Las grandes aguas
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Created byLuis Spota
Written byEric Krohnengold
Directed byJuan Carlos Muñoz
StarringGonzalo Vega
Alma Muriel
José Carlos Ruiz
Antonio Medellín
Noé Murayama
Roberto Carrera
Constantino Costas
Opening themeInstrumental by Bebu Silvetti
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
No. of episodes85
Executive producerCarlos Sotomayor
Production locationsJalisco, Mexico
CinematographyCarlos Guerra Villareal
Running time41-44 minutes
Original networkCanal de las Estrellas
Original releaseJune 19 (1989-06-19) –
October 13, 1989 (1989-10-13)
Preceded byEl cristal empañado
Followed bySimplemente María

Las grandes aguas (English title: The great waters) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Carlos Sotomayor for Televisa in 1989.[1]

Gonzalo Vega and Alma Muriel starred the protagonists, while José Carlos Ruiz starred as main antagonist.


Adaptation of the novel by Luis Spota, which is a testimony to the brutality of man against the life, nature, and destiny. The story begins when Roberto Rivas, an ambitious engineer, is commissioned to build a large dam in a place away from civilization, a small community in which among its people arises only incomprehension, hatred, resentment, passions and betrayals. Here also find wood, the wife of Robert, a woman deeply unhappy and eager to find happiness.



  1. ^ "Las grandes aguas, telenovela de 1986: realizada por Televisa Studios" (in Spanish). Alma Latina. Retrieved January 18, 2015.

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