Los Parientes Pobres

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Los Parientes Pobres
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Genre Telenovela
Romance
Drama
Created by Liliana Abud
Written by Carmen Daniels
Tere Medina
Directed by Miguel Córcega
Mónica Miguel
Starring Lucero
Ernesto Laguardia
Chantal Andere
Alexis Ayala
Nuria Bages
Joaquín Cordero
Humberto Elizondo
Theme music composer Rafael Pérez-Botija
Opening theme Los parientes pobres by Lucero[1]
Country of origin Mexico
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of episodes 75
Production
Executive producer(s) Carla Estrada
Producer(s) Arturo Lorca
Location(s) Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
Cinematography Alejandro Frutos
Manuel Ruiz Esparza
Running time 41-44 minutes
Production company(s) Televisa
Distributor Televisa
Release
Original network Canal de las Estrellas
Picture format 480i SDTV
Original release May 3 – August 13, 1993
Chronology
Preceded by Mágica juventud
Followed by Dos mujeres, un camino
Related shows Juro que te amo (2008)

Los Parientes Pobres (English title: Poor Relatives) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Carla Estrada for Televisa in 1993.[2] Lucero sang the main theme and it was an airplay hit in all Latin America. It was never released as a single, but it appears in the special album Lazos de Amor and her Lucero album known as Veleta.

Lucero and Ernesto Laguardia starred as protagonists, while Alexis Ayala, Chantal Andere, Humberto Elizondo, Delia Casanova, Ana Patricia Rojo and the leading actress Bertha Moss starred as antagonists.

Plot[edit]

Two families, the Santos and the Olmos, face a fight of power, ambitions, selfishness and love. The Santos are provincial family that has a pottery factory with financial problems, which Ramiro Santos (Rogelio Guerra) manages along with his cousin Evaristo Olmos(Joaquín Cordero). However, this business deal finishes due to personal differences, this provokes the rancor and hate of Ramiro, and his family goes into bankruptcy, while Evaristo Olmos achieves an excellent status.

When Ramiro dies, his family moves to the capital, hoping for a good fortune. But destiny will set a trap, when Evaristo offers his house for them to live, here his family treat them very bad, with contempt and haughtiness because they are the poor relatives.[3]

Cast[edit]

  • Lucero as Margarita Santos
  • Ernesto Laguardia as Jesús "Chucho" Sánchez
  • Chantal Andere as Alba Zavala
  • Alexis Ayala as Bernardo Ávila
  • Nuria Bages as María Inés de Santos
  • Joaquín Cordero as Evaristo Olmos
  • Humberto Elizondo as Paulino Zavala
  • Rogelio Guerra as Ramiro Santos
  • Delia Casanova as Eloísa de Olmos
  • Fernando Casanova as Ricardo de Olmos
  • Ana Patricia Rojo as Griselda Olmos
  • Claudia Ramírez as Juliana Santos
  • Magda Karina as Amalia de Zavala
  • Luis Gimeno as Marlon
  • Eduardo López Rojas as Father Cayetano
  • Bertha Moss as Aunt Brígida
  • Guillermo Aguilar as Dr. Samuel Gómez
  • Ernesto Godoy as Silverio Santos
  • Alejandro Tommasi as Cristóbal
  • Socorro Avelar as Toñita
  • Rosario Zúñiga as Francisca Olmos
  • Esteban Soberanes as Gabriel Olmos
  • José María Torre as Luisito Santos
  • Estela Barona as Alondra
  • Patricia Martínez as Rosa
  • Guy de Saint Cyr as Jean Paul Dominique
  • Pituka de Foronda as Magdalena
  • Oscar Servín as Francois
  • Fabiola Campomanes as Elda
  • Patricia Navidad as Esmeralda
  • Consuelo Duval as Celina
  • Susana Lozano as Pilar
  • Paola Otero as Bertha
  • Lorenzo de Rodas as Roque del Toro
  • José Luis Castañeda as Erasmo
  • María Luisa Coronel as Petrita
  • Isabel Cortázar as Sandra
  • Marco de Joss as Marco
  • Carlos Osiris as Vago
  • Rafael de Quevedo as Genaro
  • Fernando Lavín as Chencho
  • Sara Luz as Patricia
  • Pedro Luévano as Manuel
  • Pedro Morante as Don José
  • Genoveva Pérez as Clementina
  • Ivette Reyna as Flora
  • Guillermo Sauceda as Ignacio
  • Rafael Bazán as Pelón
  • Angélica Soler as Lidia
  • Margarita Valencia as Isidra
  • Isabel Martínez "La Tarabilla"
  • Amparo Montes
  • Mauricio Ferrari
  • Bárbara Córcega
  • Guadalupe Bolaños
  • José Antonio Ferral

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Nominee Result
1994 12th TVyNovelas Awards Best Telenovela of the Year Carla Estrada Nominated
Best Actor Ernesto Laguardia
Best Antagonist Actress Chantal Andere
Best Antagonist Actor Humberto Elizondo
Best Leading Actor Joaquín Cordero
Best Young Lead Actress Lucero Won
Best Musical Theme Nominated
4th Eres Awards Best Telenovela
Best Song "Los Parientes Pobres" Won
Best Actress Lucero Nominated
Best Actor Ernesto Laguardia
25th ACE Awards Best Actress Lucero Won
A.C.C.A. Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ MSN http://groups.msn.com/lucerounadiva/suspremios.msnw (Spanish)
  2. ^ "Los Parientes Pobres" (in Spanish). alma-latina.net. Archived from the original on September 20, 2011. Retrieved March 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ Novia de América http://www.noviadeamerica.com/html/novela3.html Archived May 27, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

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