Mi prima Ciela (My Cousin Ciela) is a Venezuelan telenovela produced and broadcast by RCTV in 2007.[1] It is a remake of two Venezuelan telenovelas, Elizabeth and Maite, both produced by the same channel in the 1980s based on a story written by Pilar Romero.[2]

Mi prima Ciela
Screenplay by
  • Gililiana Rodríguez
  • José Luis Contreras
  • José Tomás Angola
  • Iraida Tapias
  • Gennys Pérez
Story byPilar Romero
Directed by
  • Tony Rodríguez
  • Luis Padilla
Creative directorErasmo Colón
Music byFrancisco Cabrujas
Opening theme"Es tu amor" by Hany Kauam
Country of originVenezuela
Original languageSpanish
No. of episodes152
Executive producerLeonor Sardi
  • Ana Vizoso González
  • Jesenia Colmenarez
  • Ifigenia Rivas
  • Yenny Morales
Production locationCaracas, Venezuela
  • José Luis Franco
  • Hancel González
  • Carlos Martínez
  • César Guilarte
  • Juan González
  • Joel Ortega
  • José Guía
EditorRay Suárez
Camera setupMulti-camera
Original release
RCTV Internacional
ReleaseMay 2 (2007-05-02) –
December 17, 2007 (2007-12-17)

Monica Spear[3] and Manuel Sosa as the main protagonists, and co-starring Flavia Gleske, Geronimo Gil, Raquel Yanez and Guillermo Perez.[4]



Graciela Andreína is a young woman in her final year of high school and lives with her two cousins Maite and Silvia, and they all form an inseparable trio. Silvia discovers she is pregnant by Rafael, a young person working in the business ran by Graciela's parents. At first nobody accepts Rafael because he is an ex-convict, but when he runs off with Silvia to get married, everyone is forced to accept him. Maite will have to fight her mother who wants her to become a doctor to follow her dream of studying music. Once she gets into music school, she meets Abel, and with him, she endures a love filled with misunderstandings and suffering.

Graciela, who is affectionately called Ciela discovers that she was adopted even though her parents have tried to keep the secret from her. Ciela meets David, an attractive young man with a flawed character, and they fall in love and get married. However, Ciela is diagnosed with bone marrow failure, Ciela does not stop fighting for her happiness.[5]




  1. ^ "MI PRIMA CIELA Venezuela · 2007 · SD". comercialtv.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  2. ^ "FFalleció Pilar Romero, escritora de 'Mi Prima Ciela'". panorama.com.ve (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Mónica Spear: La "Prima Ciela" de Venezuela (Fotos)". diariodecaracas.com (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 8 January 2014. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Formatos telenovelas Mi Prima Ciela". rctvintl.com (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 7 July 2017. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  5. ^ ""Mi prima Ciela" se transmite en las tardes por Televen". eluniversal.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 April 2017.