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El marginal 

Miguel (Juan Minujin), a former Argentinian cop, is sent by a judge to get into a prison in order to find the kidnapper of his daughter as a result of a favor. Once in there, he changes his... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Martina Gusman ...  Ema / ... 30 episodes, 2016-2018
Gerardo Romano ...  Antín 30 episodes, 2016-2018
Claudio Rissi Claudio Rissi ...  Borges 30 episodes, 2016-2018
Nicolás Furtado Nicolás Furtado ...  Diosito 30 episodes, 2016-2018
Juan Minujín Juan Minujín ...  Miguel Palacios a.k.a. Pastor Peña 29 episodes, 2016
Emanuel García Emanuel García ...  Arnol / ... 29 episodes, 2016
Carlos Portaluppi ...  Morcilla 27 episodes, 2016-2018
Abel Ayala Abel Ayala ...  César 27 episodes, 2016-2018
Brian Buley Brian Buley ...  Pedro 27 episodes, 2016-2018
Maite Lanata Maite Lanata ...  Luna 26 episodes, 2016
Adriana Salonia Adriana Salonia ...  Lucrecia 26 episodes, 2016
Gerardo Otero Gerardo Otero ...  Fernando 26 episodes, 2016
Mariano Argento ...  Lunati 26 episodes, 2016
Enrique Liporace ...  Verruga 26 episodes, 2016
Cristina Banegas 26 episodes, 2016
Mauro Angemi Mauro Angemi ...  Calambre 26 episodes, 2016
Jonatan Da Rosa Jonatan Da Rosa ...  Susto 26 episodes, 2016
Guido Botto Fiora Guido Botto Fiora ...  Fiorella 26 episodes, 2016
Jorge Lorenzo Jorge Lorenzo ...  Capece 26 episodes, 2016
Francisco Lumerman Francisco Lumerman ...  El Triste 26 episodes, 2016
Daniel Pacheco Daniel Pacheco ...  James 26 episodes, 2016
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Aylin Prandi Aylin Prandi ...  Sofía 26 episodes, 2016
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Miguel (Juan Minujin), a former Argentinian cop, is sent by a judge to get into a prison in order to find the kidnapper of his daughter as a result of a favor. Once in there, he changes his name to Pastor Peña, and tries to survive by gaining the confidence of the recluses. Meanwhile, the Superintendent of the Prison (Gerardo Romano), a social psychologist (Martina Gusmán) and one of the most important recluses, who controlls the prison from inside (Claudio Rissi) are part of this big mafia structure. Written by Mauro, el gran papi

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In one word - superb
14 February 2017 | by perkypopsSee all my reviews

This twisting and turning drama inside an Argentinian prison is a feast of everything about human drama, from pathos to open brutality, and it does not miss a trick within the episodic plot developments and every new character introduced. And if subtitles turn you off then you do not realise what you are missing. The acting is superb throughout, with no one allowed to have so much as a bit part, the whole is visually and aurally superb.

The main themes are compelling, soaked in their own tensions, and attack you from many different directions before meeting, often by way of a new twist. It is genuinely adult viewing but rewards you with a memorable experience leaves you in no doubt you want a second season.

Is it better than Breaking Bad? You'd be silly to try and separate them.

Highly recommended.

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