The Boarding School (2007–2010)

La peor cárcel del mundo 

An injured owl leads Paula to consider the value of being free, thereby risking death, against the safety and boredom of living in a cage - a lesson lived out by others at the boarding school.


Alexandra Graf


Daniel Écija (creator), Juan Carlos Cueto (creator) | 5 more credits »


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?



Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Merlo ... Héctor de la Vega
Natalia Millán ... Elsa Fernández Campos
Marta Torné ... María Almagro
Martiño Rivas ... Marcos Novoa Pazos (as Martín Rivas)
Ana de Armas ... Carolina Leal Solís
Eduardo Velasco Eduardo Velasco ... Pedro Camacho
Raúl Fernández de Pablo ... Fermín de Pablo (as Raúl Fernández)
Yon González ... Iván Noiret León
Elena Furiase Elena Furiase ... Victoria Martínez González
Pedro Civera Pedro Civera ... Camilo Belmonte
Marta Hazas ... Amelia Ugarte Roldán
Blanca Suárez ... Julia Medina
Daniel Retuerta Daniel Retuerta ... Roque Sánchez Navas
Carlota García ... Paula Novoa Pazos
Denisse Peña ... Evelyn Pons


Julia (still pestered by Cayetano) fears being re-institutionalized when Héctor calls in her mother over Julia's strange behaviors. Amelia throws caution to the winds to carry on with a student. An overheard phone conversation has Maria questioning Fermin's authenticity and objectives. The gang's decision to investigate Mateo leads to an abduction. Irene succeeds in an escape attempt but finds Paula's letter to Santa Claus while wandering through the tunnels. Two sudden faculty disappearances leave Elsa and Héctor puzzled. Carolina informs Marcos of her break-up with Iván, yet Marcos' friendship with Ivan overrides her availability. Jacinta receives a summons. Héctor overhears a word he shouldn't. Elsa shares a sad secret with Pedro. Marquez begins investigating his former client. Written by statmanjeff

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis









Release Date:

4 June 2008 (Spain) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Globomedia See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs




Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


The title translates as "The Black Lagoon Boarding School: The Worst Prison in Time." See more »


Javier knocks out an owl with a wad of aluminum foil. The foil ball seems far from capable of doing this. See more »


Márquez: You didn't tell me about digging holes in the forest.
Héctor de la Vega: I don't pay you to spy on me
Márquez: You pay me to find out the truth.
Héctor de la Vega: No. Not anymore. You're fired. I can't trust someone who spies on me.
Márquez: And I can't trust someone who lies to me. And you can't fire me because I don't work for you anyway.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed