Inspired by high profile research, cases of human identity, social and political struggles, each episode focuses on a transcendental decision that will change the lives of the main characters in a moving, extraordinary and radical way.
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This romantic saga features Hugo de Medina, a handsome, mysterious swordsman, with a reputation as a womanizer. His life crashes around him when he finds he suffers from catalepsy, an ... See full summary »
Harvey, the leader of a powerful gang, loses his son during a robbery at a major bank. When the plan fails, Flora becomes the weapon with which Harvey plots revenge. What he does not know ... See full summary »
Miguel de Miguel,
The most powerful drug trafficker of his time, this is the Life and times of Amado Carrillo Fuentes, "El Señor de los Cielos" (Lord of the Skies), a man who became the head of the Juárez ... See full summary »
A young girl faces hard times ahead once she crosses the line her parents drew in order to keep her away from the outside world. In the past this child's mother had her children murdered ... See full summary »
Steamy Vignettes will appeal to even those who don't speak Spanish
Okay, the acting is flat out awful, and you've seen 3rd graders write better dialog. That said, the actors are all really good looking, the story lines are based on real life events, and you'll see women in next to nothing within 5 minutes after the start of every episode.
The show is a series of one hour vignettes. In each episode, the characters are faced with key decisions that help decide in what direction their life will take them. Since the plots always involve relationships, there's usually several people involved. There's always scandals, and most recently, the show's covered such controversies as marijuana and also homosexuality (no, not in the same episode).
Since many episodes deal with tough relationships and dramatic scandals ("I slept with your mother after she did a nu-die calendar in my studio", etc), there's usually a good cat fight or a "bitch slap". In the instance of "bitch slappin", you'll hear a loud clapping sound, a violently turned head, and a lot of flying hair. Apparently, getting slapped around is standard fare on Latino shows because these actors are really good at it.
For those who speak no Spanish, the show's captioned in English on CC3. But you don't really need to speak Spanish to understand these plots.
Because of the steamy nature of the plots, the frequent clothes shedding and the cartoony violence, I highly recommend this series to fans of campy shows, soap opera addicts, and those who wonder where ideas like "Ugly Betty" come from.
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