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Ana Maria in Novela Land

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Ana Maria in Novela Land is the magical story of one young woman's struggle to find herself after being yanked out of her self-absorbed world of obsessive fandom for her favorite novela. After getting fired from her job, bailing on her best friend, then blowing off her sister's bridal fitting, Ana Maria is branded a disappointment by everyone - especially her family. Just like Ana Maria, Pasión Sin Limites' protagonist, the haughty and melodramatic Ariana Tomosa, is also having a very bad day (or episode): she's trapped in a love triangle between her older but charming fiancé and his younger, sexy son! As Ana Maria and Ariana reach their ...

  • DirectorGeorgina Riedel
  • Runtime: 1 hr 33 min
  • StudioUniversal Pictures
  • QualityHD

Reviews about Ana Maria in Novela Land

Ana Maria in Novela Land
Alicia Jimenes
Better than I thought it would it be

I wasn't expecting it to be as good as it was. It lampshaded a lot of tropes that fans of novelas will recognize. The main actress was really good at playing the two different characters. I didn't even realize it was only one actress til almost halfway through the movie. This is definitely for Mexican-American fans of novelas.

Ana Maria in Novela Land
RitaL
If you grew up watching NOVELAS, you will definitely enjoy watching this FILM :)

Best laugh I had in a long while. Growing up with my mom and her Novelas made this movie even more hysterical. Maybe slightly over the top, but that's really what made it funny for me, all the Spanish Novelas are WAY OVER THE TOP!

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