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Vaugand France This legal drama series stars Globes de Cristal Awards winner Olivier Marchal Elite Squad, , as criminal defense lawyer Richard Vaugand. Cocaine Coast feels a little different and it is not just the absence of , though he is referenced and used as an Easter egg throughout. Law enforcement, judges, mayors, border control, all employ individuals who have the potential to be bribed into contributing to the passage of cocaine over international borders, whether by turning a blind eye or becoming full-fledged criminals themselves. Sito is not necessarily the main character with each episode but he is the one you grab onto the most, as Cocaine Coast dismantles him, a young fisherman who had a wonderful wife and two kids. Like so many others of its kind, the series abounds in the classic myths surrounding drug trafficking, including the figure of the trafficker acting as a Robin Hood-esque public benefactor, or the dichotomy of corrupt versus honorable police officers.
Remote and Isolated Geography Difficult geography lends itself to the transformation from shipper to drug trafficker. But smuggling this contraband for Terito is chump change, so Miñanco sets up his own smuggling ring, gets involved with Latin American drug cartels, and establishes Galicia as their entryway to get cocaine into Europe. She is a certified mechanic, but despite her skills and qualifications, the owner of a garage hires her as a receptionist. So he conducts his own inquiries, and what he learns leads him to believe the killer will strike again. But once you realize the structure of the crime syndicate in the area, with Terito being the big boss, and Sito trying to circumvent him, everything makes sense. Then you might want to catch Cocaine Coast , a Spanish miniseries about the players in the drug trade off the Galician coast in the 1980s. Helping Nina in her personal investigation is Alex Corso Claudio Gioè, The Mafia Only Kills in Summer , a convicted murderer recently released from prison.
And a compelling new crime drama that puts the war on drugs in a fascinating new context. Charlín, Oubiña and their boss, Sito Miñanco, got their start in tobacco smuggling. Corrupt Guards Perhaps the ultimate ubiquitous characteristic of drug smuggling — be it in Central America, Galicia, Mexico or Afghanistan — is the extent to which it depends on corrupt government authorities to function. Smugglers find themselves with few economic opportunities in rugged, distant lands and are inevitably susceptible to further corruption. Another new show worth checking out takes an eye-opening look into what it takes to be part of an elite collegiate marching band.
Luna and Flores were smuggling kings ruling over dusty routes that no one knew like they did. Terito is reluctant to let him join his smuggling cooperative, but finally agrees. Some trailers might not have English subtitles, but you should still be able to get a sense of the story through the combination of the description and visuals. However, while other clan members seem to be happy with status quo, Sito has found that trading cocaine is much more lucrative and begins working with the Colombian cartel. The series released in Spain earlier this year won critics praise and raced up the charts. The performances, especially from Ulloa and Rey are fantastic. Johan Falk: Season 3 Final Sweden Jakob Eklund returns for the third and final season of this action-filled crime thriller as the eponymous special operations officer in Gothenburg.
. However, bringing him to justice proves to be a complicated matter when another young woman who matches the profile of the other victims is found stabbed to death while Vigan is in custody. Although most of its originality and the nuances of the dialect of that part of Spain are lost in translation, the series still has enough to captivate you. This situation will be favorable for the start of activities such as contraband and drug trafficking. We are so used to watching stories that display the arrogance of drug lords, knowing that they cannot be touched and understanding the best ports of distribution, that Cocaine Coast is a nice change. Manon: 5 Years On Manon 20 ans France In this follow-up miniseries to one of my , Manon Alba Gaïa Bellugi, The Bureau is now 20 years old. This is just one in what will be a series of mysterious deaths, which Nina believes are connected.
At the beginning of Cocaine Coast, Sito is a character that meanders happily in Galicia in the 80s, raiding fish on the coast, almost as if it was an accident. Sito is not afraid to pick a fight with the police, or the mob boss Terito, and ready to put his life on the line to move up the food chain. Life is slow and simple and the weather rough on the northern Spanish coast where most locals struggle to make a living, Sito Miñanco is one of them. Whilst Cocaine Coast is about a tobacco turned cocaine smuggler attempting to provide an entry point to Europe for Latin American suppliers, it serves as a message to how quickly greed can overcome the simplest of groups. Try looking for Description: In 1980s Galicia, Spain, a young fisherman becomes a prosperous cocaine smuggler by providing Latin American suppliers with a European entry point. The series has a simple structure with a title of the year with each episode, starting with 1981 and the finale set in 1990.
Cocaine Coast series on Netflix takes us to the Spain of 80s. Now a top-notch smuggler, Sito faces the wrath of his family, of grieving mothers of addicted sons and local cop Dario Costa, who will stop at nothing to bring him down. They were shippers, born into remote communities before becoming drug traffickers. Cocaine Coast will not tell you anything new and the episodes are a little too long, but you will enjoy a different angle into the criminal organisations from an autonomous community of Spain. The early episodes show a man clearly influenced by the thrill of smuggling tobacco, which conveniently converts to the more profitable cocaine. Cocaine Coast Series Cast Carlos Sedes and Jorge Torregrosa direct this portrait of Galicia as the post Franco Spain is midst of an economic turmoil, and the path of crime is easy and lucrative. At times, it can seem like some characters or scenes are exaggerated, but they are not.