer/poet Sister Juana Ines de la Cruz (1651-1695)--who is persecuted for her radical ideas, after her mentors, the Spanish Viceroy and his wife, return to Europe.

Film Details

Also Known As
I, the Worst of All, Yo, La Peor de Todas
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
1ST RUN; Cinemien; Electric Pictures/Contemporary Films Ltd; First Run Features; First Run Features Home Video
Location
Argentina

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Set in 17th-century Mexico during the Inquisition, this tragedy chronicles the true story of a rebellious, highly educated nun--writer/poet Sister Juana Ines de la Cruz (1651-1695)--who is persecuted for her radical ideas, after her mentors, the Spanish Viceroy and his wife, return to Europe.

Film Details

Also Known As
I, the Worst of All, Yo, La Peor de Todas
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
1ST RUN; Cinemien; Electric Pictures/Contemporary Films Ltd; First Run Features; First Run Features Home Video
Location
Argentina

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States 1996

Released in United States April 1991

Released in United States December 1990

Released in United States July 1994

Released in United States July 1995

Released in United States June 1995

Released in United States November 1990

Released in United States November 1994

Released in United States October 1990

Released in United States on Video March 25, 2003

Released in United States September 10, 1990

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 12-25, 1990.

Shown at Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival November 11-20, 1994.

Shown at International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema December 4-17, 1990.

Shown at International Gay & Lesbian Pride Film Festival in Tampa, FL September 29 - October 8, 1995.

Shown at London Film Festival November 8-25, 1990.

Shown at Los Angeles International Gay & Lesbian Film & Video Festival July 7-17, 1994.

Shown at Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 6-16, 1995.

Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 9-18, 1995.

Shown at Venice Film Festival (out of competition) September 10, 1990.

Shown in New York City (Brooklyn Museum) as part of program "Self-Discoveries: A Festival of Latin American Cinema" March 8 - April 21, 1996.

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at International Gay & Lesbian Pride Film Festival in Tampa, FL September 29 - October 8, 1995.)

Released in United States 1996 (Shown in New York City (Brooklyn Museum) as part of program "Self-Discoveries: A Festival of Latin American Cinema" March 8 - April 21, 1996.)

Released in United States on Video March 25, 2003

Began shooting January 29, 1990.

Completed shooting late March 1990.

Released in United States April 1991 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (Cine Latino) April 11-25, 1991.)

Released in United States June 1995 (Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 9-18, 1995.)

Released in United States July 1994 (Shown at Los Angeles International Gay & Lesbian Film & Video Festival July 7-17, 1994.)

Released in United States July 1995 (Shown at Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 6-16, 1995.)

Released in United States September 10, 1990 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (out of competition) September 10, 1990.)

Released in United States October 1990 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 12-25, 1990.)

Released in United States November 1990 (Shown at London Film Festival November 8-25, 1990.)

Released in United States November 1994 (Shown at Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival November 11-20, 1994.)

Released in United States December 1990 (Shown at International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema December 4-17, 1990.)