La Revancha (1989) was a Venezuelan telenovela that was produced by and seen on Venevision. This telenovela lasted 247 episodes and was distributed internationally by Venevision International.
Fernando Maldonado, a powerful man involved in foul business, kills Leonidas Torrealba the owner of a neighboring farm in order to take over his property. Dolores, Mr. Torrealba's maid, is witness to the crime and runs away with Torrealbas two little girls, Mariana and Martha, but in her hectic getaway, Martha falls in a ravine and is left behind.
Twenty years later, Isamar Medina, Mariana's adopted name, one of Torrealba's lost daughters, has grown to become quite a beautiful young woman and a popular and friendly figure around the little town where her real father had his land savagely stolen from by Fernando Maldonado. For her own protection her adoptive parents have not revealed her true identity. Twenty years later, Isamar falls in love with Alejandro, a rich man who brings her much happiness. Her love for him is halted when she learns that he is Fernando Maldonados son.
Meanwhile, Martha has reappeared. She is a young, wealthy woman who wants to find her little sister after 20 years and get even with those who murdered her father. Martha and Isamar will become rivals for the love of the same man, Alejandro. In its climatic moments, the girls discover their sibling relationship and unite to avenge the death of their father. As love always comes out victorious, Isamar and Alejandro get together and overcome their tragic past to give way to a lasting future.
Victor Cardenas as Guillermo Maldonado
Rosalinda Serfaty as Isamar Medina/Mariana Torrealba
Jean Carlo Simancas as Alejandro
Abril Mendez as Martha Aguirre/Martha Torrealba
Daniel Alvarado as Reinaldo
Chelo Rodriguez as Aurora
Rafael Briceno as Padrino Zacarias
Carmen Julia Alvarez as Elisenda
Orangel Delfin as Fernando
Francisco Ferrari as Jose Ramon
Yanis Chimaras as Jose Luis
Reinaldo Lancaster as Leonidas
Sandra Juhasz as Mercedes
Luis Gerardo Nunez as Julio Cesar
Rafael Romero as Anselmo
Miguel de Leon as Leonardo
Esperanza Magaz as Providencia
Simon Pestana as Argenis
Judith Vasquez as Sandra Castillo
Hans Christopher as Luigi
Daniela Alvarado as Gabriela
Virginia Vera as Brigida
Vangie Labalan as Nania
There was a remake in 2000, made in Miami
Danna Garcia as Soledad Santader/Mariana Ruiz
The theme song to La Revancha is "Tesoro Mio", performed by Guillermo Davila and Kiara and was written by Rudy La Scala.
List of famous telenovelas
List of programs broadcast by Venevision
La Revancha at the Internet Movie Database
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