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 / ... 370 episodes, 2001-2020
Ana Duato ...  Mercedes Fernández López / ... 370 episodes, 2001-2020
María Galiana ...  Herminia López / ... 369 episodes, 2001-2020
Pablo Rivero ...  Toni Alcántara Fernández / ... 369 episodes, 2001-2020
Carlos Hipólito ...  Carlos adulto / ... 366 episodes, 2001-2020
Ricardo Gómez ...  Carlos Alcántara Fernández / ... 347 episodes, 2001-2018
Santiago Crespo Santiago Crespo ...  Josete / ... 291 episodes, 2001-2020
Manolo Cal Manolo Cal ...  Ramón / ... 280 episodes, 2001-2020
Ana Arias Ana Arias ...  Paquita / ... 272 episodes, 2004-2020
Lluvia Rojo ...  Pili / ... 275 episodes, 2001-2017
Roberto Cairo ...  Desi / ... 250 episodes, 2001-2015
Silvia Espigado Silvia Espigado ...  Clara 236 episodes, 2001-2020
Irene Visedo ...  Inés Alcántara Fernández / ... 216 episodes, 2001-2020
Juan Echanove ...  Miguel Alcántara Barbadillo / ... 209 episodes, 2001-2017
Alicia Hermida ...  Valentina Rojas / ... 195 episodes, 2001-2013
Elena Rivera ...  Karina / ... 183 episodes, 2005-2018
José Sancho ...  Don Pablo Ramírez Sañudo 181 episodes, 2001-2011
Tony Leblanc ...  Cervan / ... 181 episodes, 2001-2011
Manuel Dios Manuel Dios ...  Luis / ... 178 episodes, 2001-2020
Antonio Canal Antonio Canal ...  Padre Froilán / ... 165 episodes, 2002-2019
Enrique San Francisco ...  Tinín / ... 162 episodes, 2001-2011
Pepa Sarsa Pepa Sarsa ...  Josefina 152 episodes, 2002-2020
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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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José Sancho left the show because he didn't like how the writers were portraying the Spanish history, arguing they had started to fable too much. See more »

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Version of Cuéntame cómo pasó (2017) See more »

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Cuéntame
Written by José Luis Armenteros
Performed by Ana Belén and David San José
Arrangements by David San José
Lyrics Adapted by Javier G. Amezúa
(2001-2008)
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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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