The first-ever Croatian soap opera which follows the lives of three bourgeois families that are tied together, but even more separated by the money, love, passion and betrayal.
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Jelena Veljaca ...
 Dora Jurak (159 episodes, 2004-2005)
Damir Markovina ...
 Luka Pongrac (159 episodes, 2004-2005)
Zarko Radic ...
 Tomislav Jurak (157 episodes, 2004-2005)
Ksenija Pajic ...
 Ana Jurak (157 episodes, 2004-2005)
Mia Begovic ...
 Helena Jurak (153 episodes, 2004-2005)
Nada Gacesic ...
 Dunja Pongrac / ... (142 episodes, 2004-2005)
Cedo Martinic ...
 Maksimilijan Max Lovrek / ... (142 episodes, 2004-2005)
Lukrecija Breskovic ...
 Magda (136 episodes, 2004-2005)
Mislav Cavajda ...
 Ivan Jurak (134 episodes, 2004-2005)
Sven Madzarevic ...
 Sven Lovrek (125 episodes, 2004-2005)
Barbara Vickovic ...
 Vesna Lovrek (124 episodes, 2004-2005)
Nives Ivankovic ...
 Natasa Jug (85 episodes, 2004-2005)
Csilla Barath-Bastaic ...
 Marina (79 episodes, 2004-2005)
Maja Petrin ...
 Zora Racki (64 episodes, 2004-2005)
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The first-ever Croatian soap opera which follows the lives of three bourgeois families that are tied together, but even more separated by the money, love, passion and betrayal.

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Croatian Telenovela
7 December 2004 | by (Zagreb, Croatia) – See all my reviews

The story is about 3 families that are tied together, but even more separated by the money, love, passion and betrayal.One of the main characters is Tomo Jurak. Tomo is a rich 50 year old, owner of the chain of restaurants and hotels such as Hotel Grand located in the capital and Villa Maria in the coastal city, Opatija.Tomo is married to Ana, a beautiful and faithful woman and a mother of their two children, Dora and Ivan. Dora studies economy , she's a rich and spoiled daddy's little girl. She's in love with Luka Pongrac - a poor guy who works as her fat her's right arm. Their love is forbidden, because Tomo Jurak wouldn't allow a relationship between his spoiled daughter and a young man with a poor background. Luka grew up without knowing who is his father and his living with his mother Dunja who's hiding her past.A total opposite to Luka is Dora's older brother, Ivan. He's a irresponsible 25 year old playboy. He's the only one who know's about his sisters relationship with Luka. He knows his father appreciate Luka for his workin g skills and he is jealous of him and therefore he's thinking how to get a revenge on his father and at the same time how to descredit Luka and reveal the secret on Dora and Luka's relationship.Helena Jurak is Tomo's half sister. He learns about her existence right after his aunt Mitzy's death. In his aunt will not only did he inherit Villa Maria, but also this perfect stranger he knew nothing about. After Jurak's suspicions concerning Helena, they accept her as a member of the family y.The other family are Jurak's enemies. They are the Lovrek's. The head of the family is Max, a rich and powerful bankar.Tomo Jurak and Max Lovrek know each other since they were students. From friends they became enemies. Sven Lovrek is Max's son from previous marriage. Max is married to Vesna, a woman with a mysterious past and bad morals. ..


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