A brave and poor young girl is welcomed into a rich family and develops a romance to their youngest and misogynist son, driving insane a woman in love with him.
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Series cast summary:
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 María Hernández (1 episode, 1995)
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 Luis Fernando de la Vega (1 episode, 1995)
Irán Eory ...
 Victoria de la Vega (1 episode, 1995)
Ricardo Blume ...
 Don Fernando de la Vega (1 episode, 1995)
Itatí Cantoral ...
 Soraya Montenegro (1 episode, 1995)
Carmen Salinas ...
 Agripina Pérez (1 episode, 1995)
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 Vladimir de la Vega (1 episode, 1995)
Ana Patricia Rojo ...
 Penelope Linares (1 episode, 1995)
René Muñoz ...
 El Veracruz (1 episode, 1995)
Emilia Carranza ...
 Raymunda Robles (1 episode, 1995)
Roberto Blandón ...
 Jose Maria Cano 'Papacito' (1 episode, 1995)
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 María de los Ángeles 'Tita' de la Vega Hernández (1 episode, 1995)
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 Fernando 'Nandito' de la Vega Hernández (1 episode, 1995)
Meche Barba ...
 Lupe (1 episode, 1995)
Silvia Caos ...
 Calixta Popoca (1 episode, 1995)
Aurora Molina ...
 Casilda (1 episode, 1995)
Pituka de Foronda ...
 Seño Caro (1 episode, 1995)
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 Padre Honorio (1 episode, 1995)
Monserrat Gallosa ...
 Vanessa de la Vega (1 episode, 1995)
Sebastián Garza ...
 Pedro (1 episode, 1995)
Gloria Izaguirre ...
 Marsela (1 episode, 1995)
Rebeca Manríquez ...
 Carlota (1 episode, 1995)
Beatriz Moreno ...
 Filipa (1 episode, 1995)
Raúl Padilla ...
 Urbano (1 episode, 1995)
Maribel Palmer
(1 episode, 1995)
Alejandra Procuna ...
 Brenda (1 episode, 1995)
Yadira Santana ...
 Rufina (1 episode, 1995)
Amara Villafuerte ...
 Delia (1 episode, 1995)
Antonio Medellín ...
 Dr. Carreras (1 episode, 1995)
Lilia Michel ...
 Sor Matilde (1 episode, 1995)
Juan Antonio Edwards ...
 Dr. Rodrigo Suarez (1 episode, 1995)
Jessica Jurado ...
 Verónica Barena Robles de Castillo (1 episode, 1995)
Ninón Sevilla ...
 Caridad (1 episode, 1995)
Ariel López Padilla ...
 Dr. Daniel Ordonez (1 episode, 1995)
Frances Ondiviela ...
 Cecilia (1 episode, 1995)
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 Lic. Gonzalo Dorantes (1 episode, 1995)
Enrique Lizalde ...
 Abelardo Armenteros (1 episode, 1995)
Mauricio Aspe ...
 Aldo Armenteros (1 episode, 1995)
Manuel Saval ...
 Óscar Montalbán (1 episode, 1995)
Yuliana Peniche ...
 Alicia Montalban Smith (1 episode, 1995)
Ariadna Welter ...
 Esperanza (1 episode, 1995)
Roberto Ballesteros ...
 Fantasma (1 episode, 1995)
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 Bernardo (1 episode, 1995)
Libia Abihaid ...
 Perlita Ordonez (1 episode, 1995)
Odiseo Bichir ...
 Renato (1 episode, 1995)
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 El Manotas (1 episode, 1995)
Natasha Dupeyrón ...
 Perlita Ordóñez (1 episode, 1995)
Leonardo Daniel ...
 Hinojosa (1 episode, 1995)
Lourdes Deschamps ...
 Argelia (1 episode, 1995)
Daniel Gauvry ...
 Clemente Barena (1 episode, 1995)
Javier Gómez ...
 Rosales (1 episode, 1995)
Karla Graham ...
 Glenda (1 episode, 1995)
Margarita Magaña ...
 Betty (1 episode, 1995)
Julio Mannino ...
 Canseco (1 episode, 1995)
Patricia Martínez ...
 Romelia Aguado (1 episode, 1995)
Esteban Moldovan ...
 Carlitos Ordoñez (1 episode, 1995)
Sara Montes ...
 Elisa (1 episode, 1995)
Irlanda Mora ...
 La Leona (1 episode, 1995)
Rocío Sobrado ...
 Gracia Valdez (1 episode, 1995)
María Prado ...
 Rosenda La Carcelera (1 episode, 1995)
David Ostrosky ...
 Zabala (1 episode, 1995)
Claudia Ortega ...
 Antonia (1 episode, 1995)
Arturo Muñoz ...
 Dr. Mejias (1 episode, 1995)
Enrique Muñoz ...
 Agente Murillo (1 episode, 1995)
Javier Ruán ...
 Zamora (1 episode, 1995)
Alejandro Tommasi ...
 Dr. Keller (1 episode, 1995)
Eric del Castillo ...
 Juez (1 episode, 1995)
Ricardo Vera ...
 Camilo Macias (1 episode, 1995)
Irma Torres ...
 Directora del Reclusorio Femenina (1 episode, 1995)
Héctor Alemán
(1 episode, 1995)
(1 episode, 1995)
Rafael Bazán
(1 episode, 1995)
Carlos Becerril
(1 episode, 1995)
Graciela Bernardos ...
 Dra. Giménez (1 episode, 1995)
Jeannette Candiami
(1 episode, 1995)
Alberto Chávez
(1 episode, 1995)
Víctor Córdova
(1 episode, 1995)
Graciela Estrada
(1 episode, 1995)
Víctor Fouilloux
(1 episode, 1995)
Esteban Franco
(1 episode, 1995)
Alejandro Hernández
(1 episode, 1995)
Araceli Ibarra
(1 episode, 1995)
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 Sirilo (1 episode, 1995)
Helen Orcada
(1 episode, 1995)
Carlos Amador Padilla
(1 episode, 1995)
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 Callejera (1 episode, 1995)
Gabriela Ramírez
(1 episode, 1995)
Lourdes Reyes ...
 Sylvia (1 episode, 1995)
Vicky Rodel
(1 episode, 1995)
Adriana Rojo
(1 episode, 1995)
Milagros Rueda
(1 episode, 1995)
Martha Álvarez
(1 episode, 1995)
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Maria is a 15-year-old scavenger who lives on the outskirts of the city. She loses her godmother, who before dying begs the local priest not to leave Maria to fend for herself. The priest asks one of his benefactors to please let Maria work as a servant in his house. Instead, the Don Fernando brings her in as his ward, making her a target of hostility for his wife, Victoria, and her niece, Soraya. Maria falls in love with the dashing but drunken and disorderly son of the house, Luis Fernando, and must fight Soraya for his affections. When Luis Fernando and Maria finally get married, he walks in on an innocent embrace between Maria and his brother Vladimir and storms out blinded with jealousy. He does not believe Maria's baby is his, so when it is born, Maria gives it away during a temporary bout of insanity. Luis Fernando rescues her from an asylum and adopts another child for her, but she never loses hope of recovering the son she lost. Then another villain Penelope will work as the ... Written by Anonymous

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Released as a double sided 3 disc DVD set in 2008. Includes English subtitles. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Maria faints for the first time, her legs automatically close in a rigid straight position instead of going lax and spreading to the sides as would normally happen when a person faints. See more »

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Remade as Maria la del Barrio (2011) See more »

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MARÍA LA DEL BARRIO
Produced by Emilio Estefan Jr. and Kike Santander
Lyrics by Viviana Pimstein
Performed by Thalía
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don't you just love Thalia!
22 May 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Totally amazing soap opera. I'm so nostalgic, they don't do this kind of soap operas anymore. Great actors, Thalia, Fernando Colunga, Itati and Ludwika, I mean.. what's not to love about this soap opera? Maria is taken from basically the trash can and was transform to a respectful lady by an old wealthy man (Don Fernando De la Vega). His family doesn't really like the idea and make her life a total hell. His son (Luis Fernando) starts playing with her but then he fells in love with Maria. Too late cause she gave away his son and becomes crazy. After she's fully recover she wonders around looking for his lost son but it was quite an odyssey (not to mention that her daughter Tita, thought Maria was having an affair with this guy she was looking for....... her son).

Ah of course don't forget Soraya Montenegro the antagonist who was in love with Fernando and tried to kill Maria so she could stay with Fernando and his fortune.


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