Los Años Maravillosos
Intermediate
28 Videos

Growing up is not easy. This is well known by Kevin, who in this series recalls those years when he stopped being a child. The first love, his school friends, the relationships with his parents: everything seems to be a cause of suffering, but after time we can look back with nostalgia. This is the Colombian adaptation of the classic series "The Wonder Years".

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Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 1 - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Toda la vida ("All My Life") is the soundtrack which opens the Colombian version of the American hit series "The Wonder Years." The song is a cover of a hit Italian song,Tutta La Vita, written by celebrated composer Lucio Dalla. Sung by Mexican singer Emmanuel, this version was number one on the Latin charts for three weeks in 1984, replacing a different version of the very same song sung by Cuban singer Franco.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 1 - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

It's the summer of 1985 and 12-year-old Kevin Kevin González is spending his time playing banquitas, a Colombian form of street soccer. His older brother, Leo, is forever tormenting him, while his best friend, Fede, does his best to intervene.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 1 - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Los Años Maravillos incorporates genuine archival news footage, giving us a sense of what it was like to live in Colombia in the mid 1980s. In this segment, we see reports regarding the civil conflict involving rebel forces used as a backdrop to the family drama unfolding at the González dinner table.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 1 - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Unlike Kevin and Fede's previous school, this one is co-ed, arousing some anxiety in them. Fede even confesses about a nightmare in which he arrives at school naked.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 1 - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Kevin's neighbor and childhood playmate, Cata, is starting the same school as Kevin and Fede. But she is sporting a new, more mature style and insists that she be addressed by her full name, Catalina.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 1 - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

On the first day of gym class, Kevin is determined to display his manliness as the sixth graders meet their new P.E. instructor and are given the opportunity to choose between two contrasting activities.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 1 - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Will Kevin and Fede become part of a clique or form one of their own?

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 1 - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Kevin learns that when they are shared with another person, even sad events can teach us to appreciate life.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 2 - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

In the aftermath of Ricardo Mendoza's death, Kevin struggles to come to terms with his own mortality, as well as his growing love for Ricardo's sister.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 2 - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Kevin's family pays a visit of condolence to the Mendozas.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 2 - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Kevin and Fede experience their first sex ed class with none other than their infamous P.E. teacher, Bruno Moron.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 2 - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Following an awkward encounter with Cata, Leo attempts to school Kevin and Fede about women.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 2 - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Will Kevin and Fede succeed with their risky purchase?

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 2 - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

When Kevin's coveted video disappears, there is a long list of potential suspects.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 2 - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

When Kevin and Cata meet up for their Sunday excursion, who will have the guts to make the first move?

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 3 - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Despite his outwardly tough exterior, Kevin occasionally observes his father's softer side.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 3 - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

In moments when his father's sternness is difficult to comprehend, Kevin clings on to his tender memories with him.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 3 - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

While trying to defend his father against his classmate's jokes, Kevin realizes that like so many of us, he actually has very little idea what his father's job entails.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 3 - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Upon arrival home from school, Kevin attempts to converse with his parents to try to better understand his father's job.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 3 - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Kevin's dad approaches him to offer some insight into his job, but after a previous brushoff, Kevin is determined to give him the cold shoulder.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 3 - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Hoping to gain some insight into his father's complex character, Kevin accompanies him on a field trip to his office.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 3 - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Kevin is impressed and taken aback by the respect his father commands at his office.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 3 - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Kevin's trip to the office helps him to see his father- and the world- in a different light.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 3 - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

An unexpected act by his father inspires in Kevin yet another lifely epiphany.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 4 - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

Kevin experiences family spats at home while at school, his teacher attempts to teach the students the concept of values.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 4 - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

Kevin is less than thrilled with his sister's new beau.

Los Años Maravillosos - Capítulo 4 - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Kevin gets educated on free love by his sister's boyfriend.

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