This series dramatizes the life of Juana Inés de la Cruz, a renowned writer, nun and influential political figure in 17th-century Mexico.
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Alberto Collado Alberto Collado ...  Ignacio Lizarraga 7 episodes, 2016
Gonzalo Guzmán ...  Padre Martin 6 episodes, 2016
Arcelia Ramírez ...  Juana Inés 6 episodes, 2016
Karina Díaz López Karina Díaz López ...  Sor Beatriz 5 episodes, 2016
Yolanda Corrales ...  Virreina María Luisa Manrique de Lara y Gonzaga 4 episodes, 2016
Hernan Del Riego ...  Padre Antonio Núñez de Miranda 3 episodes, 2016
Lisa Owen ...  Virreina Leonor Carreto de Toledo 3 episodes, 2016
Arantza Ruiz ...  Juana Inés (Joven) 3 episodes, 2016
Margarita Sanz ...  Sor María 3 episodes, 2016
Fernanda Tosky Fernanda Tosky ...  Novicia Conchita 3 episodes, 2016
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This series dramatizes the life of Juana Inés de la Cruz, a renowned writer, nun and influential political figure in 17th-century Mexico.

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Incredible series!
1 March 2017 | by kermitmedskerSee all my reviews

This story is about a person of whom I was not aware until watching it. After viewing, I read several articles on Juana Ines de la Cruz. The details of her life and her relations with those around her are somewhat obscure. Her life seems to still inspire speculation and fabrication of events that may not have happened. However, knowing something of the Roman Church and Spanish Inquisition, and having some understanding of classical learning in the Baroque era, I believe this to be an entirely credible construct of her life, providing some good possibilities for the motivations behind her actions. Now, if you are the type of moralistic Catholic who cannot believe that there are lesbians in convents, or that certain holy monastics have the same urges as others, don't bother watching this one. It is neither like The Song of Bernadette, nor like the splendid Spanish series on the life of Teresa of Avila. The production qualities are sometimes not the best, and I have never much cared for the use of two actresses to play the same character at different ages, but the sheer drama of the story redeems it. The intense psychological aspects of the characters, and the performances of these actors merit the highest praise. The subject matter is so compelling that you cannot stop watching it, and yet it doesn't lend itself to binge watching, because you will need time to absorb what you have just seen in a single episode.


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26 March 2016 (Mexico) See more »

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Mexico City, Mexico

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