Verano azul (1981–1982)

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This series is about the adventures of a bunch of youngsters during their Summer holiday in a small town in the Southern Coast of Spain. The seven kids: Quique, Javi, Pancho, Bea, Desi, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Antonio Ferrandis ...
 Chanquete (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
María Garralón ...
 Julia (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Pilar Torres ...
 Bea (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Cristina Torres ...
 Desi (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Juanjo Artero ...
 Javi (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
José Luis Fernández ...
 Pancho (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Gerardo Garrido ...
 Quique (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Miguel Ángel Valero ...
 Piraña (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Miguel Joven ...
 Tito (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Manuel Tejada ...
 Agustín / ... (15 episodes, 1981-1982)
Helga Liné ...
 Luisa / ... (14 episodes, 1981-1982)
Elisa Montés ...
 Carmen / ... (13 episodes, 1981-1982)
Manuel Gallardo ...
 Javier / ... (13 episodes, 1981-1982)
Ofelia Angélica ...
 Nati / ... (8 episodes, 1981-1982)
Fernando Sánchez Polack ...
 Frasco (8 episodes, 1981-1982)
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This series is about the adventures of a bunch of youngsters during their Summer holiday in a small town in the Southern Coast of Spain. The seven kids: Quique, Javi, Pancho, Bea, Desi, Tito and Piraña, within an age range of eight to sixteen, meet there two adults, with whom they share many new experiences, Julia, a painter, and Chanquete, an old, wise and lovable retired sailor who lives in a boat set on a hilltop. Throughout the 19 episodes several key themes are dealt with: teenage, coming of age, death, generational gap, the right to protest, ethical values, family relations, building companies' speculation in the Spanish coastline etc. Written by José Sandín

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It is popularly believed that Chanquete's name is "Antonio" although this is never stated in the show, in reality this is the name of the actor who plays the character; in Nerja, now a popular tourist destination, he has a street named after: Antonio Ferrandis "Chanquete", hence the mistake. See more »

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Tito's mother: Tito, eat your breakfast.
Tito: I don't want to, I don't like milk, it tastes like cow.
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The same it was for me
20 January 2005 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

Yes,it was great,that The Bulgarian TV showed it.It is true that this was something very different from the other films we had seen.It was the only story of its kind for the puberty then.We did not use to see films from Western Europe and they were not supposed to show,that life went normally in the West.I still remember the scene when Javi was made to dive in a pool with all his clothes by two nasty behaving girls and then he took off all of his clothes,even his speedos as a protest,and then he was punished by his father,who called him an "exhibitionist".We have never thought of such kind of protest and I remember we commented this scene even in class and the teachers told,that that came from the Western manner of life.Yeah,we commented the film and liked all the actors.A day or two ago I heard the song from the film and it made me drop a tear for my own childhood,which I will ever connect with these series.


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