According to user reviews on IMDb, one of the largest databases of movies and series in the world, there are several elements that return addictive to The innocent, like the countless twists of the script that makes us constantly wonder where the plot is going to take us.
A great point in its favor is that the production is a eight-part miniseries inviting a marathon in times of pandemic. The innocent is the adaptation of the Harlan Coben novel, directed by Oriol Paulo and starring Mario Casas, (the fashion actor in Spain, some years ago).
Mario is Mateo
The miniseries is a triller that tells the story of Matthew, a young man who accidentally kills another one night of partying. He goes to jail for four years, and when he gets out he rebuilds his life as a lawyer and begins a relationship with Olivia (Aura Garrido), a girl he met before entering jail.
His life is calm and normal, he is about to be a father and to get the house of his dreams. But she goes on a trip and Mateo receives a suspicious call from Olivia’s cell phone that changes everything.
Captivating from start to finish
According to Netflix itself, even the author of the book himself has been captivated with the final result: “The Innocent is gripping, shocking, provocative, disturbing, emotional and explosive. I am proud to have worked with Oriol Paulo, Mario Casas and the entire team on El inocente. I can’t wait for the world to be captivated by this police drama, ”said the writer.
Mario Casas, the recent winner of the Goya for best actor for the film You will not kill, stars in this miniseries where at each beginning of the chapters the characters are presented effectively and quickly, revealing details of their past that will be important in each episode.
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