A man ends up in hospital after a car accident. He does not remember his name, but it is soon discovered he is a famous attorney. To make things worse, the police start to suspect him of having murdered his missing niece.
It takes place in the Galicia (Spain) of the 80s, when the fishing sector was transformed and many of the shipowners became indebted. This situation will be favorable for the start of activities such as contraband and drug trafficking.
Antonio Durán 'Morris'
In the small town of Cienfuegos, it's a very special day for 7-year-old Alicia Vega (Aroa Palacios) and her family: her First Communion. However, when they are celebrating at the family's ... See full summary »
After watching the premiere two things. One the budget for this version of "Damages" is considerably smaller. Filmed still in 4:3 format, actors too close to the camera what doesn't let you see the, in general, small set. Second, at least the actors are very good in their role and the adaptation to Spain's reality is quite good. Blanca Portillo is now a Judge instead a Lawyer, and Jose Coronado is a Politician involved in dark business and corruption, instead a rich businessman. The young lawyer is now a man instead a woman, and a court secretary instead a lawyer. He moves from Salamanca to Madrid as big career opportunity. His sister in law has also things to hide...
The case is based on a fire in a discotheque that had collateral damages in neighbors houses, not collateral damages based on chemical exposition.
Let's see how it develops for the next chapters. But is a promising start.
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