A terrible tragedy puts an end to a group of friends' pleasure voyage. Maria hears a gunshot, and finds her friend Patricia dead, and, within her confusion, she picks up the gun. Maria is ... See full summary »
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Victoria Ruffo ...
 María Fernández Acuña (3 episodes, 2005)
César Évora ...
 Esteban San Román (3 episodes, 2005)
Eduardo Capetillo ...
 Leonel Ibáñez (3 episodes, 2005)
Ana Martín ...
 Socorro de Montes (3 episodes, 2005)
Cecilia Gabriela ...
 Daniela Rivero (3 episodes, 2005)
Guillermo García Cantú ...
 Demetrio Rivero (3 episodes, 2005)
René Casados ...
 Bruno Mendízabal (3 episodes, 2005)
Margarita Isabel ...
 Carmela San Román (3 episodes, 2005)
Sabine Moussier ...
 Fabiola Mendízabal (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Venturina García (3 episodes, 2005)
Joaquín Cordero ...
 Padre Belisario (3 episodes, 2005)
Mauricio Aspe ...
 Héctor San Román (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Estrella San Román (3 episodes, 2005)
Mike Biaggio ...
 Ángel San Román (3 episodes, 2005)
Mariana Ríos ...
 Lupita Montes (3 episodes, 2005)
José Luis Reséndez ...
 Greco Montes (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Alma Muñoz / ... (3 episodes, 2005)
Arturo García Tenorio ...
 Leonardo Montes 'DaVinci' (3 episodes, 2005)
Carlos Bonavides ...
 Rufino Sánchez "Pulpo" (3 episodes, 2005)
Alejandro Ruiz ...
 Dr. Alejandro Ruiz (3 episodes, 2005)
Omar Ayala ...
 Tipo 1 (3 episodes, 2005)
Jacqueline Andere ...
 Alba San Román (2 episodes, 2005)
Martha Julia ...
 Ana Rosa Márquez (2 episodes, 2005)
Lorenzo de Rodas ...
 Servando Maldonado (2 episodes, 2005)
Michelle Vieth ...
 Vivian Saussa (2 episodes, 2005)
Sergio Mayer ...
 Carlos Sánchez (2 episodes, 2005)
Marcial Casale ...
 Mañas (2 episodes, 2005)
Liza Willert ...
 Rebeca Robles (2 episodes, 2005)
Mario Casillas ...
 Dr. René Ruben (2 episodes, 2005)
Mariana Karr ...
 Carcelera (2 episodes, 2005)
Archie Lafranco ...
 Luciano Cerezuela (2 episodes, 2005)
Marcelo Buquet ...
 Gerardo Salgado (2 episodes, 2005)
Diana Golden ...
 Patricia Ibáñez (2 episodes, 2005)
Montserrat Oliver ...
 Patricia Ibáñez (2 episodes, 2005)
Óscar Morelli ...
 Director de Cárcel (2 episodes, 2005)
Rubén Morales ...
 Detective Figueroa (2 episodes, 2005)
Rocío Cárdenas ...
 Angélica Espino (2 episodes, 2005)
Pilar Pellicer ...
 Sonia (2 episodes, 2005)
Sergio Catalán ...
 Flavio Marinelli (2 episodes, 2005)
Germán Gutiérrez ...
 Dr. Huerta (2 episodes, 2005)
Daniel Berlanga ...
 Friend of Héctor and Estrella (2 episodes, 2005)
Sergio Jurado ...
 Investigator Muñoz (2 episodes, 2005)
Irma Serrano ...
 La Duquesa de Walterrama y San Calixto (2 episodes, 2005)
Alfredo Adame ...
 Presentador (2 episodes, 2005)
Juan Ignacio Aranda ...
 Juez de Aruba (2 episodes, 2005)
Alberto Chávez ...
 Arnoldo (2 episodes, 2005)
Miguel Ángel Fuentes ...
 Fausto (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Maggie (2 episodes, 2005)
Dioni González ...
 Reportera (2 episodes, 2005)
Santiago Hernández ...
 El Pulgarcito (2 episodes, 2005)
Manuel Medina ...
 El Cadenas (2 episodes, 2005)
Lourdes Munguía ...
 Lourdes (2 episodes, 2005)
Arturo Muñoz ...
 El Panteón (2 episodes, 2005)
Andrés Márquez ...
 El Panzas (2 episodes, 2005)
Frances Ondiviela ...
 Frances (2 episodes, 2005)
Jorge Orduña ...
 Joel (2 episodes, 2005)
Vicky Palacios ...
 Vicky (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Herself (2 episodes, 2005)
Joustein Roustand ...
 El Huesos (2 episodes, 2005)
Alberto Salaberry ...
 Benjamín (2 episodes, 2005)
Raúl Sebastián ...
 El Greñas (2 episodes, 2005)
Ricardo Vera ...
 Oncólogo (2 episodes, 2005)
María Luisa Alcalá ...
 Fanny (2 episodes, 2005)
Irma Berlanga
(2 episodes, 2005)
Paola Cano
(2 episodes, 2005)
Alejandra de la Reguera
(2 episodes, 2005)
Susana Diazayas
(2 episodes, 2005)
Pablo Osuna
(2 episodes, 2005)
Claudia Platt
(2 episodes, 2005)
Mauricio Sauret
(2 episodes, 2005)
Gloria Solache
(2 episodes, 2005)
Sofia Tejeda
(2 episodes, 2005)
Ángeles Yáñez
(2 episodes, 2005)
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A terrible tragedy puts an end to a group of friends' pleasure voyage. Maria hears a gunshot, and finds her friend Patricia dead, and, within her confusion, she picks up the gun. Maria is found guilty of murder and is sentenced to life in jail. Her husband, Esteban, an important business man, doesn't believe in her innocence. When he goes back to Mexico, he divorces her, buys the silence of everyone whom was with them on the trip, and tells his sons that their mother died in an accident. Twenty years later, Maria is put in liberty due to good conduct and goes back to Mexico in search of vengeance. She is decided to find out the real killer and upfront Esteban, whom she now hates because he abandoned her at her own risk. But what she most wishes is to have her son and daughter, Hector and Estrella, back. The first thing that Maria does when she arrives is that she cites everyone who was with her on the trip: Esteban; Servando, one of his associates; Demetrio, the company's lawyer; ... Written by Hector Pina

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Víveme
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Performed by Laura Pausini
Adapted by Ignacio Ballesteros (as Badía) & Laura Pausini
Written by Biagio Antonacci
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La Madrastra review
14 September 2005 | by (Puerto Rico) – See all my reviews

Well i'm seen right now this wonderful soap here in Puerto Rico and i should say it's fantastic the way the have handled the mystery of the assassin of Patricia.Plus the soap it's well written even though the first 2 weeks was very slow but after it quickly get more and more interesting and in every episode you get know secrets of each character.The cast is really good especially Ana Layevska(Estrella),Eduardo Capetillo(Leonel) and the little kids that appear in this program.Victoria Ruffo(María) here cries a lot but she stills gives a great performance as well as Cesar Evora(Esteban).The villains is a mixed bag,we have great villains like Jacqueline Andere(Alba)and most of the women here but at the same time we have Rene Casados with his cartoon villain and the bad actor Sergio Mayer.All in all this is really a soap worth seeing.


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