Luz María (Lucecita) is a simple and naive country girl, whose mother Rosa is very sick. They decide to go to Lima in order for Rosa to get better. The two women reside in an old family ... See full summary »




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Series cast summary:
Angie Cepeda ...  Luz María Camejo (Lucecita) 176 episodes, 1998-1999
Christian Meier ...  Gustavo Gonzálvez 176 episodes, 1998-1999
Teddy Guzmán ...  Modesta Ludeña Vda. de Cosío 175 episodes, 1998-1999
Mariela Alcalá Mariela Alcalá ...  Mirtha Valdéz 154 episodes, 1998-1999
Zonaly Ruiz Zonaly Ruiz ...  Fefa Espósito 131 episodes, 1998-1999
Martín Farfán Martín Farfán ...  Amador Espósito 128 episodes, 1998-1999
Orlando Fundichely Orlando Fundichely ...  Sergio Cosío Ludeña 98 episodes, 1998-1999
Élide Brero Élide Brero ...  Doña María Santander Vda. de Mendoza y Rivero 95 episodes, 1998
Sonia Oquendo Sonia Oquendo ...  Graciela de Mendoza y Rivero 89 episodes, 1998
Rosalinda Serfaty Rosalinda Serfaty ...  Angelina Mendoza y Rivero de Gonzálvez 89 episodes, 1998
Jesús Delaveaux Jesús Delaveaux ...  Miguel Mendoza y Rivero Santander 85 episodes, 1998
Antonio Dulzaides Antonio Dulzaides ...  Álvaro Revoredo 82 episodes, 1998
Ángela Quijandría Ángela Quijandría ...  Azucena 75 episodes, 1998-1999


Luz María (Lucecita) is a simple and naive country girl, whose mother Rosa is very sick. They decide to go to Lima in order for Rosa to get better. The two women reside in an old family friend, named Modesta and her son Sergio. Modesta is a cook for the rich and influential family Mendoza. Lucecita dreams of the day when she'll return to the country. Unfortunately Rosa's health worsens and a secret she kept all her life makes her to ask Modesta for help. Modesta manages to convince her employer, Miguel de Mendoza, who happens to be Rosa's only love to visit the sick woman for the last time. When Miguel sees Rosa after so many years she unravels that he is Lucecita's father and gets him to vow to look after his illegitimate daughter. After Rosa's death, haunted by the promise he gave, Miguel decides to let Lucecita live in his mansion but as a maid clueless to her origin. Grateful to the kind gentleman from her mother's past, Lucecita does everything to get the approval of Miguel's ... Written by Lara Cain

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Release Date:

16 June 1998 (Peru) See more »

Also Known As:

Gia tin kardia tis Marias See more »

Filming Locations:

Lima, Peru

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América Producciones See more »
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Version of Estrellita mía (1970) See more »


Luz María
Lyrics by Luis Gonzáles
Music by Gianmarco Zignago
Performed by Gianmarco Zignago
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Luz Maria is the best series ever made on TV
9 July 2011 | by llmariareginaSee all my reviews

I saw for the first time Luz Maria last week and I was so touched by the grandiose unrelenting love and affection of Gustavo to Lucecita which these modern days it is very hard to find. The scenes are clean,wholesome,uncorrupted unlike most Hollywood soaps and movies which are tainted with obscenity and immorality.The dialogue between the Franciscan priest Emilio and Gustavo is very enlightening pertaining to the sanctity of marriage.Kodus to the director and all of the production crew for making this beautiful telenovela.But most of all kodus to Christian Meier for a superb acting in his role Gustavo,a very handsome ,very romantic haciendero and it due to him that made the love story very touching.It must have been difficult for him being married to Marisol to act in passionate manner towards Angie who was single woman .I want to buy complete DVD with English subs but I don't know where.

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