Ángela (TV series)

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Ángela is a Mexican telenovela produced by José Alberto Castro for Televisa that premiered on November 30, 1998 and ended on March 19, 1999.[1]

Ángela
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GenreTelenovela
Romance
Drama
Created byCuauhtémoc Blanco
María del Carmen Peña
Written byCuauhtémoc Blanco
María del Carmen Peña
Begoña Fernández
Ricardo Fiallega
Directed byRoberto Gómez Fernández
Salvador Sánchez
StarringAngélica Rivera
Juan Soler
Patricia Navidad
José Elías Moreno
Ignacio López Tarso
Theme music composerKike Santander
Opening theme"Alguna vez" by Cristian Castro
Ending theme"Alguna vez" by Cristian Castro
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
No. of episodes78
Production
Executive producerJosé Alberto Castro
ProducerFausto Sáinz
Production locationsFilming
Televisa San Ángel
Mexico City, Mexico
El Rosario, Veracruz, Mexico
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
CinematographyRoberto Gómez Fernández
Ernesto Arreola
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time41-44 minutes
Production companyTelevisa
DistributorTelevisa
Release
Original networkCanal de las Estrellas
Picture formatNTSC
Original releaseNovember 30, 1998 (1998-11-30) –
March 19, 1999 (1999-03-19)
Chronology
Preceded byLa mentira
Followed byTres mujeres

Angélica Rivera and Juan Soler starred as protagonists, while Patricia Navidad, Joana Benedek and Juan Peláez starred as antagonists. Jacqueline Andere starred as stellar performance. Ana Martín and Harry Geithner starred as special participations.

PlotEdit

Angela is a charming and beautiful young school teacher, with a sweet but firm character. Her only living relative is her mother Delia, a sick and embittered woman. On her deathbed, Delia makes Angela swear an oath that she will rise to the top in life, and with her last breath she curses Emilia Santillana, the woman who stole Angela's father away from her.

Upon hearing at last the name that Delia had always refused to reveal, Angela vows, with chilling determination, that she will not rest until she has found this woman, Emilia Santillana, and made her pay for ruining her mother's life. Emilia Santillana lives in the city of San Miguel de Allende, where she runs a very successful silver mine, "La Soledad". In addition to the mine, Emilia Santillana owns a factory.

One day, Angela arrives at Emilia's company seeking employment. Yolanda Rivas, Emilia's right hand, takes pity on the seemingly sweet and shy young girl and persuades her boss to hire her. Little by little Angela wins her trust. Angela is convinced of her righteousness and uses her beauty and her growing influence within the business to systematically destroy Emilia's world.

Only one person mistrusts her and is not seduced by her apparent innocence. Mariano Bautista, a young engineer who works in a silver mine. Angela tries to ignore her attraction for Mariano, but finally comes to realize that she truly loves him.

And, for the first time in her life, the promise of happiness seems within her reach when Mariano confesses that he too has fallen in love with her. Nevertheless, the oath she swore over her mother's grave binds her to her destiny, and Angela is now powerless to stop the tidal wave of destruction and suffering that she herself has unleashed.

CastEdit

NotesEdit

Yadhira Carrillo was originally cast as Angela but replaced by Rivera at the last minute with little explanation causing some cast members to leave the cast in solidarity with Carrillo. Leading man Juan Soler eventually went to star with Yadhira three years later in the successful soap opera, La Otra.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ángela" (in Spanish). alma-latina.net. Archived from the original on August 5, 2011. Retrieved April 11, 2016.

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