Nuevo amanecer (New dawn) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Ernesto Alonso for Televisa in 1988.[1]

Nuevo amanecer
Created byCarmen Daniels
Based onFernanda Villeli
Written byCarmen Daniels
Tere Medina
Directed byAlfredo Gurrola
StarringJacqueline Andere
Pedro Armendáriz, Jr.
Blanca Guerra
Daniela Castro
Salma Hayek
Raúl Araiza
Opening themeAmarte así by Jerardo
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
Executive producerErnesto Alonso
CinematographyCarlos Guerra Villareal
Running time41-44 minutes
Production companyTelevisa
Original release
NetworkCanal de las Estrellas
ReleaseOctober 3, 1988 (1988-10-03) –
January 13, 1989 (1989-01-13)

Jacqueline Andere and Pedro Armendáriz, Jr. starred as protagonists, while Blanca Guerra starred as antagonist. Daniela Castro, Salma Hayek and Raúl Araiza starred as co-protagonists.



This is the story of Laura, a beautiful mature, shy and abused by her mother Elena, who works as a school teacher. She lives with a past trauma that occurred in her childhood, she was raped by her stepfather. When her mother dies, Laura inherits her fortune and goes to live with her great friend Norma, who also works with Laura in the high school and Norma has a completely opposite character. Laura decides to take a trip where she meets Gerardo, and she falls in love, but in turn, she suffers because it reminds her of her stepfather’s sexual abuse. But Laura also has to deal with a cruel person that wants to destroy her and has to also deal with the mysterious anonymous person that appears suddenly, and sends letters to Laura indicating that it’s her dead mother who came back to life and back to reality. To worsen the situation, Laura has gotten involved with a married man,Felipe. Felipe finds out about her breast cancer and he hides something so sinister that it will possibly change Laura’s feelings towards him. Find out what happens.




Year Award Category Nominee Result
1989 7th TVyNovelas Awards Best Experienced Actress Jacqueline Andere Won
Best Debut Actress Daniela Castro
Salma Hayek


  1. ^ Nuevo amanecer in Retrieved November 13, 2015