El derecho de nacer (2001 telenovela)
|El derecho de nacer|
|Created by||Félix B. Caignet|
Marcela Fuentes Berain
Valentina Sánchez Villenave
|Directed by||Sergio Cataño|
Kate del Castillo|
Quisiera by Alejandro Fernández|
Tantita pena (olnly in United States) by Alejandro Fernández
|Country of origin||Mexico|
|No. of episodes||80|
|Executive producer(s)||Carlos Sotomayor|
Televisa San Ángel
Mexico City, Mexico
|Cinematography||Carlos Sánchez Zúñiga|
|Running time||41-44 minutes|
|Original network||Canal de las Estrellas|
|Picture format||480i SDTV|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital 5.1|
|Original release||February 5 – May 25, 2001|
|Preceded by||Abrázame muy fuerte|
|Followed by||Sin pecado concebido|
|Related shows||El derecho de nacer (1981)|
On February 5, 2001, Canal de las Estrellas started broadcasting El derecho de nacer weekdays at 8:00pm, replacing Abrázame muy fuerte. The last episode was broadcast on May 25, 2001 with Sin pecado concebido replacing it the following day.
Kate del Castillo and Saul Lisazo starred as protagonists, while Carlos Bracho and Maite Embil starred as antagonists. Diana Bracho, Sabine Moussier and Gabriela Goldsmith, Francis Laboriel starred as stellar performances.
El derecho de nacer tells the story of the del Junco family: Rafael (Carlos Bracho), a powerful man, a despot, and a male chauvinist; his wife Clemencia (Diana Bracho), who flees her reality with drugs; and their daughters María Elena (Kate del Castillo) and Matilde (Maite Embil), victims of their father's oppression.
Their father is, to the public, a pillar of society, but in secret gives free rein to his base instincts. María Elena is seduced by Alfredo Martínez (Hugo Acosta), a compulsive gambler who flees the city in order to escape his debts, leaving the minor pregnant. Upon finding out, Don Rafael tries to abort his daughter's child, but it's too late, so he sends her to his farm so that the baby will be born there.
Given María Elena's refusal to give the child up for adoption, her father orders his foreman to kill the newborn. María Dolores (Francis Laboriel), María Elena's faithful nanny, saves the little one and flees with him to Mexico City.
Don Rafael believes that the child has died, while María Elena dedicates her body and soul to searching for her little son with the help of Aldo Drigani (Saúl Lisazo), whom she later marries after he saves her from various conflicts. With many sacrifices, but with a mother's great love, María Dolores rears little Alberto (Miguel Ángel Biaggio) and educates him so that he will be a good man.
Thus, he becomes a brilliant physician who goes to Mérida, where he faces a past that he never suspected and a future he never pursued.
- Kate del Castillo as María Elena del Junco Rivera
- Saúl Lisazo as Aldo Drigani
- Diana Bracho as Clemencia Rivera de del Junco
- Carlos Bracho as Rafael del Junco
- Maite Embil as Matilde del Junco Rivera de Armenteros
- Sabine Moussier as Graciela
- Gabriela Goldsmith as Adriana Drigani de Rivera
- Hugo Acosta as Alfredo Martínez
- Jorge Antolín as Jorge Luis Armenteros
- Sergio Corona as Manuel Puk
- David Ostrosky as José Rivera
- Francis Laboriel as María Dolores Limonta "Mamá Dolores"
- Irán Castillo as Isabel Cristina Armenteros del Junco
- Miguel Ángel Biaggio as Dr. Alberto Limonta
- Raúl Araiza as El Negro
- Verónica Jaspeado as Teté Puk de de la Reguera
- Ingrid Martz as Leonor Castro
- Mauricio Bonet as Eduardo
- Juan Ríos Cantu as Raúl
- Ehécatl Chávez as Bruno
- Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez as La Loba
- Paulina de Labra as Rosa
- Tony Bravo as Dr. Alejandro Sierra
- Audrey Vera as Angélica de la Reguera
- Jorge Consejo as Osvaldo Martínez
- Ricardo Schmall as Santiago
- Sergio Cataño as Carlos
- Daniel Rendón as Héctor
- Jorge Capin as Joe
- Linda Elizabeth as Jacinta
- Héctor Sánchez as El Mudo
- Adalberto Parra
- Karla Graham