Everything You Need to Know About "Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse"

"Italian Bride" Telenovela

Livia Britto and Jose Ron
Livia Britto and Jose Ron in Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse. Univision

The Mexican telenovela "Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse" (Italian Bride) was produced by Televisa. The romantic love story featured a beautiful and heroic Italian girl who accepts a marriage proposal far from her native land in order to save her dying sister, knowing that this decision will change her life forever.

Broadcast History

The original episodes aired in 2014–2015 on Canal de las Estrellas, debuting October 20, 2014, and ending June 21, 2015.

Repeats aired in 2015–2016 on Univision, beginning on August 25, 2015. In total, 176 episodes were produced. The series was available on Hulu at one time and may be available on other streaming media.

Cast and Crew

  • Livia Brito as Fiorella Bianchi
  • José Ron as Pedro Ángeles
  • Enrique Rocha as Vittorio Dragone
  • Eleazar Gómez as Benito Segura
  • Isela Vega as Doña Eloísa vda. de Ángeles
  • Mike Biaggio as Osvaldo Ángeles
  • Fernando Allende as Sergio Ángeles
  • Nailea Norvind as Federica Ángeles
  • Francisco Gattorno as Aníbal Valencia
  • Jessica Coch as Tania Casanova
  • Mimi Morales as Sonia Roldán de Ángeles
  • Maribel Guardia as Julieta Michel
  • Produced and directed by Pedro Damián for Televisa
  • Original story by Delia González Márquez
  • Series music by Carlos Paramo

Language

"Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse" was broadcast in Spanish, but it is closed captioned in CC3 in English. The worldwide English title is "Italian Bride."

Social Media

Viewers were able to join the conversation about "Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse" on Twitter via  @novelasyseries, as well as comment along with others on facebook.com/Univision using the hashtag #MuchachaItaliana.

The Story

The story unfolds in a little town in Italy where Fiorella, played by Livia Brito, briefly meets the love of her life Pedro Angeles (Jose Ron) for the first time. But tragedy unfolds as Fiorella loses her father (Ricardo Blume) and becomes her sister’s caretaker. Upon his death, an old friend of his in Mexico, an important restaurateur named Vitorrio Dragone (Enrique Rocha), asks Fiorella for her hand in marriage and promises to take on expenses for her sister’s medical care.

As he is considerably older than his young bride, Vittorio sends her a photo of him as a young man. Out of necessity and encouraged by the prospect of marrying a good man, Fiorella accepts.

The drama continues as the two sisters travel to Mexico and after many failed attempts, they get lost and do not get to meet Vittorio. After unfortunate events, they finally arrive at the ranch of the prominent Angeles family where Fiorella meets again the man of her dreams Pedro Angeles, who also falls in love with her. This is also where she meets his ambitious family who is embroiled in maintaining their wealth, which was built on crime and is a mystery.

Although there are vast differences in social classes between them, the two lovers are determined to fight any obstacles in their way. However, Vittorio, who never ceased his search for the beautiful Fiorella, is still determined to marry her.

The series provided two alternative endings to stream on its official site. For more information and videos, visit Univision.

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