The Boarding School (2007–2010)

El rey de la baraja 

Two days till the end of term and escape from the boarding school horrors, but with an unnamed student scheduled for death, Marcos' group wonders who it might be.


Miguel Alcantud


Juan Carlos Cueto (creator), Rocío Martínez Llano (creator) (as Rocío Martínez-Llano) | 6 more credits »


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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
Raúl Fernández de Pablo ... Fermín de Pablo (as Raúl Fernández)
Yolanda Arestegui Yolanda Arestegui ... Irene Espí
Yon González ... Iván Noiret León
Elena Furiase Elena Furiase ... Victoria Martínez González
Blanca Suárez ... Julia Medina
Daniel Retuerta Daniel Retuerta ... Roque Sánchez Navas
Pedro Civera Pedro Civera ... Camilo Belmonte
Marta Hazas ... Amelia Ugarte Roldán
Carlos Leal ... Jacques Noiret
Irene Montalà ... Rebeca Benaroch (as Irene Montala)


Lucas' new dream involves Gustavo, which he uses Paula and Evelyn to try and prevent. There seems only one alternative - rat poison. Hector reveals the identity of the fourth orphan to Jacinta and considers calling in the police. Ivan softens towards Maria. Following a narrow escape, Vicky reaffirms her decision to remove herself from the group, but machinations at the school renew her allegiance instead, and the group receives a significant warning. Maria declares her love but finds rejection. Jacques and Camilo answer a mysterious summons and brace for the worse. Written by statmanjeff

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Spanish | Latin | Greek

Release Date:

23 June 2009 (Spain) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Globomedia See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The title translates into English as "The Black Lagoon Boarding School: The Card King." See more »


When Evelyn and Paula lock the door to their room, it is one of the rare times anyone at the school locks their door in the series. (The only reason behind others generally leaving their rooms unlocked is solely for plot advancement.) See more »


Hugo Alonso: Well, I'm sure it wasn't appropriate in the 18th century, a girl like you surrounded by strong sailors. What a scandal, right?
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References Thelma & Louise (1991) See more »

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