(1954) Directed by Roberto Gavaldon. Ricardo Montalban, Ariadne Welter, Victor Parra. (85 min.) DCP. Mexico's master of urban melodrama explores jungle passions in this reimagining of Shakespeare's The Tempest. A pharmaceutical company scientist seeking the barbasco (yam) root for cortisone extraction stumbles on the hidden tropical paradise of a brooding, reclusive Prospero and his alarmingly carnal daughter.