RTVE, the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision and the Spanish TV production company Boomerang TV will co-produce together ‘Ines del alma mia’, novel written by Chilean writer Isabel Allende, which has been translated into more than 30 languages. The author, involved from the beginning in the project, closely follows the adaptation process of this international co-production that will have eight episodes. The premiere on FTA TV will be on TVE and Chilevision, and will be available on Amazon Prime Video in Spain, the US and Latin America (except from Chile).
Alejandro Bazzano, together with Chilean Nicolas Acuña, will be the co-production directors. The project which will feature the scripts of Paco Mateo, and the setting will be developed in Chile, Peru and Spain. The filming process will begin in early September in Extremadura and Andalucia, to later move to Latin America and make 71 filming days in Chile, more specifically in the Atacama Desert, Santiago de Chile, Valdivia or Araucania. In Peru, filming will take place in Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Pikillacta or Pisac, belonging to the Cuzco department.
‘Ines del alma mía’ is not the first novel by Isabel Allende that arrives on TV. Other texts written by her, like ‘La casa de los espiritus’ and ‘De amor y de sombras’ were taken to the cinema, while others have inspired plays, ballet and operas.