Prisioneira (English: Trapped) is a Portuguese telenovela broadcast and produced by TVI. It is written by Maria João Mira. The telenovela premiered on May 21, 2019[1] and ended on February 22, 2020. It is recorded between Lisbon and Tunisia.

"Ninguém foge ao destino" (Portuguese)
"Nobody flees to fate" (English)
Created byMaria João Mira
Developed byPlural Entertainment
Directed byAntónio Borges Correia
StarringJoana Ribeiro
Carloto Cotta
Kelly Bailey
Lourenço Ortigão
Nuno Gil
(see more)
Opening themeDon't Try by Sissi Martins (season 1)
Tal Como Sou by Fernando Daniel (season 2)
Ending themeDon't Try by Sissi Martins (season 1)
Tal Como Sou by Fernando Daniel (season 2)
Country of originPortugal
Original languagePortuguese
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes219
Running time55min
Original networkTVI
Picture format16:9 SDTV
Original releaseMay 21, 2019 (2019-05-21) –
February 22, 2020 (2020-02-22)
Preceded byValor da Vida
Followed byQuer o Destino
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A revolutionary Muslim doctor is fighting for a fair and less fractured world. He falls madly in love with a Portuguese woman and rescues her from a loveless life. However, this rescue turns into an unexpected captivity and an unfair fight for the custody of a child, since he is forced to marry another woman.

The plot, which takes place between Lisbon and a Maghreb country features a love among different beliefs and traditions that will always be affected by a terror attack.[2]


SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
198May 21, 2019 (2019-05-21)September 10, 2019 (2019-09-10)
2121September 11, 2019 (2019-09-11)February 22, 2020 (2020-02-22)


Actor/Actress Character Season
1 2
Joana Ribeiro Teresa Loureiro Cunha Protagonist Guest
Carloto Cotta Omar Maluf Protagonist Guest
Kelly Bailey Glória Loureiro Antagonist Protagonist
Lourenço Ortigão Frederico «Fredy» Cruz Antagonist Protagonist
Nuno Gil Samuel Guest Antagonist
Diogo Infante Vítor Loureiro Co-Antagonist
Paulo Pires Diogo Lacerda Co-Protagonist
Joana Seixas Lídia Cunha Co-Antagonist
José Wallenstein Júlio Cunha Regular Absent
Paula Lobo Antunes Margarida Lacerda Regular
Vera Kolodzig Samira Ibrahim Co-Antagonist
Sandra Faleiro Graça Andrade e Sousa Regular
Benedita Pereira Monique Matias Regular
Rita Salema Elsa Cornélio Regular Absent
Sara Prata Leonor Teixeira Regular
Ângelo Torres Henrique Drummond Regular Absent
Vítor Hugo Mário Andrade e Sousa Regular
Thiago Rodrigues Gustavo Tudela Regular
Sofia Aparício Leila Maluf Regular
Tiago Teotónio Pereira Tomé Andrade e Sousa Regular
Vítor d'Andrade Sílvio Cruz Regular
Lucas Dutra Sahid Lopes Regular
Margarida Corceiro Carolina Atalaia Regular
Sérgio Praia Acácio Teixeira Regular
Graciano Dias James Marques Farrel Regular
Ana Cristina Oliveira Letícia Drummond Regular Absent
Diogo Mesquita Bashir Ibrahim Regular Absent
Catarina Bonnachi Beatriz Drummond Regular Absent
Constança Drummond Regular Absent
Pedro Tavares Fábio Silva Regular Absent
Julie Sergeant Telma Braga Absent Regular
Cassiano Carneiro Murilo Braga Absent Regular
Filipa Pinto Renata Braga Absent Regular
Maria Arrais Madalena Absent Regular
Susana Arrais Cecília/Isabel Absent Regular
Pedro Hossi Eduardo Absent Regular
Marina Albuquerque Susete Absent Regular
André Nunes Dário Absent Regular
Mateus Choon Hassan Absent Regular
Rita Ribeiro Fátima Maluf Regular
Lia Gama Helena Lopes Regular


  1. ^ "Oficial: TVI surpreende na data de estreia de "Prisioneira"! Saiba quando é". 14 May 2019. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Onza Distribution". Onza Distribution. Retrieved 2020-01-19.

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