‘Carmela’ features sensitive character portrayals
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The first telecast of “Carmela,” with Marian Rivera playing the title role, got off to a brisk start last Monday, despite its leading lady’s absence.
Instead, the debut episode focused on the series’ back story, involving her mother, played by Agot Isidro, whose mole on her shoulder symbolized the bad luck that would hound her to the end of her days. To counter her streak of ill fortune, she had a “lucky” necklace, but soon threw it away, because her streak of bad luck just didn’t stop.
Luckily for her, it was picked up by a deaf-mute (Ricky Davao), who finally managed to make her happy, despite his disability.
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