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The Boarding School 

El internado (original title)
Students at a boarding school find that the school is full of mysteries and secrets.
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Series cast summary:
Marta Torné ...  María Almagro 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Martiño Rivas ...  Marcos Novoa Pazos 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Raúl Fernández de Pablo ...  Fermín de Pablo 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Yon González ...  Iván Noiret León 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Elena Furiase Elena Furiase ...  Victoria Martínez González 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Carlota García Carlota García ...  Paula Novoa Pazos / ... 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Denisse Peña Denisse Peña ...  Evelyn Pons 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Amparo Baró ...  Jacinta García 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Natalia Millán ...  Elsa Fernández Campos 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Daniel Retuerta Daniel Retuerta ...  Roque Sánchez Navas 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Marta Hazas ...  Amelia Ugarte Roldán 64 episodes, 2007-2010
Blanca Suárez ...  Julia Medina 63 episodes, 2007-2010
Pedro Civera Pedro Civera ...  Camilo Belmonte 58 episodes, 2007-2010
Ana de Armas ...  Carolina Leal Solís 60 episodes, 2007-2010
Luis Merlo ...  Héctor de la Vega 55 episodes, 2007-2010
Javier Cidoncha Javier Cidoncha ...  Lucas Moreno 49 episodes, 2008-2010
Ismael Martínez Ismael Martínez ...  Martín Moreno 48 episodes, 2008-2010
Sergio Murillo Sergio Murillo ...  Javier Holgado 45 episodes, 2007-2010
Carlos Leal ...  Jacques Noiret 45 episodes, 2007-2010
Irene Montalà ...  Rebeca Benaroch 37 episodes, 2009-2010
Javier Ríos Javier Ríos ...  Hugo Alonso / ... 36 episodes, 2009-2010
Damián Alcolea Damián Alcolea ...  Arturo 34 episodes, 2007-2010
Yolanda Arestegui Yolanda Arestegui ...  Irene Espí 37 episodes, 2008-2010
Lola Baldrich ...  Lucía 35 episodes, 2009-2010
Manuel Jurado Manuel Jurado ...  Antonio 33 episodes, 2007-2010
Manuel de Blas ...  Saúl Pérez Sabán 42 episodes, 2007-2010
Eduardo Velasco Eduardo Velasco ...  Pedro Camacho 30 episodes, 2007-2008


Students at a boarding school find that the school is full of mysteries and secrets.

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Release Date:

24 May 2007 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Internat See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Although the series was originally broadcast in Spain in 4:3 standard PAL definition in its first five seasons, the whole series was originally recorded in 16:9 1080p. The original 1080p versions of the first seasons remain unseen in Spanish national TV though, and later re-broadcasts of these seasons are still done in 4:3.

It was however possible to see the 16:9 versions of these seasons on Antena3 Televisión's internet page. It could be seen then that these episodes had never originally been intended to be broadcast on 16:9, as cameras and crew equipment were clearly visible in some scenes in the area of the screen that later was cropped out. See more »


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A very well written story with lots of drama and awesome cast!
8 May 2011 | by tedi-rusevaSee all my reviews

Nothing is as it seems at the school called "Laguna Negra". Mysteries, secret organizations, murders, love, passion, conflicts, need for justice, lies but most importantly the power of friendship and solidarity are the things that you will encounter if you watch "El Internado". With every new season we start to see a much bigger picture and conspiracy that reveals the true selves of each of the characters.

I have watched all of the episodes of El Internado and I must say it is a show worth watching. It is quite thrilling and dramatic, even funny at the right moments. The characters and story lines are very well developed and the plot twists are sometimes so unexpected that the viewer is never left with "oh, this episode was a waste of time".

The main story involves the lives of the sixteen-year-old Carolina, Ivan, Vicky, Julia, Roque and Marcos who accidentally start uncovering information about horrible crimes that have happened in the school years ago. Soon they find that their investigations endanger their lives but despite of their fear, they are too involved in the events to just return to their normal lives.

The school staff also has an important role in the story, one that reveals itself in time. The waves of secrets do not miss the children in the show as well – Marcos's curious five-year-old sister Paula and her best friend Evelyn who are always in the middle of a mischief. It is always a joy to watch those two girls find themselves into trouble!

My favorite actors from the series are Yon González who plays the arrogant and rebellious Ivan Noiret and Blanca Suárez (currently playing in the series "El Barco"), portraying the provocative and beautiful Julia Medina. The whole cast is incredible, though, and I hope to see more of them on screen.

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