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''Teresa'' (2010-2011) is a {{telenovela}} produced and distributed by Creator/{{Televisa}} in Mexico, and distributed in the United States by Creator/{{Univision}}. The original story ([[CharacterTitle with the same name]]) was first aired in 1959 and remade in 1989 starring Salma Hayek; with one film version and one Brazilian remake.

The 2010 remake stars Angelique Boyer as Teresa Chávez. She's a smart, beautiful, and ambitious young woman who lives in a poor neighbourhood in Mexico City. She attends a school [[ScholarshipStudent well above her parents' means]]; to avoid being judged harshly by her classmates, she tells them her parents are also wealthy but never around.

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''Teresa'' (2010-2011) is a {{telenovela}} produced and distributed by Creator/{{Televisa}} in Mexico, and distributed in the United States by Creator/{{Univision}}. The original story ([[CharacterTitle with the same name]]) was first aired in 1959 and remade in 1989 starring Salma Hayek; Creator/SalmaHayek; with one film version and one Brazilian remake.

The 2010 remake stars Angelique Boyer Creator/AngeliqueBoyer as Teresa Chávez. She's a smart, beautiful, and ambitious young woman who lives in a poor neighbourhood neighborhood in Mexico City. She attends a school [[ScholarshipStudent well above her parents' means]]; means]] and to avoid being judged harshly by her classmates, she tells them her parents are also wealthy but never around.



* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: Refugio and Armando, to Teresa. [[spoiler:Most if not all of her high school friends were very wealthy, while [[ScholarshipStudent she wasn't]], so she would tell them her parents were always travelling or working. Later on, she even says her parents were wealthy but died a long time ago ... in front of her ''actual'' mother, who she dismissed as 'the help'.]]

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* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: Refugio and Armando, to Teresa. [[spoiler:Most Most if not all of her high school friends were very wealthy, while [[ScholarshipStudent she wasn't]], so she would tell them her parents were always travelling traveling or working. Later on, she even says her parents were wealthy but died a long time ago ... ago... in front of her ''actual'' mother, who she dismissed as 'the help'.]]"the help".



* BestFriend: Aurora starts as this for Teresa, but like most of Teresa's relationships, it turns sour later.



* CoolBigSis: Rosita looks up to Teresa and follows her advice of stopping at nothing to get what you want.

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* CoolBigSis: BrainyBrunette: The brunette Teresa is supposedly one of the best students in her class. And while her lawyer knowledge is something of an InformedAbility, she's definitely very good at scheming and manipulating.
* ClingyJealousGirl: Teresa, despite constantly rejecting Mariano for being poor, gets insanely jealous when he's with other women.
* CoolBigSis:
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Rosita looks up to Teresa and follows her advice of stopping at nothing to get what you want.want.
** Teresa also acts as one for Luisa early one, helping her grow confident in herself and improves her self-esteem.



* DeathbedConfession: [[spoiler:Paloma reveals to Teresa Arturo spent the night with her just before the injuries caused by the hit-and-run killed her.]]

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* DeathbedConfession: [[spoiler:Paloma reveals to Teresa Teresa, that Arturo spent the night with her just before the injuries caused by the hit-and-run killed her.]]



** [[spoiler:Her relationship with Arturo was full of lies and manipulation. It got so bad, he [[OffTheWagon fell off the wagon]] several times.]]
** Esperanza and Rubén's affair. [[spoiler:While she does truly love him and the audience is left to assume he loves her in his own twisted way, he never showed any remorse for having lied to her about his marriage.]]

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** [[spoiler:Her Her relationship with Arturo was full of lies and manipulation. It got so bad, he [[OffTheWagon fell off the wagon]] several times.]]
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** Esperanza and Rubén's affair. [[spoiler:While While she does truly love him and the audience is left to assume he loves her in his own twisted way, he never showed any remorse for having [[spoiler:having lied to her about his marriage.]]



* DrowningMySorrows: Arturo resorts to drinking whenever he's depressed.



* HelloAttorney: Both Teresa and Arturo are ridiculously attractive lawyers, although the lawyer part is an InformedAbility and doesn't matter much in the plot.



* HumiliationConga: Shortly after Teresa ''finally'' becomes the millionaire she always wanted to be, [[spoiler:her mother and godmother disown her over having denied her origins, all her friends realise how manipulative she really is and turn their back on her, and Arturo is disgusted when she suggests using the money from the sale of Fernando's businesses to start a new life together. She has what she's always wanted: wealth and position, but is completely alone.]]

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* HospitalHottie: Mariano, Esperanza and Aurora work in the field of medicine.
* HumiliationConga: Shortly after Teresa ''finally'' becomes the millionaire she always wanted to be, [[spoiler:her mother and godmother disown her over having denied her origins, all her friends realise realize how manipulative she really is and turn their back on her, and Arturo is disgusted when she suggests using the money from the sale of Fernando's businesses to start a new life together. She has what she's always wanted: wealth and position, but is completely alone.]]]]
* IdleRich: For a telenovela where most of the characters are among the best lawyers and businessmen, they're hardly shown doing much of the work they're rich and famous for. {{Justified}} at least for Teresa, who didn't study become a prestigious lawyer to work, but to be able to rub elbows with the richest people in the world and live a glamorous life once she was rich.



* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: Martín tells Mariano this [[spoiler:after breaking off his engagement to Aurora.]]
* ItsAllAboutMe: Teresa can be extremely selfish, and rarely considers other people's feelings before her own.



* IdleRich: For a telenovela where most of the characters are among the best lawyers and businessmen, they're hardly shown doing much of the work they're rich and famous for.
* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: Martín tells Mariano this [[spoiler:after breaking off his engagement to Aurora.]]
* LastRequest: "Do the right thing." [[spoiler:Armando's final words to Teresa before dying of a heart attack, after realising she was not above seducing her husband's best friend (and best friend's fiancé, to boot) to secure a good financial position.]]

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* IdleRich: For a telenovela where most of the characters are among the best lawyers and businessmen, they're hardly shown doing much of the work they're rich and famous for.
* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: Martín tells Mariano this [[spoiler:after breaking off his engagement to Aurora.]]
* LastRequest: "Do the right thing." [[spoiler:Armando's final words to Teresa before dying of a heart attack, after realising realizing she was not above seducing her husband's best friend (and best friend's fiancé, to boot) to secure a good financial position.]]



* MaritalRapeLicense: [[spoiler:Barely averted. Arturo gets drunk and tries to rape Teresa. She manages to get away, and he comes to his senses seconds after.]]

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* ManipulativeBitch: Teresa is good at manipulating people, such as when she befriended Arturo's sister Luisa, knowing Luisa being a ShipperOnDeck for her would work in her favor.
* MaritalRapeLicense: [[spoiler:Barely averted. Arturo Barely averted[[spoiler:Arturo gets drunk and tries to rape Teresa. She manages to get away, and he comes to his senses seconds after.]]



* ModestyBedsheet: The way couples are usually shown after having sex. {{Subverted}} during Teresa's and Mariano's [[TheirFirstTime first time]] where there are no covers present and Teresa is shown ToplessnessFromTheBack while sprawled on top of him, both covering each other's nudity.



* MrFanservice: Mariano and Arturo have plenty of {{ShirtlessScene}}s.
* MsFanservice: Teresa wears many revealing clothes in her efforts to seduce her suitors.



* ProudBeauty: Teresa, who's extremely vain and confident in her looks, which is why she decides to marry rich.



** [[Most of Arturo's fortune was tied to a very important client's case. When the case was lost, so was all of his money.]]

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** [[Most [[spoiler:Most of Arturo's fortune was tied to a very important client's case. When the case was lost, so was all of his money.]]
* RichSuitorPoorSuitor: Mariano is the poor suitor for both Paulo and Arturo. Later [[spoiler:Arturo becomes the poor suitor to Fernando's rich suitor.
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* SexWithTheEx: When Teresa visit Mariano to confront him the day before her wedding, she catches him half-naked wearing only a ModestyTowel. After a lot of EatingTheEyeCandy and SlapSlapKiss they end up sleeping together.



* TeacherStudentRomance: Arturo was originally one of Teresa's teachers.



* YourCheatingHeart: This being a [[SoapOpera telenovela]], there are '''many''' examples:

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* YourCheatingHeart: This being a [[SoapOpera telenovela]], {{Telenovela}}, there are '''many''' examples:


** Paty is also an example of this, even if she's nowhere near as wealthy as Aurora or Luisa.


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* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming
** [[spoiler:Johnny and Paty mention they have [[DoubleEntendre one last thing to do]] on their wedding day. It turns out to be praying at the shrine Refugio made for Rosita after her death. There, Johnny 'introduced' the girls; and Paty promised Rosita she would be a good wife to Johnny and look after him for her.]]


* GiveTheBabyAFather: Hernán and Esperanza. [[spoiler:It wasn't only to give Esperanza and Rubén's son his last name and help her raise him, though - he truly loved her. [[TheyDo They were married]] in the hospital's break room [[AltarTheSpeed a few days after the birth of Rodrigo]].]]



* HonorableMarriageProposal: Hernán and Esperanza. [[spoiler:It wasn't only to give Esperanza and Rubén's son his last name and help her raise him, though - he truly loved her. [[TheyDo They were married]] in the hospital's break room [[AltarTheSpeed a few days after the birth of Rodrigo]].]]


''Teresa'' (2010-2011) is a {{telenovela}} produced and distributed by Main/{{Televisa}} in Mexico, and distributed in the United States by Creator/{{Univision}}. The original story ([[CharacterTitle with the same name]]) was first aired in 1959 and remade in 1989 starring Salma Hayek; with one film version and one Brazilian remake.

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''Teresa'' (2010-2011) is a {{telenovela}} produced and distributed by Main/{{Televisa}} Creator/{{Televisa}} in Mexico, and distributed in the United States by Creator/{{Univision}}. The original story ([[CharacterTitle with the same name]]) was first aired in 1959 and remade in 1989 starring Salma Hayek; with one film version and one Brazilian remake.



** [[spoiler:Teresa planned to make Fernando fall in love with her while she was still married to Arturo.]]

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** [[spoiler:Teresa planned to make Fernando fall in love with her while she was still married to Arturo.]]]]
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Her best friend, Aurora, is the only one of her classmates who knows the truth about her economic condition. While enrolling at university she meets and falls in love with Mariano, a cab driver and Teresa's ex-boyfriend who still carries a torch for her.


The 2010 remake stars Angelique Boyer as [[VillainousProtagonist Teresa Chávez]]. She's a smart and beautiful young woman who lives in a poor neighbourhood in Mexico City. After [[ScholarshipStudent graduating from a prep school]] well above her means, her ambition turns into {{Greed}} and she makes up her mind to do whatever it takes to become as rich as her classmates' parents.

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The 2010 remake stars Angelique Boyer as [[VillainousProtagonist Teresa Chávez]]. Chávez. She's a smart smart, beautiful, and beautiful ambitious young woman who lives in a poor neighbourhood in Mexico City. After She attends a school [[ScholarshipStudent graduating from a prep school]] well above her means, parents' means]]; to avoid being judged harshly by her classmates, she tells them her parents are also wealthy but never around.

Her best friend, Aurora, is the only one of her classmates who knows the truth about her economic condition. While enrolling at university she meets and falls in love with Mariano, a cab driver and Teresa's ex-boyfriend who still carries a torch for her.

Her
ambition turns into {{Greed}} and she makes up her mind to do whatever it takes to become as rich as her classmates' parents.
parents. Her goal is to [[GoldDigger marry her wealthy boyfriend Paulo]] so she can secure status and wealth. She's often at odds with Aida, who has always liked Paulo. When Paulo and Aida find out the truth about Teresa's home life, they expose and humiliate her at a party. She promises she will get even with them [[RevengeBeforeReason no matter what]].


The 2010 remake stars Angelique Boyer as [[VillanousProtagonist Teresa Chávez]]. She's a smart and beautiful young woman who lives in a poor neighbourhood.

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The 2010 remake stars Angelique Boyer as [[VillanousProtagonist [[VillainousProtagonist Teresa Chávez]]. She's a smart and beautiful young woman who lives in a poor neighbourhood.
neighbourhood in Mexico City. After [[ScholarshipStudent graduating from a prep school]] well above her means, her ambition turns into {{Greed}} and she makes up her mind to do whatever it takes to become as rich as her classmates' parents.


''Teresa'' (2010-2011) is a Main/{{Televisa}} {{telenovela}}.

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''Teresa'' (2010-2011) is a {{telenovela}} produced and distributed by Main/{{Televisa}} {{telenovela}}.
in Mexico, and distributed in the United States by Creator/{{Univision}}. The original story ([[CharacterTitle with the same name]]) was first aired in 1959 and remade in 1989 starring Salma Hayek; with one film version and one Brazilian remake.

The 2010 remake stars Angelique Boyer as [[VillanousProtagonist Teresa Chávez]]. She's a smart and beautiful young woman who lives in a poor neighbourhood.


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* CoolBigSis: Rosita looks up to Teresa and follows her advice of stopping at nothing to get what you want.


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* MySisterIsOffLimits: Arturo's initial reaction [[spoiler:to Fernando and Luisa's relationship]].


* DestructiveRomance
** Any pairing that involves Teresa.

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* DestructiveRomance
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DestructiveRomance: Any pairing that involves Teresa.Teresa.
** [[spoiler:Her relationship with Arturo was full of lies and manipulation. It got so bad, he [[OffTheWagon fell off the wagon]] several times.]]



* Disownment:
** [[spoiler: Esperanza's family temporarily disowned her when they found out Rubén was still married and not planning on getting a divorce.]]
** [[spoiler:Teresa told a writer interviewing her that her parents had been rich but were long-dead - in front of her godmother, who she passed off as her nanny, '''and''' her own mother. Refugio implies she could forgive Teresa in time, but Juana did not forgive Teresa.]]



* HumiliationConga: Shortly after Teresa ''finally'' becomes the millionaire she always wanted to be, [[spoiler:her mother and godmother disown her over having denied them, all her friends realise how manipulative she really is and turn their back on her, and Arturo is disgusted when she suggests using the money from the sale of Fernando's businesses to start a new life together. She has what she's always wanted, wealth and position, but is completely alone.]]

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* HumiliationConga: Shortly after Teresa ''finally'' becomes the millionaire she always wanted to be, [[spoiler:her mother and godmother disown her over having denied them, her origins, all her friends realise how manipulative she really is and turn their back on her, and Arturo is disgusted when she suggests using the money from the sale of Fernando's businesses to start a new life together. She has what she's always wanted, wanted: wealth and position, but is completely alone.]]
* IHaveNoDaughter
** [[spoiler: Esperanza's family temporarily disowned her when they found out Rubén was still married and not planning on getting a divorce.]]
** [[spoiler:Teresa told a writer interviewing her that her parents had been rich but were long-dead - in front of her godmother, who she passed off as her nanny, '''and''' her own mother. Refugio implies she could forgive Teresa in time, but Juana did not forgive Teresa.
]]



* MaritalRapeLicense: [[spoiler:Barely averted. Arturo gets drunk and tries to rape Teresa. She manages to get away, and he comes to his senses seconds after.]]



** Oriana and her husband, having been close friends with Arturo and Luisa's parents, became parental substitutes after their deaths.



* PleaseDontLeaveMe: [[spoiler:Teresa's reaction to her father's death.]]
* PromotionToParent: [[spoiler:When their parents were murdered]], Arturo had already graduated from university but Luisa was no older than ten years old.



** [[spoiler:Esperanza's life after marrying and moving in with Hernán. Unlike Teresa, though, she never wanted to marry rich.]]

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** [[spoiler:Esperanza's life was this after marrying and moving in with Hernán. Hernán, a wealthy doctor. Unlike Teresa, though, she never wanted made it her goal to marry rich.]]
* RecoveredAddict: Arturo. [[spoiler:His parents' assassination and Paloma leaving him hours before their wedding made him turn to alcohol. He's been sober for years by the start of the story; sadly, he falls off the wagon several times.
]]


* CrowningMomentofHeartwarming
** [[spoiler:Johnny and Paty mention they have [[DoubleEntendre one last thing to do]] on their wedding day. It turns out to be going to the altar Refugio made for Rosita. There, Johnny 'introduced' the girls, and Paty promised she would be a good wife to Johnny and look after him for her.]]

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* CrowningMomentofHeartwarming
CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming
** [[spoiler:Johnny and Paty mention they have [[DoubleEntendre one last thing to do]] on their wedding day. It turns out to be going to praying at the altar shrine Refugio made for Rosita. Rosita after her death. There, Johnny 'introduced' the girls, girls; and Paty promised Rosita she would be a good wife to Johnny and look after him for her.]]]]
* DaddysGirl
** Teresa to Armando.
** Aurora to Héctor. Her mother's death brought them closer. [[spoiler:It wasn't actually her death, though: it was her abandonment of them.]]
** No matter how horrible she might be [[SpoiledBrat to other people]], Aida adores Rubén. As crooked as he is, he truly loves Aida.



** Esperanza and Rubén's affair. [[spoiler:While she does truly love him and the audience is left to assume he loves her back, he never showed any remorse for having lied to her about his marriage.]]
* DivorceIsTemporary: [[spoiler:Heavily implied in the original ending. Arturo and Teresa's divorce became final a couple of episodes before the last one, where he forgave her.]]

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** Esperanza and Rubén's affair. [[spoiler:While she does truly love him and the audience is left to assume he loves her back, in his own twisted way, he never showed any remorse for having lied to her about his marriage.]]
* DivorceIsTemporary: [[spoiler:Heavily *DisappearedDad:
** It's heavily
implied in the original ending. Arturo Esperanza and Teresa's divorce became final a couple of episodes before the last one, where he forgave her.Johnny's biological father left their mother.
** [[spoiler:Paty's biological father left her mother as soon as she found out she was pregnant.
]]



* DivorceIsTemporary: [[spoiler:Heavily implied in the original ending. Arturo and Teresa's divorce became final a couple of episodes before the last one, where he forgave her.]]



* MissingMom
** Mariano's mother died of cancer some years before the start of the series.
** Aurora's mother [[spoiler:who isn't really dead, but abandoned her husband and child when she was young.]]



* OverprotectiveDad
** Don Porfirio, [[spoiler:to the point of locking Paty in so she wouldn't run away with Johnny.]]
** Armando is very protective of Teresa. [[spoiler:He tells Arturo that if he won't value and respect his daughter, he'll take her back home with him.]]



** [[spoiler:Everyone believes that Vanessa, Aurora's mother, passed away when her daughter was very young. In truth, Héctor told everyone this after Vanessa left him for another man.]]
** [[spoiler:Paty's biological father left her mother as soon as she found out she was pregnant.]]

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** Paty's parents sent her to live with Don Porfirio under the pretense of enrolling her into a good school. Whenever they're mentioned, though, it's obvious they were never around much anyhow.
** [[spoiler:Everyone believes that Vanessa, Aurora's mother, passed away when her daughter was very young. In truth, Héctor told everyone this after Vanessa left him for another man.]]
** [[spoiler:Paty's biological father left her mother as soon as she found out she was pregnant.
]]


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** Juana to Teresa. Refugio says she feels like Teresa never truly loved her and considered Juana her mother instead.


** [[spoiler:Mariano and Teresa were each other's first love, until they broke up and she started dating wealthy Paulo. Aurora loved Mariano but never spoke up about it; Teresa rekindled her relationship with Mariano as soon as she found out about how her best friend felt about him. Aida and Paulo dated to spite Teresa (but developed real feelings for each other, and were engaged until his death). Teresa left Mariano for Arturo, who she married for status and wealth. When Arturo finds out Teresa and Mariano had slept together, he has a one-night stand with Paloma, the ex-fiancée who left him hours before their wedding. Mariano dates Aida to try and get over Teresa; when he realises he can't, they break up. When Aurora starts dating Martín, Mariano realises he's always felt something for her, but was too late. Martín breaks off his engagement to Aurora when he realises she'll never love him the way she loves Mariano. When Arturo and Teresa's marriage starts to sour, she turns to wealthy Fernando - Arturo's best friend, and Luisa's fiancé. When Fernando breaks off his engagement to Luisa and reveals it's because he's fallen in love with Teresa, Arturo turns to Luisa's childhood friend Lucía for comfort. Mariano and Aurora ]]

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** [[spoiler:Mariano and Teresa were each other's first love, until they broke up and she started dating wealthy Paulo. Aurora loved Mariano but never spoke up about it; Teresa rekindled her relationship with Mariano as soon as she found out about how her best friend felt about him. Aida and Paulo dated to spite Teresa (but developed real feelings for each other, and were engaged until his death). Teresa left Mariano for Arturo, who she married for status and wealth. When Arturo finds out Teresa and Mariano had slept together, he has a one-night stand with Paloma, the ex-fiancée who left him hours before their wedding and who dies before being able to tell Arturo Teresa planned to run off with Mariano the night before their wedding. Mariano dates Aida to try and get over Teresa; when he realises he can't, they break up. When Aurora starts dating Martín, Mariano realises he's always felt something for her, but was too late. Martín breaks off his engagement to Aurora when he realises she'll never love him the way she loves Mariano. When Arturo and Teresa's marriage starts to sour, she turns to wealthy Fernando - Arturo's best friend, and Luisa's fiancé. When Fernando breaks off his engagement to Luisa and reveals it's because he's fallen in love with Teresa, Arturo turns to Luisa's childhood friend Lucía for comfort. Teresa breaks up with Fernando, who's realised she was only after his wealth, after all.]]
** Here's how it ended: [[spoiler:Lucía realises Arturo won't get over Teresa and they break up.
Mariano and Aurora start a relationship and get married. Fernando asks Luisa for a second chance when he finds out she's expecting his child, but she turns him down. The last scene implies Teresa and Arturo will give their relationship another chance.]]

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