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El Rey Del Joropo


The joropo (pronounced "hoh-roh-poh") is a lively folkloric dance that ties Venezuelans to their heritage and so this drama about the "king" of the joropo -- Alfredo Alvarado (playing himself) -- and his many peccadillos would be especially appealing to national viewers. Foreign audiences might not be quite as mesmerized. Well-known Venezuelan actors have other lead roles and the story, in fact, revolves around a television show dedicated to Alvarado's controversial life. Alvarado wants to tell the truth...more