In the village of San Andres, the rivalry between two families the Valdes and the Ramirez is centered on "El Manantial", a beautiful fountain of water that happens to bathe the small ...
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Guillermo García Cantú
In the village of San Andres, the rivalry between two families the Valdes and the Ramirez is centered on "El Manantial", a beautiful fountain of water that happens to bathe the small property of the Valdes and not the neighboring ranch, the rich and prosperous hacienda "Piedras Grandes", where the best cattle are raised and is property of the Ramirez. But the spring is not the real reason for the hatred between the families. Justo Ramirez, married to Margarita Insunza, had a relationship with Francisca Rivero, wife of his enemy and neighbor Rigoberto Valdes. This relationship, founded in the betrayal, will cause the utmost bitterness and the destruction between the two families. The Valdes have a beautiful daughter named Alfonsina, who was born in the same year as Alejandro, the son and heir of the Ramirez. Although they have grown separately with their souls full of prejudices against their respective families, the two cannot avoid feeling attracted to each other. Margarita will not ... Written by
Manuel Ojeda was contracted for filming "La Otra" (2002), after el manantial. El Manantial was extended for two weeks beyond the date it was to initially end. Although this happened, his character briefly left but does return during the final episodes. See more »
Recently novelas have become almost comical with their silly plotlines and hip locales. I like this one that is set in rural Mexico. Are some of the plotlines a bit extreme, well of course, this is a novela but it is well written with a leading man who although could use more backbone, is intelligent enough to not believe everything he is told. I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys Mexican novelas.
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