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O Mecanismo 

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Dramatic fiction series loosely inspired by an investigation of corruption in Brazil's private and state oil companies and construction companies.


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Series cast summary:
...  Verena Cardoni 8 episodes, 2018
Enrique Diaz ...  Roberto Ibrahim 8 episodes, 2018
...  Vander 8 episodes, 2018
...  Vander 8 episodes, 2018
...  Marco Ruffo 7 episodes, 2018
Osvaldo Mil ...  Luis Carlos Guilherme 7 episodes, 2018
Suzana Ribeiro ...  Regina 7 episodes, 2018
...  Juiz Paulo Rigo 7 episodes, 2018
...  Dimas 7 episodes, 2018
Giulio Lopes ...  Roberval Bruno 7 episodes, 2018
Lee Taylor ...  Claudio Amadeu 7 episodes, 2018
Leonardo Medeiros ...  João Pedro Rangel 6 episodes, 2018
Leonardo Rosa ...  Agente Colaborativo Custódia 6 episodes, 2018
...  Pres. Janete Ruscov 6 episodes, 2018
Esther Medeiros ...  Beta 7 Anos 5 episodes, 2018
Alessandra Colassanti ...  Wilma Kitano 5 episodes, 2018
Pietro Mário ...  Mario Garcez Brito 5 episodes, 2018
Priscila Assum ...  Shayenne 5 episodes, 2018
Caio Junqueira ...  Ricky 5 episodes, 2018
Arthur Kohl ...  João Higino 5 episodes, 2018
Tonio Carvalho ...  Samuel Themes 5 episodes, 2018
...  Samira Rangel 4 episodes, 2018
...  Dudinha Souza 4 episodes, 2018
...  Liana Nero 4 episodes, 2018
Miguel Lunardi ...  Motta da Silveira 4 episodes, 2018
Eduardo Lago ...  Antonio Mariano 4 episodes, 2018
...  Celeste 4 episodes, 2018
Maria Ribeiro ...  Andrea Mariano 4 episodes, 2018
Cristina Flores ...  Vanessa Rigo 4 episodes, 2018
...  Sheyenne 4 episodes, 2018
...  Samuel Thames / ... 4 episodes, 2018
...  Vanessa Rigo 4 episodes, 2018


Dramatic fiction series loosely inspired by an investigation of corruption in Brazil's private and state oil companies and construction companies.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller


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23 March 2018 (USA)  »

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Dobrze naladowana maszyna  »

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The series follows closely real events, particularly with respect to famous people (who appear under alternative names but whose real-life counterparts are easily identifiable in Brazil). One artistic license was particularly controversial in Brazil: Jose Higino (the alternative name for former President Lula da Silva) speaks in a private conversation about the need to "staunch the bleeding" (estancar a sangria), in a reference to the large number of high-level people being investigated, arrested, or indicted by the Lava Jato operation. In reality, the phrase was captured in a wiretapped phone conversation being said by Senator Romero Jucá. The Senator at one point was the leader of the Government caucus in the Senate during Dilma Rousef's Presidency, but eventually changed position and supported her impeachment. See more »

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One of the best TV series to come out of Brazil
26 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

This show really grabbed me. I almost never binge-watch and this was one of the few shows I did. Everyone has a motive and the characters aren't flat.

Don't listen to the Ministry of Truth. This show is not a political piece. It's actually as unbiased as it can be. Too bad the facts don't leave much room for tweaking.

As for calling it "fake news"... It's not a news piece. It's a TV show. Right at the beginning of each episode it says it was loosely based on a true story. I guess some people just can't read (which is why they believe in fairy tales).

I just hope Netflix doesn't budge to the naysayers and gives us a second season. This is truly one of the best TV shows to come out of Brazil.

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