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"Al otro lado del muro" is an American telenovela for Telemundo. It's an original story and it aired from February 21 to June 11, 2018. It has 78 episodes. The main stars are Marjorie de Sousa, Litzy, Gabriel Porras, Guillermo Iván and Uriel del Toro.

Synopsis

Eliza Romero, an energetic and generous woman of Mexican origin, arrives in Los Angeles with the hope of reuniting with her husband to finally live with him and his 8-year-old twins: Karina and Tomás. When she married Max, they lived a happy and harmonious relationship in the city of Puebla, Mexico. Unfortunately, they could be together only for a few months a year because Max had to travel constantly for work. Eliza 'burned her bridges', sold everything and traveled through Mexico by bus with her children to Los Angeles. Max, however, never came to the station where he had to pick them up. Eliza found herself alone with her two small children, not knowing what to do in a city unknown to her, without speaking the language, but with the determination to stay there until she found the man she loved.

Sofia Villavicencio, is an ex-Miss Mexico who is married to Ernesto Martinez, a young and promising Mexican politician who was elected Governor of Puebla in 2006. They have two children, Julian and Alondra. Everything seemed perfect in Sofia's life until one day a woman approached her to beg her for help to recover her kidnapped daughter; she alleged that the Governor was protecting those who had captured her. This is how Sofia discovers that her husband, the man she admired so much, who supported him in his career, was not just a Governor, he was a corrupt politician connected with a gang of human traffickers, dedicated to the sexual exploitation of women and kids. Sofia discovers the place where she founds the woman's daughter, along with other children and women, and helps to free them. This brings her all kinds of misfortunes; the criminals now want both she and her daughter Alondra to pay for what she did. Sofia has no choice but to leave the country in secret with her daughter, leaving behind her son, Julian. Sofia seeks help from an American senator, who is friends with her and her husband, but the man is also involved in the trafficking network. She has nowhere to turn, the only thing she can think about is looking for refuge in Los Angeles, where she knows Eliza has been living, and whom she met a couple of years ago. The two women live together with their children for several months in a Mexican neighborhood, trying to survive and give their children the best.

Ten years later, Karina, Tomás and Alondra have become young adults between the ages of 17 and 18. They are the representation of what many young Latinos live when they come to the United States undocumented. Karina distances herself from her Mexican culture and aspires to study at the university. However, she lives with the fear of being deported someday. Tomás, on the other hand, is a down-to-earth young man who knows that his student life will end on the day he graduates from high school. Then he will have no choice but to find a job in one of your neighborhood businesses and survive as many undocumented immigrants do in the country. Finally, Alondra is a young woman whose personal tragedy has made her introverted and protected, she hides her fragility behind a facade of "tomboy". Alondra is the perfect victim of all types of school harassment.

Eliza's talent as a cook has made the bakery that she runs alongside her friend Andres, thrive. But despite living in the United States for ten years, she has not been able to assimilate the country's culture and has not even tried to learn the language, which creates conflicts with her daughter Karina. Although ten years have gone by, she has never given up hope that Max would come looking for her and explain what had been so serious to be separated from his family. One day, Eliza will deliver a cake to a house in a wealthy neighborhood of the city, without suspecting that this is where Max lives with his wife, Jennifer, and a son only a couple of years younger than Karina and Tomás.

In the eyes of everyone, Sofia died a year ago, as a victim of an attack while being transferred from prison to an audience with the judge. However, she is alive and her death was a smoke screen created by the police to protect her and use her as a witness to catch the senator and his criminal associates.

Trivia

  • The telenovela was picked up to series in May 2016. The production concluded on February 8, 2018.
  • In October 2017, it was announced Marjorie de Sousa had signed with Telemundo to be one of the main protagonists in the series. This would be the first appearance of the actress with Telemundo, after acting for Venevisión and having formed part of the company Televisa for several years.
  • On October 16, 2017, Litzy was confirmed as part of the main cast after three years acting in 'Señora Acero'. The next day Gabriel Porras was confirmed in the role of main villain.
  • Although not a huge ratings success for the network, 'Al otro lado del muro' delivered good ratings.

Cast

Main cast

ACTOR / ACTRESS ROLE
Marjorie de Sousa Sofía Villavicencio
Litzy Eliza Romero Rosales
Guillermo Iván Joel Benítez
Gabriela Vergara Paula Duarte
Gabriel Porras Ernesto Martínez
Khotan Fernández Max Sullivan
Daniela Bascopé Jennifer Suárez
Uriel del Toro Andrés Suárez
Daniela Wong Alondra Martínez Villavicencio
Adriana Barraza Carmen Rosales de Romero
Mauricio Novoa Tomás Sullivan Romero
Ed Trucco Patrick O'Hara
Ana María Estupiñán Karina Sullivan Romero
Christopher Millan Richard García
Gustavo Pedraza Steve Williams
Jonathan Freudman Julián Martínez
Noah Rico Charly Sullivan
Gael Sánchez Rodrigo Sullivan
Daniella Macias Frida
Jullye Giliberti Lorena Agudelo
Francisco Porras Esteban Pastrana
Alexis Vanegas Santiago Suárez
Elizabeth Grimaldo Raquel Aranda
Argelia Garcia Margarita
Edward Nutkiewicz Irving Cummings
Tony Vela Johnny Garza

Guest stars

ACTOR / ACTRESS ROLE
Regina Orquín Young Alondra Martínez Villavicencio
Sofía Osorio Young Karina Sullivan Romero
Samuel Sadovnik Young Tomás Sullivan Romero
Emmanuel Pérez Young Julián Martínez Villavicencio
Daniel García Young Charly Sullivan
Fernando Flores Young Santiago Suárez
Rodrigo Aragón Mark Sosa
Elías Campos El 66
Alexander Estrella Trejo
Andrés Cotrino Bennie
Miriam Benard Celia
Rodrigo de la Rosa Dr. Mauricio Pedroza
Xavier Coronel Carlos Esparza
Sheniel Maisonet Grace
Salim Rubiales Vicentito
Ana González Irene Benítez
Thamara Aguilar María Hernández
Cristina Figarola Sarah Foster
Mijail Mulkay Dr. Gerardo Márquez
Omar Germenos Juan Estévez
Angelo Jamaica David
Santiago López Alberto 'Beto' Esparza
Hely Ferrigny Germán
Valeria Sandoval Ariadna
Neher Jacqueline Briceño Lupe
Julie Chuan Mrs. Ross
Iustinela Epure Amalia
Romina Leal Vanessa
Evaluna Meza Jessica Gómez
Harris Sebastian American Officer
Miguel Silvas Security Guard
Lara Vorkapic Annie
Guilherme Apollonio Justin
Ángela del Salto Margot
Fernando Gálvez Don Chente
Brianny Pazmino Irving's Granddaughter
Carmen Tinoco Kristy
Angel Contreras Bodyguard
Mercedes Gutiérrez Teresa
Andy Guze Doctor
Guillermo Hernandez-Yeo FBI Agent
Gary Matos Reporter
Randolph Melgarejo Ortega
Anna Sobero Dr. Faria
Camila Anahi Sara
Alberto Barros Jr. Agent
Jeffry Batista Drug Dealer
Edwin Bonilla Brian
Kevin Cass Counterfeiter
Miriam Castaneda Lupe
Leandro Castello Alberto Paramo
Tangi Colombel Sicario
J.J. Crowne Judge
Kevin L. Humes Nino
Carl Mergenthaler Doctor
Jose Daniel Parra Agent
Miguel Angel Paulino Commissioner Durango
Alejandro Perenguez Police Officer
Marcy Roban Taylor
Marta González Rodin TV Presenter
Jullieana Rodriguez Official
Anselmo Sias Mario Reyes
Debra Steinhauer Mónica Cummings
Nelson Daniel Tirado Security Guard
Doug Walker Pedophile Man
Geoff Ward Police Officer
Edgar Wuotto Bodyguard
Carlos Acosta-Milian Commissioner Sánchez
Cesar Vitto Cordero Sound Engineer
Peter Diaz Teacher
Carlos Fontané Security Guard
Patrick H. Fox Cardiologist
Diana Franco Doctor
Alan Fritz Big Man
Harry Froget Doctor
J.R. Galindo Male Nurse
Pedro Luis Vega Garlobo Paramedic
D'Michael Haas Alpaia
Valerie Hall Woman at Union Station
Jose Hernandez Security Guard
Alejandro Irizarry Doctor
Jeremiah Jahi Union Station Police Officer
Salomon Karkassoni Chuy
David Barcala Lurgi Barcala
Estefanía López Estela Domínguez
Fabián Mejía FBI Agent
Ray Morales Taxi Driver
Cachi Pirela FBI Agent
Karolina Pulgar Prisoner
Nick Puya Jake's Hot Tub Friend
Mauricio Rentería FBI Agent
David Saltoff Dr. Ruiz
Alfonso Santillana Thug
Andro Sierra Waiter
Joseph Velez Officer Sanchez
Andreina Álvarez Prisoner
Rita Verreos Heather