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La Traicion


La Traicion (Betrayed) is a Colombian telenovela co-produced by United States-based Telemundo and RTI Colombia. Telemundo debuted this serial on January 29, 2008, replacing Madre Luna. This show is also known as Betrayed.

Traicion is based on the Colombian novel El Caballero de Rauzan, written in 1887 by Felipe Perez. RTI Colombia made another adaptation of the story in 2000, titled Rauzan. As with most of its soap operas, Telemundo broadcast English subtitles as closed captions on CC3. Filming in Bogota, Colombia, began in late October, 2007.

RTV Pink started to air this telenovela on January 26, 2009 in Serbia. TV Puls will start to air this novela on August 31, 2009 in Poland.

Story

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 incurable condition marked by loss of voluntary motion. The same disease felled his father years before.

This dashing young man meets Soledad de Obregon, a gorgeous, refined girl and the two are bound together by sudden passion, though matters are complicated by Hugo's desire to hide his infirmity.

As the adoring couple prepares to marry, tragedy strikes again. Hugo's sinister brother, Alcides, who has always been in love with Soledad, betrays him and steals his betrothed. The rest of the telenovela deals with first Hugo's quest for vengeance and then his attempts to regain the trust and love of Soledad.

Production notes

This telenovela was originally announced with Mario Cimarro, Sandra Echeverria and Gabriel Porras as stars. Danna Garcia replaced Echeverria and Salvador del Solar replaced Porras, who took the male lead in Madre Luna. Telemundo began airing ads promoting this show in September, before filming began. It apparently shortened the series from the original plan of 130 to 106 episodes.

Telemundo also took a shot at rival network Univision by having Michelle Vieth appear in first-run episodes of this show, while Univision aired Al Diablo con los Guapos from 2007. This highlights that the competition rebroadcasts serials that already aired in Mexico several months ago, while Telemundo usually airs original programming. Michelle Vieth is thus one of the few soap performers to appear on competing US networks at the same time.

Cast

Mario Cimarro .... Hugo de Medina- Main hero/ Alcides de Medina- Main villain. Identical brothers who both love Soledad.

Danna Garcia .... Soledad de Obregon- Main heroine Loves Hugo

Michelle Vieth ... Michelle- In love with Hugo

Ismael La Rosa... Daniel Von Sirak- Catelepsy doctor, in love with Soledad Also married with another women

Harry Geithner .... Francisco/Paco/Paquito- ''Town's reporter and in love with Eloisa

Cesar Mora .... Guillermo Burke-Saves people when they are in trouble

Virna Flores .... Eloisa Renan- Villain. After Alcides' wealth but in love with Hugo

Rossana Fernandez Maldonado .... Beatriz de Linares - VillainIn Love with Hugo

Luz Estella Luengas .... Esther de Obregon- Soledad's mother, Lucas's wife

German Rojas .... Lucas de Obregon- Soledad's father, Esther's husband

Victoria Gongora .... Helena Burke-Saves people when they are in trouble

Flavio Peniche .... Boris- Hugo's servant. Falls in love with Ursula.

Natalia Giraldo .... Tia Antonia- Soledad's aunt, Lucas' sister

Monica Franco .... Rebeca Montenegro- (Deceased) villain, Lucas' ex-lover

Indira Serrano .... Ursula- Soledad's servant. Falls in love with Boris.

Liliana Zalazar .... Marina- Boris' wife and villain

Sergio Gonzalez .... Doctor Max- killed Daniel's father to find the cure to catalepsy

Tiberio Cruz .... Hercules- Arturo's ex-servant. In love with Margot.

Salvador del Solar .... Arturo de Linares - Villain, in love with Margot and wants to enact revenge on Alcides

Paulo Quevedo... Vladimir -

Ricardo Saldarriaga

Diego Camacho

Rene Figueroa

Tommy Vasquez

Andres Martinez

Esmeralda Pinzon

Tania Falquez .... Alcides' and Hugo's mother''

Bastian Madiedo

Javier Zapata

Cesar Vargas

Oscar Gonzalez

Mauricio Bravo

Sigifredo Vega

Juan Carlos Bedoya

Laila Viera .... Margot

Luis Fernando Bohorquez

Alberto Sornosa

Juan Carlos Arboleda

Eduardo Carreno

Diego Giraldo

External links

(Spanish)

Telenovela World (bilingual)

Telemundo teaser trailer (Spanish with English subtitles)

Telenovela La Traicion Tribute Site (in Spanish)

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