Los Angeles, 1938. LAPD detective Tiago Vega and his partner, Lewis Michener, investigate a murder. While at City Hall, Tiago's activist brother Raul Vega battles with the fiery Councilman Charlton Townsend over the construction of California's first freeway. Meanwhile, Peter Craft, the head of the German-American Bund, meets Elsa, the mysterious mother of one of his patients. Sensing danger, Tiago's mother Maria pleads with Santa Muerte to protect her family as the rising tensions in the city threaten to explode.
Did You Know?
The Los Angeles River flooded so badly in early 1938, the paving of the road began later that year. See more
The design of the tequila bottle Maria takes a swig from when visiting his son at his apartment is a Jose Cuervo's Tequila. While the brand did export its products to the United States since the XIX century, that particular version, with its characteristic shape of the bottle, did not exist until 1992. See more
Councilman Charlton Townsend
I won't betray my country.
Of course you will.
Performed by Big Bill Broonzy See more