I created an IMDb account just to write a review about Si No T'Hagués Conegut, or If I Hadn't Met You, if you're watching on Netflix in English.
I always try to find foreign tv shows and movies to watch, maybe because I like to see the difference between directing styles and I love both French and Spanish productions. I stumbled across this show and, by its trailer, I thought it would be just too silly, but decided to give it a try because I'm a sucker for time travel/parallel universe plots and, of course, drama and tragedy.
Yes, it runs a bit slow. I can see how the first episode turned some viewers off, but do not give up! This show is just incredible! It really makes you think about your choices in life and how everything in the future can change because of it. The chemistry between Eduard and Elisa is amazing, even though Andrea Ros is 25 (my age!) and Pablo is in his forties. The sceneries and photography are amazing! Pay attention to how the colours play a big part in each universe. The acting and the costume design really makes you think actors are younger/older in each universe and really give you an idea of past and present.
I did cry a few times, I confess. It's an amazing and epic romance/drama story, with a little sci-fi twist, all without being too cheesy.
Oh, and last advice: watch it with the original audio and English (or whatever language you prefer) subtitles. Catalan is such a beautiful language. It's a mixture of Spanish, French and Portuguese to me and it suits the whole plot so well! It's just not the same without their Catalan nicknames or swear words or songs!
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