Recuerdo de Amor

Recuerdo de Amor (International title: Memories of Love) is a Philippine daytime drama series which aired on ABS-CBN in May 14, 2001 to January 10, 2003 replacing Marinella. It starred Carmina Villaroel and Diether Ocampo in successful roles.[1]

Recuerdo de Amor
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GenreDrama, Romance, Action, Suspense
Created byABS-CBN
Written byDindo Perez
Directed byMario Octavio
StarringCarmina Villarroel
Diether Ocampo
Opening theme"Recuerdo de Amor" by Jessa Zaragoza
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of episodes433
Production location(s)Philippines
Running time30-45 minutes
Original networkABS-CBN
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseMay 14, 2001 (2001-05-14) 
January 10, 2003 (2003-01-10)

The TV series was delayed on May 14 to May 15, 2001 and ended on its original end date worldwide on TFC because ABS-CBN broadcast the election coverage that day. The series also nominated Isabel Rivas for Best Actress in a Drama Series by the PMPC in 2002 alongside Seasoned Actress Pinky De Leon, who was also part of the series was also known to use fast paced TV filmography in its 45-minute premiere of its pilot episode. It was also known for getting outstanding reviews throughout its run to Filipino viewers who have The Filipino Channel internationally because of its memorable storyline and visual effects similar to a U.S. soap opera. The series was also Pinky De Leon's last TV Series as she decided to retire from TV and film work. The afternoon series was also competing with dramas such as Pangako Sa ’Yo and GMA Network's rival soap opera premiering in April the following year, Kung Mawawala Ka.


Recuerdo de Amor is an acclaimed afternoon television drama that chronicles on the complicated lives of Luisa (Carmina Villaroel) and Paulo Jose (Diether Ocampo) the story begins during the eerie years before adolescence Josephine and Antonio are happily in love raising their children Antonio succumbs to the dying obsession of Greta Villafuerte (Isabel Rivas) a cunning woman who has a web of self-destruction her love for Antonio succumbs to indeed have Antonio to have an affair with Greta, Josephine in the other hand must suffer the tragic fate of her love for Antonio and for the sake of her children. Greta on the other hand succeeds at plans of winning all hope to have Josephine taken out of her plans Paulo Jose grows up with Greta and Antonio as lackluster pretty boy while Luisa is a young servant to the household as she grows up she and Paulo are back in each other's arms 15 years later. Luisa suffers at the hands of the Villafuertes she is the hidden obsession of Monching and the enemy of Margarita. Greta also has plans of her own she has a business scheme to sham many in her lair even entering politics. When Josephine re enters the life of Paulo Jose realizing he is her mother the reunion is ill-fated meanwhile Paulo Jose and Luisa marry but problems arise as Margarita and Monching are not satisfied Ursula as well comes in to put Paulo Jose in a trap to be fully hers trying to eliminate her nemesis Margarita and even Paulo Jose's sibling Cecilia.

In the end, Paulo Jose and Luisa learn the truth of their real identities. Josephine and Antonio are once back together and Greta's plans for self-destruction have a bitter end.

Cast and characters

Main cast

Suppporting cast

Guest cast

  • Yuuki Kadooka as Young Paolo Jose Villafuerte
  • Alyssa Gibbs as Young Mymy Villafuerte

See also


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