Soaps & Novelas
- Genre: Sentimental, Drama
- Seasons: 9
- Total episodes: 2.128 x 30'
- Original title: VIVERE
- Years: 1999-2006
Four families whose destinies cross among the streets of an Italian provincial capital, which could be anywhere in the world, because everywhere, men and women happen to LIVE the sentiments and passion our characters experience.
The GHERARDI family, ALFIO and LETIZIA, with their children ADRIANA, ANDREA and ALICE, are well-off entrepreneurs. When Alfio finds out that Letizia has cheated on him, he leaves home and the teenage daughter Alice starts to take drugs. Thanks to information unwittingly given, the pushers organize the kidnapping of her father…
The DE CAROLIS family, VITTORIO and son BRUNO are esteemed doctors, as is GIACOMO FALCON, husband of EMILIA who is Vittorio’s daughter. The De Carolis/Falcons are about to become related to the Gherardi family: Bruno and Adriana are in love and want to marry, but Andrea, who hates Bruno, plots against him so that he is unjustly accused of murder. The arrest takes place on the wedding day. Bruno will be found innocent but PIETRO FOSCHI has come between the two sweethearts, a good-looking and passionate police officer who, for the love of Adriana, will risk his life…
The bistro of the BONELLI family, is as welcoming and agreeable as its owners: GIOVANNI & MIRELLA. Those who patronize it are drawn by the good food and also by the three splendid daughters: teenager LISA, charming and ambitious EVA – who will have a wild affair with Andrea Gherardi, for whom she works - , and beautiful and generous CHIARA who against her will falls in love with her colleague Giacomo Falcon and has a torturous secret love affair…
SILVANA CANALE, poor and brave, gave birth to LUCA after being raped by Saverio. When Saverio returns 18 years later, laying claims as father, she opposes him. The man attacks her again but this time Silvana defends herself and kills him. The Head of Police VINCENZO LEONI, in love with the woman, is forced to arrest her, but at the end justice triumphs and Silvana, acquitted for legitimate defence, is able to live happily every after with the right man.
Because this is “Living”: struggles, suffering, victories and defeats, constantly illuminated by the light of love which triumphs always.
- Produced by: MEDIATRADE
- Cast: FABIO MAZZARI, FIORENZA MARCHEGIANI, LORENZO CIOMPI, SARA RICCI, FRANCESCA BIELLI, GIORGIO BIAVATI, ELISABETTA DE PALO, VERONICA LOGAN, BEATRICE LUZZI, MANUELA MALETTA, ADOLFO LASTRETTI, PAOLO CALISSANO, GIUDITTA SALTARINI, MAVI FELLI, GIORGIO GINEX, DAVIDE SILVESTRI, BRANDO GIORGI, EDOARDO COSTA, GIANNI GARKO, ANNAMARIA MALIPIERO, EDOARDO VELO, DONATELLA POMPADOUR, GABRIELE GRECO, EDOARDO SIRAVO
- HD: No
1° Season: 228x30’
2° Season: 230x30’
3° Season: 230x30’
4° Season: 230x30’
5° Season: 230x30’
6° Season: 230x30’
7° Season: 230x30’
8° Season: 230x30’
9° Season: 290x30’
2000 - Telegatto (Best Soap Opera)
2001 - Telegatto (Best Soap Opera)
2005 - Telegrolle (Best Actress)
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Also available as SCRIPTED FORMAT