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THE GREAT SPECTACLE OF EMOTIONS

SYNOPSIS (SEASON 2):

From its very beginning in the mid 20th Century, Telenovela became the most popular TV genre. After being around for almost 60 years, this TV genre, format or model became the setting to portray illusions and a mirror depicting a typical day in the life of Latin Americans, which was later replicated many times all over the world.

     

12 thirty-minute shows and 4 special biographical shows devoted to iconic Telenovela actors.

      

CHAPTERS:

1. Telenovela child actors

2. Narco novel – The beginning

3. Narco novel – Good or bad? 

4. Biographical novel

5. International telenovelas [soap operas] (Turkey, Korea, Spain, the UK, Brazil) 

6. “Transmedia”. From photo comics to the social media

7. Telenovela and marketing

8. Formats

9. Different nuances of fantasy 

10. New generations

11. Today’s melodramas: TV series, super series, mini series – Definition.

12. Series – the new fiction 

     

4 SPECIAL SHOWS (BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES)

1. Edith González

2. Rebecca Jones

3. María Helena Döering

4. Epigmenio Ibarra, Samuel Duque, Patricia Arriaga, Gustavo Loza. The creators of new fiction

      

SYNOPSIS (SEASON 1):

The telenovela emerged in the mid-20th century and was destined to become television’s most popular genre. Almost 60 years later, the format continues to kindle hopes and dreams among audiences, reflecting the culture of millions of Latin Americans and striking a chord with viewers worldwide.

     

The series has 13 chapters, each lasting half an hour, where telenovela actresses, actors, directors, producers and writers give us their testimonies and share their memories, anecdotes and experiences of an alternate, yet uncannily familiar universe ruled by love, passion and sacrifice.

             

CHAPTERS:

1. Genesis: The telenovela and its background 

2. Dream-Makers: Telenovela producers

3. The Power of the Pen: The writers behind the telenovelas

4. A Story Told a Thousand Times Over: Adaptations

5. Hearts with Direction: The stage directors

6. The Spirit of the Soap: The search for happiness

7. A Woman’s Mark: The actresses who have starred in telenovelas 

8. Men of Heart: The actors who have appeared in telenovelas

9. An Evil Smile: Telenovela villains 

10. The Magic of the Stories: Telenovelas, Latin at heart 

11. Time Tunnel I: The best telenovelas of the Fifties, Sixties and Seventies 

12. Time Tunnel II: The best telenovelas of the Eighties to date

13. Where is our Love Headed?: Memorable telenovela endings

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