A telenovela are soaps normally spoken in Spanish and aired in Latin Americaalthough they are similar to British soaps there are distinctive differences suchas instead of a story lining lasting a couple of episodes these last nearly a yearanother thing that differ from British soaps is that normally in a scene whereyou see a couple kissing they normally have a long lasting relationship so itportrays a higher set of morals than British soaps it is only recently that thesesoaps have started introducing more taboo subjects
1. Working-class melodrama, which is easy to understand and contains less explicit content. They typically feature a poor woman who falls in love with a rich man whose family spurns her.2. Historical romance is set in the past, such as the colonial period, the late 19th Century .3. Teen drama, which portrays the lives of high school teenagers and their issues with sex, drugs, and other coming-of-age topics.4. Mystery/Thriller, is more cold hearted than the other sub-genres. It may portray a mysterious death or disappearance, which may tear couples, even families apart.5. Romantic comedy, which portrays love stories with some or lots of comedy.6. Pop band story portrays the lives of aspiring musicians
Telenovelas, which are sometimes called "tassels" or "comedias", are producedprimarily in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries and are usuallyshown during prime time. The first telenovelas were produced in Brazil, Cubaand Mexico.Currently, the best-known telenovelas come fromBrazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Chile and Venezuela.Telenovelas also have a wide following in Russia, EasternEurope, France, Greece, Italy, thePhilippines, Israel, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, China and Japan.
In the Arab world, telenovelas are incredibly popular with families stoppingtheir day from midday onward to watch these shows whose contents oftenreflect many of the moral and social questions faced in cultures likeMorocco, Algeria, and Egypt. Telenovelas get large audiences on thereshows, the 1997 blockbuster Soy Tu Duena staring Manual Mijares got morethan 40 million viewers on Mexican Tele alone. Reasons for these highaudiences are because of high budgets The record $10 million budget for LaReina — Telemundo’s highest-rated and most expensive telenovela. Alltelenovela’s have english subtitles showing they are popular in Engalnd.
The lighting is quite strong on the actors face to make them appear bright and plasticSimple cut editsThe music is constantly anchoring theSpanish / Latin American culture Non diegetic sound which is often classical http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_y with no lyrics, which kxz0oJDFk&feature=relmfu would be found on an american tv show.
Reaction shotsare used to adddrama. Two shots are often used.
Stereotypes of telenovelas:•They will have a rich guy falling in love with a poor girl•They will have someone who is dead nosey usually a priest or housewive thisperson will be linked to both the rich and poor•The poor people will in a colourful accent called ‘Chilango’•The rich become poor and the Poor become rich•The poor are more humble and the rich are more arrogant•Will have a Cinderella type storyline.•There can also be storylines with baby snatching•All storylines are very exaggerated and over the top.
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The most important Telenovela award shows are the MexicanTVyNovelas Award, hosted by the Televisa TVyNovelas magazine.In 2008, The International Emmy Awards created a category forbest Telenovelas.
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Originally ugly betty started out as a telenovela but because the companythat produced the show wanted to branch out into more taboo areas theysold the programme to NBC but they still kept the telenovela themes suchas every scene before an add break was left on a cliff hanger.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bex1SrxV8gE
Because the audience of these telenovelas have a Catholic upbringing, sex is a verytaboo subject, so extreme storylines that are shown in these shows, are notsupposed to be believable. http://gorillavid.in/sbmxg3jz01pc