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A thriller set in a world sharply divided between progress and devastation, where people are given the chance to make it to the "better side" but only 3% of the candidates succeed.

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Bianca Comparato ...  Michele Santana 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Vaneza Oliveira ...  Joana Coelho 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Rodolfo Valente Rodolfo Valente ...  Rafael Moreira 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Zezé Motta ...  Nair 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Rafael Lozano Rafael Lozano ...  Marco Alvares 20 episodes, 2016-2019
João Miguel João Miguel ...  Ezequiel 18 episodes, 2016-2018
Michel Gomes Michel Gomes ...  Fernando Carvalho 18 episodes, 2016-2018
Cynthia Senek Cynthia Senek ...  Glória 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Bruno Fagundes ...  André Santana 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Laila Garin Laila Garin ...  Marcela 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Thais Lago Thais Lago ...  Elisa 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Fernanda Vasconcellos ...  Laís 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Silvio Guindane Silvio Guindane ...  Elano 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Celso Frateschi Celso Frateschi ...  O Velho 18 episodes, 2016-2018
Mel Fronckowiak Mel Fronckowiak ...  Julia 18 episodes, 2016-2018
Luciana Paes Luciana Paes ...  Cássia 13 episodes, 2016-2018
Amanda Magalhães Amanda Magalhães ...  Natália 11 episodes, 2018-2019
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A world divided into progress and devastation. The link between the two sides - Offshore and Inland - is a rigorous and painstaking system called The Process. Everyone in Inland has a chance to go through The Process to live a better life in Offshore. But only 3% make it through.

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Brazil

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Portuguese

Release Date:

25 November 2016 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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Started off as a three-part webseries first released to YouTube, then Netflix bought its rights to make a full season. The pitch for the show was rejected by all major Brazilian cable networks back in 2011. See more »

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The longer it went on the more ridiculous it became
27 February 2017 | by feelinesoundSee all my reviews

It started reasonably well, the set design, cinematography and whole look of the show was fairly original. It had an interesting concept, and just being the first Brazilian TV show I've had the privilege of encountering made it interesting. It also came highly recommended from two people, one that I know and trust and the other being Sam Esmail who created and writes and directs Mr. Robot, and inexplicably had it in his top 10 TV shows of 2016.

So I carried on watching, even when the plot started coming apart around episode 3 or 4. And I carried on even as the long close-up shots of the actors over-acting became more frequent and agonizing. And I carried on when the deus ex machina started to reign supreme in the script, and by the end of it I honestly thought I was watching some low-budget B-movie, the behavior of the characters and how plot points got resolved made no sense and just seemed completely forced.

It probably deserves a 4 out of 10 but I gave it an extra couple of points as I really want to encourage people making original and ambitious TV shows like that outside of the US and UK, especially in Latin America. But they can and should be better than this one.


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