Cuando llega el amor

Cuando llega el amor (English title: When love arrives) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Carla Estrada for Televisa in 1990.[1][2]

Cuando llega el amor
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Part of the cast of Cuando llega el Amor
GenreTelenovela
Written byMarcía del Río
Story byRené Muñoz
Directed by
Starring
Opening theme"Cuando llega el amor" by Lucero
Country of originMexico
Original language(s)Spanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes100
Production
Executive producer(s)Carla Estrada
CinematographyJuan Rodríguez
Production company(s)Televisa
Release
Original networkCanal de las Estrellas
Original releaseDecember 25, 1989 (1989-12-25) –
May 11, 1990 (1990-05-11)
Chronology
Related showsBajo las riendas del amor

Lucero and Omar Fierro starred as protagonists, while Nailea Norvind starred as main antagonist.

PlotEdit

Isabel Contreras (Lucero) is a privileged youngster. She is beautiful, wealthy, her parents love her, she is engaged to the handsome Rodrigo (Guillermo García) and they are going to marry once she finishes school. Alonso (Francisco Bernal), her horsemanship teacher, proposes her to represent the country in an international contest.

Isabel has an enemy in her own home, her cousin Alejandra (Nailea Norvind), who hates Isabel. Alejandra wants to harm Isabel, and she does, when she seduces Rodrigo and Isabel finds them. Isabel knows that her father would kill Alejandra if he realizes about this incident, so Isabel remains silent.

Isabel breaks her engagement without giving explanations and she finds comfort in the preparations of the next tournament. Before the contest starts, Alejandra cut the reins of the horse of Isabel provoking her tumble. Isabel injures her back and she must use crutches.

Lonely and depressed, Isabel entertains herself watching through the window to the opposite apartment. Luis Felipe (Omar Fierro), a photographer, who lives in that apartment falls in love with Isabel. Alejandra meddles once again and tries to separate them.

CastEdit

MainEdit

  • Lucero as Isabel Contreras, daughter of Rafael and Rosalía, Alejandra's cousin, biological daughter of Alonso.
  • Omar Fierro as Luis Felipe Ramírez, son of Miguel and Carmen, Ángela's brother, journalist and photographer.
  • Nailea Norvind as Alejandra Contreras, Rafael's orphaned niece, hates her cousin Isabel.
  • Irán Eory as Rosalía de Contreras, Rafael's wife, mother of Isabel and Lalo, former love of Alonso.
  • Eric del Castillo as Don Rafael Contreras, Rosalía's husband, father of Lalo and Isabel (not biologically).

SupportingEdit

  • Francisco Bernal as Alonso Valencia, Isabel's riding instructor and biological father, former love of Rosalía.
  • Miguel Pizarro as Andrés Santana, Rafael's trusted employee, in love with Alejandra.
  • Guillermo García Cantú as Rodrigo Fernández Pereira, son of Gerardo and María Luisa, engaged to marry Isabel.
  • Amparo Arozamena as Doña Refugio Vda. de Carrillo, Beto's grandmother, in love with Isidro.
  • Raúl Buenfil as Ranas, a hoodlum, turns himself in to the police.
  • Carmelita González as Carmen de Ramírez, Miguel's wife, mother of Luis Felipe and Ángela.
  • Lucero Lander as Ángela Ramírez, daughter of Miguel and Carmen, Luis Felipe's sister, nurse at Gerardo's clinic.
  • René Muñoz as Chucho, biological son of Nina. (Dies)
  • Juan Carlos Casasola as Alberto "Beto" Carrillo, Refugio's hoodlum grandson. (Killed by Ranas)
  • Polo Ortin as Don Isidro Vega, Claudia's father and Margarita's grandfather, in love with Refugio.
  • Alejandra Peniche as Claudia Vega, Isidro's daughter and Margarita's mother, lover of Gerardo and Rodrigo. (Killed by María Luisa)
  • Juan Felipe Preciado as Miguel Ramírez, Carmen's husband, father of Luis Felipe and Ángela.
  • María Rojo as Rosa, a woman from Rafael's past.
  • Evangelina Sosa as Margarita Vega, Claudia's neglected daughter and Isidro's granddaughter.
  • Claudio Obregón as Dr. Gerardo Fernández, María Luisa's husband and Rodrigo's father, Claudia's lover.
  • Susana Alexander as María Luisa Pereira de Fernández, Gerardo's wife and Rodrigo's mother.
  • Lilia Aragón as Helena Ríos/Helen Rivers, Claudia's friend.
  • Silvia Caos as Amelia, housekeeper of the Contreras family.
  • Arturo Lorca as Nacho
  • María Fernanda García as Paulina, Alejandra's friend.
  • Surya McGregor as Dolores
  • Roberto Blandón as Enrique
  • Ninón Sevilla as Nina, biological mother of Chucho.
  • Óscar Bonfiglio as Pablo
  • Francisco Xavier as Paco
  • Mónica Miguel as Yulma
  • Gustavo Navarro as Fito
  • Elizabeth Ávila as Julia, Isabel's friend.
  • Emma Laura as Verónica, Isabel's friend.
  • Lorette as Lucy
  • Sergio Sendel as Chicles, a hoodlum.
  • Alexis Ayala as Nicolás
  • Ernesto Godoy as Güero, a hoodlum.
  • Ricardo de Loera as Montero, police detective.
  • Charlie Massó as Rey
  • Rodrigo Vidal as Eduardo "Lalo" Contreras, son of Rafael and Rosalía, Isabel's brother.

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Nominee Result
1991 9th TVyNovelas Awards Best Telenovela of the Year Carla Estrada Nominated
Best Antagonist Actress Nailea Norvind
Best Antagonist Actor Miguel Pizarro
Best Leading Actress Susana Alexander
Irán Eory
Best Leading Actor Eric del Castillo
Best Co-lead Actress María Rojo
Best Young Lead Actress Lucero Won
Best Young Lead Actor Omar Fierro
Best Male Revelation Rodrigo Vidal Nominated
Best Direction Miguel Córcega Won

ReceptionEdit

  • Lucero's performance won her a TVyNovelas Award for best young lead actress.[3] Hers was balanced with Nailea Norvind's as the villain.

MusicEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cuando llega el amor" (in Spanish). alma-latina.net. Archived from the original on June 12, 2012. Retrieved February 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "Univision: Cuando llega el amor" (in Spanish). univision.com. Retrieved February 15, 2016.
  3. ^ "Lucero en Premios TVyNovelas 1991" (in Spanish). karinzim.tripod.com. Retrieved February 15, 2016.

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