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The Boarding School 

El internado (original title)
Students at a boarding school find that the school is full of mysteries and secrets.
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Series cast summary:
Marta Torné ...  María Almagro 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Martiño Rivas ...  Marcos Novoa Pazos 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Raúl Fernández de Pablo ...  Fermín de Pablo 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Yon González ...  Iván Noiret León 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Elena Furiase Elena Furiase ...  Victoria Martínez González 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Carlota García ...  Paula Novoa Pazos / ... 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Denisse Peña Denisse Peña ...  Evelyn Pons 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Amparo Baró ...  Jacinta García 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Natalia Millán ...  Elsa Fernández Campos 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Daniel Retuerta Daniel Retuerta ...  Roque Sánchez Navas 71 episodes, 2007-2010
Marta Hazas ...  Amelia Ugarte Roldán 64 episodes, 2007-2010
Blanca Suárez ...  Julia Medina 63 episodes, 2007-2010
Pedro Civera Pedro Civera ...  Camilo Belmonte 58 episodes, 2007-2010
Ana de Armas ...  Carolina Leal Solís 60 episodes, 2007-2010
Luis Merlo ...  Héctor de la Vega 55 episodes, 2007-2010
Javier Cidoncha Javier Cidoncha ...  Lucas Moreno 49 episodes, 2008-2010
Ismael Martínez Ismael Martínez ...  Martín Moreno 48 episodes, 2008-2010
Sergio Murillo Sergio Murillo ...  Javier Holgado 45 episodes, 2007-2010
Carlos Leal ...  Jacques Noiret 45 episodes, 2007-2010
Irene Montalà ...  Rebeca Benaroch 37 episodes, 2009-2010
Javier Ríos Javier Ríos ...  Hugo Alonso / ... 36 episodes, 2009-2010
Damián Alcolea Damián Alcolea ...  Arturo 34 episodes, 2007-2010
Yolanda Arestegui Yolanda Arestegui ...  Irene Espí 37 episodes, 2008-2010
Lola Baldrich ...  Lucía 35 episodes, 2009-2010
Manuel Jurado Manuel Jurado ...  Antonio 33 episodes, 2007-2010
Manuel de Blas ...  Saúl Pérez Sabán 42 episodes, 2007-2010
Eduardo Velasco Eduardo Velasco ...  Pedro Camacho 30 episodes, 2007-2008


Students at a boarding school find that the school is full of mysteries and secrets.

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Release Date:

24 May 2007 (Spain) See more »

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Internat See more »

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Although the series was originally broadcast in Spain in 4:3 standard PAL definition in its first five seasons, the whole series was originally recorded in 16:9 1080p. The original 1080p versions of the first seasons remain unseen in Spanish national TV though, and later re-broadcasts of these seasons are still done in 4:3.

It was however possible to see the 16:9 versions of these seasons on Antena3 Televisión's internet page. It could be seen then that these episodes had never originally been intended to be broadcast on 16:9, as cameras and crew equipment were clearly visible in some scenes in the area of the screen that later was cropped out. See more »


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Addictive and fun, but a bit ludicrous!
25 July 2016 | by devikamenonSee all my reviews

Netflix has decided for some unknown reason to take El Internado off the air. To be fair they did give me adequate warning, but on Friday I still went to watch it as usual of an afternoon and found that it had disappeared. Sigh. I feel bereft.

Anyhow, in memory of this slyly addictive show, I will do a review in its honor. Now at the outset I must say that no one was more surprised than me that I was so hooked, but the fact remains that it was strangely well-written for such a ludicrous premise. That premise being that there is a boarding school (the eponymous El Internado de la Laguna Negra) somewhere in rural Spain which attracts the kids of that country's elite, but there are mysterious events afoot with an abundance of underground passages, missing children from the school's history as a former orphanage, and adults with plenty to hide.

There is skulduggery, for lack of a better word, in every episode with breathtakingly foolish actions and impossible coincidences galore. However, to offset all this is the genuine chemistry among the cast and the almost constant thread of humor that lends the proceedings some lifesaving levity. At the center are the group of teenagers, the principal and teachers, the administrator Jacinta, and two staff members, Maria the cleaner and Fermin the cook.(We are to believe there is but one cleaner in a school of 400 students, but that is just one lapse to overlook because you are too addicted.)

Full review at:http://devikamenon.blogspot.com/2016/07/watched-el- internado.html#more

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