Ten-year-old Nico receives a threatening letter and now his life is in danger. No one seems to believe him except one person that he doesn't know who has come to believe that fate itself wants the boy dead and tries to prevent it.
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Accused of killing his brother during adolescence, Salvador lives alone in the middle of Patagonia. Several decades later, his brother Marcos and his sister-in-law Laura, come to convince him to sell the lands they share by inheritance.
A hard-working single mother and wife of a getaway driver who is about to be released is approached by an unassuming and gentle man, completely unaware though of his inscrutable and utterly impelling motives.
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In April 2, 2008, Jon is a 32 years old mathematician who witnesses as his best friend David is shot in a gas station outside Madrid. In April 2, 2018, Nico is a 10 years old boy who suffers bullying from a school partners, who forces him to enter in the same gas station to buy a magazine for adults. Saved in the last minute by his mother Lucía of the bullies after she arrives looking for her son, Nico buys a video-game magazine, finding in it a note about that if he goes to the gas station on April 12 he will die. Meanwhile fear and paranoia starts to dominate Nico, Jon notices about a previous shot happened in 1976, where the chauffeur of a general too was shot to dead in the same gas station. Deeping in the past of the place, Jon finds similar tragedies in 1955 and 1913 and he tries use his talent for the mathematics to find a pattern in the incidents, causing the rejection of Andrea, David's girlfriend and Jon's former girlfriend. According April 12 closes, Lucía struggles to ...Written by
And it's not just our main character who has to fight with those, but also the viewer. I don't think anyone missunderstands what this is about or finds it completely uninteresting. For some it might be tough to watch though. If you have a main character with flaws like that, the connection might be lost (not just in translation).
But it's what makes this thriller/psyhological drama interesting. It does give us interconnecting stories. While at first we can only guess, it becomes clearer as time goes by what this is all about. Of course that has to do with the main character explaining it to us. Wicked/good idea, that could have done with a few more highlights, but overall more than a decent attempt and "thrilling" enough
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