Amantes del desierto

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Amantes del Desierto
Genre Romance - Action, Drama
Created by Julio Jimenez
Developed by Telemundo
RTI Colombia
Caracol Television
Starring Francisco Gattorno
Maritza Rodríguez
Catherine Siachoque
Theme music composer Miguel de Narváez
Opening theme 'Dos Corazones, Dos Historias' performed by Julio Iglesias
Alejandro Fernández
Ending theme 'Dos Corazones, Dos Historias' performed by Julio Iglesias
Alejandro Fernández
Country of origin United States
Colombia
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of episodes 121
Production
Executive producer(s) Arnaldo Limansky
Hugo León Ferrer
Producer(s) Andrés Santamaría
Lucero Venegas
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 42-45 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Telemundo
Picture format SDTV, 480i
Original run March 19, 2001  – September 4, 2001

Amantes del Desierto (Desert Lovers), is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by the United States-based television network Telemundo, RTI Colombia and Caracol Television. This limited-run series ran for 121 episodes from March 19, 2001 to September 4, 2001.

Plot[edit]

A man and a woman who love each other have to confront the world, in order to defend their feelings. Andrés Bustamante has been sentenced to twelve years in the gloomy cliff jail. Colonel Miguel Santana's daughter Barbara helps him escape from jail and takes him to the arid desert to hide. They are chased by Miguel Santana who makes them go through many dangerous adventures in search for freedom.

Desert Lovers is a passionate and adventurous love story that takes place between the 50's and 60's. It is starred by Andrés Bustamante, a young, modest doctor, and Bárbara Santana, a woman who was born in a time when very conservative ideas ruled society.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

  • Margalida Castro || Madre Magdalena Libardo ‘Tania’ || mother of Santos
Actor Character Known as
Francisco Gattorno Andres Bustamante Main hero
Maritza Rodríguez Bárbara Santana Main heroine
Roberto Escobar Miguel Santana Colonel of prison "Faralion", father of Bárbara
Catherine Siachoque Micaela Fernández Alias, ex-housekeeper, wife of Miguel, main villain
Ana Soler Esther de Santana Ex-wife of Miguel, Bárbara's mother, is killed by Micaela
Edgardo Román Idelfonso Cubillos Leutenante in prison "Faralion", villain
Juan Pablo Shuk Bruno Salegue Lover of Micaela, villain, is killed by Micaela
Rolando Tarajano Santos Libardo / Satanás Real brother of Andres
Helios Fernández Padre Moran Priest of the Farallon prison
Carlos Barbosa Francisco de Paula "Pancho" Fonseca Husband of Bertha
Maria Cristina Gálvez Bertha de Fonseca Wife of Pacho
Ricardo González Tomas "Tomasito" Fonseca Son of Pacho and Bertha
Agmeth Escaf Javier Negrete son of Rafael, Bárbara's 2nd boyfriend, villain
Víctor Cifuentes Abelardo Mejia Leutenante in prison "Faralion", Griselda's husband
Ivette Zamora Griselda Bárbara's maid and friend
Lucy Martínez Nemesia Barbara's helper witch
Patricia Tamayo Isabel in love with Javier
Carlos Hurtado Toño owner of the bar in the village Esmeralda
Raúl Gutiérrez Sergio Góngora Rafael's real killer, Javier's lawyer
Maria Luisa Rey Maria Gracia in love with Santos
Liliana González Josefina in love with Javier
Carolina González
Alberto León Jaramillo Khalil owner of the moving circus
Luís Fernando Ardilla
Santiago Bejarano Agustín Santana brother of Miguel, real father of Bárbara
Martha Suárez
Guilied López
Vilma Vera Gertrudis sister in chapel
Paola Díaz Sabrina Montenegro workwoman of Khalil, Tomas's lover
Andrea López Camila Santana Agustín's daughter, Bárbara's real sister
Roxana Montoya
Julio Echeverri
Julio Cesar Pachon
Julio del Mar Aurelio León General of Cliff jail
Roberto Mateos Martín García Barbara's doctor, in love with her
Claudia García Andrea Bustamante Santana daughter of Alejandro and Bárbara
Sandra Pérez Trinidad member of Bruno's gang
Juan David Carlos Toño's friend
José Fernando Pérez Adrián Fonseca brother of Pacho
Fernando Corredor Procuror Guillermo Muñoz Sergio's accomplice, gets killed by Micaela
Alfonso Rojas El Pulgarcito in love with Filomena, workman of Fonseca's mine
Alejandro Tamayo a driver, gets killed by Micaela
Carlos Zerrato El Ratón prisoner of Cliff jail, Lucia's brother
Claudia Rocio Mora Nelly Micaela's accomplice nurse
Sigifredo Vega Don Carlos Sara's husband
Luz Mary Arias Sara wife of Carlos
Jairo Camargo
Xiomara Segura

Broadcasters[edit]

Country Alternate title/Translation TV network(s) Series premiere Series finale Weekly schedule Timeslot
 Azerbaijan Səhrada Məhəbbət ANS TV 2002 2002 Monday to Friday 19:00
 Bulgaria Любов в пустинята bTV 2001 2002 Monday to Friday 11:00
 Georgia სიყვარული უდაბნოში Imedi Media Holding September 22, 2003 March 13, 2004 Monday to Friday 18:00
 Serbia Pustinjski ljubavnici TV Kosava 2002 2002 Monday to Friday 19:00

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