Amor Real (2003)
In mid-1800s Mexico, the beautiful Matilde marries wealthy landowner Manuel in order to preserve her family's status, even though she loves penniless soldier Adolfo. As the years pass, Matilde comes to love her husband, but what will happen after Adolfo gets a job on Manuel's ranch and Manuel suspects the two of continuing their forbidden romance? Acclaimed "telenovela" tale stars Adela Noriega, Fernando Colunga, Mauricio Islas, and Helena Rojo. 7 1/4 hrs. on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: Spanish; biographies; photo gallery.