- Year: 2017
- Country: Mexico, Spain, USA
- Creator: O, /
- Actors: Pedro Almodóvar, Elena Benarroch,...
- Running time: 1h 33min
The documentary and biographic musical movie Chavela is a life story and pits of the Mexican singer Chavela Vargas. The singer was born in 1919 in Ksta-Rike. Because of the poliomyelitis postponed in the childhood the heroine became almost blind. However, thanks to Indian shamans. Chavela could see again. Since fourteen years, the girl went to Mexico for search of new opportunities in creative development. And thirty years she became a singer in ranchero style. Around the world Chavela could become famous in 1940-1950. The viewer should see its creative and a course of life which was sated with many moments. She became known to much as the woman in a red poncho.