The Family Next Door
The Family Next Door is a Chilean telenovela based on one of José Ignacio Valenzuela's books. The telenovela was produced by the Chilean national channel TVN (Chile) and aired by the same channel from September, 2010 through March, 2011, and stars Álvaro Rudolphy, María Elena Swett, Jorge Zabaleta, and Cristián Arriagada.
Renato Fabres is a prosperous businessman who has learned to move with great intelligence and success in the business world. Together with his severe wife, Eva, and his three children, Ignacia, Carola and Benjamín, he has created a family to be proud of. Meanwhile, Javier Ruiz-Tagle and Pilar Echeñique are their perfectionist neighbors. Being well-off, educated, and honored, they are seemingly a happy married couple with two wonderful children, Andrea and Diego. A perfect family worthy of being envied. However, the untimely arrival of Gonzalo Ibáñez and the immediate affection that flares between him and Pilar will change the lives of these neighbors and their families forever.