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Teresa de Jesús 

| Drama | TV Series (1984)
St. Teresa de Jesús struggles against all odds to reform the Order of Carmelites in the sixteenth century Spain.




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Complete series cast summary:
Concha Velasco ...  Teresa de Ávila 8 episodes, 1984
María Massip María Massip ...  Juana Suárez 6 episodes, 1984
Antonio Canal Antonio Canal ...  Padre Julián de Ávila 5 episodes, 1984
Alicia Sánchez 5 episodes, 1984
Virginia Mataix 4 episodes, 1984
Carmen Lozano Carmen Lozano ...  Teodora 4 episodes, 1984
Magüi Mira Magüi Mira ...  Guiomar de Ulloa 4 episodes, 1984
Mercedes Lezcano Mercedes Lezcano 4 episodes, 1984
Emilio Gutiérrez Caba ...  Juan de la Cruz 3 episodes, 1984
Tony Isbert ...  Jerónimo Gracián 3 episodes, 1984
Pilar Bayona 3 episodes, 1984
Eduardo Calvo ...  Fray Antonio de Heredia 3 episodes, 1984
María Elena Flores 3 episodes, 1984
Esperanza Alonso Esperanza Alonso 3 episodes, 1984
Covadonga Cadenas Covadonga Cadenas 3 episodes, 1984
Raúl Fraire ...  Francisco de Salcedo 3 episodes, 1984
Concha Leza Concha Leza 3 episodes, 1984
Marina Saura Marina Saura ...  Monja 3 episodes, 1984
Carlos Lucena Carlos Lucena 3 episodes, 1984
Eduardo Vendrell Eduardo Vendrell 3 episodes, 1984
Paloma Cela 3 episodes, 1984
Matilde Miralles Matilde Miralles 3 episodes, 1984
Francisco Rabal ...  Alonso 2 episodes, 1984
Patricia Adriani ...  Princesa de Éboli 2 episodes, 1984
Lina Canalejas ...  María 2 episodes, 1984
Gracita Morales ...  Beata Mari Díaz 2 episodes, 1984
Silvia Munt ...  Ana de San Bartolomé 2 episodes, 1984
Ana María Ventura Ana María Ventura 2 episodes, 1984
Jorge Bosso Jorge Bosso ...  Martín 2 episodes, 1984
Paula Soldevila 2 episodes, 1984
Ángel Acinas Ángel Acinas 2 episodes, 1984
Gonzalo Abril Gonzalo Abril ...  Lorenzo de Cepeda 2 episodes, 1984
Ramón Durán Ramón Durán 2 episodes, 1984
Juan José Otegui ...  Gaspar Daza 2 episodes, 1984
Luis Barboo 2 episodes, 1984
Elisenda Ribas Elisenda Ribas 2 episodes, 1984
Alicia Agut Alicia Agut 2 episodes, 1984
Mari Carmen Alvarado Mari Carmen Alvarado 2 episodes, 1984
Alicia Altabella Alicia Altabella 2 episodes, 1984
Francesco Carnelutti 2 episodes, 1984
Ana Leza Ana Leza 2 episodes, 1984
María Álvarez María Álvarez 2 episodes, 1984
Saturno Cerra Saturno Cerra 2 episodes, 1984
Mercedes Espinosa Mercedes Espinosa 2 episodes, 1984
Gaby Álvarez Gaby Álvarez 2 episodes, 1984
Marta Fernández Muro 2 episodes, 1984
Ramón Reparaz Ramón Reparaz 2 episodes, 1984
Margarita Lascoiti 2 episodes, 1984
María José Carrasco María José Carrasco 2 episodes, 1984
Carmen Casado Carmen Casado 2 episodes, 1984
Blanca Marsillach 2 episodes, 1984
Marina Carresi Marina Carresi 2 episodes, 1984
Carmen Díaz Carmen Díaz 2 episodes, 1984
Isabel Ordaz 2 episodes, 1984
Lola Peno Lola Peno 2 episodes, 1984
Flavia Zarzo Flavia Zarzo 2 episodes, 1984
Pilar Marco Pilar Marco 2 episodes, 1984
Concha Rabal Concha Rabal 2 episodes, 1984
Diana Salcedo Diana Salcedo 2 episodes, 1984
Adolfo Thous Adolfo Thous 2 episodes, 1984


St. Teresa de Jesús struggles against all odds to reform the Order of Carmelites in the sixteenth century Spain.

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A notable TV series about life and tribulations of the famous Carmelist nun who had transcendental experiences
20 April 2019 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

This series formed by eight episodes concerns Saint Teresa de Ávila who founded a lot of convents of the Order of Discalced Carmelitas , being very good played by Concha Velasco and a great plethora of secondaries.The series deals with the creating of convents and her struggling against all odds to reform the Order of Carmelites in XVI century, Spain. Teresa was named a Doctor of the Church by Pope Paul VI . Along the way she would write several religious works and self-biographic books and would reform the Carmelites order , while seeking God and spiritual peace . His books , which include her autobiography : The life of Teresa de Jesus and her seminal works : The Interior Castle and The way of Perfection are an integral part of Spanish Renaissance as well as Christian mysticism and Christian meditation practices. At the same time his confrontation to the Carmelitas priests and opposition to powerful people as Ana López de Mendoza , Princess Eboli : Patricia Adriani. As it regards her relationships with other nuns : Silvia Munt , Virginia Mataix , Marina Saura, Paloma Cela , Alicia Sanchez and priests as Saint Juan de la Cruz : Emilio Gutiérrez Caba , Father Damian : Tony Isbert , Father Francisco de Borja .After a period of sacrifice and pray in which she embraces a deeper devotion to God and Virgen Maria , she claims to have visions with Jesús , attracting the Inquisition with her biographic writings , all of them in times of Protestant Reform and religious pursue. In the cloister, Teresa suffered greatly from illness , early in her beginnings , as she experienced periods of religious ecstasy through the use of devotional books and prays .Teresa became firmly convinced that Jesús Christ presented himself to her in body form , though invisible , and she equally suffered a brief ascetic ascending.

This is an excellent series , being an inlightful and spectacular portrayal of the greatest religious woman , made in big budget and in which Concha Velasco gives a portentous acting. The series packs a lot of historical remarks , adding important roles of the Spaniard history as San Juan de la Cruz , Francisco De Borja , and Princess of Eboli . It contains an atmospheric and adequate cinematography by Francisco Fraile .Including breathtaking scenarios and great production design by Rafael Palmero. As well as a sensitive and evocative musical score by Jose Nieto.The motion picture was very well directed by Josefina Molina.

Other movies regarding this great figure as historical as religious are the followings : 1962 Teresa de Jesús by Juan de Orduña with Aurora Bautista , Alfredo Mayo , Antonio Duran , José Maria Caffarel , Maria Luz Galicia . Teresa cuerpo de Cristo by Ray Loriga with Paz Vega , Leonor Watling , Geraldine Chaplin , Manuel Moron , Francesc Garrido . Teresa 2015 by Jorge Dorado with Maria Álvarez , Carla Diaz, Terele Pávez , Antonio de la Torre , Aitana Sánchez Girón .

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12 March 1984 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Avilai Szent Teréz élete See more »

Filming Locations:

Baeza, Jaén, Andalucía, Spain See more »

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