La Segua

  • 1985
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Romance

A young lieutenant comes under the spell of two women--literally in one case, figuratively in the other--in this Costa Rican-Mexican coproduction set at the end of the colonial era in Central America. When the handsome Spaniard falls for knockout Hidalgo, his jealous mistress, Guerra, whips up a potion that drives him mad. Later, a newly arrived gold miner...read more

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A young lieutenant comes under the spell of two women--literally in one case, figuratively in the other--in this Costa Rican-Mexican coproduction set at the end of the colonial era in Central America. When the handsome Spaniard falls for knockout Hidalgo, his jealous mistress, Guerra,

whips up a potion that drives him mad. Later, a newly arrived gold miner meets the same fate, another victim of "La Segua's" witchcraft. Though the leading ladies are beguiling enough, this confused film is anything but mesmerizing. (In Spanish; English subtitles.)

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  • Released: 1985
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A young lieutenant comes under the spell of two women--literally in one case, figuratively in the other--in this Costa Rican-Mexican coproduction set at the end of the colonial era in Central America. When the handsome Spaniard falls for knockout Hidalgo,… (more)

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