Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
|Los Ricos Tambien Lloran|
Actor: Los Ricos
Genres: Indie & Art House, Television
Mariana Villareal, a poor girl who experienced a life of hardship, marries wealthy businessman Luis Alberto Salvatierra, who gives her the life of comfort and leisure that once seemed so unattainable. Shortly after their h... more »
They certainly tossed proffesionalism out the window with th
Rob Ez | Chicago | 06/12/2007
(2 out of 5 stars)
"I have been buying these abridged DVD telenovelas for quite sometime and have enjoyed them. There have been some f'ed up ones (Cuna De Lobos, Lazos De Amor) and there have been some near flawless ones (Amarte Es Mi Pecado, Dulce Desafio, Amor En Custodia). However, "Los Ricos Tambien Lloran", the original telenovela clasica, comes in a DVD version so embarrasing it's offensive to its legacy.
I was not expecting the original score at all since I know Televisa Home Entertainment is cheap and does not want to pay royalties. But they have incorporated a new score and theme song that sometimes is so loud it ovewhelms dialogue to inaudible levels. It's terrible!
And the editing of this is probably one of the worst. I understand this telenovela ran for 200 episodes originally, but while most of the DVD telenovelas cut off certain storylines, "Los Ricos" tries to piece together everything but often times ends up putting only the end of a topic and one is left confused when we see things happen that had no explanation.
And finally, the picture quality. Some parts look amazing..and others have lines and changes of colour as if they came from a bad video transfer. I don't know if the transfer Televisa had of this has gone away but it certainly could have used some colour adjustment.
It's unfortunate that Televisa Home Entertainment lacked proffesionalism when releasing this classic telenovela to the public. It would have been great to see this one in all its glory and give it the respect and praise it deserves and not this bastardized version."
Disappointing-Televisa should be ashamed of destroying its o
Ivan Vadenev | Sylmar, CA USA | 04/18/2008
(1 out of 5 stars)
"Don't buy!!! Read all the reviews you can before you waste your money. Televisa and Xenon Pictures are ripping us off. I was anxious to get this home from the store. The back of the DVD box is misleading. It lists the main theme as Aprendi A Llorar sung by Veronica Castro. I remember the explosive entrance to this theme and that's what I was expecting. I also expected a well edited, well produced, well taken care of version. I felt robbed and lied to after I watched this. Part of what makes a novela a success is its music. The cheesey, bland music they've used in novelas such as Piel de Otoño and Los Ricos Tambien Lloran are shameful at best. They are a rip-off. It is just Televisa trying to earn more money with a "what the heck" attitude. They figure some of us will buy them, expecting the same quality as when they're shown on TV, but are an incredible rip-off. This is the second and last novela I'll buy from Televisa. I keep hoping someone will start an all classic telenovela channel and then, I'll record them myself to enjoy them as they were originally made."
No English Closed Caption and NOT Complete
Belle | 07/31/2008
(1 out of 5 stars)
"This series has NO English subtitles and was cut out to the point of ridiculousness.
I watched it before with Turkish dubbing (in Turkey) so I could understand it then. But now that I live in the states, I needed it in English - but to no avail. This DVD does NOT contain the whole of Marianna's story either. Sound quality was awful. I'm very disappointed. Don't buy it!"
isara robles de medina | bonaire,netherlands antilles | 06/30/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)
"i saw this novel many years ago,like more than 30 years so i want to buy it and see it again,well....they cut to much of the novel and the quality i some places are verry bad,otherwise it is a good novel."