DISCOP Dubai 2017
DISCOP DUBAI 2017
MADINAT JUMEIRAH RESORT, DUBAI
Lady Altagracia, is a story of revenge, betrayal and ambition, but also of redemption, justice and love, which follows the life of Altagracia, who lost her parents to a fatal car accident, and who at a young age suffered the abuse of a group of young men. Since then, Altagracia becomes a ruthless and ambitious woman, an unfeeling mother who abandoned her daughter at a young age and uses her charms to amass an empire that allows her to impose law and take justice into her own hands. Despite her considerable success, Altagracia is missing something: love. And, she discovers it for the first time when she meets Saul, an attorney who defends the victims of gender violence. But Saul has already captivated Monica, Altagracia’s estranged daughter. This cold woman will now be cornered by two feelings she had previously avoided: love for her daughter and love for a man.
Cast: Aracely Arámbula, David Chocarro, Rebecca Jones, Danna Paola
Silvana "Chivis" Rivapalacios de Villaseñor is the mother of three young girls and the wife of one of the most influential businessmen in the city. His bad business decisions and shady practices have left him in ruins, and he in turn has disappeared without announcement, leaving his family homeless. This is why Chivis, her mother and her three daughters have to rebuild their lives in a middle-class neighborhood where they will, for the first time, learn what it really means to work to survive. They’ll also learn how to enjoy life with all its good and bad.
When searching for their new home, Chivis accidentally meets Manuel Gallardo – their new neighbor, a widower, father of four children and leader of the fishing market. After several mishaps and setbacks, time will show them that neither prejudice nor social status will get in the way when true love prevails. They will learn that it’s not money that brings happiness but love, solidarity and unity. After all, the rich are not those who have more, but those who need the least.
Cast: Maritza Rodriguez, Carlos Ponce, Adriana Barraza
When Yolanda is incarcerated in a maximum-security prison, she never imagined that her life would change forever. There she meets El Centauro, one of the most important drug lords in the country, who she falls in love with despite her skepticism towards men.
After learning that this man, whom she trusted and loved, lied to her, she decided to do everything she can to make him pay for his betrayal. To do so, she accepts an offer from Gerardo, an honorable detective dedicated to the war against drugs. The two of them know it won’t be an easy battle. El Centauro uses money, weapons, and connections, while Gerardo and Yolanda only have each other. United by the same cause, they find love in the most difficult of circumstances. Yolanda and Gerardo take on a seemingly impossible mission.
Cast: Ludwika Paleta, Humberto Zurita, Michel Brown
The sudden death of a child reveals how fragile a seemingly perfect family can be.
Clara, a successful journalist and lead anchor, and Santiago, a prestigious lawyer, have seen their children grow up happily at their side and maintained a stable marriage. To them, family is the most important thing. But soon, they’ll learn that they know less about their children than they realize. Clara’s world turns upside down when she experiences the loss of her son, and Santiago tries to stay strong for his family. They weren’t prepared to deal with his death...and much less with his murder - as police investigations suggest. Unexpected secrets come to light and the list of suspects becomes longer in this tragic case. Their home is surrounded by people who may be responsible, and now nothing is quite how it seemed.
Cast: Gabriela de la Garza, Mario Cimarro, Rubén Zamora
He went from being a millionaire to selling piñatas from one minute to the next. From Don Juan to engaged man in the same day. The story of Perico Perez and Leonardo Fuentemayor is that of twins separated at birth – each one completely unaware of the existence of the other, and now, by a play of fate, they’ll swap lives, changing subsequently the lives of all those around them. It’s a story in which few truly know Who is Who? Suffering, joy, love and hate, entangle, opening deep wounds, while giving life to new passions.
Cast: Eugenio Siller, Danna Paola, Kimberly Dos Ramos, Laura Flores
This is the story of Arenas, a hypnotist who can put people into a trance and make them reveal their innermost secrets. He is a man of mystery, lonely and isolated, who suffers from perpetual insomnia, behind which lies a great secret.
At the start of the series Arenas, the Hypnotist, arrives at the modest Hotel las Violetas, where he is welcomed by its owner, Salinero with the help of his messenger Gregorio and young sales clerk Anita, with whom he is in love. He gets a job at Teatro Rex near the hotel and quickly turns himself into the star of a modest show.
Arenas finds it easier to deal with other people’s problems than his own, for example his chronic sleeplessness. In order to get to sleep he has to meet with Darek, a hypnotist who has given him insomnia. In the battle between the two, each has his own allies. Arenas has Salinero and Anita, Darek has Castor, a watch repairer, who dreams of founding a major institute of hypnotherapy.
Cast: Leonardo Sbaraglia, Chico Díaz, Juliana Didone, César Troncoso, Bianca Comparato, Chino Darín, Marilú Marini