Genre Telenovela
Created by María Antonieta Saavedra
Directed by Miguel Córcega
Starring Alma Delfina
Ana Silvia Garza
Jéssica Jurado
Lucero Lander
Martha Navarro
Azucena Rodríguez
Fernando Ciangherotti
Mapita Cortés
Theme music composer Amparo Rubín
Opening theme Instrumental
Country of origin Mexico
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of episodes 125
Executive producer(s) Eugenio Cobo
Production company(s) Televisa
Distributor Televisa
Original network Canal de las Estrellas
Original release April 7 – September 26, 1986
Preceded by Principessa
Followed by Cicatrices del alma

Marionetas (English title:Marionettes) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Eugenio Cobo for Televisa in 1986.[1] It is an original story of María Antonieta Saavedra and directed by Miguel Córcega.

Alma Delfina, Ana Silvia Garza and Jéssica Jurado starred as protagonists.


Laura, Magdalena and Alejandra are three young men who come to Mexico City to study their college careers. Upon meeting, form a kind of family to support each other. Magdalena studying medicine. It is the most focused of the three, and that creates the balance between extreme personalities Alejandra and Laura. He meets and falls in love with Gustavo. Eventually they marry.

Alejandra studying law. It is the most rational and analytical of the three, and sometimes becomes hard and intolerant. Luis marries and has children, but over the years, he is unfaithful. Luis tries to reconcile with Alejandra, but she does not accept his apology. In the end, Magdalena asks if never forgive Luis and Alejandra responds that he can not say 'never', but you doubt it, because when they married promised never hurt, and that did not happen.

Laura is the most open and generous of the three, but also the most disappointment suffered. He falls for Jorge, but he is unfaithful and marries a woman of money, the daughter of his boss. Years later fall in love again, this time from Francisco, a married man. This forbidden romance makes distance itself from Alejandra and Laura who, as married women, can not understand that her friend is a "rompehogares" and willing to be the other woman.

After being separated, Francisco and Laura are seeing. He does not come to the appointment and she believes have deceived again. Two days later, Laura is visited by the daughter of Francisco, who reveals that he had a heart attack the day I had an appointment. Also note that, before dying, asked him to go see Laura to tell who was the love of his life.

Concerned depression Laura, Magdalena and Alejandra will see it, and make up with her. The three friends are together again.



Year Award Category Nominee Result
19875th TVyNovelas AwardsBest Male RevelationDavid OstroskyNominated
Best DirectionMiguel Córcega


  1. Marionetas Alma latina Retrieved February 8, 2015
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