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The Torrent


The Vincent Blasco-Ibanez novel [[Feature~V135789~Entre Naranjos~naran]] served as the inspiration for [[Performer~P25821~Greta Garbo~gretagarbo]]'s first American film, The Torrent. Garbo plays Leonora, a full-bodied Spanish peasant girl who falls in love with her landlord's son Don Rafael Bull ([[Performer~P15158~Ricardo Cortez~ricardocortez]]). To prevent his son from marrying beneath his station, Don Rafael's father banishes Leonora from his property. She relocates in Paris, where she achieves fame...more