An ambitious woman of humble background and stunning beauty is determined to change her poor situation, using her seductive skills on a millionaire doctor.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bárbara Mori ...  Rubí Pérez Ochoa 26 episodes, 2004
Eduardo Santamarina Eduardo Santamarina ...  Alejandro Cárdenas Ruíz 26 episodes, 2004
Jacqueline Bracamontes ...  Maribel De La Fuente 26 episodes, 2004
Sebastián Rulli ...  Héctor Ferrer Garza 26 episodes, 2004
Ana Martín ...  Refugio Ochoa viuda de Pérez 26 episodes, 2004
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Storyline

Rubi, a young woman who captivates many of her fellow students from the university with her beauty and charm, which many girls envy and many guys desire. Besides her beauty, Rubi is also very poor. Refugio (Rubi's mother) and Christina (Rubi's Sister) are Rubi's only family. Christia is the only one who works to pay the house bills and part of Rubi's half scholarship. Rubi becomes very ashamed of how poor she really is and despises her ghetto neighborhood. At the university, she makes friends with a wealthy but very naive girl named Maribel de la Fuente with a slight defect on her right knee where she wears a knee brace that left her crippled since her childhood. Behind Maribel's back Rubi envies her best friend and wants everything Maribel has because Rubi's ambition is too strong, Rubi will use her beauty to get anything she wants even if it means betraying those who love and care for her because Rubi doesn't love or care for anyone but herself. Written by Cherry Blossom

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Drama | Mystery | Romance

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Details

Official Sites:

esmas [Mexico]

Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

20 September 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rubí... La descarada See more »

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Production Co:

Televisa S.A. de C.V. See more »
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Runtime:

(115 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Many top Mexican actresses like Sara Maldonado, 'Patricia Manterola' and Susana González auditioned for the role of Rubí. See more »

Quotes

Héctor Ferrer: I'm sorry about what's happened, Elena. I wish that everything could have been different, but...
Elena Navarro: ...you can't. When ever Rubi appears, I don't matter to you at all. And it hurts me because that woman is going to destroy you, even though you can't seem to live without her.
Héctor Ferrer: I don't know what comes over me with Rubi, but I can't deny what you're saying.
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Version of Rubi (1968) See more »

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La Descarada
Written and Performed by Reyli
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Bárbara Mori, Shines As Sun
11 June 2004 | by arturo_smallcharmSee all my reviews

It is so long time a go I didn't watch one novela, since "Volver a Empezar", but one Monday, when it started, I watched it and loved it. Specially Bárbara Mori (Amor Descarado), the hotest actress I've ever seen in the world. She knows how to act, the male leading role is for Eduardo Santamarina (Marisol), who is in love with Rubí, a girl only interested about the money, no matter how ugly the guys are. Rubí has a sister named Cristina (Paty Díaz "La Usurpadora"), her mother has a mortal heart's disease (Played by Ana Martin from La Madrastra). The best friend of Rubí is Maribel (Jacqueline Bracamontes/Entre El Amor Y El Odio) who her leg was broken and that is the cause of her sadness. One day, Maribel met a boy on the internet named Héctor (Sebastián Rulli/Contra Viento Y Marea), they met in the airport, but Rubí fell in love immediately with Héctor, here starts the fight between the best friends. Enjoy it!


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