El juego de la vida
Written by
  • Katia R. Estrada
  • Graciela Gómez
  • Enna Márquez
Directed by
  • Claudio Reyes Rubio
  • Eric Morales Mendoza
Theme music composerCarlos Páramo
Opening theme"El juego de la vida"
by Twister
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
No. of episodes165
Executive producerRoberto Gómez Fernández
ProducerGiselle González Salgado
Production locations
  • Héctor Márquez
  • Armando Zafra
  • Alejandro Becerril
  • Juan Alfredo Villareal
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time41–44 minutes
Production companyTelevisa
DistributorTelevisa Internacional
Original networkCanal de las Estrellas
Picture formatNTSC
Original releaseNovember 12, 2001 (2001-11-12) –
June 28, 2002 (2002-06-28)
Preceded byAmigas y rivales
Followed byClase 406

El juego de la vida (English: The game of life) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Roberto Gómez Fernández and Giselle Gonález Salgado for Televisa.[1] It premiered on November 12, 2001 and ended on June 28, 2002.

Sara Maldonado and Valentino Lanús star as protagonists; Ana Layevska, Margarita Magaña, Ingrid Martz, and Jackie García star as co-protagonists, while Raquel Pankowsky, Cristián Seri, Rodrigo Mejía, Maki Soler, and Raúl Araiza starred as antagonists.


Lorena, the more focused of the group, is a cute girl with a good heart. When she returns to school, Lorena's longtime boyfriend, Mariano, leaves her after he confesses that he loves her supposed best friend Tania.

Lorena runs home crying, and when she crosses the street, she clashes with Juan Carlos Domínguez, who falls in love with her at first sight.

Paulina, is a beautiful, sweet girl with a good heart, but also suffers from the death of her mother, who is actually alive, but her father and her aunt make her believe she died. Paulina's father shows little interest in her.

Fernanda is a wild shrinking girl who does not believe in love and can't control her nerves sometimes.

Daniela is a young innocent girl who gets her heart broken by her boyfriend Tono who suffers from a car accident and goes blind. Tono doesn’t want Daniela to spend her life suffering and looking out for him so he ends up breaking up with her.



  1. ^ "El juego de la vida" (in Spanish). alma-latina.net. Archived from the original on June 21, 2003. Retrieved May 20, 2016.

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