When good TV goes bad: how a sudden death killed Jane The Virgin

When good TV goes bad: how a sudden death killed Jane The Virgin
 

Accidental artificial insemination is not exactly your average TV premise, but that is the narrative device underpinning satirical romcom Jane the Virgin. Debuting in 2014, the tale of aspirational young Latina writer Jane Gloriana Villanueva (the formidable Gina Rodriguez) becoming pregnant despite saving her virginity is the stuff of over-the-top telenovelas. Unsurprisingly, it is loosely based on an actual Venezuelan telenovela, Juana la Virgen.
With family secrets, murders, affairs, kidnapping and a villain who can wear any face they want, Jane the Virgin revels in the ridiculous.... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 39
Source: Guardian
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