La Pola
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Story byJuan Carlos Pérez Florez
Directed bySergio Cabrera
Creative directors
  • Rosario Lozano
  • Sofía Morales
Music byGermán Arrieta
Country of originColombia
Original languageSpanish
No. of episodes200
Executive producerJuan Carlos Perez Florez
ProducerCarlos Lamus
Production locations
Original networkRCN Televisión
Original releaseSeptember 13, 2010 (2010-09-13) –
July 27, 2011 (2011-07-27)

La Pola is a Colombian drama telenovela based on historical facts and directed by Sergio Cabrera for RCN Televisión.[1] The series tells the political and loving life of Policarpa Salavarrieta, a woman who became one of the most important figures in the history of the Independence of Colombia for preferring death instead of submission.[2][3] The series originally aired from September 13, 2010 to July 27, 2011.[4]


The action of the telenovela is located in Viceroyalty of New Granada, early nineteenth century and the period of Colombian independence called Patria Boba, just before and after the cry of the Colombian Independence of the Spanish Empire on July 20, 1810, A strong crisis due to the French invasion by Napoleon. It was a time of definitions because it was realistic or patriotic. There is a struggle for the independence of the Spaniards and for trying to organize an army to defend the nascent country that is not yet called Colombia and freedom. A time of injustice.

Within this framework, a love story is woven between La Pola and Alejo Sabaraín. A story that has always attracted the attention of Colombians and historians. La Pola, a valiant and visionary woman, with libertarian ideals and equality; A woman advanced to those times where prevailing machismo and rigid social hierarchies prevent the female gender from having even a voice but La Pola is the opposite does not remain silent on anything that has to do with a macho order.

It is a time when love is still eternal and where a kiss means everything. La Pola will live a stormy, painful and passionate romance with Alejo Sabaraín, son of arribista and ambitious Spanish and a creole, a man prohibited for her in all aspects, for its ancestry, for being chapetón and also to belong to the armies of the Spanish Crown ; In short, a relationship that is seen as a sin and a transgression of the colonial order. But the attraction will be so strong that the couple will try to enjoy their love, no matter what the obstacle, whether it is death.





  1. ^ "La Pola "amar la hizo libre"". (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  2. ^ "La Pola: despertar el amor por la historia nacional". (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Inconsistencias históricas en la novela de RCN sobre 'La Pola', causa polémica entre historiadores". (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  4. ^ "En La Pola Diego Trujillo interpreta a Domingo García". (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 May 2017.