|Alma de Hierro|
|Opening theme||Alma de Hierro by Fonseca|
|Country of origin||Mexico|
|No. of episodes||350|
|Running time||30 minutes (With commercials)|
|Picture format||480i SDTV
January 1, 2011, Colombia
April 6, 2011
|Preceded by||Pasion (telenovela)|
|Followed by||Los Exitosos Perez|
Alma de Hierro (Spanish: Soul Of Steel) is a 2008–2009 Mexican telenovela produced by Televisa. It is a remake of the Argentinian soap opera Son de Fierro, with the character's names rewritten and adapted to the Mexican audience. The main actors were Blanca Guerra, Alejandro Camacho, Christian Vega, Flavio Medina, Lisardo and Alejandra Barros, with Jorge Poza, Zuria Vega, Adamari López, Angelique Boyer, Eddy Vilard, Martha Julia and Luz María Aguilar playing supporting roles. The show earned 8 awards at the "TV y Novelas" award celebration, becoming the highest-awarded production of the 2009 season.
The protagonist of this telenovela is full of anecdotes and told in a comic way, is the family Hierro. José Antonio Hierro, a good man, friendly but overly zealous, whom even his wife calls her name, married 25 years ago with Elena Jiménez and now have three children: Sebastian, Sandy and Wicho. A decent living through the iron business has risen with his work: a delicatessen located in front of the house, where in addition to iron and his family reside Mimiche and Paty (mother and sister of Elena), Angelito (the brother of iron) and Ezekiel (which Elena and Hierro collected from the street and have looked like a child).
Sebastian lost his sight at the age of ten, so Elena stopped teaching to help them adapt to their new life. Today he has a degree in history and teaches the subject at the school where he studied his brother Wicho and charming and rebellious teenager: Renata.
Sandy is proud of his father and studying medicine, but also has a penchant for dancing and entertainment, you never know that Iron would change professions, but has the support of his paternal grandfather, who speaks from Iron not more 30, because he does not forgive his father who at 40 discovered that sexual orientation has changed and become gay, whitening the situation to his family and society, which in the eyes of Iron, was what caused the illness and death of his mother.
Wicho is a young immature, rebellious and fun do not know what you want, and feel that is the one who never pays attention in the family.
Both Sebastian and Wicho fall for the same girl: Renata Higareda, the rebellious teenager who happens to be the daughter of Saúl Higareda, the man she would marry Elena before meeting Iron. Saul, though years later he married another, he could never forget. Today has returned to Mexico, divorced and with an important position in national education and has called Elena to work with him because he is determined to recover, no matter what you have to do to it. Even he will face the fact that Wicho, has fallen in love like a fool of her daughter Renata, while it has fallen in love at the same time, and very frankly, the blind Sebastian, the other son of Elena.
Mimiche, wealthy family still come down has never been reconciled to his daughter Elena has married "a salchichonero", and supports and encourages a rapprochement between Saul and Elena. But when it is difficult, decides that her other daughter (Paty) is who manages to win the public official as you want son. This complicates things and causes great pain Angelito, who is in love with Paty, who sees his soul mate since none of them has never worked and live like others. Paty, with her feminine charms and her maiden name and lineage, Angelito be a particularly adept rogue traps, intrigues and deceit that yield immediate gains.
Soon the world is upside down Saul with the emergence of life of the three children of Helen, in addition to the problems that cause iron to defend their marriage because they know very well the Iron defend what they love.
The problem for the other two men Hierro, is facing his own blood. Iron to iron for the love of Renata, is a fun triangle Rita, the assistant of Sebastian tries to break, to win the love of Professor Sebastian, who loves obsessively.
The fate of love triangles, youth and adults is taking unexpected turns as the reactions and actions of each of the iron, ending in a surprise ending that will leave important lessons to every member of this family that really has a Iron soul.
Surprisingly, the story is added to the death of Sebastian Hierro, after this he has proposed marriage to Renata, Rita manages to attack the driver where the couple traveled and unconscious. Sebastian and Renata get on a limousine without realizing that the driver is Rita, Renata tells Sebastian that you feel dizzy, she faints and Sebastian is upset and starts crying, but then it also collapses.
Renata awake desperate and confused, not knowing where you are, meanwhile, is desperate Sebastian also does not know her, that hears the voice of Rita. After telling Sebastian finally be together, though he repeatedly denies he realizes it's useless, Sebastian Rita threatens to kill him unless they make love. Rita Sebastian tied to a bed and the memories of him with Renata furious, leading it out of control and take Sebastian to the edge of a pool and then throw it. Sorry, Rita tries to save Sebastian, but can not be untied from the bed, in desperation he goes to Rita and the air is forced to leave the pool and leave Sebastian in the water.
Sebastian is paranoid about the damage he has caused Rita and Renata asks for help to escape. Rita's is in the attempt and threatened with a knife Renata, who is accidentally stuck Sebastian. Sebastian is determined to marry Renata before he died, after the damage caused by Rita. Suddenly, Renata and Sebastian kiss, sealing their marriage. In it, Sebastian falls in the middle of the incredulous stares and surprised the guests, and eventually dies.
Rita is transferred to a psychiatric clinic. While there, Rita, scissors in hand, says he loves Sebastian and the future is to be with him. Directs the scissors into his eyes, causing them to be cut. Renata goes to visit Rita and says she is pregnant with Sebastian, and realizing, that Rita has no eyes. Iron Rita goes to look for the hospital, when it comes to his room he finds his feet dangling, Rita has been hanged.
Diego regrets marrying Florence Elena and the baby, Florence is hijacked and taken to hospital where he is visited by Diego whom she runs, Gael appears in the life of Renata and Wicho gets jealous and beats, Mariana wants to fix Iron things but that he despises and decides to go to Los Angeles to Florence but in the end because they do not want your baby will be away from him after leaving Mariana taxi from the house of Rafah home of Iron and begins to mourn, the driver turns around and collide Marian this serious, should get the baby by cesarean section and the baby does not cry at birth, Majo Hierro tells that if something happens to your mom or your brother, he would be the culprit.
Few time later, Major communicates secretly with Iron to tell him that he heard his grandfather will take his brother when they are discharged, asked him not to let it ride. Iron leaves the hospital room with the baby, covering it with care not to hurt him, carefully planned for not being seen, Mariana's parents, realizing, they panic and ask why not barred from entering Hierro. Alfredo and Angela enter the room with the nurse and stay to see Mariana alone. Angela runs desperately to the baby's bed and realizes it is empty, says he stole the baby iron.
Iron runs with his son who has hidden under his coat. Among the corridors of the hospital, sees a glass door to the outside, when it seems that it's out and the door is closed, but he insists on opening a security man tries to stop, several guards approached him, at gunpoint, tell him no way out, Iron shouts that he is innocent and he clings to his son. Alfredo, distraught, tells the doctor who spent many days and his daughter still the same, there has been no sign of hope, and his granddaughter does not stop mourn, promises that whatever happens will be a private act between them, which nobody know, but you already need to end this ordeal, the doctor looks at him without answering. Doctors no longer have hope that Mariana wake. After a long coma, Mariana awake when the doctors were about to disconnect.
Mariana and Iron kiss with much love, appears Abraham, excited given the news that Mariana's father withdrew the complaint and Iron will be free, he says that the only important thing is that she is alive and both are in love, at that time Mariana Iron faints and despair behind bars for failing to do anything. Diego proposes marriage to Elena, the family supports that decision, comes Hierro, all tense, they think they will react badly, yet he recommends accepting marry Elena Diego. A year later, a large engagement party for the whole family will gather Hierro. Iron and Elena finally left on good terms and everyone marries Mariana and Diego respectively.
- Blanca Guerra - "Elena Jiménez de la Corcuera de Hierro
- Alejandro Camacho - "José Antonio Hierro Ramírez
- Alejandra Barros -Mariana Camargo"
- Lisardo Guarinos -Diego Galindo
- Martha Julia - "Patricia 'Paty' Jiménez de la Corcuera
- Adamari López -Carbajal Rita Anguiano
- Jorge Poza -Sebastián Hierro Jiménez
- Zuria Vega - "Renata Higareda Fontana
- Angelique Boyer - "Sandra "Sandy" 'Hierro Jiménez
- Flavio Medina - "Amadeo
- Christian Vega - "Pedrito
- Eddy Vilard - "Luis "Wicho" Hierro Jiménez
- Adrián Uribe - "Ezequiel Hierro Jiménez
- Jessica Mas - "Florence
- Rafael Inclán - "Ignacio Hierro González
- Malo Marifer - "Lorena Higareda
- Luz Maria Aguilar - "Matilde "Mimiche" de la Corcoran Vda. Jimenez
- Alberto Estrella - "Angel Hierro Ramirez
- Juan Verduzco - "Saúl Higareda
- Gabriela Carrillo - "Karina
- Marcia Coutiño - Maribel
- Grettell Valdez -Melissa"
- Miguel Rodarte - "Ari
- Juan Carlos Colombo - "Rafael
- Moses Smith - "Mr. Ortega
- Apple - "María José "Majo"
- Isabel Madow - "Arabella
- Tiare Scanda - "Juliana
- Karla Cossio - "Cynthia
- Delia Casanova -Madre Perpetua"
- Macaria - "Angela
- Marco Uriel - "Fernando Arreola
- Agustín Arana -Gibran"
- Mark Tacher - "Gael Ferrer
- Alex Peniche - "The Bird
- Mario Prudomme - "Javier Carbajal
The soap opera is an adaptation of the telenovela Argentina Son de Fierro and its characters and stories have similar treatment to the Argentine program. However, they changed the names of several of the characters. The clearest change is the name of the title family, which instead becomes Hierro. Martin Fierro became José Hierro, his wife Lucia becomes Elena, and Juan Sebastian becomes. Ezekiel, Sandra and Luis Hierro keep their names in the adaptation, only Sandra also maintains that although the nickname "Sandy" Luis is nicknamed "Wicho"instead of "Lucho" in Mexican adaptation. Mimiche also keeps the name, but his daughter Sissi renamed Paty. Grandpa Don Martin on the soap opera that Argentina shares a name with his son, here called differently, Ignacio.
At school level, the political leader José María Fontana renamed Saúl Higareda, Morena and her daughter becomes Renata. Morena's cousin, Luly, becomes Lorena, while Rita Maiden retains the name but not the name, which happens to be Anguiano.
Some of the situations were also modified to acclimate to the Mexican scene. Hierro owned a butcher shop in Argentina's version, while the Mexican version of the successful business is a deli.
Rafa's character is Iron grandfather's partner in the original version. This was changed to make them just friends for the Mexican public. To give more strength to Rafa, this has become, well, best friend and advisor and Maria Elena.