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An illegal Dominican immigrant and a lonely Spanish farmer start a love affair. Juanita and Mariano, who in Spain clung to each other like two castaways to a raft, will try not to drown in Santo Domingo this Christmas.

Director:

Leticia Tonos

Writers:

Koldo, Leticia Tonos
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Cast

Credited cast:
Cheddy García Cheddy García ... Juanita
Tito Valverde ... Mariano
Milly Quezada Milly Quezada ... Doña Socorro
Carasaf Sanchez Carasaf Sanchez ... Jairo
Ruth Emeterio Ruth Emeterio ... Sayonara
Enrique Quailey Enrique Quailey ... Mike
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luis Cruciel Luis Cruciel ... Hombre atracado
Jacqueline Estrella Jacqueline Estrella
Laura Lebrón Laura Lebrón ... Actriz telenovela
Mario Lebrón Mario Lebrón ... Actor telenovela
Smerlyn Navarro Smerlyn Navarro
Ernesto Santana Ernesto Santana
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Storyline

Juanita, a loud 35 year old mulata, returns to her homeland to spend Christmas with their loved ones along with 350,000 Dominicans living abroad. She does not come alone, she's accompanied by Mariano, a rough Spanish man much older than her, he's anxious to get to know this island where you can sow 365 days a year. Mariano has decided for the first time in his life to take a risk, he sells his share of the land in Burgo de Osma to a brother and helps Juanita pay for the mortgage of her house in Santo Domingo just when she was about to lose it to the bank. Upon arrival, Juanita confesses she has two children, Mariano confesses in return to have taken advantage of her illegal status in order to get her to stay with him. Amidst these confessions the avalanche of family and friends falls on them, among them is Jairo, the father of her children, a typical 30 year old street wise Dominican who looks at him with jealousy. What Juanita did not confess to Mariano is that she has allowed Jairo ...

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

27 December 2018 (Dominican Republic) See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Goofs

When Jairo takes Juanita and Mariano from the airport to the house, the sea can be seen in different takes from both sides of the car. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Premios La Silla (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Juanita no come cuento
Performed by Milly Quezada
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