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The evolution of a family from the last days of the Franquist dictatorship to the early 80s.
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Series cast summary:
Imanol Arias ...  Antonio Alcántara Barbadillo / ... 390 episodes, 2001-2021
Ana Duato ...  Mercedes Fernández López / ... 390 episodes, 2001-2021
Pablo Rivero ...  Toni Alcántara Fernández / ... 389 episodes, 2001-2021
María Galiana ...  Herminia López / ... 389 episodes, 2001-2021
Carlos Hipólito ...  Carlos adulto / ... 385 episodes, 2001-2021
Ricardo Gómez ...  Carlos Alcántara Fernández / ... 347 episodes, 2001-2018
Manolo Cal Manolo Cal ...  Ramón / ... 298 episodes, 2001-2021
Santiago Crespo Santiago Crespo ...  Josete / ... 293 episodes, 2001-2021
Ana Arias Ana Arias ...  Paquita / ... 271 episodes, 2004-2020
Lluvia Rojo ...  Pili / ... 273 episodes, 2001-2017
Silvia Espigado Silvia Espigado ...  Clara 252 episodes, 2001-2021
Roberto Cairo ...  Desi / ... 249 episodes, 2001-2015
Irene Visedo ...  Inés Alcántara Fernández / ... 235 episodes, 2001-2021
Juan Echanove ...  Miguel Alcántara Barbadillo / ... 209 episodes, 2001-2017
Alicia Hermida ...  Valentina Rojas / ... 195 episodes, 2001-2013
Elena Rivera ...  Karina / ... 181 episodes, 2005-2018
Manuel Dios Manuel Dios ...  Luis / ... 183 episodes, 2001-2021
José Sancho ...  Don Pablo Ramírez Sañudo 181 episodes, 2001-2011
Tony Leblanc ...  Cervan / ... 181 episodes, 2001-2011
Antonio Canal Antonio Canal ...  Padre Froilán / ... 164 episodes, 2002-2019
Enrique San Francisco ...  Tinín / ... 162 episodes, 2001-2011
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The evolution of a family from the last days of the Franquist dictatorship to the early 80s.

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By getting the renewal for season 21, it became the longest running weekly Spanish drama in both episodes, with a total of 370, and seasons. See more »

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Referenced in The Ministry of Time: Cualquier tiempo pasado (2015) See more »

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Cuéntame
Written by José Luis Armenteros
Performed by Ana Torroja
(2019-2020)
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remake of "the wonder years" but in Spain
26 February 2005 | by matelunaSee all my reviews

First "Cuéntame", then "Cuéntame cómo pasó", this series interestingly started 2 days after 9-11. It follows more or less the same format of "The Wonder years" TV series, but in Spanish.

It narrates the life of a working class Spanish family from Madrid, with the background of the latter days of the Franco dictatorship in Spain, as seen by the eyes of a little boy.

The family is made up of Antonio and Mercedes, who emigrated from a rural village, with the maternal grandmother, Toni and Inés, the teenage kids, and Carlos, the youngest (and the narrator).

And while it does have some clichés (the hardworking father who does not want to see reality -something not too unfamiliar in these times-, the respectful mother, the revolutionary son, the proletarian priest, etc), it does try to depict the life of a particular family in which the traditional point of views of the parents/grandparents collide against the younger generation, influenced by the university, the cultural scene, and the preponderance of fascism, genocidal wars and the overthrowing of governments in the name of "democracy".


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