Chilean culture is very attached to national soap operas that reveal the uniqueness of everyday life and interactions in local society with humour, love and fantasy. Most of them are in typical modern Chilean language, and are the perfect way to enter into Chilean culture via the small screen.
Romané TVN : Chilean pop gypsies. A beautiful story about the gypsy community in the heart of the country and how they interact with other inhabitants.
Pampa ilusión: tells the story of the saltpeter mines in the Atacama desert. The most arid in the world. A great story taking you back to a time that had a big impact on Chilean history.
La fiera: With the song “el advertio” by Violeta Parra this series takes you on a trip through the south of Chile to discover life in Chiloé island and its unique lifestyle.
Los Pincheira: Los campos chilenos del valle central, con sus « fundos », la realidad del campo con sus « huasos ». Una suerte de western a la chilena.
Amores de Mercado: a humorous series resembling the life in Santiago and its central market in which rich and poor meet, exploring differences of social class that mark Chilean society.
Los ochenta: series that tells of a historical time for the Chilean people, in the 80’s. Excellent period setting