Flor y canela

Flor y canela
Genre Telenovela
Created by Benito Pérez Galdós
Written by María Teresa Calderón
Marissa Garrido
Directed by Luis Vélez
Starring Mariana Garza
Daniela Leites
Ernesto Laguardia
Edith González
Ari Telch
Edgardo Gazcón
Salvador Sánchez
Guillermo Murray
Opening theme Instrumental
Country of origin Mexico
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of episodes 100
Executive producer(s) Eugenio Cobo
Running time 21–22 minutes
Production company(s) Televisa
Distributor Televisa
Original network Canal de las Estrellas
Original release October 3, 1988 – February 17, 1989
Preceded by Rina (rebroadcast)
Followed by El cristal empañado
Related shows Marianela (1961)
Flor y canela (1993 Mini-series)

Flor y canela is a Mexican telenovela produced by Eugenio Cobo for Televisa in 1988.[1] It is an original story of Spanish writer Benito Pérez Galdós, adapted by María Teresa Calderón and Marissa Garrido and directed by Luis Vélez.

Mariana Garza as Marianela, who later would be replaced by Daniela Leites, and Ernesto Laguardia starred as protagonists, while Mónica Miguel starred as the antagonist.


In the 1940s, in a Mexican mining town lives María de la Canela, nicknamed Marianela. This dirty and ragged orphan is despised by villagers who see it inherited traits madness of his mother committed suicide by jumping off a ravine. Is that where Marianela goes in search of advice ghost of his mother. The only loving being with the beggar is Pablo, a rich guy but blind Marianela who served as guide.

Unable to see Pablo a picture of your guide as a beautiful woman is created and does not let anyone tell you otherwise. Pablo's father arranged the marriage of his son with Florentina, the daughter of the village notary. Tomás, an ophthalmologist known advises that Pablo go to the United States operated. It was decided that the wedding will take place after Paul can already see.

When Pablo returns, cured, he is horrified to see the true aspect of Marianela, and prefers to Florentina corresponding to their ideal of feminine beauty. However, Florentina in love with Carlos, a mining engineer married a frivolous woman. The Marianela desperate attempts suicide, but is rescued by Tomás who falls for her.



Year Award Category Nominee Result
1989 7th TVyNovelas Awards Best Young Lead ActorErnesto Laguardia Won


  1. Flor y canela univision.com Retrieved March 16, 2015

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