Forever is a Filipino drama series created by Jun Lana, developed by Kit Villanueva-Langit and produced by GMA Network. It premiered January 21, 2013 on GMA Telebabad block and January 23, 2013 worldwide via GMA Pinoy TV. The series headlines Heart Evangelista, Geoff Eigenmann and Gloria Romero. It executive produced by Kaye Atienza-Cadsawan and under the direction of Ricky Davao.
The show narrates the magical love story of ill-fated lovers, Adora (both played by Evangelista and Romero) and Ramon (played by Eigenmann) and their quest to continue their tragic love affair five decades past through the present time with the help of an antique pocket watch.
The story begins in the late 1950′s with Adora, the sole heiress to a wealthy coconut plantation. Despite her social status, Adora falls passionately in love with Ramon, a lowly worker in their hacienda. Adora’s father, Don Jaime strongly opposes his daughter’s relationship with Ramon. But the young couple promise to stay together regardless Don Jaime’s objection.
The forbidden love affair eventually leads to Ramon’s death. But before Ramon cast his last breath, he vows to return to be with his one great love, Adora.
Adora is devastated with Ramon’s passing and realizes her life is now empty and meaningless without him. Until a mysterious old woman gives her an antique pocket watch that will give her another chance to be reunited with her beloved Ramon.
Decades later… the now old Adora meets Patrick, a young painter and the reincarnation of Ramon. The latter will form an unusual connection with the old maiden. With the help of the magical pocket watch, Adora transforms and back to her youthful form again. She reminds Patrick of his past life and together, fulfill the promise of eternal love.
Cast and characters
Adora del Prado – potrayed by Heart Evangelista and Gloria Romero. The beautiful daughter and heiress of one of the richest hacienderos in the province. But despite being belong to the high society, Adora falls in love with the poor, Ramon and promise an eternal love with him.
Ramon / Patrick – characters both played by Geoff Eigenmann. Ramon is a poor but principled man who works and lives in Hacienda del Prado. He meets his tragic end when he falls in love with his boss’s daughter, Adora. His promise of unrequited love fulfilled many years after, but this time in the persona of a young painter named Patrick who will form an unusual bond with the old Adora.
Monique – antagonist; played by Isabel Oli. Monique is Adora’s only surviving relative. Cunning and scheming, Monique’s main mission is to usurp the old maiden’s wealth and properties.
Rico – antagonist; portrayed by Gian Magdangal; believed to be the reincarnation of Federico Gallardo. He is the wealthy and arrogant suitor of Adora (at present time). Unknown to him, behind Adora’s beautiful and youthful look is a concealed secret.
Federico Gallardo – antagonist; portrayed by Marc Abaya. He is the arrogant and powerful suitor of the young Adora (1950′s setting). Not wanting to be outdone by Ramon, his rival for Adora’s heart, Federico will scheme and manipulate to get what he wants.
Don Jaime del Prado – played by Ronnie Heneres. He is the domineering father of Adora.
Susie – played by Candy Pangilinan. Susie is a close friend to old Adora and the only one who knows her kept secrets.
Leila – portrayed by Saab Magalona; a physical therapy student who falls head over heels in love with Patrick.
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